Perimeter Medical Imaging AI Announces First Commercial Placement of Perimeter S-Series OCT in the State of Utah
TORONTO and DALLAS, April 25, 2023 /CNW/ - Perimeter Medical Imaging AI, Inc. (TSXV: PINK) (OTC: PYNKF) (FSE: 4PC) ("Perimeter" or the "Company") – a medical technology company driven to transform cancer surgery with ultra-high-resolution, real-time, advanced imaging tools to address high unmet medical needs – announced the first commercial placement of its flagship Perimeter S-Series OCT system in the state of Utah, which will be used under the direction of breast surgeon, Jennifer J. Tittensor, MD, FACS.
Perimeter S-Series OCT received FDA 510(k) clearance in 2021 and is a medical imaging tool that uses Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) to provide clinicians with cross-sectional, real-time margin visualization (1-2 mm below the surface) of an excised tissue specimen.
Jeremy Sobotta, Perimeter's Chief Executive Officer stated, "As we continue to reach out to leading surgeons across the U.S. to educate about the benefits of our flagship Perimeter S-Series OCT, we are pleased to report this first commercial placement in Utah. The momentum continues to build in our sales pipeline, resulting in increased leads and demonstrations with key opinion leaders, like Dr. Tittensor, who represent the champions and initial adopters of our ground-breaking technology."
Jennifer J. Tittensor, MD, FACS, "Surgeons have long recognized the challenge of achieving 'clean' margins while preserving healthy tissue during breast conservation surgery. I believe Perimeter S-Series OCT will assist me to make informed decisions on margin status 'real-time' in the OR, with the goal of providing the best care and outcomes for my patients."
Based in Toronto, Canada and Dallas, Texas, Perimeter Medical Imaging AI (TSX-V: PINK) (OTC: PYNKF) (FSE: 4PC) is a medical technology company driven to transform cancer surgery with ultra-high-resolution, real-time, advanced imaging tools to address areas of high unmet medical need. Available across the U.S., our FDA-cleared Perimeter S-Series OCT system provides real-time, cross-sectional visualization of excised tissues at the cellular level. The breakthrough-device-designated investigational Perimeter B-Series OCT with ImgAssist AI represents our next-generation artificial intelligence technology that is currently being evaluated in a pivotal clinical trial, with support from a grant of up to US$7.4 million awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. The company's ticker symbol "PINK" is a reference to the pink ribbons used during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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Released April 25, 2023