"These consistent results – better pain reduction together with less narcotic usage and less frequent incidence of postoperative inflammatory problems – underscore the strength of OMS103HP's unique approach to improving arthroscopy outcomes," stated Christopher C. Kaeding, M.D., professor of orthopedic surgery and head team physician at The Ohio State University. "Orthopedic surgeons understand the importance of preventing postoperative pain and inflammation, and there is increasing evidence that intraoperative joint inflammation is detrimental to the long-term health of the joint. Treatments currently available to us, however, are administered after the surgical insult. OMS103HP, delivered intraoperatively, provides an opportunity to inhibit inflammation and related surgical problems before they begin. OMS103HP could become a key component in the management of arthroscopy patients."Results from this first Phase 3 arthroscopic meniscectomy clinical trial are expected to be presented at an upcoming major orthopedic sports medicine meeting. Omeros also plans to publish the results in a leading peer-reviewed arthroscopy journal.
Omeros Reports OMS103HP Phase 3 Clinical Trial Results
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