REDWOOD CITY, Calif, Oct. 27/PRNewswire/ — Cardica, Inc.
CRDC) today announced that its C-Port® Flex-A®
Anastomosis System and its PAS-Port® Proximal Anastomosis
System will be featured in several demonstration and wet lab
presentations at the Advances in Robotic and Hybrid Coronary
Revascularization conference, a meeting jointly developed by the
International College of Robotic Surgery and Saint Joseph’s
Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.
“This inaugural meeting will host more than 100 cardiothoracic
surgeons from around the world, and is the first of its kind,” said
Bernard A. Hausen, M.D., Ph.D., president and chief executive
officer of Cardica. “We congratulate the presenting surgeons, who
continue to push the envelope and remain on the leading edge of
cardiothoracic surgery, and commend the cardiothoracic surgeons and
specialists attending the meeting, who are advancing their
capabilities in minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery. This
forum represents an ideal interchange to advance the field of less
invasive cardiac surgery.”
The Cardica automated anastomosis systems will be featured in
the presentations as follows:
- Beating Heart Totally Endoscopic Coronary Artery Bypass (BH
TECAB) with Flex-A Automated Anastomosis Connector, Friday, October
29, 2010 8:40 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
- Conduits and Multivessel TECAB, Friday October 29, 2010, 1:20
p.m. to 2:50 p.m.
- Troubleshooting, Friday, October 29, 2010, 3:10 p.m. to 4:30
- Hands-on Wet Lab, Saturday, October 30, 2010 8:40 a.m. to 12:40
To view a presentation showing Dr. Husam Balkhy completing a BH
TECAB, please visit http://www.cardica.com/presentations/bhtecab/player.html.
Cardica’s C-Port® Distal Anastomosis and PAS-Port® Pr