BOSTON, MA – May 5, 2016 – InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) (“InspireMD” or the “Company”), a leader in embolic prevention systems (EPS), neurovascular devices and thrombus management technologies, today announced that CGuardTM EPS will be featured at the Late-Breaking Trial presentation at the upcoming EuroPCR conference from May 17-20, 2016 in Paris, France.
A leading course in interventional cardiovascular medicine, EuroPCR hosts over 120 companies from the industry, including device and equipment manufacturers. The 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 interventional cardiovascular field.
InspireMD’s CGuardTM system will be featured in a session comprising selected EuroPCR 2016 Late-Breaking Trial submissions with emphasis on pioneering studies that are changing clinical practice:
Tuesday, May 17th
12:26 – 12:34, Room Maillot
Renal Denervation, Carotid Stenting
Prospective evaluation of all-comer percutaneous carotid revascularisation In symptomatic and increased-risk asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis using the Micronet-covered embolic prevention stent system in 101 consecutive patients: PARADIGM-101, Piotr Musialek, Poland
PARADIGM-101 or PARADIGM-EXTEND is Dr. Musialek’s clinical evaluation of CGuardTM procedures in 101 consecutive all-comer patients, building upon the earlier PARADIGM study.
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PARADIGM is an investigator-initiated 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. At EuroPCR 2015, Dr. Musialek summarized the results of his PARADIGM evaluation of 71 CGuardTM procedures in unselected all-comer patients: 1) stent system success and procedure success rate of 100%; 2) periprocedural complications of 0%, and remained at 0% at 30 days; and 3) no MACNE occurred periprocedurally or at 30 days, by operator-independent neurologist and non-invasive cardiologist evaluation.
About InspireMD, Inc.
InspireMD seeks to utilize its proprietary MGuard™ with MicroNetTM 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 (CGuardTM), neurovascular, and peripheral artery procedures. InspireMD’s common stock is quoted on the NYSE MKT under the ticker symbol NSPR.
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