SOURCE: OR-Live.com

October 23, 2007 07:15 ET

REMINDER: ORLive Presents: Mitral Valve Repair Surgery Procedure Using Gortex® Chords and a Medtronic Simplici-T® Annuloplasty Band

Live Webcast: From Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center: October 23, 2007 at 12:00 PM EDT (16:00 UTC)

WINSTON-SALEM, NC--(Marketwire - October 23, 2007) - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center cardiothoracic surgeons will perform a mitral heart valve repair using Gortex® chords and a Medtronic Simplici-T® Annuloplasty Band live Tuesday, Oct. 23 at noon.

Neal D. Kon, M.D., professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Wake Forest Baptist, will perform the procedure. Edward H. Kincaid, M.D., assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery, will narrate the procedure and answer questions from viewers.

Gortex® is a registered trademark of W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Simplici-T Annuloplasty Band is a registered trademark of Medtronic, Inc.

Visit: http://www.or-live.com/WFUBMC/1559 now to learn more about mitral valve repair and view a program preview. VNR: http://or-live.com/rams/waf-1559-mkw-q.ram

Contact Information

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