Sutura, Inc.
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Sutura, Inc.

January 13, 2006 10:05 ET

Sutura Issues Shareholder Update

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 13, 2006) - Sutura, Inc. ("Sutura")(OTCBB:SUTU), a California-based medical device company, today issued an update to its shareholders on the completion its merger with Technology Visions Group. Shareholders of the former privately-held Sutura, Inc. will be sent a Transmittal Letter over the next week instructing them to send their old shares in to the transfer agent to exchange them for new shares in the now publicly trading Company.

Anthony Nobles, President and Chief Executive Officer at Sutura, Inc, stated, "This is essentially a housekeeping matter, as the shareholders of the former private company have been shareholders of the public company since the merger was completed in August. We have been working with our accountants to ensure that each shareholder received the full benefit of the transaction. This work has now been completed, and we are now pleased to instruct our transfer agent to process the transaction."

Shareholders of the formerly privately-held Sutura, Inc. should hold on to their shares until they receive the Transmittal Letter which will direct them to send their shares to Sutura's transfer agent, North American Transfer Co. (147 W. Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520-0311, Tel. (516) 379-8501) to be exchanged for shares in the public company (SUTU).

About Sutura, Inc.

Sutura®, Inc. ( is a medical device company that has developed a line of innovative, minimally invasive, vascular suturing devices to suture the puncture created in arteries during open surgery and catheter-based procedures. The Company's line of SuperStitch medical devices provide sutured closure of the arteriotomy site utilizing the existing catheter sheath introducer or cannula during fluoroscopically guided procedures and directly through the open arteriotomy during open surgical procedures.

Within the United States the 8F & 6F SuperStitch devices are available for use in performing vascular stitching in general surgery, including endoscopic procedures. It is not intended for blind closure of an arteriotomy site. The SuperStitch 8F & 6F is approved in the European Union and CE marked with the indication for use as follows: The SuperStitch is indicated for use in performing vascular stitching in general surgery, including endoscopic procedures. In the EU there is no requirement for the use of fluoroscopic guidance. Sutura's headquarters are in Fountain Valley, California. "Sutura®" and "SuperStitch®" are registered trademarks of Sutura, Inc.

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