SOURCE: Hansen Medical, Inc.

Hansen Medical, Inc.

December 21, 2015 08:00 ET

Hansen Medical Completes Sensei Commercial Transaction in Cooperation With Medtronic

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 21, 2015) - Hansen Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNSN), the global leader in intravascular robotics, today announced it has completed a transaction for a Sensei X Robotic System at Maastricht University Medical Center in Maastricht, Netherlands. The commercial process was completed through a joint commercial effort with Medtronic International Trading SARL, a key partner with Maastricht University Medical Center, a prominent European therapeutic and training center.

"Medtronic has been an outstanding partner throughout this commercial relationship at MUMC," said Cary Vance, Hansen Medical's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Maastricht University Medical Center recognizes the impact of advanced robotic treatments for patients and is aligned with our strategic vision. We anticipate a growing relationship with MUMC as it continues its expansion as a world-class therapeutic and training center," continued Vance. 

About the Sensei X Robotic System
The Sensei X Robotic System combines advanced levels of 3D catheter control and 3D visualization. This unique, state of the art technology has been used in thousands of patients, and is powered by a robotically controlled arm that allows for catheter navigation, stability and positioning within the patient's heart atria. The Sensei Robotic System, control catheters and accessories are intended to facilitate manipulation, positioning and control of Hansen Medical's robotically steerable catheters for collecting electrophysiological data within the heart atria with electro-anatomic mapping and recording systems, using specified percutaneous mapping catheters. The Sensei Robotic System is powered by a robotically controlled arm that allows for catheter navigation and stability. The safety and effectiveness of this device for use with cardiac ablation catheters, in the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias including atrial fibrillation, have not been established.

About Hansen Medical, Inc.
Hansen Medical, Inc., based in Mountain View, California, is the global leader in Intravascular Robotics, developing products and technology designed to enable the accurate positioning, manipulation and control of catheters and catheter-based technologies. The Company's Magellan™ Robotic System, Magellan Robotic Catheters, and related accessories are intended to facilitate navigation to anatomical targets in the peripheral vasculature and subsequently provide a conduit for manual placement of therapeutic devices. The Company's mission is to enable cardiac arrhythmia and endovascular procedures and to improve patient outcomes through the use of intravascular robotics. Additional information can be found at www.hansenmedical.com.

"Hansen Medical," "Hansen Medical (with Heart Design)," and "Heart Design (Logo)" are registered trademarks, and "Magellan" and "Hansen Medical Magellan" are trademarks of Hansen Medical, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Forward-Looking Statements
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