Navigation Links
Endologix Receives CE Mark Approval for Expanded Line of Powerlink Products and PowerFit Aortic Extensions

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endologix, Inc. (Nasdaq:  ELGX), developer of minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders, announced today that it received CE Mark approval to market its expanded offering of Powerlink® stent graft products and PowerFit™ Aortic Extensions in the European Union.  The Company expects to launch the products in a limited market release in Europe during the fourth quarter of 2010, followed by a full product launch in 2011.  Endologix recently received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for these new products and they are currently in a limited market release in the U.S., with a full market release in the U.S. planned for the fourth quarter of 2010.

John McDermott, President and Chief Executive Officer of Endologix, said, "We are excited to begin rolling out our expanded product portfolio following its limited market release in the United States during the third quarter.  We have received extremely positive feedback from U.S. physicians on the new sizes and PowerFit, which gives us confidence that these new devices will be well received in the European market.  The new sizes of Powerlink stent grafts are allowing physicians to treat a wider group of patients, including those with short iliac arteries.  Physicians are also benefitting from the improved visibility, conformability and sealing achieved with the PowerFit Aortic Extensions.  All together, we now have a comprehensive AAA product offering that will allow us to gain additional market share in the U.S. and Europe as physicians are able to utilize anatomical fixation for more of their AAA patients."

The CE Mark approval covers 31 new sizes of Powerlink main body bifurcated, proximal extension, and limb extension stent grafts that increase the system's addressable patient population by 5% to 10%. It also covers PowerFit Aortic Extensions, which are available in a range of sizes indicated to treat aortic necks ranging from 18 to 32 millimeters in diameter. In addition, the PowerFit product line is available with longer stent lengths of up to 120 millimeters, to expand the treatment options for physicians and their patients.

About Endologix, Inc.Endologix, Inc. develops and manufactures minimally invasive treatments for aortic disorders. The Company's flagship product is the Powerlink® System, which is an endovascular stent graft for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). AAA is a weakening of the wall of the aorta, the largest artery in the body, resulting in a balloon-like enlargement. Once AAA develops, it continues to enlarge and, if left untreated, becomes increasingly susceptible to rupture. The overall patient mortality rate for ruptured AAA is approximately 75%, making it a leading cause of death in the U.S. Additional information can be found on Endologix's Web site at

Forward-Looking Statements Except for historical information contained herein, this news release contains forward-looking statements, the accuracy of which are necessarily subject to risks and uncertainties, all of which are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many of which are beyond the control of Endologix. Many factors may cause actual results to differ materially from anticipated results, including the success of sales efforts for the Powerlink System and related new products, product research and development efforts, and other economic, business, competitive and regulatory factors. The Company undertakes no obligation to update its forward looking statements. Please refer to the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009, and the Company's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, for more detailed information regarding these risks and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied.COMPANY CONTACT:


The Ruth GroupJohn McDermott, CEO

Nick Laudico (646) 536-7030(949) 595-7200

Zack Kubow (646)

SOURCE Endologix, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Endologix Comments on Alleged Patent Infringement
2. Endologix Responds to Alleged Patent Infringement
3. Endologix to Report Third Quarter 2009 Financial Results on October 27, 2009
4. Endologix Reports 47% Third Quarter 2009 Revenue Growth
5. Endologix Files Motion to Discontinue Court Proceedings Related to Alleged Patent Infringement
6. Endologix Enters Development Agreement and Exclusive License for Balloon Expandable Stent Technology
7. Reclast(R) Receives US FDA Approval as First and Only Once-Yearly Treatment for Women With Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
8. Indevus Receives Approvable Letter From FDA for VALSTAR(R) for Bladder Cancer Therapy
9. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Clearance to Resume Clinical Trials for XIAFLEX(TM)
10. Abbott Receives Supplemental FDA Approval for its Best-in-Class in Sensitivity RealTime HIV-1 Viral Load Test
11. GlaxoSmithKline Receives New HHS Order for H5N1 Bulk Antigen. First North American Clinical Trials with GSKs Candidate Pre-pandemic Flu Vaccine to Start.
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/26/2015)... november 2015 AAIPharma Services Corp./Cambridge ... investering aan van ten minste $15,8 miljoen ... het mondiale hoofdkantoor in Wilmington, ... in extra kantoorruimte en extra capaciteit voor ... behoeften van de farmaceutische en biotechnologische markten. ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... --> --> Juntendo University ... contrast weighting of MRI for patients with Multiple Sclerosis ... agreement with SyntheticMR in order to use SyMRI in clinical ... to generate multiple contrast images from a single scan and ... making it possible to both fine tune images and recreate ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... 26, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... "2016 Future Horizons and Growth Strategies in ... Shares, Country Segment Forecasts, Competitive Intelligence, Emerging Opportunities" ... --> --> This new ... Japanese therapeutic drug monitoring market, including emerging tests, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/27/2015)... , ... November 27, 2015 , ... ... center software Q-Suite, announces the incorporation of Asterisk 11 LTS (Long Term Support) ... supported Asterisk 11 LTS brings Q-Suite 5.10 up-to-date with a version of Asterisk ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... ... November 26, 2015 , ... Inevitably when people think Thanksgiving, they also ... buy during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday massage chair sales to ... Internet high and low to find the best massage chair deals, they can see ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... Express Travel Representative. As a franchise owner, Somu now offers travelers, value and ... destination wedding packages, private cruise sales, as well as, cabin upgrades and special ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... NE (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 , ... Jobs ... searched by healthcare professionals and offered by healthcare staffing agency Aureus Medical Group ... during the month of October 2015 among those searching for healthcare jobs through the ...
(Date:11/26/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 26, 2015 , ... ... second medical opinion process, participated in the 61st annual Employee Benefits Conference. The ... and took place Sunday, November 8th through Wednesday, November 11th, 2015. The conference ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):