Navigation Links
University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago First Hospital to Install Innovative Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System
Date:5/6/2009

New FDA-approved medical device "is specifically designed to objectively measure cardiopulmonary gas exchange in heart failure patients. It can make a dramatic difference in treating CRT patients." Dr. Abraham Kocheril, Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Electrophysiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) May 6, 2009 -- The University of Illinois Medical Center, the primary teaching facility for the UIC College of Medicine (the nation's largest medical school), is the first such institution to install and begin using the innovative Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System. Developed by Shape Medical Systems, Inc., this non-invasive medical device assesses heart-lung interaction and ventilation in patients with chronic heart failure and other cardiopulmonary disease. While gas exchange testing devices have been used for several years to measure cardiopulmonary response to exercise, Shape-HF™ is the first device specifically designed for cardiology. Shape-HF™ is FDA-approved, easy to use, easy on the patient, and provides clinically relevant data that is easy to understand, reproducible and immediately useful to a cardiologist.


   
Upon being introduced to the Shape-HF™ System, Dr. Abraham Kocheril, Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Electrophysiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, saw immediate applications for the device. "It broadens the pool of heart failure patients we are able to accurately test because it is less cumbersome than existing cardiopulmonary testing devices and
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. GlaxoSmithKline Recognizes University of Michigans Dr. Daniel F. Hayes as the First Recipient of the Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award
2. BioMarin Licenses Technology From Leading Cystic Fibrosis Research Laboratory at the University of California, San Francisco
3. Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. Secures Exclusive License to Use New University of Alberta Technology for Developing Microfluidic Devices
4. Alliance for Medical Devices, Instrumentation and Diagnostics formed between Fraunhofer Center for Manufacturing Innovation and Boston University
5. The University of Nottingham in the British Midlands Announces Development of Possible Hepatitis C Vaccine
6. University of Leicester scientists discover technique to help friendly bacteria
7. MichBio Announces Student Career Day at Michigan State University
8. Dr. Thomas Van Dyke Renowned Boston University Professor Joins Imagenetixs Medical Advisory Board
9. University HealthSystem Consortium Chooses SciQuest to Optimize Medical Research Procurement
10. Helix Biopharma announces addition of University of Arizona professor Kenneth Hatch as new medical advisor
11. McGill University Purchases GenVaults Personal Archive System to Manage Rare Cancer Samples
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago First Hospital to Install Innovative Shape-HF™ Cardiopulmonary Testing System
(Date:1/15/2014)... OXFORD, England and SAN JOSE, California ... an international biotechnology company developing antibody-drug conjugates for cancer, today ... its Board of Directors. Dr Reynolds has over 20 years, ... Chief Medical Officer at Seattle Genetics. "I am ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 Two champions ... continued their sponsorship of an annual competition for middle ... and access to, innovative STEM study. The competition presents ... TEAMS: Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Sciences ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... Toronto, ON (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 ... an experimental new therapy for the treatment of tinnitus. ... unique tinnitus frequency, and over a period of weeks to ... Notched Sound Therapy in two forms: Notched Music and Notched ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... leading provider of strategic communications services to corporations and organizations preparing ... the United States and Europe , ... returning to the firm,s Washington, D.C. office. ... two years of service as Associate Commissioner for the Office of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD to its Board of Directors 2Oxford BioTherapeutics Appoints Thomas C Reynolds MD, PhD to its Board of Directors 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 5Former FDA Associate Commissioner Returns To 3D Communications 2
... , June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris ... a late-stage drug development company specialized in oncology and ... announced registered direct offering of US$12.1 million ... purchase warrants to certain institutional investors. Net proceeds from ...
... June 21, 2010 The Pharmaceutical practice,at MarketsandMarkets is pleased to announce a new report ... , ... , , ... , , ...
... in power capacity as a result of a new finding ... for one of the battery,s electrodes produced a significant increase ... it could deliver from a given weight of material, compared ... in small portable devices, and with further research might also ...
Cached Biology Technology:Aeterna Zentaris Receives US$12 Million on Closing of Registered Direct Offering 2Aeterna Zentaris Receives US$12 Million on Closing of Registered Direct Offering 3Top 10 Drug Delivery Technologies (2010 - 2015): MarketsandMarkets 2Top 10 Drug Delivery Technologies (2010 - 2015): MarketsandMarkets 3Top 10 Drug Delivery Technologies (2010 - 2015): MarketsandMarkets 4Using carbon nanotubes in lithium batteries can dramatically improve energy capacity 2Using carbon nanotubes in lithium batteries can dramatically improve energy capacity 3
(Date:7/9/2014)... candidate developed by researchers at the NIH,s ... and its collaborators to treat sickle cell ... BioScience business. The drug candidate, Aes-103, is ... underlying molecular mechanism of sickle cell disease. ... activities required for regulatory approval and commercialization. ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... southern Europe are less fit in terms of ... European peers. Moreover, southern adolescents are more obese ... fat than those from the centre-north of Europe. ... from an ambitious study conducted by scientists from ... in collaboration with 25 other European research groups. ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... yield big savings, if they are used in ... the Brigham and Women,s Hospital and coauthors analyzed ... savingshigh-cost patients; readmissions; triage; decompensation (when a patient,s ... a disease affects multiple organ systems. They suspect ... current costs associated with all six scenarios will ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):First drug candidate from NIH program acquired by biopharmaceutical company 2First drug candidate from NIH program acquired by biopharmaceutical company 3First drug candidate from NIH program acquired by biopharmaceutical company 4Adolescents from southern Europe are less fit and more obese than central-northern European peers 2The impact of big data on health care: Health Affairs' July issue 2
... CITY, MO Cells trying to keep pace with constantly ... between maintaining their genomic integrity and allowing enough genetic ... study, researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research ... genomes become unstable, readily acquiring or losing whole chromosomes ...
... the genetic variance of human metabolism, researchers have identified ... with levels of circulating metabolites, i.e., small molecules that ... Many of the studied metabolites are biomarkers for cardiovascular ... provide valuable insight into the biological processes leading to ...
... the researchers to see an aspect of light that humans ... sensitive to polarized light, many reef dwelling animals are but ... studies of reef communities. Thanks to generous support provided ... team of researchers from the Ecology of Vision Laboratory in ...
Cached Biology News:That which does not kill yeast makes it stronger 2That which does not kill yeast makes it stronger 3Genetic regulation of metabolomic biomarkers - paths to cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes 2Capturing an octopus-eye view of the Great Barrier Reef 2
... The mycobacteria in Complete Freund's adjuvant attract ... site which enhances the immuneresponse. For this ... for the initial injections; Incomplete Freund's adjuvant ... (preferably in saline) are typically mixed with ...
The ELISA Kit for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) is an in vitro enzyme immunoassay for the detection of HBsAg in human serum or plasma....
2,4-Dinitrophenyl hapten is conjugated to Keyhole Limpet (KLH) protein through lysine....
Alexa Fluor 350/488/594 Filter Set (Semrock Brightline) *mounted* *Zeiss Axio AF...
Biology Products: