Tel Aviv, Israel— April 19, 2018 – InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE AMER:NSPR), a leader in embolic prevention systems (EPS) / thrombus management technologies and neurovascular devices, today announced that its CGuard™ Embolic Prevention System will be featured at the ICCA Stroke 2018 conference to be held April 20th-21st at the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Warsaw, Poland.
The ICCA Stroke conference is an interdisciplinary and interactive course with leading experts in the field, recorded cases, step by step presentations, debates and hands-on workshops on catheter-based treatments of acute stroke.
Sessions featuring CGuard™ will include
When: April 20th, 12:55 – 13:55
Where: Main Area Symposium: CGuardTM Embolic Prevention Stent System – A Paradigm Shift in Carotid Stenting
Moderator: Horst Sievert, MD
Panelist: Piotr Musialek, MD / Antonio Micari, MD / Carlo Cernetti, MD/ Wacław Kuczmik, MD
Background of Mesh-Stents: CGuardTM EPS – An Innovative Concept
Speaker: Horst Sievert, MD – Frankfurt, Germany
Internal Carotid Atherosclerosis – Do Mesh Stents Improve Outcomes: My Experience with CGuardTM EPS
Speaker: Antonio Micari, MD – Cotignola, Italy
CGuardTM EPS: Clinical Program and Cases
Speaker: Piotr Musialek, MD – Krakow, Poland
CGuardTM EPS Position in Expanding the Endovascular Route of Carotid Revascularization: Surgeon’s Viewpoint
Speaker: Wacław Kuczmik, MD – Katowice, Poland
CGuardTM EPS: A Game-Changer in Carotid Revascularization to Prevent Strokes
The CGuard™ Embolic Prevention System will also be featured at InspireMD’s Booth throughout the event.
These presentations are a part of the Company’s Global Reach and Access Program, where key opinion leaders and leading doctors help to increase awareness and knowledge of the Company’s products at conferences, symposia and other events, by providing specific information and data regarding the safety and clinical value of CGuardTM EPS. Upcoming programs are planned over the next few months in Rome (Italy), Paris (France), Cotignola (Italy), Tel Aviv (Israel) and Hamburg (Germany).
About InspireMD, Inc.
InspireMD seeks to utilize its proprietary 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 American under the ticker symbol NSPR and certain warrants are quoted on the NYSE American under the ticker symbol NSPR.WS.
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