Also featured were results from "Pulmonary Vein Isolation Using the Visually-Guided Laser Balloon: The First 200-Patient Multicenter Clinical Experience in Europe and US," previewed by Boris Schmidt, MD of Cardioangiologisches Centrum Bethanien of Frankfurt, Germany. Full results from this study will be presented at Heart Rhythm 2011, the Heart Rhythm Society's 32nd Annual Scientific Sessions, Friday, May 6, 2011.
About CardioFocus, Inc.CardioFocus, Inc. is a medical device manufacturer dedicated to advancing ablation treatment for cardiac disorders such as atrial fibrillation (AF). Its novel Endoscopic Ablation System incorporates a catheter containing both a micro-endoscope and light energy fibers to give physicians the capacity to see within the heart, and for the first time, visually direct the application of laser energy to achieve durable pulmonary vein isolation.
The CardioFocus Endoscopic Ablation System received CE Mark in 2009 for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, and is commercially available at key institutions throughout Europe. The device is investigational in the U.S., with a pivotal study expected to commence in 2011. CardioFocus is headquartered in Marlborough, MA. For more information on the company and its technology, please visit www.CardioFocus.com.
The scientific information discussed in this news release is preliminary and investigative. The CardioFocus Endoscopic Ablation System is not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and no conclusions can or should be dr
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