Thanks Steve. To comply with the Safe Harbor requirements of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 I would like to make a following statement. Comments made in this call which look forward in time, involve risk and uncertainties and are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements include statements made as to the company’s or management’s intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations or predictions of the future.
Additional information concerning risk and uncertainties that may impact these forward-looking statements is contained from time-to-time in the company's SEC filings, including the risk factor section of our previously followed Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009, our previously filed Form 10-Qs for the quarters ended March 31 and June 30, and for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, which we expect to file shortly and in the press release that went out this morning.
On the call today I will discuss certain non-GAAP financial measures. You can also find the comparable GAAP measures and the reconciliation of these non-GAAP measures to the applicable GAAP measures as scheduled to the press release that went out this morning, a copy of which is contained on the Investor Relations portion of our website. This morning we reported our results for the third quarter and the first nine months of 2010.We set all time third quarter and first nine month revenue records of 28.4 and 87.4 million for the period ended September 30, 2010. As of September 30, 2010, we had 36.3 million in cash, cash equivalents and restricted securities which includes 1.8 million received from the DOD and 5.3 million in restricted securities. The 36.3 million reflects the 6.7 million paid in September 2010 in connection the Starch Medical transaction. 4.3 million paid during 2010 was a repurchase of shares of CryoLife common stock and 2.1 million paid earlier this year to invest in Medafor common stock.