ADVISORY, Nov. 13, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: MAKO Surgical Corp. (MAKO), an orthopedic medical device company that completed its initial public offering and began publicly trading on NASDAQ in February of 2008, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. Maurice R. Ferre, M.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of MAKO Surgical Corp. (MAKO); members of the executive team and Board of Directors will preside over the The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell. "It is an honor to be invited to open The NASDAQ Stock Market at this critical stage in our company's growth, as we continue the commercialization of our robotic arm system in the field of orthopedics," said Dr. Ferre. "MAKO has achieved many milestones since listing on NASDAQ, including the successful launch of the next generation of its robotic arm system, the RIO(R) Robotic-Arm Interactive Orthopedic System and its RESTORIS(R) MCK implants." Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, November 16, 2009 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. EST Contacts: Susan Verde (954) 927-2044 ext. 349 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About MAKO Surgical Corp. (MAKO):
MAKO Surgical Corp. is a medical device company that markets both its RIO(R) Robotic-Arm Interactive Orthopedic system and its proprietary RESTORIS(R) implants for minimally invasive orthopedic knee procedures. The MAKO RIO is a surgeon-interactive tactile surgical platform that incorporates a robotic arm and patient-specific visualization technology and prepares the knee joint for the insertion and alignment of MAKO's resurfacing RESTORIS implants through a minimal incision. The FDA-cleared RIO system allows surgeons to provide a precise, consistently reproducible tissue-sparing, bone resurfacing procedure called MAKOplasty(R) to a large, yet underserved patient-specific population suffering from early to mid-stage osteoarthritic knee disease. MAKO has an intellectual property portfolio of more than 250 licensed or owned patents and patent applications relating to the areas of robotics, haptics, computer assisted surgery and implants. Additional information can be found at www.makosurgical.com.
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