Laguna Beach, CA – February 19, 2009— OrthAlign, Inc., a privately held medical device company in Orange County, CA, announced today that Pieter Wolters, President and CEO, is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Adams Musculoskeletal Conference at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday, February 24, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. PST.
Beginning February 25 through 27, 2009, OrthAlign will exhibit at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, NV.
About OrthAlign, Inc.:
OrthAlign is developing a line of computer-assisted surgical devices that are affordable, hassle-free and easy to use. Using technology that distills the critical features and benefits of large surgical navigation systems in a non-invasive, disposable, palm-sized device, OrthAlign’s goal is to create new standards for precision and consistency in total joint replacement.
On January 7, 2009, OrthAlign announced securing a $7.2 million Series A financing round led by Research Corporation Technologies (Tucscon, AZ) and Okapi Venture Capital, LLC. (Laguna Beach, CA). Additional participants included the company’s seed investors, D. Ronald Yagoda and Ned Scheetz, President & CEO Pieter Wolters, other members of management, and a group of accredited private individuals.
The capital is being used to confirm the practicality of the technology, the applicability to the surgical suite and to bring the first generation of products to market. Initial prototypes have been received favorably by leading orthopedic surgeons in the US. The company expects to start commercialization of its first products in the second half of 2009. For more information, visit www.orth-align.com.