Program Includes Clinical Presentations Featuring Edwards' Interventional
Cardiovascular Technologies, Analyst Luncheon
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), a world leader in products and technologies to treat advanced cardiovascular disease, today announced its schedule of activities for the Cardiovascular Research Foundation's (CRF) nineteenth annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific symposium, from Oct. 20 through 25 in Washington, D.C.
Edwards will also host an analyst luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 12:00 p.m. EDT. The featured speakers at the luncheon will be Augusto Pichard, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Washington Center Hospital, Washington, D.C., and Alex Powell, M.D., Interventional Radiologist, Baptist Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Miami, Fla.
Dr. Pichard will discuss his experiences with the Edwards SAPIEN transcatheter aortic heart valve and the RetroFlex transfemoral delivery system. He will also provide his perspective on the potential this valve replacement technology has in treating high-risk patients suffering from severe aortic stenosis.
Dr. Powell will discuss the one-year results from the RESILIENT trial, the landmark randomized study of the Edwards LifeStent Self-Expanding Stent for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease in the superficial femoral artery (SFA).
A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Edwards
investor relations website at
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