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 News Release - August 16, 2007

Bacchus Vascular Names Scott Cramer as Senior Vice President of Sales

Veteran Sales Executive Adds Depth to Growing Medical Device Company

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug 16 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Bacchus Vascular Inc., a leading provider of innovative medical devices used by interventional radiologists and surgeons for the minimally invasive treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and other peripheral vascular disease, announced today that it has named Scott Cramer to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales.

Mr. Cramer most recently served as Senior Vice President of U.S. Sales and Account Services for VNUS Medical Technologies (Nasdaq: VNUS ) from 2000 until April, 2007. Previously, Mr. Cramer held senior management positions with EndoSonics Corporation, Cardiometrics, Inc., and Baxter Healthcare Corporation's cardiovascular division. Mr. Cramer holds a B.S. degree in Finance from the Philadelphia University.

"Scott Cramer has a broad background in the vascular disease and interventional field, a strong track record of introducing innovative medical technologies, and proven success developing new markets," said R. Scott Rader, President and CEO of Bacchus Vascular. "Scott brings a wealth of experience to Bacchus Vascular, and we look forward to continued growth with Scott heading our sales organization."

About Bacchus Vascular

Bacchus Vascular, Inc. is a venture-backed medical device company dedicated to the treatment of peripheral vascular disease. Dr. Thomas Fogarty, a noted inventor and cardiovascular surgeon, founded the company with the vision of transforming blood clot removal from peripheral blood vessels into a fast, simple, minimally-invasive catheter-based procedure. Thousands of patients suffering from DVT and other occlusive vascular diseases have been treated worldwide to date using the company's TrellisĀ® Peripheral Infusion System and other products.

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