Lunch symposium to highlight capabilities of robotics in complex PCI with next generation system
WALTHAM, MA — MAY 4, 2017 — Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. [NYSE MKT: CVRS] announced today that it will be participating in the SCAI 2017 Scientific Sessions to be held May 10-13 in New Orleans, LA. Robotic-assisted percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) will be featured throughout the conference, including in the exhibit hall, presentations, and during a lunch symposium.
SCAI attendees are invited to register for the educational lunch symposium entitled "The Next Generation of Cath Lab Robotics" sponsored by Corindus on Friday, May 12 from 12:15 - 1:15pm. The symposium, chaired by Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FSCAI of UC San Diego School of Medicine, will also feature faculty and key robotic physicians Ryan Madder, MD, Frederick Meijer Heart & Vascular Institute, Spectrum Health, and Paul Campbell, MD, Carolinas HealthCare System NorthEast. Audience Q&A and discussion will follow the symposium presentations.
Symposium Chairman Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, stated, "I look forward to sharing how robotic PCI can be incorporated to the contemporary practice of interventional cardiology. Recent advancements in the CorPath technology platform have been transformational and I am enthusiastic about the future of robotics in the treatment of complex coronary disease."
The symposium will feature the following topics:
Space for the lunch symposium is limited; registration is available at www.corindus.com/SCAI2017.
During the conference, Dr. Mahmud will also present study data from the PRECISION Registry as a Late Breaking Clinical Trial.
In addition to educational opportunities to learn more about robotics, the CorPath GRX System will be on display in Corindus' Booth 304. To schedule a hands-on demonstration of robotic-assisted PCI with an advanced simulator, please visit www.corindus.com/SCAI2017.
Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. is a global technology leader in robotic-assisted vascular interventions. The company's CorPath System is the first FDA-cleared medical device to bring robotic precision to interventional procedures. During the procedure, the interventional cardiologist sits at a radiation-shielded workstation to advance guide catheters, stents, and guidewires with millimeter-by-millimeter precision. The workstation allows the physician greater control and the freedom from wearing heavy lead protective equipment that causes musculoskeletal injuries. With the CorPath System, Corindus Vascular Robotics brings robotic precision to interventional procedures to help optimize clinical outcomes and minimize the costs associated with complications of improper stent placement during manual procedures. Corindus stands behind its product with its unique $1,000 hospital credit "One Stent Program."
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