Spectranetics to Participate in the 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Spectranetics Corporation (Nasdaq:SPNC) today announced that it will participate in the 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference being held November 27 - 28, 2012 in New York City.

Scott Drake, Spectranetics' Chief Executive Officer, and Guy Childs, Spectranetics' Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled to host an investor discussion at 12:00 p.m. Eastern time on Wednesday, November 28th. Scott Drake and Guy Childs will also be hosting investor meetings throughout the same day. Interested parties can access a live audio webcast of the investor discussion at http://www.spectranetics.com. An archived version of the webcast will be available on the website for 30 days.

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 more than 40 countries and are used to treat arterial blockages in the heart and legs, as well as the removal of pacemaker and defibrillator leads.

The Company's Vascular Intervention (VI) products include a range of peripheral and cardiac laser catheters for ablation of occluded arteries above and below the knee and within coronary arteries. The Company also markets aspiration and thrombectomy catheters for the removal of thrombus and support catheters to facilitate crossing of coronary and peripheral arterial blockages.

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

For more information, visit www.spectranetics.com.

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