TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2012) - Titan Medical Inc. ("the Company") (TSX VENTURE:TMD)(OTCQX:TITXF) announced that today the Company's common shares commenced trading on the international tier of the OTCQX market in the United States under the ticker symbol "TITXF".
Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.
"We are pleased to be listed on the OTCQX market, which will provide our current and potential investors in the U.S. with a better platform to access our company's securities," said Craig Leon, Chief Executive Officer of Titan Medical, Inc. "As we continue to execute our growth strategy, the OTCQX listing will help us increase Titan's awareness among the investment community in the U.S."
Dorsey & Whitney LLP will serve as the Company's Principal American Liaison on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements and U.S. securities laws.
About OTC Markets Group Inc.
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About Titan Medical Inc.
Titan Medical Inc. is a Canadian public company (TSX VENTURE:TMD)(OTCQX:TITXF) 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, with the objective of allowing 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.
Forward Looking Statements
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