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Patient Enrollment in Urgent(R) PC SUmiT Clinical Trial Completed Ahead of Schedule
Date:1/26/2009

Study to support Urgent(R) PC clinical success and expanded reimbursement coverage

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Uroplasty, Inc. (Amex: UPI) announced today the completion of patient enrollment in the randomized, controlled multicenter clinical study of its Urgent PC neuromodulation system for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms of urinary urgency, urge incontinence and frequency of urinary voids. A total of 214 patients have enrolled two months ahead of schedule in the clinical Study of Urgent PC vs. Sham Effectiveness in Treatment of Overactive Bladder Symptoms (SUmiT) at 22 centers throughout the United States.

The study is designed to directly compare the effectiveness of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) using Urgent PC to a non-active sham. Uroplasty is undertaking this study primarily to expand and support third-party reimbursement coverage in the U.S. The study will evaluate reductions in urinary urgency, urge incontinence and frequency of urinary voids, as well as patient quality of life measures, and is expected to be completed by early fall of 2009.

"The early completion of enrollment in this trial illustrates the strong physician interest and patient acceptance of PTNS therapy at the participating centers," said Dr. Kenneth M. Peters, Chairman of the Department of Urology at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, and the SUmiT study's principal investigator. "We believe the study's design will deliver to the medical community additional key scientific data on PTNS," added Dr. Peters.

More than 33 million Americans suffer from OAB symptoms, which dramatically impact the quality of their lives. The Urgent PC system is a minimally invasive, office-based, nonsurgical PTNS device that treats these symptoms. The Company believes physicians, pat
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