CryoCath files patent infringement lawsuit

    Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: CYT

    MONTREAL, Oct. 16 /CNW/ - CryoCath Technologies Inc., the global leader
in cardiac arrhythmia products to treat cardiovascular disease, today
announced it filed against CryoCor, Inc. a patent infringement lawsuit in the
United States District Court for the District of Delaware.
    CryoCor makes and sells cryosurgical consoles, catheters and related
hardware and software, including its Cardiac Cryoablation System. The
Complaint charges CryoCor Inc. with infringement of several of CryoCath's
United States patents related to console systems. CryoCath seeks injunctive
relief from CryoCor.

    About CryoCath

    CryoCath - - is a medical technology company that leads
the world in cryotherapy products to treat cardiovascular disease. With a
priority focus on providing physicians with a complete solution of catheter
products to treat cardiac arrhythmias, CryoCath has multiple products approved
in the U.S., across Europe and several ROW countries. The Company is
developing additional products to expand its pipeline of products to treat
cardiac arrhythmias.

    This press release includes "forward-looking statements" that are subject
to risks and uncertainties, including with respect to the timing of regulatory
trials and their outcome. For information identifying legislative or
regulatory, economic, climatic, currency, technological, competitive and other
important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those anticipated in the forward looking statements, see CryoCath's annual
report available at under the heading Risks and Uncertainties in
the Management's Discussion and Analysis section.

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