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Oct 15,2012

Abiomed's Impella(R) Technology Showcased at TCT 2012 With Over 25 Scheduled Presentations in the Scientific Sessions

Abiomed's Impella(R) Technology Showcased at TCT 2012 With Over 25 Scheduled Presentations in the Scientific SessionsDANVERS, Mass., Oct. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abiomed Inc. (Nasdaq:ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies, notes that there will be over 25 Impella presentations in the scientific sessions at the Cardiovascular Research Foundation's (CRF) annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2012 scientific meeting, scheduled from October 22 - 26, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, FL.

"We are excited to see that there are over 25 potential Impella-related presentations listed in the program for TCT scientific sessions this year, the largest number ever," said Michael R. Minogue, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Abiomed.        

On the TCT show floor, Abiomed will conduct daily booth demonstrations at Abiomed booth #808 and hands-on simulations of the Impella platform.

For further information about the TCT scientific program and the timing of scientific presentations, please contact Aimee Genzler, Corporate Communications Manager, at or 978-646-1553.


Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, Abiomed, Inc., is a leading provider of medical devices that provide circulatory support. Our products are designed to enable the heart to rest by improving blood flow and/or performing the pumping of the heart. For additional information please visit:

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         Corporate Communications Manager

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