NetworkNewsBreaks – Aegis Capital Issues “Buy” Rating on CytoSorbents Corp. (NASDAQ: CTSO)

Aegis Capital has issued a ‘Buy’ rating and price target of $9 on CytoSorbents Corp. (NASDAQ: CTSO) following the company’s report of financial and operational results for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. The company reported total revenues of $3.1 million for the first quarter of 2017, which includes both product sales and grant income. This represents an increase of 72% from revenues of $1.8 million from the same period of the previous year. The analyst noted the company’s plan to initiate a pivotal REFRESH 2 trial intended to support U.S. FDA approval of its flagship CytoSorb® blood filter as well as plans to expand its current manufacturing facility capacity as drivers of growth for the year.

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About CytoSorbents Corporation

CytoSorbents Corporation is engaged in critical care immunotherapy, specializing in blood purification. Its flagship product, CytoSorb® is approved in the European Union with distribution in 43 countries around the world, as a safe and effective extracorporeal cytokine adsorber, designed to reduce the “cytokine storm” or “cytokine release syndrome” that could otherwise cause massive inflammation, organ failure and death in common critical illnesses such as sepsis, burn injury, trauma, lung injury and pancreatitis, as well as in cancer immunotherapy. These are conditions where the risk of death is extremely high, yet no effective treatments exist. CytoSorb® is also being used during and after cardiac surgery to remove inflammatory mediators, such as cytokines and free hemoglobin, which can lead to post-operative complications, including multiple organ failure. CytoSorbents has completed its REFRESH (REduction in FREe Hemoglobin) 1 trial – a multi-center, randomized controlled study that has demonstrated the safety of intra-operative CytoSorb® use in a heart-lung machine during complex cardiac surgery. In 2017, the company plans to initiate a pivotal REFRESH 2 trial intended to support U.S. FDA approval. CytoSorb® has been used safely in more than 23,000 human treatments to date.

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