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									                                Visualase, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDME12442SA                                                                                          Publication Date: MAR 2012

          8058 El Rio Street                                 Phone             +1 713 2752063                   Revenue         NA
          Houston, TX                                        Fax               +1 713 7410122                   Net Profit      NA
          77054                                              Website           www.visualaseinc.com             Employees       NA
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Medical Equipment

       Company Overview
       Visualase, Inc. (Visualase) is a US-based privately-held company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of
       advanced laser and image-guided technologies for thermal ablation markets. It was founded as a spin-off from BioTex, Inc. The
       company developed a new laser technology Visualase, that utilizes light energy to destroy soft tissue including tumor tissue. Its
       Laser Thermal Ablation Therapy (LITT) is a minimally invasive therapy that is used for the treatment of solid tumors and and
       malignant tumors. Its laser technology is used in neurosurgery, urology and soft tissue.The Visualase Technology therapy is
       available in 15 locations across the US.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Visualase, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Robert R. Tillman                 Director                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Ashok Gowda, Ph.D.                Chief Operating Officer
                                                                                   Unique Technology                    Restricted Target Market
         Roger McNichols, Ph.D.            Chief Technology Officer
                                                                                   Focused Research and                 Lack of Geographic Reach
         Bill Hoffman                      Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                   Development Activities
         T. Andrew Keene                   Director,             Business
                                           Development
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
        GlobalData
                                                                                   FDA Approval for PhoTex30            Potential Complications / Side
                                                                                   Diode Laser Series                   Effects
        Key Competitors
         Globus Medical, Inc.                                                      Market Growth in Emerging            Alternative Therapies
                                                                                   Economies
         ALCprecision
         Balter Medical Inc
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
         Accusoft Pegasus
        Biotel Incorporated
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Visualase, Inc. - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Visualase, Inc. - Key Employees ........................................................................................................................................................ 5
       Visualase, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ...................................................................................................................................... 6
       Visualase, Inc. - Major Products and Services ................................................................................................................................... 7
       Visualase, Inc. - Medical Equipment Pipeline Products Data ............................................................................................................. 8
          Visualase, Inc. Pipeline Products by Equipment Type .................................................................................................................... 8
          Visualase, Inc. Pipeline Products by Development Stage ............................................................................................................ 10
       Visualase, Inc. - History .................................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Visualase, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................................... 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Visualase, Inc. - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................. 14
       Visualase, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................................... 15
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Visualase, Inc. - Strengths ............................................................................................................................................................ 15
             Strength - Unique Technology................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Focused Research and Development Activities ....................................................................................................... 15
          Visualase, Inc. - Weaknesses ....................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Weakness - Restricted Target Market ....................................................................................................................................... 15
             Weakness - Lack of Geographic Reach ..................................................................................................................
								
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