DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the recent CE Mark certification of the vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield, the novel self-expanding coronary stent system will be the focus of scientific presentations and roundtable discussions on lesion-specific therapy for coronary artery disease at TCT 2009, September 21-25, San Francisco, CA. The vPredict(TM) Optical Catheter System, a diagnostic device, also from Prescient Medical, will be featured in several presentations.
All sessions will be held at the Moscone Center. Media contacts welcome. Executives from Prescient Medical will be available to answer questions in advance or following sessions.
8:00 am-6:45 pm, Room 131, Monday, September 21st:
Both devices will be discussed in the day-long scientific symposium "Vulnerable Plaque: Emerging Direction for Diagnosis and Treatment." Professor Patrick W. Serruys of Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam will discuss clinical experience with the vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield in stabilizing vulnerable plaque at 5:05 pm. Prof Serruys commented, "Recent developments in the field of vulnerable plaque are very exciting." He added, "We are finally making progress in characterizing, understanding, and potentially treating these lesions." Other key presentations include discussions of preclinical and clinical studies by Juan Granada, MD, of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, and Giuseppe Sangiorgi, MD, Director of Interventional Cardiology at the University of Rome at 9:00 am, 3:30 pm, and 4:45 pm.
4:00 pm-4:20 pm, Room 134, Wednesday, September 23rd:
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