About Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Studies
MPI studies help detect and characterize coronary artery disease by identifying areas of poor blood flow in the heart. Every year, between 7.5 and 9.3 million MPI studies are performed in the United States. Almost half of these studies utilized a pharmacologic stress agent.
About TPG-Axon Capital
TPG-Axon Capital is a leading global investment firm, with over $16 billion of capital invested in both public and private markets around the world. Through offices in New York, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo, the firm makes focused, long-term investments in companies, industries and assets across geographies.
About CV Therapeutics
CV Therapeutics, Inc., headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on applying molecular cardiology to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel, small molecule drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
CV Therapeutics' approved products include Ranexa(R) (ranolazine extended-release tablets), indicated for the treatment of chronic angina in patients who have not achieved an adequate response with other antianginal drugs, and Lexiscan(TM) (regadenoson) injection for use as a pharmacologic stress agent in radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging in patients unable to undergo adequate exercise stress. CV Therapeutics also has other clinical and preclinical drug development candidates and programs that have not been determined to be safe or effective in humans for any uses.
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