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PLC Announces That Initial Abstract for Presentation of CCM Study of RenalGuard(R) at ESC 2009 Has Been Published; Strong Preliminary Results Seen
Date:8/25/2009

the study."

The CCM trial, known as MYTHOS, is a randomized clinical trial designed to provide an assessment of the potential benefits of induced diuresis with automated matched hydration therapy utilizing RenalGuard, compared to standard overnight hydration, a prevalent method of treatment in the EU, in the reducing the incidence of CIN in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization procedures and percutaneous coronary interventions with baseline impairment in renal function. The study is designed as a non-inferiority trial, with the primary endpoint defined as equivalency or better to overnight hydration.

The investigators for the trial are Dr. Antonio L. Bartorelli, Director, Interventional Cardiology, CCM, and Professor of Cardiology, University of Milan, and Dr. Marenzi, two of the world's leading experts on CIN.

PLC received the CE Mark Certificate for the RenalGuard System in December 2007, and concluded its pilot safety trial in the U.S. late in 2007. The company has received full approval from the FDA to commence a U.S. pivotal trial to study the effectiveness of RenalGuard in reducing the incidence of CIN. In March 2008, PLC signed its first international distribution agreement for RenalGuard with Artech s.r.l., Cavezzo, Italy for distribution of its RenalGuard System into Italy, and in May 2009, PLC announced its second European distributor, IZASA Distribuciones Tecnicas S.A., headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, for the distribution of RenalGuard in Spain.

About PLC Systems Inc.

PLC Systems Inc. is a medical technology company specializing in innovative technologies for the cardiac and vascular markets. Headquartered in Franklin, Massachusetts, PLC pioneered the CO2 Heart Laser System, which cardiac surgeons use to perform CO2 transmyocardial revascularization (TMR) to alleviate symptoms of severe angina. PLC's newest product, RenalGuard, is approved for
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