Genesis Medical Interventional, Inc. To Launch F.A.S.T.(TM) Funnel Catheter(TM) At Upcoming TCT Meeting October 23 In Washington, DC.  
10/18/2006 12:17:22 PM

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Genesis Medical Interventional, Inc. proudly announces the commercialization of the novel F.A.S.T. Funnel Catheter Proximal Occlusion and Thrombectomy Device at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s (CRF) eighteenth annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium in Washington, D.C., October 22-27, 2006. The F.A.S.T. Funnel Catheter provides temporary occlusion proximal to a vascular lesion with an innovative funnel that allows the physician to perform Focused Aspiration™, directing maximum aspirative force and dramatically enhancing the efficiency of removal of thrombus or emboli. The F.A.S.T. Funnel Catheter, the essence of “elegant simplicity,” will initially target coronary, SVG, and distal peripheral interventions.