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Boston Scientific Launches Charger™ PTA Balloon Catheter
Date:12/12/2011

NATICK, Mass., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announces the U.S. launch of its Charger™ PTA Balloon Catheter, a 0.035" percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) balloon catheter designed for a wide range of peripheral angioplasty procedures.  The Charger PTA Balloon Catheter is Boston Scientific's third new peripheral balloon catheter introduced in 2011 and strengthens the Company's position as a global leader in peripheral angioplasty balloons. 

The Charger PTA Balloon Catheter is designed for post-stent dilatation as well as conventional balloon angioplasty to open blocked peripheral arteries.  It features high rated burst pressures (up to 20 ATM for selected sizes), rapid deflation, and a low lesion entry profile. 

"The Charger PTA Balloon Catheter is designed to deliver results in both routine and challenging cases," said Jeff Mirviss, President of Boston Scientific's Peripheral Interventions Division.  "With a low profile and tapered tip, it is engineered to provide excellent push without sacrificing track.  The Charger PTA Balloon Catheter complements our growing portfolio of interventional devices for peripheral vasculature procedures."

The Charger PTA Balloon Catheter is compatible with a 6 Fr sheath for 10x80 mm balloons and is available in a broad range of sizes including 3-12 mm diameters and 20-200 mm lengths on 75 or 135 cm shafts.

For more information, please visit:  http://www.bostonscientific.com/Charger.

About Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties.  For more information, please visit: www.bostonscientific.com.  

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Factors that may cause such differences include, among other things: future economic, competitive, reimbursement and regulatory conditions; new product introductions; demographic trends; intellectual property; litigation; financial market conditions; and future business decisions made by us and our competitors.  All of these factors are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many of them are beyond our control.  For a further list and description of these and other important risks and uncertainties that may affect our future operations, see Part I, Item 1A – Risk Factors in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which we may update in Part II, Item 1A – Risk Factors in Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q we have filed or will file hereafter.  We disclaim any intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in our expectations or in events, conditions or circumstances on which those expectations may be based, or that may affect the likelihood that actual results will differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements.  This cautionary statement is applicable to all forward-looking statements contained in this document.

 

CONTACT:   

Eric Olson
336-293-4393 (office)
Media Relations
Boston Scientific Corporation
eric.olson@bsci.com                   

Sean Findlen
617-520-7268  (office)
Media Relations
Weber Shandwick
sfindlen@webershandwick.com                     

Sean Wirtjes
508-652-5305 (office)
Investor Relations
Boston Scientific Corporation
investor_relations@bsci.com

 

           

                       

                       

                       

                       

                       

 


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