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BridgePoint Medical(R) Receives European CE Mark for Stingray(R) and CrossBoss(TM) for Opening Completely Blocked Arteries
Date:11/23/2009

ces provide interventionalists in the E.U. with new opportunities to treat patients with highly diseased arteries. We believe that these devices represent an important new advance in interventional cardiology," said Chad Kugler, Co-Founder, President and General Manager, BridgePoint Medical. "This technology exemplifies BridgePoint's innovative approach to CTO treatment and our commitment to further reduce the need for invasive bypass surgery."

The BridgePoint Medical CrossBoss and Stingray are indicated in the European Union for adults with coronary or peripheral artery disease, age 18 and older. The devices are contraindicated for use in cerebral vasculature.

Clinical Trial Summary

In a prospective clinical trial conducted in the European Union and a post-market registry conducted primarily in South America the BridgePoint System was 67%-85% successful in placing an interventional guidewire beyond a chronic total coronary occlusion. Complications with the system were similar to general PCI and stenting.

The BridgePoint devices are currently under clinical investigation in the U.S. and are not commercially available for treating CTO in the U.S.

About Chronic Total Coronary Occlusions

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) estimates that Chronic Total Occlusions (CTOs) are common and are found in approximately one-third of patients who undergo angiography. Patients surviving with a CTO commonly suffer from poor blood circulation to the heart muscle that induces symptoms such as chest pain (angina), shortness of breath and fatigue. Studies also show that the patients living with an untreated coronary CTO are at higher risk of death.

About BridgePoint Medical

BridgePoint Medical, Inc. is a privately held company established in 2006 to design, develop and commercialize new technologies and techniques to treat challenging coronary artery di
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