9th Annual Emerging Medical Technologies West Conference and Exhibition San Francisco, CA - May 9-10, 2001

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from IHS Health Group

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- By far the largest event of its
 kind, IHS Health Group's EMT West will showcase 54 presenting companies who
 are pursuing additional funding and/or corporate alliances to market their
 innovative technologies.  Designed specifically for senior executives from
 medical technology companies, distributors, venture capitalists and investment
 bankers, this conference provides a forum to exchange ideas and information
 with early-stage, privately held healthcare companies and colleagues in the
 medical device/diagnostic industry.  Topics will include new developments and
 products in fields such as digital radiology devices, diagnostic testing
 devices, stent implants, gene therapeutics, and non-invasive procedures.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010309/IHSLOGO )
 
     FEATURED SPEAKERS:
     -- Kurt H. Kruger, Managing Director, Banc of America Securities, giving a
     "Forecast of the Medical Device Industry with Focus on New Technology and
     Growth Markets."
     -- Michael A. Esposito, Partner, Norbridge, Inc., speaking on "The New Era
     of E-Empowered Marketing."
 
      PRESENTING COMPANIES:
      Accessa Corporation               IntraLuminal Therapeutics, Inc.
      Acculaser, Inc.                       Laser Diagnostic Technology
      Aclara BioSciences, Inc.                          LifePoint, Inc.
      Alara, Inc.                                       Macropore, Inc.
      A-Med Systems, Inc.                              Medical Dynamics
      Artemis Medical                                 MedLink Europe BV
      ArteriaA                                    MedVenture Technology
      Atherotech, Inc.                                          NeoSeed
      BaFF                                                   Netregulus
      BioHeart, Inc.                                    Neuro-Magnetics
      Cardio Energetics                                 Percardia, Inc.
      Cardio-Optics                                   Polybiotech, Inc.
      CathEffects                               PRISmedical Corporation
      Clinicon                                      Replication Medical
      CryoVascular Systems, Inc.                           Scanis, Inc.
      Curon Medical, Inc.                            Selective Genetics
      Digineer, Inc.                            Sierra Diagnostics, LLC
      Dymedix                                 Solgene Therapeutics, LLC
      Fibrogen, Inc.                                          SunMedica
      Hayes Medical, Inc.                      Texon Technologies, Ltd.
      IDev Technologies, Inc.        Tissue Transformation Technologies
      Igaki Medical Planning Co.,Ltd.                        Tosk, Inc.
      Impulse Dynamics, Inc.                            UltiMedCo, Inc.
      Inovise Medical, Inc.                                 VivoMetrics
      Interactive Electronics, Inc.                         VSM MedTech
      Integrated Medical Marketing                       X-Site Medical
      IntraLase Corporation                          ZR-Operculum, Inc.
 
      SPONSORS:
      MDMA                                                  PR Newswire
      MedMarc                            Reimbursement Principles, Inc.
      MX                                                        Synergy
      PPD Development                               Zevex International
 
 
     FUTURE CONFERENCES:
     -- EMT EAST, September 6-7, 2001, Cambridge, MA, USA
     -- EMT Europe, October 4-5, 2001, Paris, FRANCE
 
     For more information about EMT West conference schedule, registration
 or hotel information, contact Stephanie Agan, Sr. Conference Manager, at
 (303) 858-6456 or register on-line at
 http://www.ihshealthgroup.com/conferences/conf_online_reg.asp
     IHS Health Group, Your Enterprise Solution for Global Healthcare Knowledge
 
     IHS Health Group is committed to providing healthcare industry executives
 with the information and insight they need to make better business decisions.
 IHS Health Group delivers a full array of information products, including
 monthly and daily newsletters, worldwide market and technology reports,
 proprietary custom consulting, procedure and managed care databases and
 industry-specific conferences.  For more information about IHS Health
 products, please contact an Account Manager at (800) 525-7052 or visit
 http://www.ihshealthgroup.com.  For media inquiries, contact Gretchen Adin at
 (714) 800-1110.
 
     IHS Health Group a division of IHS Group, formerly known as Medical Data
 International, Interpharm Press and IHS Health Information.
 
 

SOURCE IHS Health Group
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- By far the largest event of its
 kind, IHS Health Group's EMT West will showcase 54 presenting companies who
 are pursuing additional funding and/or corporate alliances to market their
 innovative technologies.  Designed specifically for senior executives from
 medical technology companies, distributors, venture capitalists and investment
 bankers, this conference provides a forum to exchange ideas and information
 with early-stage, privately held healthcare companies and colleagues in the
 medical device/diagnostic industry.  Topics will include new developments and
 products in fields such as digital radiology devices, diagnostic testing
 devices, stent implants, gene therapeutics, and non-invasive procedures.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010309/IHSLOGO )
 
     FEATURED SPEAKERS:
     -- Kurt H. Kruger, Managing Director, Banc of America Securities, giving a
     "Forecast of the Medical Device Industry with Focus on New Technology and
     Growth Markets."
     -- Michael A. Esposito, Partner, Norbridge, Inc., speaking on "The New Era
     of E-Empowered Marketing."
 
      PRESENTING COMPANIES:
      Accessa Corporation               IntraLuminal Therapeutics, Inc.
      Acculaser, Inc.                       Laser Diagnostic Technology
      Aclara BioSciences, Inc.                          LifePoint, Inc.
      Alara, Inc.                                       Macropore, Inc.
      A-Med Systems, Inc.                              Medical Dynamics
      Artemis Medical                                 MedLink Europe BV
      ArteriaA                                    MedVenture Technology
      Atherotech, Inc.                                          NeoSeed
      BaFF                                                   Netregulus
      BioHeart, Inc.                                    Neuro-Magnetics
      Cardio Energetics                                 Percardia, Inc.
      Cardio-Optics                                   Polybiotech, Inc.
      CathEffects                               PRISmedical Corporation
      Clinicon                                      Replication Medical
      CryoVascular Systems, Inc.                           Scanis, Inc.
      Curon Medical, Inc.                            Selective Genetics
      Digineer, Inc.                            Sierra Diagnostics, LLC
      Dymedix                                 Solgene Therapeutics, LLC
      Fibrogen, Inc.                                          SunMedica
      Hayes Medical, Inc.                      Texon Technologies, Ltd.
      IDev Technologies, Inc.        Tissue Transformation Technologies
      Igaki Medical Planning Co.,Ltd.                        Tosk, Inc.
      Impulse Dynamics, Inc.                            UltiMedCo, Inc.
      Inovise Medical, Inc.                                 VivoMetrics
      Interactive Electronics, Inc.                         VSM MedTech
      Integrated Medical Marketing                       X-Site Medical
      IntraLase Corporation                          ZR-Operculum, Inc.
 
      SPONSORS:
      MDMA                                                  PR Newswire
      MedMarc                            Reimbursement Principles, Inc.
      MX                                                        Synergy
      PPD Development                               Zevex International
 
 
     FUTURE CONFERENCES:
     -- EMT EAST, September 6-7, 2001, Cambridge, MA, USA
     -- EMT Europe, October 4-5, 2001, Paris, FRANCE
 
     For more information about EMT West conference schedule, registration
 or hotel information, contact Stephanie Agan, Sr. Conference Manager, at
 (303) 858-6456 or register on-line at
 http://www.ihshealthgroup.com/conferences/conf_online_reg.asp
     IHS Health Group, Your Enterprise Solution for Global Healthcare Knowledge
 
     IHS Health Group is committed to providing healthcare industry executives
 with the information and insight they need to make better business decisions.
 IHS Health Group delivers a full array of information products, including
 monthly and daily newsletters, worldwide market and technology reports,
 proprietary custom consulting, procedure and managed care databases and
 industry-specific conferences.  For more information about IHS Health
 products, please contact an Account Manager at (800) 525-7052 or visit
 http://www.ihshealthgroup.com.  For media inquiries, contact Gretchen Adin at
 (714) 800-1110.
 
     IHS Health Group a division of IHS Group, formerly known as Medical Data
 International, Interpharm Press and IHS Health Information.
 
 SOURCE  IHS Health Group