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 News Release - July 27, 2010

Titan Medical Inc. Announces MOU with Rochester General Hospital

ORONTO, ONTARIO July 27 -- (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Titan Medical Inc. ("the Company") (TSX-V:TMD ) is pleased to announce the signing of a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Rochester General Hospital. Under terms of the agreement the Company will engage Rochester General Hospital to provide certain testing and evaluation services and related reports with respect to the clinical-grade surgeon console of the Amadeus™ Robotic Surgical Platform.

Dr. Reiza Rayman, President of Titan Medical Inc., commented as follows:

"As we near the clinical trial stage of our next generation robotic surgical system we are pleased to have initiated a relationship with Rochester General Hospital, which is recognized nationally for its robotic surgery program leadership, ranking among the top 4% of U.S. hospitals in robotic surgery procedures completed."

Under the terms of the MOU, Rochester General Hospital will perform testing and evaluation of the surgeon console and its component sub-systems (vision system, telecommunication system, hand controllers, simulated instrumentation, ergonomic interface, etc.) and will provide Titan with detailed testing and evaluation reports.

About Rochester General Hospital

Rochester General Hospital, the flagship of Rochester General Health System, is a 528-bed hospital served by more than 1,300 medical and dental staff members and more than 5,000 employees. Rochester General is a tertiary care facility with strong referral relationships with several regional hospitals. In 2009, RGH cared for more than 87,000 patients in the emergency department, discharged over 32,000 inpatients, and performed more than 20,100 surgical procedures and over 1,050,000 outpatient encounters.

Rochester General offers a full array of services to meet the medical needs of its surrounding communities, including nationally recognized programs in cardiac, cancer, orthopaedic, vascular, surgical, and diabetes care. Distinctions for quality include designation as a Solucient/Thompson Top 100 Cardiac Hospital nine times and recognition as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Systems in the U.S. for four consecutive years. High quality clinical care provided at Rochester General is amplified by relationships and affiliations with nationally renowned institutions such as the Cleveland Clinic (for cardiac care) and Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The hospital also serves as a digital imaging global showcase for Carestream Health.

About Titan Medical Inc.

Titan Medical Inc. is a Canadian public company (TSX-V:TMD ) focused on the development and commercialization of robotic surgical technologies. The Company is currently developing Amadeus, a next generation 4-armed robotic surgical system, with the objective of enabling surgeons to remotely manipulate surgical instruments. Robotic surgery has developed over the past 10 years into a proven and growing method of treatment. The global robotic surgical market size is currently estimated to be over $1 billion with potential for placement of 6,000 robotic surgical systems. The Company is researching and developing innovative technologies to empower surgeons to use robots in the operating room of the future. For more information, visit the Company's website at

Forward Looking Statements

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Source: Titan Medical

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