Examples of such statements include statements about the potential timing of FDA clearance of our Magellan Robotic System in the U.S., the timing of future clinical cases to be performed with the System, the potential benefits of the System on vascular procedures, and the timing of commercializing our Magellan System; as well as statements about the anticipated increase in adoption of our Sensei platform for electrophysiology procedures.
Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements include, among others: engineering, regulatory and sales challenges in developing new products and entering new markets; potential safety and regulatory issues that could slow or suspend our sales; the uncertain timelines, costs and results of pre-clinical and clinical trials; the rate of adoption of our systems and the rate of use of our catheters; the scope and validity of intellectual property rights applicable to our products; competition from other companies; our ability to maintain our remedial actions over previously reported material weaknesses in internal controls over financial reporting; the effect of credit, financial and economic conditions on capital spending by our potential customers; our ability to manage expenses and obtain additional financing; and other risks more fully described in the Risk Factors section of our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 filed with the SEC on November 7, 2011, and the risks discussed in our other reports filed with the SEC.
Given these uncertainties, you should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements included in our remarks and responses to questions. We undertake no obligation to revise or update information herein to reflect events or circumstances in the future, even if new information becomes available.
And with that, I’ll turn the call over to Bruce.Bruce J. BarclayThank you, Pete. Good afternoon, everyone. Thank you all for joining us today for our fourth quarter and year end 2011 conference call. In today’s call, I will provide an update on our strategic imperatives, our achievements for the fourth quarter and 2011 calendar year, and a discussion of our outlook for 2012. I’ll then turn the call over to Pete, he’ll provide a review of our financial results.
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