COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consistent with its commitment to eradicating restenosis and amputations, Spectranetics Corporation (Nasdaq:SPNC) today announced the U.S. market launch of the TAPAS catheter at the 2012 Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) conference in Las Vegas. TAPAS is manufactured by ThermopeutiX, Inc. and distributed by Spectranetics. In conjunction with the launch at VIVA, Dr. Mehdi Shishehbor, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH will present his study results on preclinical animal data at VIVA Continuing Medical Education event titled "Contemporary Options for Complex Lower Extremity Disease." This CME event is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Spectranetics. The purpose of the study was to evaluate the uptake of a drug delivered intra-arterially via the TAPAS™ Catheter in a swine model.
Spectranetics Announces U.S. Launch Of The TAPAS(TM) Catheter And Preclinical Animal Data On Drug Uptake In Peripheral Vessels
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