Establishment Labs Recaps Fifth Annual World Symposium on Ergonomic Implants
Science, technology, safety and clinical outcomes of Motiva Implants® showcased as symposium breaks attendance records
NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Establishment Labs Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ESTA), a medical technology company focused on women’s health, initially in the breast aesthetics and reconstruction market, today provided a recap of the Fifth Annual World Symposium on Ergonomic Implants, which was held October 3-5, 2019 in Lago di Garda, Italy. The annual symposium, hosted by Establishment Labs, is a world-class medical education event held to promote the evolution of breast surgical techniques and breast implant technology. This year’s meeting brought together over 500 industry experts primarily from Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America.
“Medical education events like our annual World Symposium are critical to our efforts to raise awareness for the need to improve safety and aesthetic outcomes in breast aesthetics and reconstruction and we are very pleased with this year’s record attendance,” said Juan José Chacón-Quirós, Chief Executive Officer of Establishment Labs.“ Against a challenging industry backdrop, driven by heightened safety concerns around textured and polyurethane implants, this World Symposium’s medical education program provides us with a platform from which to demonstrate the advanced technology and science behind Motiva Implants® to highly regarded plastic surgeons from around the world, reinforcing our commitment to women’s health. We will continue to invest in research and development initiatives that create safer devices and procedures for the breast aesthetic and reconstruction industry, resulting in a better experience for both patients and surgeons.”
In addition to Motiva Implants®, Establishment Labs introduced new technologies during the World Symposium, including its RFID tissue expander, Motiva Flora®, the next generation of Motiva Ergonomix® and anticipated 3D imaging capabilities. The company also provided an update on recent progress of its minimally invasive breast augmentation procedures under the name Motiva Mía®.
The World Symposium’s Scientific Program provided plastic surgeons with the opportunity to learn more about the clinical benefits of its proprietary SmoothSilk®/SilkSurface® and how it differentiates Motiva Implants® from all other breast implant surfaces on the market today. Attendees to the pre-congress workshops were able to observe how the application of designed surgeries, such as MotivaHybrid® and Motiva MinimalScar® can achieve superior surgical outcomes in selected patients.
The Sixth Annual World Symposium on Ergonomic Implants will be held in Italy on October 1-3, 2020.
About Establishment Labs
Establishment Labs Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ESTA) is a global medical technology company focused on women’s health, initially in the breast aesthetics and reconstruction market, by designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing an innovative portfolio of silicone gel-filled breast implants, branded as Motiva Implants®, the centerpiece of the MotivaImagine® platform. Motiva Implants® are produced at our two manufacturing sites that are compliant with ISO13485:2016, FDA 21 CFR 820 under the MDSAP program, and are currently commercially available in 75 countries through exclusive distributors or through the Company’s direct salesforce. In March 2018, Establishment Labs received approval for an investigational device exemption (IDE) from the FDA and initiated the Motiva Implant® clinical trial in the United States in April 2018. In addition to Motiva Implants®, Establishment Labs’ product and technologies portfolio includes the Divina® 3D Simulation System and other products and services. Please visit the website for additional information: www.establishmentlabs.com.
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