Statement of Boston Scientific CEO Jim Tobin on FDA Meeting
(February 3, 2006) Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today issued the following statement on a meeting between senior officials of the Company and senior officials of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

"It was a productive meeting. We reviewed with the FDA a path to resolve the issues they have identified, and we committed to working closely with them to ensure they are resolved. We take these issues very seriously and are making progress addressing them. Resolving these issues is our highest priority."

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