REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Cardica,
Inc. (Nasdaq: CRDC) today announced that Bernard A. Hausen, M.D., Ph.D., the
company’s president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to
present at Needham & Company’s Ninth Annual Healthcare
Conference in New York on June 9, 2010 at 4:40
p.m. Eastern Time.
To access the live and subsequently archived webcast of the
presentation, go to the Investor Relations section of the company’s
website at www.cardica.com. Please connect
to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the presentation to
allow for any necessary software downloads.
Cardica designs and manufactures proprietary stapling devices
for cardiac and endoscopic surgical procedures. Cardica’s stapling
technology minimizes operating time and enables minimally-invasive
and robot-assisted surgeries. Cardica manufactures and markets its
automated anastomosis systems, the C-Port(R) Distal Anastomosis
Systems and PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System, for coronary
artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and has shipped over 28,000
units throughout the world. In addition, the company is developing
the Cardica Microcutter ES8, a true multi-fire endoscopic stapling
device designed to be used in a variety of procedures, including
bariatric, thoracic and general surgery.