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Physicians Use Cardioscan to Evaluate Student Athletes During Sports Physicals
Date:2/20/2008

school district is the first school in the country to incorporate Cardioscan into student physicals."

According to Zargis CEO John Kallassy, "Our Cardioscan device could be a cost effective addition to any school system's sports preparticipation screening program. As a result, we believe that Cardioscan could one day become a standard of care in pre-sports physicals in physicians' offices or at the more than 26,000 secondary schools in the U.S. as well as in school systems in numerous overseas markets."

As part of the evaluation protocol, the entire nursing team for the Long Branch district, led by head nurse Kathy Celli, has undergone training in the use of Cardioscan.

About Zargis Medical Corp.

Zargis Medical Corp. develops advanced diagnostic decision support products and services for primary care physicians, pediatricians, cardiologists and other healthcare professionals. Zargis was formed in 2001 when Siemens Corporate Research, a division of Siemens AG (NYSE: SI), and Speedus Corp. co-invested to develop and market an advanced acoustic technology designed to detect heart abnormalities identified through analysis of heart sounds.

About Cardioscan

Zargis has developed Cardioscan, the first and only computer-assisted medical device designed to support physicians in analyzing heart sounds for the identification of suspected systolic and diastolic murmurs. Cardioscan is a non-invasive device that is easy to use, portable, and takes just minutes to perform. The device implements voice-guided protocol and a graphical user interface while maintaining an efficient physician workflow. Cardioscan provides a summary of findings in terms that are readily understood by physicians and offers an additional range of
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