1. Volcano Announces 510(k) Clearance, CE Mark Approval, and First Clinical Use for the PrimeWire Prestige(tm) Pressure Guide Wire

    Volcano Announces 510(k) Clearance, CE Mark Approval, and First Clinical Use for the PrimeWire Prestige(tm) Pressure Guide Wire
    SAN DIEGO, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) announced today it received both 510(k) clearance and CE Mark approval for its PrimeWire PRESTIGE™ Pressure Guide Wire for use with patients who have both single-vessel and multi-vessel disease. This next generation pressure wire is compatible with Volcano's full suite of integrated multi-modality consoles and stand-alone physiology systems as well as various hemodynamic monitoring systems. The first clinical cases with the device have taken place at various U.S. and European sites. Commercial launch of the PrimeWire PRESTIGE™ is expected in June 2010.
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