"CardioDx is proud to join an outstanding group of more than 7,300 laboratories worldwide that have received CAP accreditation," said David Levison , President and CEO of CardioDx. "This important milestone reflects our commitment to providing the highest quality standards for our clinicians and their patients."
About Obstructive Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease is a very common heart condition in the United States. One in five deaths among Americans is caused by CAD.1 CAD can cause a narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries (vessels to the heart that supply the heart with blood, oxygen, and nutrients), reducing blood flow to the heart muscle. This narrowing or blockage in the coronary arteries is often referred to as obstructive CAD, characterized by the presence of atherosclerosis or plaque.
About Corus CAD
With a simple blood draw, Corus CAD can safely, accurately and conveniently help primary care clinicians and cardiologists assess whether or not a stable non-diabetic patient's symptoms are due to obstructive coronary artery disease, enabling many patients to avoid unnecessary invasive procedures and exposure to imaging-related radiation risks or imaging agent intolerance. The test has been clinically validated in multiple independent patient cohorts, including two prospective, multicenter U.S. studies, PREDICT and COMPASS. Additionally, a retrospective, multicenter chart review study and the prospective IMPACT trial at Vanderbilt University demonstrated that Corus CAD use yields statistically significant and clinically relevant changes in patient management decis
|SOURCE CardioDx, Inc.|
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