MGC Diagnostics Corporation Enters The Japanese Market By Establishing Partnership With Pacific-Medico

Nov 10, 2015, 08:00 ET from MGC Diagnostics Corporation

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Nov. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ: MGCD), a global medical technology leader, today announced it has signed a multi-year partnership agreement with Pacific-Medico CO., LTD., Tokyo, Japan, to exclusively market MGC Diagnostics' CCM Express indirect calorimeter system in Japan.

CCM Express is a proprietary advanced technology designed for use with patients in critical care environments requiring mechanical ventilation. The compact, portable, point-of-care design makes indirect calorimetry rapid and uncomplicated—while providing highly accurate measurements of resting energy expenditure (REE) and caloric utilization measurements.

Pacific Medico Co., Ltd President, Hidetoshi Tsubakiyama, commented, "The partnership with MGC Diagnostics is the first step in bringing an effective patient management system into this demanding market. We are very excited about the future growth and opportunities of this partnership."

Todd M. Austin, Chief Executive Officer of MGC Diagnostics, commented, "The Japanese medical device market continues to experience positive growth. Entering this market is a significant step in expanding the global footprint of MGC Diagnostics. The CCM Express brings advanced technology to the physician, scientist and clinician challenged with providing care to critically ill patients where commonly used predictive equations often include errors in the prescription of nutritional therapies." 

Matthew S. Margolies, President of MGC Diagnostics, commented, "The CCM Express is an important strategic addition to Pacific Medico's ventilation and respiratory care product offerings. Their strong reputation and history of superior customer support make Pacific Medico the right long-term partner for MGC Diagnostics."

About Pacific Medico Co., Ltd

Since 1998, Pacific Medico Co., Ltd has engaged in the development, production, distribution, and export of ventilators and respiratory products. Based in Tokyo, Japan, Pacific Medico's mission is in providing the speedy and timely delivery of respiratory care products in an effort to provide steady and reliable medical products. Pacific Medico Co., Ltd serves customers in Japan and Internationally. For more information about Pacific Medico Co., Ltd, visit http://www.pacific-medico.com/.

About MGC Diagnostics

MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ: MGCD), is a global medical technology company dedicated to cardiorespiratory health solutions. The Company, through its Medical Graphics Corporation and MediSoft SA subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets non-invasive diagnostic systems. This portfolio of products provides solutions for disease detection, integrated care, and wellness across the spectrum of cardiorespiratory healthcare. The Company's products are sold internationally through distributors and in the United States through a direct sales force targeting heart and lung specialists located in hospitals, university based medical centers, medical clinics, physicians' offices, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, and clinical research organizations (CROs). For more information about MGC Diagnostics, visit www.mgcdiagnostics.com.

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Wesley W. Winnekins         

Joe Dorame, Robert Blum, Joe Diaz

MGC Diagnostics Corporation     

Lytham Partners, LLC

Chief Financial Officer                 

(602) 889-9700

(651) 484-4874                            

mgcd@lythampartners.com

 

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