CLEARWATER, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apyx Medical Corporation (Nasdaq: APYX) (“Apyx Medical;” the “Company”), the manufacturer of a proprietary helium plasma and radiofrequency technology marketed and sold as Renuvion®, today announced the publication of a peer-reviewed article in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal Open Forum, which evaluated the use of Renuvion for contracting subcutaneous soft tissue following liposuction in multiple areas of the body.
“We are excited to see the publication of this real-world 483-patient analysis, demonstrating Renuvion’s impressive safety when used after liposuction, which is now the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the world.,” said Charlie Goodwin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Apyx Medical. “In 2023, data from this analysis was used to secure FDA 510(k) clearance for the use of our Renuvion APR Handpiece with an indication ‘for coagulation of subcutaneous soft tissues following liposuction for aesthetic body contouring.’ We are pleased the results of this analysis are now available to the public, further strengthening the large portfolio of published clinical evidence supporting the use of our Renuvion technology.”
The publication’s authors, Shridharani, MD, FACS et al., conducted an analysis of 6 published retrospective studies, evaluating real-world data from 483 patients who were treated with Renuvion for the contraction of the subcutaneous soft tissue following liposuction on a total of 1,184 areas of the body, including the abdomen, arms, back, buttocks, breast/axilla, face, hips/flanks, legs and neck. Their objective was to examine the practice of using Renuvion post-liposuction for contracting subcutaneous soft tissue in these body areas and evaluate whether its use posed any new or additional risks, compared to the use of liposuction alone. Their analysis evaluated adverse event rates for procedures performed with Renuvion on each part of the body, comparing them to adverse event rates for the use of liposuction alone sourced from a published systematic review of liposuction safety studies.
Based on this analysis, the authors found that the use of Renuvion following liposuction for any particular area of the body demonstrated no new or increased risks, compared to published data for patients having liposuction performed alone. Additionally, they concluded that the risks associated with the use of Renuvion for subcutaneous soft tissue contraction following liposuction do not differ significantly by body area. The authors noted that there are currently no alternative therapies to Renuvion cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) which can claim use following liposuction for the purpose of contracting the subcutaneous soft tissue.
A digital version of the clinical publication is available via the following link: https://doi.org/10.1093/asjof/ojad112
About Apyx Medical Corporation:
Apyx Medical Corporation is an advanced energy technology company with a passion for elevating people’s lives through innovative products, including its Helium Plasma Technology products marketed and sold as Renuvion® in the cosmetic surgery market and J-Plasma® in the hospital surgical market. Renuvion® and J-Plasma® offer surgeons a unique ability to provide controlled heat to tissue to achieve their desired results. The Company also leverages its deep expertise and decades of experience in unique waveforms through OEM agreements with other medical device manufacturers. For further information about the Company and its products, please refer to the Apyx Medical Corporation website at www.ApyxMedical.com.
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ICR Westwicke on behalf of Apyx Medical Corporation
Mike Piccinino, CFA
January 22, 2024 07:30 AM Eastern Standard Time
Originally titled, “Apyx Medical Corporation Announces Peer-Reviewed Clinical Publication Evaluating the Safety of Renuvion® Following Liposuction in Multiple Areas of the Body.”