Notice of Conference Call and Webcast



    THIRD QUARTER 2007 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 25 /CNW/ - Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:   ANPI,
TSX: ANP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, will
host a conference call discussing its financial results for the third quarter
ended September 30, 2007.

    
        Thursday, November 1, 2007 at 11:00 AM ET

        (8:00 AM Pacific, 9:00 AM Mountain, 10:00 AM Central)

        Dial information is as follows:

        North America (toll-free): (800) 901-5213
        International: (617) 786-2962
        Enter passcode: 75137732
    

    A live webcast will be available to all interested parties through
Angiotech's website at www.angiotech.com in the Investor Relations section.
    A press release announcing Angiotech's financial results will be issued
prior to the conference call at approximately 8:00 AM ET (5:00 AM Pacific,
6:00 AM Mountain, 7:00 AM Central).
    A replay archive of the conference call will be available until
November 8, 2007.

    
        Replay information is as follows:

        North America: (888) 286-8010
        International: (617) 801-6888
        Enter passcode: 15190735
    

    About Angiotech Pharmaceuticals

    Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical and
medical device company with over 1,500 dedicated employees. Angiotech
discovers, develops and markets innovative treatment solutions for diseases or
complications associated with medical device implants, surgical interventions
and acute injury. To find out more about Angiotech (NASDAQ:   ANPI, TSX, ANP)
please visit our website at www.angiotech.com.





For further information:

For further information: Deirdre Neary, Manager, Investor Relations and
Corporate Communications, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (604) 222-7056,
dneary@angio.com; Jodi Regts, Senior Manager, Investor Relations and Corporate
Communications, Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (604) 221-7930,
jregts@angio.com

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