'PAT' is the Invisible Signal
American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2007
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ --
WHO: Dr. Amir Lerman, Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Dr. Peter Friberg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goeteborg,
Mr. Israel Schreiber, President and CEO, Itamar Medical
Dr. Mark Pritzker, Cardiologist, University of Minnesota Medical
Dr. Giora Yaron -- Co-Chairman, Itamar Board of Directors.
WHAT: Itamar Medical AHA Press Breakfast --
Endothelial dysfunction -- the underappreciated cardiovascular
WHEN: Monday, November 5, 2007 8:00 a.m.
WHERE: The Aviary Room
700 Bloom St.
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
|SOURCE Itamar Medical Ltd.|
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