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U.S. CTC Registry Shows High Survival Using CytoSorb In Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients On ECMO

CytoSorbents Corporation (CTSO) on Wednesday announced topline CTC (CytoSorb Therapy in COVID-19) Registry results showing high survival rate in critically ill COVID-19 patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) treated with CytoSorb.

CytoSorb, commercialized by CytoSorbents, is a single-use device, designed to reduce inflammatory mediators in the blood.

The results were presented on Tuesday at the 40th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM 2021) in Brussels, Belgium.

CytoSorbents said the 90-day ICU mortality was 27% with ECMO + CytoSorb in CTC Registry, which is well below 50% reported in the North American cohort of the ELSO (Extracorporeal Life Support Organization) registry, the company said.

Furthermore, no adverse events were reported, and CytoSorb was well-tolerated and easily integrated in the ECMO circuit.

CytoSorb had received FDA Emergency Use Authorization in April 2020 for use in critically ill COVID-19 patients, 18 years of age or older.

"We are encouraged by the topline CTC Registry results presented at ISICEM, particularly the favorable safety profile of CytoSorb when used as an adjunct therapy in the highest risk COVID-19 patients requiring life support with ECMO and by the high survival rates observed that compare favorably to the global experience with ECMO alone captured in real time by the ELSO COVID-19 Registry," said Efthymios N. Deliargyris, Chief Medical Officer of CytoSorbents.

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