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Orqis(R) Medical's MOMENTUM Trial Abstract Accepted for Late Breaking Clinical Trial Presentation at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting
Date:2/13/2008

Investigators to Report use of the Cancion(R) System in Patients

Hospitalized with Heart Failure

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Orqis(R) Medical Corporation, a medical products company developing and marketing devices to treat heart failure, announced today that the company's MOMENTUM Trial Abstract was accepted for Late Breaking Clinical Trial presentation at the upcoming annual American College of Cardiology (ACC) meeting in Chicago. The MOMENTUM Trial evaluated the percutaneous Cancion System in patients with acute decompensated heart failure.

Barry Greenberg, M.D., Director, Advanced Heart Failure Treatment Program, University of California San Diego Medical Center, and National Principal Investigator for the MOMENTUM Trial, will present, "Efficacy and Safety of Continuous Aortic Flow Augmentation in Patients Hospitalized with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: Results of the MOMENTUM Trial," Tuesday, April 1, 2008, from 1:45 pm to 2:00 pm, at the McCormick Place convention center, North Hall B1.

"MOMENTUM is a landmark study examining the hemodynamic and clinical effects of the Cancion System in managing patients hospitalized with heart failure inadequately responsive to medical therapy," stated Dr. Barry Greenberg. Mr. Ken Charhut, President and CEO added, "We are delighted that the MOMENTUM Trial Abstract has been accepted for presentation at the ACC conference and look forward to Dr Greenberg's presentation and dialogue."

About Heart Failure

Over 5 million Americans suffer from heart failure, a condition in which the heart becomes weakened and cannot pump blood efficiently. Heart failure is caused by coronary artery disease, past myocardial infarctions, cardiomyopathy and other underlying cardiovascular disorders, and it is characterized by shortness of breath, functional impairment, and edema. In the U.S., heart failure results in over 1 million hospitalizations annually and is responsible for over $33 billion in direct and indirect costs to the U.S. healthcare system each year.

About Orqis Medical Corporation

Orqis Medical Corporation is a privately held, medical device company seeking to redefine heart failure therapy by developing products that prevent or reverse the underlying disease progression and provide new treatment options to the clinical community to improve patient outcomes and quality of life.

Orqis Medical develops innovative devices that utilize aortic flow augmentation to improve cardiac performance. The percutaneous Cancion System has secured the CE mark and is currently awaiting clearance in the U.S. for extracorporeal support. The implantable Exeleras(R) System is under development.

For more information on Orqis Medical, please visit http://www.orqis.com

Note: Orqis(R), Cancion(R), and Exeleras(R) are registered trademarks of Orqis Medical Corporation.


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