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Volcano Announces Positive Clinical Experience With Its Second Generation OCT Catheter, Prepares for U.S. Regulatory Study
Date:5/20/2010

SAN DIEGO, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Volcano Corporation (Nasdaq: VOLC) announced today the successful completion of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) cases with Volcano's second generation OCT catheter and system. Pending IDE approval, Volcano plans to use this OCT system in the US and South America as part of VOILA, a U.S. regulatory trial during 2010. Commercial release of Volcano's OCT system is expected in Europe in early 2011 and in the U.S. in mid-2011.

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"St. Jude Medical's acquisition of LightLab confirms the validity and potential utility of this leading edge technology," said Scott Huennekens, President and Chief Executive Officer of Volcano. "We are planning a best-in-class OCT solution. We currently have CE Mark in Europe on our first generation platform, and we are targeting a release of our second generation platform in Europe early next year. We anticipate that this system will incorporate a smaller catheter, shorter prep time, faster pullback speed, and a longer imaging segment than the current device."

"Based on landmark clinical trials including FAME and PROSPECT, more and more physicians have recognized the limitations of angiography alone, and are looking for additional tools to enhance their
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