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TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 11, 2015) - Titan Medical Inc. ("Titan
" or the "Company
") (TSX: TMD) (OTCQX: TITXF) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2015. All financial results are reported in U.S. dollars, unless otherwise stated.
The unaudited condensed interim financial statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis for the period may be viewed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
John Hargrove, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Titan Medical Inc., commented, "During the second quarter, we continued to invest in our technology and to build industry relationships that position us for further progress in the development of the SPORT™ Surgical System. The agreements we have recently signed underscore our commitment to improving the SPORT™ Surgical System's capabilities and providing a comprehensive training program for surgeons. We continue discussions with prospective manufacturers as we prepare the SPORT™ Surgical System for commercial launch. In the near term we look forward to achieving our fourth quarter milestones of building units for engineering verification and first-in-human trials."
About Titan Medical Inc.
Titan Medical Inc. is a Canadian public company focused on the design and development of a robotic surgical system for application in minimally invasive surgery ("MIS"). The Company's Single Port Orifice Robotic Technology, SPORT™
Surgical System, currently under development, is comprised of a surgeon-controlled robotic platform that includes a 3D vision system and interactive instruments for performing MIS procedures, and a surgeon workstation that provides the surgeon with an interface to the robotic platform for controlling the interactive instruments and providing a 3D endoscopic view of inside a patient's body during MIS procedures. The SPORT™
Surgical System is being designed to expand robotic surgery into both simple and complex areas of surgical specialties and procedures that are currently under-serviced. It is also being designed to allow surgeons to perform procedures within small- to medium-size surgical spaces for general abdominal, gynecologic, and urologic indications. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.titanmedicalinc.com.
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" which reflect the current expectations of management of the Company's future growth, results of operations, performance and business prospects and opportunities. Wherever possible, words such as "may", "would", "could", "will", "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "potential for" and similar expressions have been used to identify these forward-looking statements. These statements reflect management's current beliefs with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, those listed in the "Risk Factors" section of the Company's Annual Information Form dated March 31, 2015 (which may be viewed at www.sedar.com). Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward looking statements prove incorrect, actual results, performance, or achievements may vary materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. These factors should be considered carefully, and prospective investors should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained in the news release are based upon what management currently believes to be reasonable assumptions, the Company cannot assure prospective investors that actual results, performance or achievements will be consistent with these forward-looking statements.Titan Medical Inc. John HargroveChairman and Chief Executive Officer (416) 548-7522 (ext. 151)NEXT ARTICLE