IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiogenesis Corporation (OTCQB: CGCP) today announced that the Wall Street Reporter has interviewed Cardiogenesis' Executive Chairman Paul J. McCormick. The interview includes a discussion of the Company's results for the first half of 2010, including an approximate 17% year-over-year increase in disposable handpiece sales for the first half of 2010 and an overview of the company and its core technologies. The interview also covers Cardiogenesis' progress towards initiating a pivotal trial for its PHOENIX System in patients with refractory angina. The PHOENIX handpiece is the first device specifically designed to allow physician-directed tissue stimulation and injections of biologic or pharmacologic agents to pre-determined areas of myocardium.
The interview is available at www.wallstreetreporter.com, or directly via this link: http://www.wallstreetreporter.com/2010/09/cardiogenesis-corporation-otc-qb-cgcp-management-interview/.
About Cardiogenesis Corporation
Cardiogenesis is a medical device company specializing in the therapies for the treatment of chronic cardiac ischemia. The company's market leading Holmium:YAG laser system and disposable fiber-optic accessories are used to perform a FDA-cleared surgical procedure known as Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR) to treat patients suffering from angina. Surgical products and accessories for the Cardiogenesis TMR procedure, which are marketed in the U.S. and around the world, have been shown to reduce angina and improve the quality of life in patients with coronary artery disease. For more information on the company and its products, please visit the Cardiogenesis website at http://www.cardiogenesis.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
This press release and Mr. McCormick's interview contain forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, with respect to the Company's expectation to begin a U.S. clinical trial of the Company's PHOENIX Combination Delivery System. Any forward-looking statements in this news release are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside the Company's control, that could cause actual results to differ materially. Factors that could affect the accuracy of these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to: any inability by the Company to sustain profitable operations or obtain additional financing on favorable terms if and when needed; any failure to obtain required regulatory approvals; failure of the medical community to expand its acceptance of TMR procedures; possible adverse governmental rulings or regulations, including any FDA regulations or rulings; the Company's ability to comply with international and domestic regulatory requirements; possible adverse Medicare or other third-party reimbursement policies or adverse changes in those policies; any inability by the Company to ship product on a timely basis; the Company's ability to manage its growth; the effects of recent disruptions in global credit and equity markets and other adverse economic developments that could adversely affect the market for our products or our ability to raise needed financing; actions by our competitors; and the Company's ability to protect its intellectual property. Other factors that could cause Cardiogenesis' actual results to differ materially are discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009 and the Company's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this press release.
SOURCE Cardiogenesis Corporation