PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CV Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVTX) announced today that multiple abstracts, including data from a prospectively identified analysis of patients with diabetes in the MERLIN TIMI-36 study, have been accepted for presentation at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2007, which will be held in Orlando, FL on November 4 - 7, 2007.
Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-release tablets):
Prospective Evaluation of the Prognostic Implications of Low Level Elevation of Cardiac Troponin Using a New Highly-sensitive Assay for Cardiac Troponin I: Results from the MERLIN TIMI-36 Trial; Oral abstract, Monday, November 5, 2007, 9:30 a.m. EST
B-type Natriuretic Peptide and the Effect of Ranolazine in Patients with Non- ST Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes in the MERLIN TIMI-36 Trial; Oral abstract, Monday, November 5, 2007, 10:00 a.m. EST
Anti-Ischemic Effects of Ranolazine in Women: Results from the Randomized, Placebo-controlled MERLIN TIMI-36 Trial; Oral abstract, Tuesday, November 6, 2007, 10:00 a.m. EST
Effect of Ranolazine on Hemoglobin A1c in the MERLIN TIMI-36 Randomized Controlled Trial; Oral abstract, Tuesday, November 6, 2007, 11:00 a.m. EST
Baseline Clinical Risk and Recurrent Ischemia as Detected on Continuous ECG (CECG) Monitoring in Patients with non-ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome in the MERLIN TIMI-36 Trial; Poster, Wednesday, November 7, 2007, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. EST
Ventricular Rate Control Using the Adenosine Receptor Agonist CVT 510 in the Goat Model of Atrial Fibrillation: Efficacy During Exercise and Synergistic Effects with Metoprolol; Oral abstract, Tuesday, November 6, 2007, 4:15 p.m. EST
Additional information regarding the AHA Scientific Sessions 2007 can be accessed at http://scientificsessions.org.
About CV Therapeutics
CV Therapeutics, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a biopharmaceutical company focused on applying molecular cardiology to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel, small molecule drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
CV Therapeutics' approved product, Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-release tablets), is indicated for the treatment of chronic angina in patients who have not achieved an adequate response with other antianginal drugs, and should be used in combination with amlodipine, beta-blockers or nitrates.
CV Therapeutics' clinical and preclinical drug development candidates and programs include regadenoson, which is being developed for potential use as a pharmacologic stress agent in myocardial perfusion imaging studies, and CVT- 6883, which is being developed as a potential treatment for cardiopulmonary diseases. Regadenoson and CVT-6883 have not been determined by any regulatory authorities to be safe or effective in humans for any use.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including operating losses and fluctuations in operating results; capital requirements; regulatory review and approval of our products; special protocol assessment agreement; the conduct and timing of clinical trials; commercialization of products; market acceptance of products; product labeling; concentrated customer base; and other risks detailed from time to time in CV Therapeutics' SEC reports, including its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2007. CV Therapeutics disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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