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Boston Scientific's Women's Health Products Featured in Studies at the Joint Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society and International Urogynecological Association
Date:8/19/2010

NATICK, Mass., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that results from studies involving the Company's Women's Health products will be presented at the Joint Annual Meeting of the International Continence Society (ICS) and International Urogynecological Association (IUGA).  The presentations will feature Boston Scientific's pelvic floor reconstruction systems and mid-urethral sling systems.  The meeting will be held August 23-27 in Toronto.

Schedule of Key Presentations (All times are local; all events take place in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.)

Wednesday, August 25

Poster Presentation: Ultrasonographic Scan Evaluation of Synthetic Mesh.Vincent Letouzey, M.D., will present a poster titled "Ultrasonographic Scan Evaluation of Synthetic Mesh Used for Vaginal Cystocele Repair Comparing Four Arms Transobturator Techniques to Anterior Bilateral Sacrospinous Ligament and Arcus Tendinous Suspension," during Poster Session 6 (Urodynamics and Imaging) at 5:10 p.m. in Room 701.  The study evaluates post-procedure mesh contraction and placement of the Ugytex Transobturator Mesh and Pinnacle® Mesh using ultrasonography.  

Friday, August 27

Poster Presentation: Evaluation of Lightweight Meshes.  Barry O'Reilly, M.D., will present a poster titled "Evaluation of Local Tolerance of Lightweight Meshes in an Animal Model," during Poster Session 29 (Prolapse Surgery) at 3:45 pm in Room 717.  The study assesses the local tolerance of the Polyform® Mesh and VitaMesh® Implant Pelvic Floor Reconstruction (PFR) meshes to other commercially available polypropylene meshes in modulating wound healing response.  

Accepted Abstracts (Available at the ICS/IUGA booth and websites.)

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