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    1. Imalux Corp. hires new president, CEO: Michael Burke

      Imalux Corp. hires new president, CEO: Michael Burke
      CLEVELAND, Ohio — Medical imaging technology company Imalux Corp. has named a new president and chief executive: Michael Burke. Burke, a veteran health care industry entrepreneur, left TREK Diagnostic Systems in Independence, Ohio, as its founding chief executive in November after selling the company to Magellan Biosciences in late 2006. “We are very pleased to have Mike assume the leadership role at Imalux,” said Bill Sanford, the company’s chairman, in a written statement. “He has a track record of success in all phases of commercialization of medical technologies on a worldwide basis.”
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    2. Oclaro New Focus Photoreceiver Enables Cancer Detection Breakthrough

      N JOSE, Calif., June 2 /-- Oclaro, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCLR), has announced that its New Focus(TM) 2117 photoreceivers are underpinning an award winning breakthrough cancer detection system developed by scientists from Japan's Kitasato University. This unique optical demultiplexed (OD) optical coherence tomography (OCT) medical imaging system, received the 'Customer Application of the Year' Award from National Instruments. It delivers faster, more accurate tissue analysis with minimal stress on the patient when compared to existing techniques. The OD-OCT system incorporates 256 custom-designed New Focus 2117 photoreceivers enabling the high-speed gathering and interpretation of data, with the optical demultiplexers simultaneously collecting ...
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    3. West Coast-based Volcano opens East Coast HQ in Billerica

      West Coast-based Volcano opens East Coast HQ in Billerica
      San Diego-based medical software and imaging systems maker Volcano Corp. sees the Bay State as a promising place to do business and will be expanding its research and manufacturing footprint in Massachusetts, as it makes the Bay State its East Coast headquarters. In December, Volcano bought out 90-strong Axsun Inc. of Billerica for $21.5 million. Privately held Axsun primarily made systems to monitor signal quality for the telecommunications industry. However, its portfolio also included medical lasers and optical engines that relied on optical coherence tomography.
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    4. Carl Zeiss Meditec Receives FDA Clearance for Cirrus HD-OCT Software Version 4.0

      DUBLIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new suite of optical coherence tomography (OCT) software applications for the Cirrus™ HD-OCT has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for commercial distribution. The Cirrus HD-OCT 4.0 with Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer and Macular Normative Databases is indicated for in-vivo viewing, axial cross-sectional, and three-dimensional imaging and measurement of anterior and posterior ocular structures. “Throughout our 15 year history of OCT innovation, we have seen its utility evolve from imaging of the retina to now offering both posterior and anterior capabilities,” said Michael Kaschke, PhD, President and Chief Executive ...
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    5. Research and Markets: Strategic Analysis of Optical Imaging Technologies in U.S. Clinical Diagnostics and Drug Discovery Markets

      Dublin, Jun 04, 2009 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) -- FRSU | Quote | Chart | News | PowerRating -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/847378/strategic_analysis) has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "Strategic Analysis of Optical Imaging Technologies in U.S. Clinical Diagnostics and Drug Discovery Markets" to their offering. This research service analyzes optical technologies within the United States clinical imaging and drug discovery markets. The market is further divided into seven distinct sub-segments. Each segment covers key challenges, market trends, technology trends, competitive structure and revenue forecasts, with a base year of 2007.
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    6. TR Design Directs Corporate Branding Efforts with LightLab Imaging Inc., Leader in Medical Device Market

      ANDOVER, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TR Design, a leading strategic design firm that focuses on the medical device market, recently announced that it is working with LightLab Imaging Inc. of Westford, MA to revitalize and implement the company’s corporate brand. LightLab Imaging is a pioneer in the development of Optical Coherence Tomography, a high-resolution imaging modality that applies advanced photonics to medical imaging. TR Design is responsible for directing LightLab Imaging through the brand development and product messaging processes, in addition to managing and implementing the materials that help bring the brand to life. “LightLab's needs are a perfect ...
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    7. vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield Stabilizes Vulnerable Plaque

      Six-Month Follow-Up Shows Reduced Stenosis, Healthy Endothelial Regrowth in Vessel Treated Proactively for Vulnerable Plaque DOYLESTOWN, Pa., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Six months after placement of a vProtect(TM) Luminal Shield to treat a "vulnerable" plaque, a follow-up exam revealed reduced plaque burden and reduced stenosis in the target vessel. The exam was part of the SECRITT I trial, a randomized study designed to evaluate the vProtect(
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    8. Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) Market: An Analysis -- IVUS market is the fastest growing segment of interventional cardiology

      The report analyzes the IVUS market looking at the market from global as well as regional perspective. The various market related factors are being interpreted either as market drivers or market limiters. IVUS market is the fastest growing segment of interventional cardiology. IVUS is primarily used during the stenting procedure in the percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The growth in this market is mainly based on the number of PCI procedures and stenting procedures or the stenting placements. More the stents being used, more would be the need of IVUS technology.
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    9. Market Scope Expects Retina Pharmaceutical Industry to Top $3.5 Billion by 2014

      Advances in diagnostic equipment have laid the groundwork for better diagnosis and monitoring of retinal disease. This is most evident in the new optical coherence technology (OCT) devices that have dramatically improved image resolution and provided real-time cross-sectional images of retinal tissues. Carl Zeiss, Heidelberg, Topcon and Optovue are currently the lead competitors in the rapidly expanding OCT market. Despite tight capital budgets, Market Scope expects growing demand for retinal care and new diagnostic technologies to result in a compounded annual growth of 6.4 percent in the retinal diagnostic equipment segment over the next five years.
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    10. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Presentations by Volcano at EuroPCR 2009

      Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Presentations by Volcano at EuroPCR 2009
      May 19, 2009 -- San Diego and Barcelona -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis of coronary and peripheral artery disease, today highlights its technology leadership position in the emerging field of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) at the EuroPCR conference in Barcelona, Spain.
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    11. Long Term Data Presented at EuroPCR 2009 from Randomized Study Attest to Durability of Results of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents

      Angiographic and optical coherence tomography (OCT) imagery were reviewed illustrating the new stent platform's deliverability, design features, and vessel scaffolding. "The nature of the polymeric materials allows for tremendous innovation in stent ...
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    12. Volcano Announces OCT Activities at EuroPCR 2009

      Volcano's Axsun Laser - At the Heart of OCT SAN DIEGO and BARCELONA, Spain, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis of coronary and peripheral artery disease, today highlights its technology leadership position in the emerging field of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) at the EuroPCR conference in Barcelona, Spain. Volcano's wholly owne
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    13. Volcano Announces Worldwide Exclusive Distribution Agreement With Lumen Biomedical for Xtract(TM) Thrombus Aspiration Catheter

      SAN DIEGO, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease, today announced an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement to initiate the formal launch of the Xtract(TM) thrombus aspiration catheter, manufactured by Lumen Biomedical. The Xtract(TM) thrombus aspiration catheter is available for immediate sale in the U.S. and Europe. This marks Volcano's entry into what we believe is a $70+ million aspiration market.
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    14. Volcano Corporation Presentation at JMP Conference to be Webcast

      SAN DIEGO, May 12, 2009 - Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease, said today that it will be participating in the Eighth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference on Monday, May 18.
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    15. Volcano Corp Q1 2009 Earnings Call Transcript

      As we reported in 10-K for 2008, the Superior Court in Massachusetts in January issued a preliminary adjunction against Axsun and Volcano in response to a complaints filled by LightLab, a wholly owned subsidiary of Goodman. The initial injunction prohibited Volcano from using Axsun tunable lasers and Volcano's OCT products under development, but ordered a full hearing following a more complete discovery. We are pleased to report that as a results of the full hearing that occurred in March, the trial court reconsider the broad injunction and issued a much more limited order to provide simply that a) Axsun ...
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    16. Volcano Reports First Quarter Revenues of $49.0 Million; IVUS and FM Businesses Grew 24 Percent

      The revenues for the first quarter of 2009 include $3.7 million from Axsun Technologies, Inc., which Volcano acquired at the end of 2008 and for which the company recorded no revenues in the first quarter a year ago. The company said revenue growth was ...
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    17. Near Infrared Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Solutions: Pembroke Instruments SD-OCT Engine Product

      Near Infrared Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Solutions: Pembroke Instruments SD-OCT Engine Product
      BaySpec’s all new DeepViewTM Fourier or Spectral-Domain (SD) OCT Spectral Engine is compatible with a variety of high speed digital line scan cameras enabling simultaneous coverage of multiple wavelengths for precise and rapid OCT measurements. The DeepViewTM Spectral Engine provides convenience for researchers and OEM users assembling spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), white light interferometry (WLI) or VIS-NIR spectroscopy systems. This flat-field spectral analyzer design is based on highly efficient transmission Volume Phase Grating (VPG) and is compatible with a variety of digital line scan cameras covering the wide wavelength ranges. The spectral engine can be configured for various ...
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    18. Volcano Corporation Schedules First Quarter Conference Call, Webcast

      SAN DIEGO, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease, today announced that it will report its operating results for the first quarter of fiscal 2009 on Tuesday, May 5. The company will hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and operating activities open to all interested parties at 2 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time (5 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time), Tuesday, May 5, hosted by Scott Huennekens, president and chief executive officer, and John Dahldorf, chief financial ...
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    19. NineSigma, representing a global device manufacturer, invites proposals for the development of a low cost tunable light source for optical coherence reflectometry.

      NineSigma, representing a global device manufacturer, invites proposals for the development of a low cost tunable light source for optical coherence reflectometry.
      NineSigma, representing a global device manufacturer, invites proposals for the development of a low cost tunable light source for optical coherence reflectometry. The successful technology must provide a cost efficient swept source module for optical coherence domain reflectometry. The purchase of a working prototype is the preferred solution but final development of a mature concept is possible.
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    20. Cardiac imaging and OCT's legal mess

      "Word is getting out” about imaging tools that enable more precise guidance during heart surgery, said Volcano Corp. VP Joe Burnett, referring to the increased number of imaging-related presentations at the recent American College of Cardiology (ACC) Annual Meeting 2009.) Speaking at the conference, former ACC President Pamela Douglas, M.D. said that imaging is growing faster than all other procedures, services and diagnostic tests
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