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2009-12-04 08:00:00

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...

2009-09-18 13:07:00

WESTFORD, Mass., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- LightLab Imaging Inc., the pioneer and leader in the development of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for intravascular and other applications, announced today that it will showcase its advanced FD-OCT(TM) technology, the C7-XR(TM) imaging system, at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference in San Francisco, CA starting Monday, September 21 through Friday, September 25, 2009. During TCT, LightLab will host a breakfast...

2009-06-02 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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...

2009-05-19 13:00:00

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 owned subsidiary, Axsun, has developed what we...

2009-05-14 01:00:00

Launch of C7XR(TM) FD-OCT Imaging System and Companion C7 Dragonfly(TM) Imaging Catheter Strengthen LightLab's Market Leadership WESTFORD, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- LightLab Imaging Inc., the pioneer and leader in the development of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) for vascular and other applications, today announced the launch of its next-generation system, the C7XR FD-OCT Imaging System with the C7 Dragonfly Imaging Catheter, at EuroPCR 2009, Barcelona, Spain, solidifying the...

2009-05-12 12:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 12 /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, said today that it will be participating in the Eighth Annual JMP Securities Research Conference on Monday, May 18. The presentation by John Dahldorf, chief financial officer, will begin at 3:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time (6:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time). The presentation...

2009-01-07 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 7 /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, said today that it has closed its previously announced acquisition of Axsun Technologies, Inc. Axsun is a leading developer and manufacturer of lasers and optical engines used in medical Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) imaging systems and advanced photonic...

2009-01-05 15:06:00

WESTFORD, Mass., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- LightLab Imaging Inc. today announced several important developments in the field this past year that are the culmination of sustained clinical and technology investment by the company. These advances significantly increase the Company's leadership position in intravascular optical coherence tomography, or OCT. OCT is a new high-resolution, high-speed imaging modality that uses advanced photonics for intravascular imaging and tissue...

2008-11-18 09:28:47

New technology is giving doctors a dramatic look into patients' coronary arteries. Using a new optical imaging technique called optical frequency-domain imaging (OFDI), doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital were able to capture three-dimensional, microscopic views of patients' coronary arteries, allowing them to see areas of inflammation and plaque deposits in a whole new way. "This is the first human demonstration of a technique that has the potential to change how cardiologists look at...

2008-08-28 09:01:23

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation , a leading manufacturer and developer of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS), functional measurement (FM) and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) products designed to enhance the diagnosis and treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, said today that it will be participating in the Thomas Weisel Partners 2008 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, September 4. The presentation by Scott Huennekens, president and chief...


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