Titan Medical, Inc. (OTCQB: TITXF) is engaged within the research, design, and commercialization of robotic surgical systems for minimally invasive surgeries. Shares of the surgical robotics company are climbing 11.46%, through early trading on Monday, September 18, 2017. Over the past month, Titan Medical, Inc. has seen average daily volume of 477,949 shares. However, volume of 2.21 million shares or dollar volume of $392,938, has already exchanged hands on the day.
Shares of Titan Medical, Inc. are rallying today, after the company announced that the Florida Hospital Nicholson Center is the first to install Titan Medical, Inc.’s Sport Surgical System. The system will be at the hospital’s training facility, making it the first in the world to be deployed for pre-clinical feasibility and validation studies. Here is the full press release detailing of the installed robotics system:
TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – September 18, 2017) – Titan Medical, Inc. (“Titan” or the “Company”) (TSX: TMD) (OTCQB: TITXF), a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of a robotic surgical system for application in minimally invasive surgery (MIS), and Florida Hospital Nicholson Center announce the installation of Titan Medical’s SPORT Surgical System at the hospital’s training facility in Celebration, Florida. This is the first installation in the world for pre-clinical feasibility and validation studies of the SPORT Surgical System, a single port robotic system.
David McNally, President and CEO of Titan Medical, said, “We are thrilled to announce the first of three installations planned in U.S. and European Centers of Excellence in 2017. I am pleased with the focus and execution of our team as we deliver this first system ahead of our fourth quarter milestone projection. We look forward to beginning pre-clinical feasibility and validation studies in the coming weeks in a variety of surgical disciplines. Based on surgeon enthusiasm, we remain confident in the tremendous potential of single port robotic surgery to improve the physician experience as well as surgical outcomes.”
Scott Magnuson, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Florida Hospital Nicholson Center, said, “We are happy to be Titan Medical’s partner in this journey and look forward to a successful collaboration with the development of the SPORT Surgical System. At Florida Hospital Nicholson Center, we take pride in being the preferred partner of choice for companies developing cutting edge products that hold potential to benefit medicine and surgery.”
About Florida Hospital Nicholson Center
For more than a decade, the Florida Hospital Nicholson Center has trained more than 50,000 physicians from around the globe on leading-edge clinical and surgical techniques. Utilizing state-of-the-art surgical suites and labs, plus advanced medical simulation robotics and learning centers, medical professionals can acquire and advance their skills in a highly collaborative surgical learning environment.
For more information, please visit the Nicholson Center website at www.NicholsonCenter.com.
About Titan Medical, Inc.
Titan Medical, Inc. is a Canadian public company focused on research and development through to the planned commercialization of computer-assisted robotic surgical technologies for application in minimally invasive surgery. The Company is currently developing the SPORT Surgical System, a single-port robotic surgical system. The SPORT Surgical System is comprised of a surgeon-controlled patient cart that includes a 3D high definition vision system and multi-articulating instruments for performing MIS procedures, and a surgeon workstation that provides the surgeon with an advanced ergonomic interface to the patient cart and a 3D endoscopic view inside the patient’s body during MIS procedures. With the SPORT Surgical System, the Company aims to pursue a broad set of surgical indications, including general abdominal, gynecologic and urologic procedures.
For more information, please visit the Company’s website at www.titanmedicalinc.com.
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