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Apollo Endosurgery Completes First Clinical Case with Newly-Launched FlexShears™ Endoscopic Scissors
Date:10/11/2010

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The entire procedure took only minutes and was performed under light, conscious sedation, enabling a quick recovery.  

Following the case "I was eating several hours later without difficulty and the procedure seems to have relieved nine and one-half years of obstructive [symptoms]", wrote the patient in a follow-up correspondence to Apollo.

The decreased invasiveness, cost and recovery time of this procedure compared to the surgical alternative demonstrates the patient care benefits that Apollo Endosurgery offers through the development and introduction of its flexible surgery devices.

For more information on the FlexShears Endoscopic Scissors and how Apollo Endosurgery is Defining the Future of Flexible Surgery™, visit our website:  www.apolloendo.com

About Apollo Endosurgery, Inc.Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. is dedicated to revolutionizing patient care through the development of flexible surgery, which is emerging from the convergence of laparoscopic surgery and therapeutic gastroenterology.  Flexible surgery minimizes the trauma of surgical access by taking advantage of natural orifices to deliver surgical tools to targeted areas.  All of Apollo's products are compatible with existing flexible endoscope platforms.  Apollo Endosurgery was co-founded with the Apollo Group, a unique collaboration of physicians from the Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins University, Medical University of South Carolina, the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  The company is funded by PTV Sciences and H.I.G. Ventures.For more information, contact:Ted StephensDirector of MarketingApollo Endosurgery, Inc.(m)  513-312-9161(0)  512-328-9990, ext 225  www.apolloendo.com
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