QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, Oct. 6, 2015 /CNW/ -- Opsens Inc. ("Opsens" or the "Company") (TSXV:OPS) (OTCQX:OPSSF), a company focusing on the measure of Fractional Flow Reserve ("FFR") in interventional cardiology, today announced that the October 1 presentation from Louis Laflamme, President and Chief Executive Officer, is now available for on-demand viewing at VirtualInvestorConferences.com. During this presentation, Mr. Laflamme provides a corporate overview, including recent development on the Company.
The Opsens presentation will be available 24/7 for 90 days. Investors and advisors may download shareholder materials from the "virtual trade booth" for the next three weeks.
Opsens aims to become a key player in the guidewire FFR market with the OptoWire, a nitinol-based optical guidewire. The OptoWire provides intra-coronary blood pressure measurements with unique, patented optical pressure guidewire technologies. It is immune to adverse effects related to blood contact, and allows easy and reliable connectivity that leads to reliable FFR measurements in extended conditions of usage. The OptoWire is also designed to provide cardiologists with a guidewire that provides optimal performance to navigate coronary arteries and cross blockages with ease and safety. Based on industry sources, the FFR market represented more than US$300 million in sales in 2014 and is expected to reach US$1 billion in the medium-term.
Opsens focuses mainly on the measure of Fractional Flow Reserve ("FFR") in interventional cardiology. Opsens offers an advanced optical-based pressure guidewire (OptoWire) that aims at improving the clinical outcome of patients with coronary artery disease. Opsens is also involved in industrial activities. The Company develops, manufactures and installs innovative fibre optic sensing solutions for critical applications such as the monitoring of oil wells and other demanding industrial applications.
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SOURCE Opsens Inc.
For further information: Thierry Dumas, CPA, CA, Chief Financial Officer, 418.682.9996; Louis Laflamme, CPA, CA, Chief Executive Officer, 418.682.9996, http://www.opsens.com