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Novadaq Technologies Inc. [NVDQ] to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, May 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Novadaq® Technologies Inc. [NVDQ], the leading provider of fluorescence imaging solutions for use during surgical and outpatient wound care procedures in patients with cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square, in celebration of Novadaq's one year anniversary of listing on the NASDAQ Global Market

In honor of the occasion, Arun Menawat, President and Chief Executive Officer of Novadaq will ring the Opening Bell.

Novadaq's core SPY® Imaging technology has been integrated into four commercial imaging systems: SPY Elite®, PINPOINT®, LUNA™ and FireFly™. Each system has been specifically designed for physicians performing open, endoscopic, wound care or robotic surgeries; to assist them in making informed, potentially life-saving decisions while performing complex procedures.

  • Forefront of a disruptive paradigm shift: imaging for surgeons
  • >850 SPY technology systems installed in U.S. hospitals
  • 75 publications support improved patient outcomes, including independent cost analyses supporting lower health care costs as a result
  • Potential to help surgeons improve outcomes of more than a million surgeries per year

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Friday, May 31, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:
Suzie Robinson, APR
(214) 577-9329
srobinson@novadaq.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

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About Novadaq Technologies, Inc. [NVDQ]:

Enabling medical professionals with clinically-relevant, innovative fluorescence imaging solutions to enhance the lives of patients and their caregivers, while reducing health care costs, is Novadaq's global mission. SPY fluorescence imaging technologies provide surgeons performing open, endoscopic and robotic procedures with real-time visualization of blood flow in vessels and tissue perfusion without exposing the patient or medical staff to potentially harmful ionizing radiation. Seventy-five peer-reviewed medical journal articles demonstrate the use of SPY imaging technologies during complex surgeries for the treatment of cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases leads to fewer post-operative complications and lower hospital costs.

SPY Imaging core technology is flexible and can be designed to meet the needs of specific physicians and markets. Today's commercially available FDA cleared systems include the SPY Elite System for open surgery, PINPOINT for endoscopic surgery, FireFly for robotic surgery and LUNA for perfusion assessment in wound care. The Company's unique business model of partnering with market-leading companies such as Intuitive Surgical®, Inc., and LifeCell™ Corporation to drive the adoption of Novadaq's fluorescence imaging technologies in certain markets with Novadaq's direct sales organization for endoscopy and wound care is the cornerstone of the company's corporate strategy for growth.

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