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    1. Gen Rodrigues Inaugurates GEI Mohali; GEI brings world's finest Eye Care to Mohali

      Gen Rodrigues Inaugurates GEI Mohali; GEI brings world's finest Eye Care to Mohali
      GEI, the region's leading Eye Care chain, formally announced the launch of its regional eye clinic and surgery centre, GEI Mohali, here today. GEI Mohali, located at the premises of Ivy Hospital, Sector 71, Mohali, was inaugurated by His Excellency Governor of Punjab, Gen. (Retd.) SF Rodrigues. With the launch of GEI Mohali, GEI is bringing its signature premier eye care services at affordable rates to the residents of Mohali.
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    2. Despite Economic Crisis, OCT Market Grows in 2009, Reaching $315 Million

      Despite Economic Crisis, OCT Market Grows in 2009, Reaching $315 Million
      January 6, 2010—Mountain View, CA—Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is continuing its rapid expansion as a fast, high-resolution imaging tool for clinical diagnostics. Systems sales grew in 2009, despite the economic crisis, with compound annual growth rate of 20% expected through 2014. The market for OCT systems is entering a new phase as it moves beyond ophthalmology and is applied to new medical specialties. These are among the findings in a new report, OCT 2010: Technology, Applications, and Markets, from market research firm Strategies Unlimited, the research unit for PennWell. OCT systems use advanced optical techniques to construct micron-scale ...
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    3. Optical coherence tomography market grows into new phase

      JANUARY 5, 2010--"The market for OCT systems is entering a new phase as it moves beyond ophthalmology and is applied to new medical specialties," reports a new market research study by Strategies Unlimited (Mountain View, CA). Titled OCT 2010: Technology, Applications, and Markets, the report says that despite the dismal 2009 economy, sales of optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems grew to $315 million, and a compound annual growth rate of 20% is expected through 2014. The report is an update to the first study ever to quantify the OCT market. OCT systems use advanced optical techniques to construct micron-scale ...
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    4. Michelson Diagnostics Receives New Funding to Accelerate Growth

      Michelson Diagnostics Receives New Funding to Accelerate Growth
      ORPINGTON, United Kingdom, Jan. 5, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Michelson Diagnostics Ltd, the London, UK based developer and manufacturer of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) products, has raised GBP664,000 ($1.1M) to fund the next stage of its growth. The new funding will enable Michelson to enlarge its sales force, perform larger, more comprehensive trials on multiple applications, and to prepare for volume clinical sales. Investors in the funding round included a syndicate of business angels drawn from London Business Angels and Oxford Investment Opportunity Networks, and from existing shareholders including Catapult Venture Managers Ltd and London Seed Capital Ltd. Michelson ...
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    5. Volcano Corporation Announces Receipt Of CE Mark For Its OCT Imaging Mark For Its OCT Imaging System And Catheter

      Volcano Corporation Announces Receipt Of CE Mark For Its OCT Imaging Mark For Its OCT Imaging System And Catheter
      SAN DIEGO, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leader in the development, manufacture and sales of products for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease, announced today receipt of CE mark for their OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography) imaging system and catheter. Volcano's OCT product line is expected to complement its existing line of IVUS imaging catheters and pressure guide wires used for coronary imaging and lesion assessment. "This is an important milestone in our development of OCT and highlights the progress of our OCT program overall," noted Vince Burgess, President of Advanced Imaging Systems ...
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    6. Volcano Corporation Presentation at J.P. Morgan Conference to be Webcast

      Volcano Corporation VOLC a leader in the development, manufacture and sales of products for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease, said today that it will be participating in the 28th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, January 12. The presentation by Scott Huennekens, president and chief executive officer, will begin at 2 p.m., Pacific Standard Time, (5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time).
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    7. Volcano Corp. (VOLC) President & Ceo R Scott Huennekens sells 17,500 Shares

      VOLCANO CORPORATION designs, develops, manufactures, and commercializes a range of intravascular ultrasound and functional measurement products for the diagnosis and treatment of vascular and structural heart disease worldwide. The company's IVUS products consist of consoles, single-procedure disposable catheters, and various functionality options. Its FM devices measure the pressure and flow characteristics of blood around plaque thereby allowing physicians to gauge the plaque's impact on blood flow and pressure. The FM products consist of pressure and flow consoles and single-procedure disposable pressure and flow guide wires. It markets IVUS consoles as stand-alone units or customized units that can be ...
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    8. Massachusetts hands out $25 million in life science tax breaks

      he board of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center awarded $25 million in tax incentives to 28 life sciences companies that commited to creating a total of 918 new jobs in the coming year. The tax breaks were established under the Patrick administration's 10-year, $1 billion life sciences initiative. A mix of large companies and start-ups in the biotechnology and medical device industries received the incentives. They include: Anylum Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Cambridge, Biogen Idec Inc. of Cambridge, Constellation Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Cambridge, Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. of Lexington, Dyax Corp. of Cambridge, Facet Solutions of Hopkinton, FoldRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. of ...
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    9. Volcano lauds revised guidelines for treating severe coronary artery disease patients

      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, reacted positively to the new guidelines for treating coronary disease and heart attacks using percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), a procedure that treats narrowed blood vessels. Based on the strength of the latest clinical data supporting the usage of Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR), the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Cardiology (ACC), and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) elevated the level of evidence for FFR in their guidelines from Level B ...
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    10. Volcano Corporation Commends the Elevation of FFR to Level of Evidence A in New PCI Guidelines

      Volcano Corporation , a leader in the development, manufacturing and sales of products for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease, reacted positively to the new guidelines for treating coronary disease and heart attacks using percutaneous coronary intervention , a procedure that treats narrowed blood vessels.
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    11. Volcano Announces Installed Base Growth Milestone

      Placement of Over 2,500 s5 and s5i Multi-Modality Systems Highlights Continued Momentum versus Competition, Growing World-Wide Demand for Access to FFR and IVUS: Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leading developer of precision intravascular therapy guidance tools – including Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR), Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS), Forward Looking IVUS and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) – designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, announced today the placement of over 2,500 s5 family consoles worldwide. The s5 family of consoles was first launched in April 2006, with more than 1,000 systems placed in the last 12 ...
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    12. Volcano Announces Installed Base Growth Milestone

      SAN DIEGO, Dec. 15 /- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC ), a leading developer of precision intravascular therapy guidance tools - including Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR), Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS), Forward Looking IVUS and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) - designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, a...
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    13. ThromboGenics Announces Start of Phase II Trial of Microplasmin for the Treatment of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

      hromboGenics announces that it has started a Phase II trial of microplasmin for the treatment of exudative (wet) Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Leuven, Belgium | December 11, 2009 | ThromboGenics NV (Euronext Brussels: THR), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative medicines for eye disease, vascular disease and cancer, announces today that it has started a Phase II trial of microplasmin for the treatment of exudative (wet) Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Wet AMD affects approximately five million patients worldwide and this patient population is continuing to grow. Wet AMD occurs when abnormal blood vessels behind the retina start to grow under the macula ...
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    14. Research and Markets: European Markets for Interventional Cardiology 2009 (15 Countries)

      In 2008, the European market for interventional cardiology was valued at over euro1.5 billion. The interventional cardiology market includes drug-eluting stents, bare-metal stents, PTCA balloons, interventional catheters and guidewires, diagnostic catheters and guidewires, coronary introducer sheaths, embolic protection, atherectomy devices, and IVUS catheters. In addition, this report covers the emerging markets for optical coherence tomography (OCT), vulnerable plaque screening, PFO (patent foreman ovale), ASD (atrial septal defect), VSD (ventricular septal defect), PMVR (percutaneous mitral valve repair), and PAVR (aortic heart valve repair) devices. The European market, as defined in this report, encompasses Germany, France, the United Kingdom (U.K ...
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    15. Research and Markets: Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Future Forecasts Through to 2015

      DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/0d997e/europe_ophthalmic) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "Europe Ophthalmic Devices Investment Opportunities, Analysis and Forecasts to 2015" to their offering. This report is an essential source for in-depth information and data relating to Europe ophthalmic devices market. It also offers detailed and comprehensive coverage of market revenue, volume, distribution and company share information; and the latest news, financial deals and pipeline products information of each of the key sub-segments of the ophthalmic devices market in Europe
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    16. Axsun Technologies, A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Volcano Corporation, Announces Breakthrough Integrated Light Source Architecture for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging

      200kHz High Definition Swept Source ("HDSS") Expected To Enable Rapid Proliferation of Ultra-High Speed, High Definition Medical Imaging Across a Range of Clinical Applications BILLERICA, Mass., Dec 04, 2009 -- Axsun Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), today announced the initial development and successful testing of a novel integrated light source architecture for OCT imaging. Axsun believes this proprietary optical engine design raises the bar on imaging speed and overcomes fundamental limitations of laser-based designs for swept source OCT light sources. This approach to optical engines builds on over 10 years of Axsun's core integrated light ...
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    17. Axsun Technologies, A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Volcano Corporation, Announces Breakthrough Integrated Light Source Architecture for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging

      Axsun Technologies, A Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Volcano Corporation, Announces Breakthrough Integrated Light Source Architecture for Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Imaging
      BILLERICA, Mass., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Axsun Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), today announced the initial development and successful testing of a novel integrated light source architecture for OCT imaging. Axsun believes this proprietary optical engine design raises the bar on imaging speed and overcomes fundamental limitations of laser-based designs for swept source OCT light sources. This approach to optical engines builds on over 10 years of Axsun's core integrated light source technology and is protected by a number of issued patents. The core technology is based on a non-laser source of photons and is ...
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    18. First patient enrolled in randomized study of Stentys self-expanding stent vs. conventional stent to treat acute myocardial infarction (AMI)

      PRINCETON, N.J. & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Medical device pioneer Stentys announced today that the first patient has been enrolled into the ‘APPOSITION II’ clinical study—a randomized trial comparing the Stentys self-expanding stent with a conventional balloon-expandable stent in AMI patients. The primary endpoint of the ‘APPOSITION II’ study is stent strut apposition at day three post-procedure via extremely high-resolution OCT (optical coherence tomography) imaging
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    19. Michelson Diagnostics presents advantages of OCT laser imaging for cancer diagnostics at RSM innovation summit

      Michelson Diagnostics presents advantages of OCT laser imaging for cancer diagnostics at RSM innovation summit
      Jon Holmes, CEO of UK medical imaging firm Michelson Diagnostics Ltd (MDL), presented to an audience of around 300 Royal Society of Medicine Fellows and Members how MDL’s revolutionary new laser-based medical imaging technology could radically improve cancer diagnostics. Jon Holmes was speaking at RSM's first ‘Innovation Summit’ along with an impressive line-up of other world-leading medical innovators, which included Professor Laurent Lantieri, the pioneering face transplant surgeon, and Dr Okarma, CEO of Geron, the US company leading the treatment of spinal cord injury with stem cell therapies. The new medical imaging technology, known as Multi-Beam Optical Coherence ...
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    20. Request for Proposals to Characterise Skin and/or Hair Properties

      NineSigma, representing Natura, invites proposals for noninvasive techniques to characterize skin and/or hair properties and correlate them to aging. One possible approach is software to evaluate skin and/or hair properties from OCT images. Full request details and information about how to respond is available in the Request for Proposal (RFP) document online at https://www.myninesigma.com/sites/public/_layouts/RFPs/NineSigma_RFP_65463.pdf. The final submission date for Proposal Briefs (less than 2-3 pages) is December 4, 2009. Short extensions are available if necessary. If after reviewing the full RFP document you are interested in submitting a proposal ...
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    21. The UK Fights Back

      The UK Fights Back
      In tough economic times, government continues to support innovation in optics. The UK economy has had a tough slog in the past year and a half. At the end of September, the government reported that the gross domestic product shrank by 0.6% in the April to June period, marking five consecutive quarters of contraction. The 5.7% drop in that time doubles that seen during the recession of the early 1990s, and even approaches the 6.4% contraction witnessed in 1980-81. There are signs of improvement. The government predicts growth in the July to September period, and possibly even ...
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    22. Hybrid photodiodes promise cost-effective short-wave IR imaging

      Hybrid photodiodes promise cost-effective short-wave IR imaging
      A combination of organic and inorganic nanoscale materials, along with solution processing, enables a tunable imager for short-wave infrared imaging. The growing interest in short-wavelength infrared (SWIR) imagers is related to the increasing number of applications in this particular spectral region. Wavelengths between the silicon bandgap limit of about 1.1 and 2 µm are of commercial interest because of the low water absorption in this spectral region. Photodiodes for the SWIR are usually made
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    23. Volcano Corporation Presentation at Piper Jaffray Conference to be Webcast

      SAN DIEGO, Nov 24, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ ----Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC), a leader in the development, manufacture and sales of products for the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral artery disease, said today that it will be participating in the 21st Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference on Tuesday, December 1. The presentation by Scott Huennekens, president and chief executive officer, will begin at 11 a.m., Eastern Standard Time (8 a.m., Pacific Standard Time). The presentation will be available through the conference website at http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=VOLC&item_id=2539149 and ...
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