Abiomed's Impella(R) Technology Showcased at ACC 2013

Thu Mar 7, 2013 8:00am EST

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DANVERS, Mass., March 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abiomed Inc
. (Nasdaq:ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies, notes that there
will be over 15 Impella presentations in the scientific sessions at the annual American College of
Cardiology (ACC) 2013 scientific meeting, scheduled from March 9 - 11, at the Moscone Convention
Center in San Francisco.

On the ACC show floor, Abiomed will conduct daily booth demonstrations at Abiomed booth #N6 - 233
and hands-on simulations of the Impella platform.

For further information about the ACC program related to Impella and the timing of scientific
presentations, please contact Aimee Genzler, Corporate Communications Manager, at
 or 978-646-1553.


Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, Abiomed, Inc., is a leading provider of medical devices that
provide circulatory support. Our products are designed to enable the heart to rest by improving
blood flow and/or performing the pumping of the heart. For additional information please visit:

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Abiomed's existing and new products, the Company's progress toward commercial growth, and future
opportunities and expected regulatory approvals. The Company's actual results may differ
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CONTACT: For further information please contact:
         Aimee Genzler
         Corporate Communications Manager
         Susie Lisa
         Senior Director, Investor Relations, Corporate Development