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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION ANNOUNCES STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM

 WATERTOWN, Mass., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announced today the initiation of an ongoing stock repurchase program. In late 1992, the board of directors authorized the purchase on the open market of up to 2,000,000 shares of the company's common stock, from time to time. Purchases will be made at prevailing prices as market conditions warrant. The company expects the shares so purchased to be made available for issuance pursuant to its employee benefit and incentive plans and for other corporate purposes.
 Boston Scientific currently has 101.8 million shares of common stock outstanding.
 Boston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices. The company sells over 3,000 products in more than 40 major categories which are used by physicians to perform less invasive medical procedures. The company's products are used in a broad range of interventional medical specialties, including cardiology, gastroenterology, pulmonary medicine, radiology, urology and vascular surgery.
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 /CONTACT: Larry Best, Boston Scientific Corporation, 617-972-4450/
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