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Date:11/4/2007

'PAT' is the Invisible Signal

Itamar Medical

American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2007

Press Breakfast

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO: Dr. Amir Lerman, Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Peter Friberg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goeteborg,

Sweden

Mr. Israel Schreiber, President and CEO, Itamar Medical

Dr. Mark Pritzker, Cardiologist, University of Minnesota Medical

Center

Dr. Giora Yaron -- Co-Chairman, Itamar Board of Directors.

WHAT: Itamar Medical AHA Press Breakfast --

Endothelial dysfunction -- the underappreciated cardiovascular

risk factor

WHEN: Monday, November 5, 2007 8:00 a.m.

WHERE: The Aviary Room

Celebration Hotel

700 Bloom St.

Celebration, FL.

WHY: Find out why PAT Technology is the "buzz" at AHA

It's been nearly a decade since the Nobel Prize was awarded for

discovering the link between endothelial dysfunction and

cardiovascular disease. The key is recognizing subtle changes in

blood flow, called peripheral arterial tone (PAT). Research

released at this AHA conference validates this basic science.

-- Framingham Heart Study uses PAT Technology to find links

between endothelial dysfunction and cardiovascular risk factors

-- Swedish scientists note that anger, depression and anxiety in

children are connected to measurable endothelial changes that

precedes heart disease

-- An international team of scientists discovers that endothelial

damage is widespread in malaria, suggesting new avenues for

treatment

-- Endothelial damage is common in insulin resistant patients;

treating insulin resistance could change the outcome for many

-- Certain pacemakers implanted to boost the right side of the

heart are linked to endothelial damage and decreased heart

function.

About Itamar Medical

Itamar Medical Ltd., established in 1997, is a public (TASE: ITMR) medical technology company that developed the proprietary PAT(TM) (Peripheral Arterial Tone) signal. The PAT signal is a non-invasive "window" to the cardiovascular system and the autonomic nervous system.

PLEASE RSVP to: Yvette Watson; yvette.watson@hillandknowlton.com

(202) 944-1969.


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