Titan Medical Inc.
TSX VENTURE : TMD

Titan Medical Inc.

December 01, 2011 16:00 ET

Titan Medical Inc. Completes Amadeus Composer™ Pre-Production Console and Video Tower

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 1, 2011) - Titan Medical Inc. ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE:TMD) announced today that it has completed prototypes of the pre-production Surgeon Console and Video Tower, and Beta Patient Cart of its Amadeus Composer™ platform. The pre-production versions of the Surgeon Console and Video Tower are in the final phases of development and Titan plans to move forward to final design for manufacture and testing.

Craig Leon, Chief Executive Officer of Titan Medical Inc., commented, "I am extremely pleased with the efforts and dedication of our engineering team and development partners in completing the Console and Video Tower of Amadeus Composer™ on schedule. This marks a significant advancement in Titan Medical's development cycle. We are now committed to proceeding to our next major milestone of tissue and animal feasibility studies by the middle of 2012."

Amadeus Composer™ is a next generation surgical system that has a uniquely designed external robot and flexible instruments which allow surgeons to overcome constraints of surgical procedures in small to medium spaces. Amadeus Composer™ is designed for use in robotic surgery procedures such as thoracic (lung), ENT (ear, nose and throat), general surgical procedures as well as other surgical cases that are performed in very small and tight spaces. Other elements that make up the Amadeus™ Robotic Surgical System include communications, simulation systems and haptics.

About Titan Medical Inc.

Titan Medical Inc. is a Canadian public company (TSX VENTURE:TMD) focused on the development and commercialization of robotic surgical technologies. The Company is currently developing Amadeus Composer™, a surgical system that has a uniquely designed external robot and flexible instruments, and allows surgeons to overcome constraints of surgical procedures in small to medium spaces. Amadeus Maestro™, the Company's next generation 4-armed robotic surgical system with advanced communication and training, utilizes the Titan True Touch Technology™ and is targeted to surgical procedures in large spaces. Robotic surgery has developed over the past 10 years into a proven and growing method of treatment. The global robotic surgical market size is currently estimated to be approximately $1 billion and is estimated to grow to $5 billion by 2015 with potential for placement of 6,000 robotic surgical systems. The Company is researching and developing innovative technologies to empower surgeons to use robots in the operating room of the future. For more information, visit the Company's website at www.titanmedicalinc.com.

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