CryoCath intends to contest patent infringement claim by CryoCor, Inc.

                      Toronto Stock Exchange Symbol: CYT

    MONTREAL, Jan. 16 /CNW/ - CryoCath(R) Technologies Inc. (TSX: CYT), the
global leader in cryotherapy products to treat cardiovascular disease, today
announced that CryoCor, Inc. has filed patent infringement proceedings against
CryoCath in the United States and Canada. CryoCath believes the claims to be
without merit. CryoCath also believes that the proceedings initiated by
CryoCor are in response to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by CryoCath
against CryoCor in October 2007.

    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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