CryoLife to Present at 25th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

ATLANTA, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), a leading tissue processing and medical device company focused on cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that it will participate in the upcoming 25th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at The New York Palace Hotel in New York City.

A live webcast of the Company's presentation is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. ET and will feature a brief overview of the company by D. Ashley Lee, executive vice president, chief operating officer and chief financial officer, followed by a question and answer session.  

The live webcast can be accessed through CryoLife's website, www.cryolife.com, on the Investor Relations page.  An archived copy of the webcast will be available for 90 days on the same website.

About CryoLife

Founded in 1984, CryoLife, Inc. is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the U.S., certain countries in Europa, and Canada.  CryoLife's CryoValve® SG pulmonary heart valve, processed using CryoLife's proprietary SynerGraft® technology, has FDA 510(k) clearance for the replacement of diseased, damaged, malformed, or malfunctioning native or prosthetic pulmonary valves.  CryoLife's CryoPatch® SG pulmonary cardiac patch has FDA 510(k) clearance for the repair or reconstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT), which is a surgery commonly performed in children with congenital heart defects, such as Tetralogy of Fallot, Truncus Arteriosus, and Pulmonary Atresia.  CryoPatch SG is distributed in three anatomic configurations: pulmonary hemi-artery, pulmonary trunk, and pulmonary branch.  CryoLife's BioGlue® Surgical Adhesive is FDA approved as an adjunct to sutures and staples for use in adult patients in open surgical repair of large vessels.  BioGlue is also CE marked in the European Community for use in soft tissue repair and was recently approved in Japan for use in the repair of aortic dissections.  Additional marketing approvals for BioGlue have been granted in several other countries throughout the world.  CryoLife, through its subsidiary Cardiogenesis Corporation, specializes in the treatment of coronary artery disease for severe angina using a laser console system and single use, fiber-optic handpieces to perform a surgical procedure known as Transmyocardial Revascularization (TMR).  In addition, CryoLife and its subsidiary Hemosphere, Inc. market the HeRO® Graft, which is a solution for end-stage renal disease in certain hemodialysis patients.  CryoLife distributes PerClot®, an absorbable powder hemostat, in the European Community and other select international countries.  CryoLife's BioFoam® Surgical Matrix is CE marked in the European Community for use as an adjunct in the sealing of abdominal parenchymal tissues (liver and spleen) when cessation of bleeding by ligature or other conventional methods is ineffective or impractical. 

For additional information about the company, visit CryoLife's website:
http://www.cryolife.com.

Contacts:

CryoLife                                                                                   The Ruth Group  
D. Ashley Lee                                                                            Nick Laudico / Zack Kubow
Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer                           646-536-7030 / 7020
and Chief Operating Officer                                                          nlaudico@theruthgroup.com
Phone: 770-419-3355
                                                                  zkubow@theruthgroup.com

SOURCE CryoLife, Inc.



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