SOURCE: Milestone Scientific, Inc.

Milestone Scientific, Inc.

January 07, 2016 07:30 ET

Milestone Scientific's Epidural & Intra-Articular Subsidiary Announces Abstract Accepted for Presentation at the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society

LIVINGSTON, NJ--(Marketwired - January 07, 2016) - Milestone Scientific Inc.'s (NYSE MKT: MLSS) Epidural & Intra-Articular (IA) Subsidiary today announced that its abstract previously submitted to the prestigious Journal of Pain has been accepted for presentation and publication. The abstract, entitled, "Real-Time Epidural Space Identification with the Compuflo® Epidural Instrument is Equivalent to Loss of Resistance Technique Coupled with the Fluoroscopy Confirmation," will detail the results of the Company's prospective, open labeled, clinical trial assessing the CompuFlo® technology in correctly identifying the epidural space during an epidural procedure.

The abstract has been accepted for presentation as a poster at the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society, May 11-14, 2016 at the Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX. The abstract will be published in a supplemental issue of the Journal of Pain. The Journal of Pain will also publish the abstract in an online searchable database about 6 weeks prior to the annual meeting.

Milestone's Epidural & Intra-Articular (IA) Subsidiary designed the study, in conjunction with its Scientific Advisory Board, and in agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to assess the safety and effectiveness of the pressure sensing technology in identification of the epidural space.

Leonard Osser, Chief Executive Officer of Milestone Scientific, commented, "We are pleased to announce that our abstract detailing the results of this clinical trial has been accepted for publication in the prestigious Journal of Pain. We look forward to formally presenting the data at the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society this spring."

About Milestone Scientific Inc.

Milestone Scientific Inc. (NYSE MKT: MLSS) is a medical R&D company that designs, patents, incubates and commercializes a growing portfolio of innovative injection technologies. Milestone's computer-controlled systems make injections precise, efficient, and virtually painless. For more information please visit our website:

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