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CryoLife Announces First Implant of Combination Aortic-Mitral Allograft Heart Valve at the Cleveland Clinic
Date:5/12/2008

condition in which the structures of the heart, particularly the heart valves, contain some type of infection. This infection can be localized within the heart, or generalized throughout the body. Blood clots can form as a result of this infection. Valve dysfunction is common and can involve the aortic, mitral or tricuspid valves.

In patients with endocarditis, abscesses may also form in areas surrounding the valves and between the mitral and aortic valve. Surgical treatment of this condition involves removal of infected and dead tissue, drainage and closure of any abscesses, and repair, or more frequently, replacement of the affected valves.

About CryoLife, Inc.

Founded in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the United States and Canada. The Company recently received FDA clearance for the CryoValve(R) SG pulmonary human heart valve, processed using CryoLife's proprietary SynerGraft(R) Technology. The Company's BioGlue(R) Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels. BioGlue is also CE marked in the European Community and approved in Canada and Australia for use in soft tissue repair. CryoLife distributes Hemostase MPH, a hemostatic agent, in much of the U.S. for use in cardiac and vascular surgery and in the United Kingdom and Germany for cardiac, vascular and general surgery, subject to certain exclusions. The Company also distributes the CryoLife-O'Brien(R) stentless porcine heart valve, which is CE marked for distribution within the European Community.

The Statements made in this press release that look forward in time or that express management's beliefs, expectations or hopes, including statements regarding the potential benefits of a combination aortic-mitral allograft heart valve, are forward-looking statements within th
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