FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SYDNEY, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HeartWare International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HTWR - ASX: HIN), a leading innovator of less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing the treatment of advanced heart failure, today announced that CEO Doug Godshall is scheduled to present at the Leerink Swann Global Healthcare Conference at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. The conference is being held February 13-14 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.
A live webcast of the Company's presentation at the conference will be available via a link provided at www.heartware.com. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days at the site after the presentation.
About HeartWare International
HeartWare International develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps, or ventricular assist devices, to treat Class IIIB / IV patients suffering from advanced heart failure. The HeartWare® Ventricular Assist System features the HVAD® pump, a small full-support circulatory assist device designed to be implanted next to the heart, avoiding the abdominal surgery generally required to implant competing devices. The HeartWare System is approved in the United States for the intended use as a bridge to cardiac transplantation in patients who are at risk of death from refractory end-stage left ventricular heart failure, and has received CE Marking in the European Union and has been used to treat patients in 27 international countries. The device is also currently the subject of a U.S. clinical trial for destination therapy. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.heartware.com.
HeartWare International, Inc. is a member of the Russell 2000® and its securities are publicly traded on The NASDAQ Stock Market and the Australian Securities Exchange.
HEARTWARE, HVAD, MVAD and HeartWare logos are registered trademarks of HeartWare, Inc.
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HeartWare International, Inc.
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