REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc. today announced upcoming oral and video presentations on its C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis System and its PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System at the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) annual meeting which will take place June 7-9, 2006 in San Francisco, California. In addition, Cardica will host a dedicated wetlab for practical experience and training on both systems.
Details of the presentations and wetlabs are as follows:
Video Presentation Date: Thursday, June 8, 2006
Presentation Time: 10:48 a.m.
Meeting Session: Strategies and Outcomes of Surgical
Title: Cardica Distal Anastomotic Device
Presenter: Dr. Husam H. Balkhy, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Group, Milwaukee, WI
Oral Presentation Date: Friday, June 9, 2006
Presentation Time: 3:27 p.m.
Meeting Session: Innovative Surgical Technologies for
Title: Angiographic Evaluation of PAS-Port Proximal
Vein Graft Anastomoses System
Presenter: Drs. Shigeyuki Tomita, Go Watanabe, Kenji Iino,
Koichi Higashidani, Toshimi Ujiie, General and
Cardiothoracic Surgery, Kanazawa University
Wetlab Dates: June 7th, June 8th, June 9th
Wetlab Location: Fairmont Hotel, Room WL-6 Venetian
Wetlab Contact: Doug Ellison, VP, Worldwide Sales and Marketing
for Cardica. For more information, call
About Cardica, Inc.
Cardica designs and manufactures automated anastomotic systems for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. By replacing hand-sewn sutures with easy-to-use automated systems, Cardica provides cardiovascular surgeons with rapid, reliable and consistently reproducible anastomoses, or connections of blood vessels, the most critical aspect of the CABG procedure.
The C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis System is marketed in Europe and the United States. The PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in Europe and Japan. Cardica also is developing additional devices to facilitate vascular and other surgical procedures. Go to www.cardica.com for more information.
CONTACT: Bob Newell, Vice President, Finance and Operations, ChiefFinancial Officer of Cardica, Inc., +1-650-331-7166, email@example.com; or Daryl Messinger of WeissComm Partners, Inc.,+1-415-999-2361, or firstname.lastname@example.org, for Cardica, Inc.