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How Early Can We Detect Cardiovascular Disease Less Expensively... Even in Childhood? 'PAT' is the Invisible Signal
Date:11/1/2007

Itamar Medical

American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2007

Press Breakfast

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Itamar Medical:

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

Rochester, MN

Dr. Peter Friberg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital,

Goteborg, 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 by November 2 to: Yvette Watson; yvette.watson@hillandknowlton.com (202) 944-1969.


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