REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRDC) today announced that Julian Nikolchev, president and CEO, and Robert Newell, CFO, will participate at the BTIG 2016 MedTech Conference on Thursday, February 25, 2016.
The conference is being held from February 24-26, 2016, at The Cliff Lodge in Snowbird, Utah. The conference format consists of one-on-one meetings and will not be webcast.
Cardica designs and manufactures proprietary stapling and anastomotic devices for cardiac and minimally invasive surgical procedures. Cardica's technology portfolio is intended to reduce operating time and facilitate minimally invasive and robot-assisted surgeries. Cardica’s MicroCutter XCHANGE® 30, that includes a cartridge-based articulating surgical stapling device with a five-millimeter shaft diameter and staples, is manufactured and cleared for use in the United States for transection and resection in multiple open or minimally invasive urologic, thoracic and pediatric surgical procedures, as well as application for transection, resection and/or creation of anastomoses in the small and large intestine and the transection of the appendix. The MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 white cartridge staple has application in vascular tissue. In addition, Cardica manufactures and markets its automated anastomosis systems, the C-Port® Distal Anastomosis Systems and PAS-Port® Proximal Anastomosis System for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, and has shipped over 57,500 units throughout the world.
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