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Concentric Medical Launches Distal Access Catheter
Date:10/20/2008

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Concentric Medical, Inc., the global leader in devices for clot removal in ischemic stroke patients, today announced the launch of the Merci(R) Distal Access Catheter, or DAC. The DAC provides neurointerventionalists easier distal access and enhanced support during minimally invasive procedures in the brain. It is also a valuable tool when using the Merci Retrieval System(TM) to remove thrombus in patients suffering an ischemic stroke.

The Merci Distal Access Catheter was evaluated at more than a dozen leading medical institutions in the United States and Europe. "After using the Merci Distal Access Catheter in challenging arterial and venous applications, I am impressed by its deliverability and additional support. I can foresee the DAC becoming a standard for neurovascular interventions in tortuous anatomical settings," stated Raul Nogueira, Interventional Neurologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

The DAC is commercially available in the United States and Europe.

About Concentric Medical

Concentric Medical is located in Mountain View, California, and was founded in August 1999. The company manufactures and markets the Merci Retrieval System, which is a minimally invasive device that is delivered by a neurointerventionalist into the brain to restore blood flow by engaging, capturing and removing blood clots that cause ischemic stroke. The Merci Retrieval System is available in over 250 leading stroke centers around the world, and has been the subject of two successful clinical trials, MERCI and Multi MERCI. Concentric Medical estimates that over 9,000 patients have been treated with its devices. For more information about Concentric Medical, please visit http://www.concentric-medical.com.

Media Contact: Andrew Gordon

1 650-810-1701

agordon@concentric-medical.com


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