IRVINE, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alsius Corporation (Nasdaq: ALUS), the worldwide leader in intravascular temperature management (IVTM(TM)) therapies for critically ill patients, today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's second quarter results and provide a corporate update. Bill Worthen, president and CEO, will host the call beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) on Thursday, August 7. A press release for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008 will be released following the market close on August 7.
To participate in the live call by telephone, please dial 800-949-2163 from the U.S. or +1-719-785-1756 for international callers. In addition, the live conference call is being webcast and can be accessed via the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website at http://www.alsius.com. Beginning 90 minutes after the conference call concludes, a replay will be available on Alsius' website or by dialing 888-203-1112 from the U.S. or +1-719-457-0820 internationally, and entering passcode 4517103 when prompted. The telephone replay will be available through August 31, 2008.
About Alsius Corporation
Alsius, headquartered in Irvine, Calif., is a medical device company that develops, manufactures and sells proprietary products to precisely control patient temperature in hospital critical care settings. Controlling body temperature, through cooling and warming, is becoming the standard of care for patients in select critical conditions and those undergoing a variety of surgical procedures. Alsius markets a comprehensive suite of catheter-based intravascular temperature management products that address the need for effective, accurate, easy-to-use and cost-effective control of body temperature in critical care patients. For more information, visit http://www.alsius.com.
This press release may contain statements regarding plans and expectations for the future that constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking. Such forward looking statements, based upon the current beliefs and expectations of Alsius' management, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. The information set forth herein should be read in light of such risks. Additional information concerning such risks and uncertainties are contained in Alsius' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which can be accessed electronically on the Securities and Exchange Commission website at http://www.sec.gov.
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