Cytori's StemSource(R) Cell Bank to Be Installed at Leading Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery Network in Japan
"I have been using Cytori's products for over three years and they have become an integral part of my practice," said Dr. Tatsuro Kamakura, Chief Medical Officer of Cosmetic Surgery Seishin. "I have seen an increasing demand among my patients for the ability to bank their cells for their own future use. Having a StemSource(R) Cell Bank will further distinguish our growing practice."
The Cell Bank is expected to be installed during the next few months. Cosmetic Surgery Seishin, one of Cytori's existing customers, is one of the largest networks of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery centers in Japan. Cytori believes that cosmetic surgery centers are well suited as StemSource(R) Cell Bank customers, as these practices perform liposuction procedures on a regular basis.
The foundation of the cell bank is Cytori's StemSource(R) System, which automates the processing of regenerative cells from adipose tissue. This function facilitates the preparation and storage of the cells, thereby creating economic and process efficiencies that would otherwise make cell banking too expensive or time consuming.
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Cytori is an emerging leader in regenerative medicine, providing patients and physicians around the world with medical technologies that harness the potential of adult regenerative cells from adipose tissue. The Celution(R) System family of medical devices and instruments is being sold into the European and Asian cosmetic and reconstructive surgery markets but is not yet available in the United States. Our StemSource(R) product line is sold globally for cell banking and research applications. www.cytori.com