Spectranetics to Hold 2014 Third Quarter Financial Results Conference Call on October 23

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Spectranetics Corporation (Nasdaq:SPNC) today announced that the Company will release 2014 third quarter financial results after market close on Thursday, October 23, 2014. Company management will host an investment-community conference call beginning at 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time) on Thursday, October 23 to discuss those results and to answer questions.

Individuals interested in listening to the conference call may do so by dialing (877) 561-2747 for domestic callers, or (973) 409-9689 for international callers, or from the webcast on the investor relations section of the Company's Web site at: www.spectranetics.com. The webcast will be available on the Company's Web site for 14 days following the completion of the call.

About Spectranetics

Spectranetics develops, manufactures, markets and distributes single-use medical devices used in minimally invasive procedures within the cardiovascular system. The Company's products are sold in over 65 countries and are used to treat arterial blockages in the heart and legs and in the removal of pacemaker and defibrillator leads.

Spectranetics recently acquired AngioScore, Inc., a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of cardiovascular, specialty balloons.

The Company's Vascular Intervention (VI) products include a range of laser catheters for ablation of blockages in arteries above and below the knee as well as the AngioSculpt® scoring balloon used in both peripheral and coronary procedures. The Company also markets support catheters to facilitate crossing of peripheral and coronary arterial blockages, and retrograde access and guidewire retrieval devices used in the treatment of peripheral arterial blockages, including chronic total occlusions. The Company markets aspiration and cardiac laser catheters to treat blockages in the heart.

The Lead Management (LM) product line includes excimer laser sheaths, mechanical sheaths and accessories for the removal of pacemaker and defibrillator cardiac leads.

For more information, visit www.spectranetics.com.

CONTACT: COMPANY CONTACTS: Spectranetics Corporation Guy Childs, Chief Financial Officer (719) 633-8333 INVESTOR CONTACTS: Westwicke Partners, LLC Lynn Pieper (415) 202-5678 lynn.pieper@westwicke.comSource:The Spectranetics Corporation