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.
Most recently, PLC was awarded its first patent for RenalGuard technology in Canada, and the Company announced that it had launched RenalGuard in Bangladesh. PLC also recently announced that a second investigator-sponsored clinical study of RenalGuard had begun, also in Italy, at the Clinica Mediterranea, under the leadership of Dr. Carlo Briguouri.
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 sale in the EU as a general fluid balancing device. Additional company information can be found at www.plcmed.com.
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