Clinical Presentations Highlight Carotid and Coronary Applications of InspireMD’s Proprietary MicroNet™ Technology
BOSTON, MA – May 12, 2015 — InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) (“InspireMD” or the “Company”), a leader in embolic protection systems (“EPS”), today announced that there will be multiple clinical presentations across a broad range of indications for MicroNet™ Technology at the upcoming EuroPCR conference from May 19-22, 2015 in Paris, France.
Each year, more than 120 companies from the cardiovascular industry, including device and equipment manufacturers, attend EuroPCR, the leading cardiovascular event in Europe. This event allows attendees to discover new products and R&D projects, as well as interact with practitioners and industry partners to drive continued development and innovation in the cardiovascular field.
Alan Milinazzo, CEO of InspireMD, commented, “EuroPCR is a major annual meeting for InspireMD and we have a very busy schedule of meetings with customers, distributors and potential future partners ahead. We look forward to productive sessions and making progress on our many initiatives.”
Milinazzo continued, “Feedback on our CGuard™ Embolic Prevention system has been positive, with solid physician interest and the device steadily gaining market traction. We look forward to the clinical presentations at EuroPCR 2015 from a range of physicians, including Dr. Piotr Musialek of Poland and Dr. Joachim Schofer of Germany.”
At EuroPCR 2015, there will be 7 clinical presentations featuring InspireMD’s MicroNet™ Technology, with applications in the carotid, coronary arteries, and saphenous vein grafts. The sessions include:
Wednesday, May 20th
09:20 – 10:20, Room 243
Carotid and Supra-Aortic Disease Management
Mesh-covered stent in routine endovascular management of thrombus containing/subtotal lesions: a new paradigm in carotid revascularization? Piotr Musialek, Poland
15:45 – 16:45, Room Ternes 2
Interactive Case Corner: Challenging Peripheral Vascular Interventions
Mesh-covered stent in endovascular management of highly calcific lesions: a new paradigm in carotid revascularization? Adam Mazurek, Poland
Thursday, May 21st
08:15 – 09:15, Room 241
Primary PCI: Technical and Strategic Challenges
In-hospital and long-term outcomes of mesh-covered MGuard stent implantation for treatment of STEMI with high thrombus burden despite manual aspiration. Enrico Cerrato, Italy
12:30 – 13:30, Room 343
Solutions to Treat Degenerative Saphenous Vein Grafts
When a mesh-covered stent saves the day. Alexander Goldberg, Israel
Friday, May 22nd
10:40 – 11:40, Room 353
Coronary Aneurysms after PCI
STEMI patient and stent fracture treated with covered stent. David Baghdasaryan, Armenia
11:45 – 11:52, Room 242A
Evolutions in Carotid Angioplasty
Prospective, multicentre study on the safety and efficacy of a novel mesh-covered carotid stent in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis: the CGuard CARotid Embolic protection using microNET trial (CARENET). Joachim Schofer, Germany
12:09 – 12:16, Room 242A
Evolutions in Carotid Angioplasty
Novel PARADIGM in carotid revascularization: prospective evaluation of all-comer percutaneous carotid revascularization in symptomatic and increased-risk asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis using CGuard mesh-covered embolic prevention stent system. Piotr Musialek, Poland
For more information about InspireMD and its offerings, visit www.inspiremd.com.
About InspireMD, Inc.
InspireMD seeks to utilize its proprietary MGuard™ with MicroNet™ technology to make its products the industry standard for embolic protection and to provide a superior solution to the key clinical issues of current stenting in patients with a high risk of distal embolization, no reflow and major adverse cardiac events.
InspireMD intends to pursue applications of this MicroNet™ technology in coronary, carotid (CGuard™), neurovascular, and peripheral artery procedures. InspireMD’s common stock is quoted on the NYSE MKT under the ticker symbol NSPR.
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