InspireMD’s CGuard™ Embolic Prevention System to be Prominently Featured in Live Case Transmissions at LINC, 22nd to the 25th January 2019, in Leipzig, Germany

January 18, 2019

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InspireMD, Inc. (NYSE AMER:NSPR), a leader in embolic prevention systems (EPS) / thrombus management technologies and neurovascular devices, today announced that its CGuard™ Carotid Embolic Prevention System (EPS) will be featured in two live case transmissions at the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC) 2019 to be held from January 22nd to the 25th at the Trade Fair Leipzig, Hall 2 in Leipzig, Germany. CGuard™ EPS will also be featured in two panel discussions at the conference.

The two live cases:

Tuesday, 10:57 – 11:22 Live from Bergamo Technical Forum · Room 3Case 21 – BG 02: male, 64 years (D-V)Symptomatic left carotid artery disease in a patient with coronary artery diseaseOperators: F. Castriota, A. Micari

Tuesday, 16:30 – 18:00 Live from Leipzig Technical Forum · Room 3Case 27 – LEI 09: female, 56 years (L-K)Restenosis of the left common carotid artery after TEAOperators: A. Schmidt, S. Brהunlich

Additional presentations featuring CGuard™ EPS will include:

Initial clinical study of the new CGuard™ MicroNet® covered carotid-stent: One size fits all – What: experimental data and clinical results C. Wissgott, MD, Germany When: January 22, 10:27 – 10:33 AM Central European Time Where: Room 3 – Technical Forum PARADIGM-EXTEND prospective academic trial of CGuard™ MicroNet® covered self-expandable stent system: Cumulative 3-year clinical and duplex ultrasound evidence for safety, efficacy and durability of What: stroke prevention Professor P. Musialek, Poland When: January 22, 15:05 – 15:10 PM Central European Time Where: Room 7 – Speaker’s Room Intermediate results of a prospective randomized study in carotid artery revascularisation: the What: Acculink™ stent vs. the mesh covered stent (CGuard™) P. Ignatenko, MD, Russia When: January 22, 15:15 – 15:20 PM Central European Time Where: Room 7 – Speaker’s Room Ad interim results from a prospective real-world multicentre clinical practice of CAS using the What: CGuard™ embolic prevention system: the IRONGUARD 2 study W. Mansour, MD, Italy When: January 22, 15:20 – 15:25 PM Central European Time Where: Room 7 – Speaker’s Room Comparative analysis of carotid artery stenting and carotid endarterectomy in clinical practice What: Professor Andrey Karpenko, Russia When: January 22, 15:30 – 15:35 PM Central European Time Where: Room 7 – Speaker’s Room

The CGuard™ Carotid Embolic Prevention System will also be featured at the Company’s booth (18c2). InspireMD will be represented by its management, sales and clinical staff and welcomes all enquiries from clinicians and other interested parties.

LINC is a leading global forum for new methods in the field of vascular medicine. LINC brings together medical professionals from different specialties around the world who perform endovascular interventions.

About InspireMD, Inc.InspireMD seeks to utilize its proprietary MicroNet™ technology to make its products the industry standard for embolic protection and to provide a superior solution to the key clinical issues of current stenting in patients with a high risk of distal embolization, no reflow and major adverse cardiac events.

InspireMD intends to pursue applications of this MicroNet technology in coronary, carotid (CGuard™), neurovascular, and peripheral artery procedures. InspireMD’s common stock is quoted on the NYSE American under the ticker symbol NSPR and certain warrants are quoted on the NYSE American under the ticker symbol NSPR.WS.

Investor Contacts: InspireMD, Inc. Craig Shore Chief Financial Officer Phone: 1-888-776-6804 FREE Email: craigs@inspiremd.com   Jeremy Feffer LifeSci Advisors, LLC 212-915-2568 Email: jeremy@lifesciadvisors.com

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