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Volcano Corporation to Supply Intravascular Ultrasound Technology to Covidien for Integration with Plaque Excision Systems
Date:5/4/2011

SAN DIEGO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Volcano Corporation (NASDAQ: VOLC), the leading developer and manufacturer of precision guided therapy tools designed to enhance the treatment of coronary and peripheral vascular disease, today announced the signing of a supply agreement with ev3, a Covidien company, under which Volcano will supply its proprietary Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS) technology for use in ev3's Plaque Excision Systems.  Utilizing the digital IVUS transducer incorporated in Volcano's market leading EagleEye® catheter product line, this new product will be capable of running on Volcano's global installed base of 5,000 systems.

"At Volcano, our imaging and physiology tools provide a level of precision that angiography alone simply cannot match," commented Scott Huennekens, President and CEO of Volcano. "In addition to our internally developed image guided therapy products, such as the VIBE® RX Imaging Balloon (commercially available in the EU only), we have looked to other medical device industry leaders to join us in differentiating therapeutic devices by adding integrated imaging capabilities. Covidien is an innovative company that recognizes the value of onboard visualization and is committed to bringing these new, more precise therapies to market to help improve patient outcomes. This agreement also exemplifies the value of our one system, many solutions strategy facilitated by our multi-modality platform."

Plaque Excision Systems, also called atherectomy devices, are catheters that remove plaque that blocks arteries and interrupts blood flow.  Instead of compressing plaque against the vessel wall – as is the case with balloon and stent therapy alone – plaque excision systems remove the obstruction from the vessel, thereby restoring blood flow, reducing damage to the ve
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