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CYTOPROBE CORP. TO BEGIN ICP CLINICAL TRIALS

 SAN DIEGO, Sept 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cytoprobe Corp. (NASDAQ: CYTP) (the "company") today announced that Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in cooperation with Scientific Atlanta Inc., will begin human clinical trials of the company's non-invasive Intracranial Pressure Measurement Device ("ICP device") on Oct. 2, 1993. Presently, ICP measurement involves drilling a hole in the skull and the insertion of a filled catheter through the hole and into the cranial cavity. These trials will be conducted at Dartmouth under the direction of Dr. Richard Saunders, chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery, and will continue for 60 to 90 days.
 The company also announced the appointment of Henry Teague Jr. and William Spencer to its board of directors. Teague has extensive management experience in a wide range of businesses. His operational expertise should prove invaluable to the board in the company's transition from development to operations. Spencer is experienced in internal audit, finance and all phases of brokerage operations. He brings to the board both a practical and planning perspective.
 Cytoprobe Corp. operates two primary businesses: the development, manufacturing and marketing of specialty medical devices and the exploration, development and production of oil and gas reserves. For further information call 619-689-9400.
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