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    1. St Jude Medical's 3D coronary artery imaging system for stent placement gains

      St Jude Medical's 3D coronary artery imaging system for stent placement gains

      St Jude Medical has announced it has been granted CE Mark approval for its Ilumien Optis PCI Optimization System, a coronary artery disease (CAD) assessment tool. The Ilumien Optis system provides enhancements to the Ilumien system, including stent planning software tools to aid in the treatment of CAD. The platform integrates both Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) technology to measure pressure inside the coronary arteries and intravascular Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging technology, in one system. Featuring a faster, high-powered laser, the system offers twice the resolution for microscopic examination of disease inside the artery to assist with stent placement. The ...

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    2. Canon announces ophthalmic diagnostics plans following takeover of Optopol

      Canon announces ophthalmic diagnostics plans following takeover of Optopol
      Canon Europe has announced details of its integration with Optopol following the takeover in December 2009. Canon’s aim through the acquisition is to achieve the world’s prime position in the ophthalmic diagnostic equipment market. The combination of the two companies gives a complementary fit in products, technologies and channels. Mr Yoshiyuki Masuko, Senior Director, Medical Systems Division, Canon Europe, said, “Canon welcomes Optopol as a new partner and subsidiary company of the Canon group. The new combination enables Canon to enter the field of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), which is expected to undergo significant growth, and we are ...
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    3. 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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    4. Carl Zeiss Meditec launches new OCT applications for eye surgery

      Carl Zeiss Meditec launches new OCT applications for eye surgery
      Carl Zeiss Meditec has launched new optical coherence tomography (OCT) applications to support cataract, refractive, glaucoma and retina procedures. The newest version of Cirrus HD-OCT 4.0 adds critical features to support cataract and refractive surgeons as well as advanced analyses for tracking change in glaucoma and managing retina disease. Cirrus 4.0 software has been released internationally and is pending FDA clearance in the US.
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    5. Michelson Diagnostics singled out as high-growth company

      Uk-based Michelson Diagnostics has been singled out as a company with high growth potential by two leading investor organisations. The European Tech Tour Association held its first MedTech Tour Summit in November 2008 to bring together Europe’s most innovative medical technology companies with leading venture capitalists and leading industry professionals. Michelson Diagnostics was one of just 24 start-up companies selected from 240 candidates, by an expert panel of investors, to present at the event. The MedTech Tour Summit attracted big name US investors, including Medtronic, Johnson & Johnson, Edwards Lifesciences, and Boston Scientific, as well as US venture capitalists from ...
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