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The PLSG Invests $150,000 in Coventina Healthcare Enterprises, Inc., Its Eighth Company Relocation to Pittsburgh
Date:9/19/2007

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse (PLSG), the private/public partnership putting the region's life sciences industry on a fast track for growth, announced that the PLSG has invested $150,000 in Coventina Healthcare Enterprises, Inc., a medical device company that provides therapeutic warming (using Radio Frequency) and multi-modal treatment systems for research, rehabilitation, and management of pain related to injury, aging and disease.

Coventina recently acquired the assets of SeliCor, Inc., a Texas company, and has established operations in southwestern Pennsylvania.

The SeliTherm(TM) System, Coventina's FDA cleared therapeutic warming device, consists of a Radio Frequency (RF) generator and a family of form-fitting garments containing helically coiled wires which deliver gentle, deep, therapeutic heating along the length of the body part during treatment. This highly efficient, longitudinal field surrounds and gently "bathes" the treatment area in RF energy. This approach virtually eliminates the risk of injury to the patient, removes the need for attended delivery, and allows the person to experience effective and comfortable therapeutic warming.

Therapeutic warming (raising the temperature of the tissues 1.0 to 1.6 inches below the surface of the skin to a temperature between 104 degrees Fahrenheit and 113 degrees Fahrenheit) causes certain physiological changes to take place in the treated tissues. These physiological changes result in pain relief, decreased joint stiffness, increased range of motion, relief from muscle spasms and joint contractures, and accelerated healing of soft tissue injuries.

"We welcome Coventina to our regional life sciences community," said John W. Manzetti, PLSG's President and CEO. "Our region is well poised to become a global life sciences leader and it is the perfect place for a young life sciences company to form and prosper." Mr. Manzetti continued, "The
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