NATICK, Mass., May 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the schedule of the Company's events and news announcements at the annual EuroPCR Scientific Program, which runs from May 19 to 22 in Barcelona, Spain.
"We are pleased to be announcing additional analyses from the landmark SYNTAX trial, including an evaluation of European economic outcomes, as well as insights on the design and practical applications of the SYNTAX Score(TM)," said Keith D. Dawkins, M.D., Senior Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer at Boston Scientific. "The SYNTAX Score is breaking new ground by scientifically defining a measure for anatomical complexity that is intended to provide physicians with an important tool for assessing treatment options for high-risk patients with left main and three-vessel disease."
Schedule of Events (all times are local Barcelona and all presentations take place in the International Convention Center)
Tuesday, May 19
Wednesday, May 20
Thursday, May 21
Company Booth. Boston Scientific will present its latest cardiovascular products at booth #D06 in the Exhibit Hall, including its drug-eluting stent platforms and IVUS technologies. The booth will also include product and program displays offering physician and patient resources.
Corporate Responsibility. Boston Scientific is committed to making more possible this year at EuroPCR by sponsoring two charity events. On Tuesday May 12th, ten Boston Scientific staff members set off on a 1,440 km, eight-day tandem cycle trip from the Company's London office to Barcelona. Their goal is to help raise funds for Heart Research UK, a charity that supports pioneering research into the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of heart disease. Additionally, Boston Scientific will sponsor a charity run to raise funds for the Spanish Heart Foundation. The 4 km run will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday May 20th, and participants can register onsite at the Boston Scientific exhibit booth.
TAXUS, Express, Express2 and PROMUS are trademarks of Boston Scientific Corporation or its affiliates. The PROMUS Stent is a private-labeled XIENCE V Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent System manufactured by Abbott and distributed by Boston Scientific. XIENCE is a trademark of Abbott. The SPIRIT Clinical Program is sponsored by Abbott.
The safety and effectiveness of the TAXUS Express Stent have not been established in patients with left main or three-vessel disease.
Boston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties. For more information, please visit: www.bostonscientific.com.
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