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Spectranetics Whisper

Spectranetics Whisper

Research Question: Will superior results from the recent EXCITE ISR trial ensure FDA approval and provide a significant revenue boost for Spectranetics? Companies Covered: Spectranetics Corporation (SPNC) Report Available: August 14, 2014   Blueshift’s initial research shows a substantial market for the treatment of Femoropopliteal In-Stent Restenosis with the combination of SPNC’s laser atherectomy and percutaneous transluminal […]

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ISRG’s da Vinci Xi and International Focus Unlikely to Spur Growth

Research Question: Will the new da Vinci Xi robot and a company focus on international growth lead to a turnaround for Intuitive Surgical? Companies: CVE:TMD, ISRG By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Intuitive Surgical Inc.’s (ISRG) new da Vinci Xi System and the initiative to increase international sales and surgical […]

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ISRG Whisper

ISRG Whisper

Research Question: Will the new da Vinci Xi robot and a focus on international growth lead to a turnaround for ISRG? Companies Covered: Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG) Report Available: May 29, 2014   Blueshift’s initial research shows ISRG experiencing a significant slowdown in adoption and use of its da Vinci Surgical System, however it just launched its new da Vinci Xi […]

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Zeltiq’s CoolSculpting Adoption Expected to Be Widespread

Research Question: Will Zeltiq’s CoolSculpting system become widely adopted by patients and physicians? Companies: CUTR, CYNO, ELOS, LMNS, VRX, ZLTQ By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Zeltiq Aesthetics Inc.’s (ZLTQ) CoolSculpting device is expected to become widely adopted, thanks to growing interest and demand in noninvasive fat reduction procedures. Medical […]

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Zeltiq Whisper

Zeltiq Whisper

Research Question: Will Zeltiq’s CoolSculpting system become widely adopted by patients and physicians? Companies Covered: Zeltiq Aesthetics (ZLTQ) Report Available: April 18, 2014   Blueshift’s initial research indicates Zeltiq’s patented CoolSculpting cosmetic fat reduction system has the potential to grow significantly in popularity among physicians and patients due its non-invasive nature and competitive pricing, but it faces […]

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Abaxis’ Share Gains Will Have Little Effect on IDEXX’s Lead Position

Research Question: Are Abaxis and Heska taking share from IDEXX Laboratories now that the market has adjusted to a new competitive environment created by last year’s FTC settlement? Companies: ABAX, HSIC, HSKA, IDXX, MWIV, WOOF, ZTS By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Abaxis Inc. (ABAX) will gain some share in […]

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IDEXX Whisper

IDEXX Whisper

Research Question: Are Abaxis and Heska gaining share from IDEXX Laboratories now that the market has adjusted to the new competitive environment created by last year’s FTC settlement? Companies Covered: IDEXX Laboratories (IDXX), Abaxis (ABAX), Heska (HSKA), Zoetis (ZTS), VCA Antech (WOOF), MWI Veterinary Supply (MWIV) Report Available: February 26, 2014   Blueshift’s initial research indicates that IDEXX […]

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Medidata Will Dominate Large Pharma But Will See Little Movement Down Market

Research Question: Can Medidata successfully stave off competition from established clinical trial software leaders and open-source solutions? Companies: BIOC, DTRK, HPQ, IBM, MDSO, MRGE, ORCL, PRXL By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Medidata Solutions Inc. (MDSO) and Oracle Corp. (ORCL) will remain leaders in the clinical trial software industry serving […]

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Invisalign’s Growth Sustainable, Competition Weak

Research Question: Is Align Technology’s Invisalign growth sustainable? Companies: ALGN, DHR, MMM By: Chris Jenks Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings All 29 orthodontist and dentist sources predict strong growth for clear braces, which are undisputedly led by Align Technology Inc.’s (ALGN) Invisalign. U.S. sources project Invisalign to lead steady growth in clear […]

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Align Technology Whisper

Align Technology Whisper

Research Question: Is Align Technology’s Invisalign growth sustainable? Companies Covered: Align Technology (ALGN) Report Available: November 21, 2013   Blueshift’s initial research shows ALGN seeing significant revenue growth as more teens and adults use its products, while also successfully expanding internationally, though it is still trying to increase its penetration with dentists compared to orthodontists.   Observations […]

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