REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Bernard A. Hausen, M.D., Ph.D., the company's president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the Jefferies 2nd Annual Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 26, 2008, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference will be held at the Mandarin Oriental, New York.
To access the live and subsequently archived webcast of the presentation, go to the Investor Relations section of the company's website at http://www.cardica.com. Please connect to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the presentation to allow for any necessary software downloads.
Cardica is a leading provider of automated anastomosis systems for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. By replacing hand-sewn sutures with easy-to-use automated systems, Cardica's products provide cardiovascular surgeons with rapid, reliable and consistently reproducible anastomoses, or connections of blood vessels, often considered the most critical aspect of the CABG procedure. Cardica's C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis Systems are marketed in Europe and the United States. The PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System is marketed in Europe and Japan, and Cardica has submitted a 510(k) premarket notification for clearance to market the PAS-Port system in the United States. Cardica also is developing additional devices with Cook Medical to facilitate vascular closure and other surgical procedures.
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