Kips Bay Medical (NASDAQ: KIPS) announced that Manny Villafaña, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer is scheduled to present at the 2011 Advanced Cardiac Techniques in Surgery (“ACTS”) Symposium at 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, May 5, 2011, at The Equitable Center located at 787 7 th Avenue (between 51 rst and 52 nd Street), New York, NY.

The ACTS conference provides continuing medical education for physicians and focuses on the most recent advances in the surgical treatment of heart valves, aortic aneurysms, atrial ablation and coronary revascularization. Mr. Villafaña will be presenting “An Angiographic Peek of the eSVS MESH at Two (2) Years” during the session titled “New Technologies: Clinical Applications and Those in the Pipeline."

About Kips Bay Medical

Kips Bay Medical, Inc., founded in 2007 and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a development stage medical device company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing its eSVS MESH for use in coronary artery bypass grafting surgery. Additional information about Kips Bay Medical, Inc. can be found at

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