Navigation Links
Atherotech to Exhibit VAP(R) Cholesterol Test at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2009
Date:10/29/2009

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Atherotech, Inc., a cardiodiagnostic company, announced it will exhibit its VAP® Cholesterol Test at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2009. The annual meeting takes place November 14-18 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Representatives for Atherotech will be available during regular exhibit hours on November 15, 16 and 17 to discuss the VAP Cholesterol Test in booth No. 1814, and the VAP Test will be provided via blood draw to qualified attendees. Because LDL is directly measured, fasting is not required. Test results will be returned via mail after the conference.

The VAP (Vertical Auto Profile) Test, an expanded cholesterol profile that directly measures the content of all lipids, identifies a far greater number of people at risk for heart disease than standard cholesterol tests.

"Attendees will learn how we're complementing our VAP Test offering with the addition of cardiometabolic and genetic testing, giving physicians and cardiology practices a single source for multiple test panels," said Atherotech Chief Medical Officer Michael E. Cobble, M.D.

The VAP Test reports 20 separate components of cholesterol, and unlike other lipid profiles, it directly measures all three lipoprotein parameters -- LDL, non-HDL and apoB -- considered necessary by the expert consensus guidelines issued by the American Diabetes Association and American College of Cardiology. The VAP Test is also the only single cholesterol test that routinely reports apoAI, apoB and the apoB/apoAI ratio.

Atherotech continues to grow its cardiodiagnostic business. The company recently added the PLAC Test for identification of increased heart attack and stroke risk and the cystatin C test as an early, sensitive marker for chronic kidney disease. Unlike creatinine, cystatin C is not affected by muscle mass, gender, age or race. Cystatin C has been shown
'/>"/>

SOURCE Atherotech, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. ABR-Affinity BioReagents to Exhibit in the U.S. Pavilion at Medica, November 14 - 17, 2007
2. Semafores SF1126 Exhibits Antitumor and Antiangiogenic Activity
3. MedNet Solutions to Sponsor and Exhibit at the 2008 Advanced Medical Technology Association Conference in Washington, D.C.
4. Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit Cancer Treatment and X-ray Imaging Technologies at China Med Exhibition
5. H3N2 Influenza Unlikely to Spread Between Humans, K-State Infectious Disease and Diagnostics Experts Say; Swine Exhibits at Fairs are Safe With Proper Hygiene
6. Kendle Experts to Share Insights at the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society Annual Conference and Exhibition
7. US Oncology, Inc. to Exhibit iKnowMed(TM) at the 2009 ASCO EHR Symposium: Harnessing the EHR: From Incentives to Sustainability
8. Vibrant Exhibit Hall Features Innovative Medical Technology at AdvaMed 2009
9. MedImmune to Present Data on RSV and Influenza at 2009 American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition
10. Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit a Wide Selection of Flat Panel X-Ray Image Detectors and X-Ray Tubes at the CMEF Show in Chengdu, China
11. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic Identify Site of Dysfunction in HDL, Carrier of Good Cholesterol
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... Sept. 18, 2014   Fruit Street Health ... initial seed round of funding. The ... by a series of individual investors, the majority of ... in the initial round are; Houston Cardiology Consultants ... Urologist Stacy Childs, Rapha Family Medicine Practice Owner ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... 2014  Decision Resources Group finds that Regeneron,s Eylea, ... agent for wet AMD, is equally likely to be ... Lucentis, which is the standard of care for wet ... directors do not identify a clear clinical or economic ... Lucentis to be listed on tier 1 or 2 ...
(Date:9/18/2014)...  A $3 million grant from The Glenn Foundation ... to establish a national center of excellence in biogerontology ... Research at U-M will focus on exploiting and expanding ... of aging and postpone diseases in animal models. Researchers ... develop medications that may help people live longer, healthier ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Fruit Street Health Secures First Round Of Seed Funding Led By Group Of Medical Industry And Technology Leaders 2Fruit Street Health Secures First Round Of Seed Funding Led By Group Of Medical Industry And Technology Leaders 3Regeneron's Eylea and Genentech's Lucentis Are Equally Likely to be Covered on Commercial and Medicare Advantage Plans for Wet AMD 2Regeneron's Eylea and Genentech's Lucentis Are Equally Likely to be Covered on Commercial and Medicare Advantage Plans for Wet AMD 3$3 M grant funds Paul F. Glenn Center for Aging Research at the University of Michigan 2$3 M grant funds Paul F. Glenn Center for Aging Research at the University of Michigan 3
(Date:9/18/2014)... September 19, 2014 A jacket is ... A jacket typically has sleeves, and fastens in the ... generally lighter, tighter-fitting, and less insulating than a coat, ... serve as protective clothing. Today, Fecbek, a well-known clothing ... of trendy men’s jackets; all these items are offered ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... -- Rising temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean may be ... that are becoming warmer, an expansion that could pose ... A study of 40 species along the reefs off ... invasive and poisonous lionfish, according to researchers from the ... of North Carolina-Wilmington, who published their findings in the ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , THURSDAY, ... Ebola outbreak in West Africa is starting to spread faster than ... new cases of the deadly viral infection were reported in just ... more than 5,300, with roughly half of those reported in the ... of deaths now tops 2,600. WHO has estimated that as ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 ... this fall. , Only 100 spots are still ... Business and Operations of ASCs on October 23-25, 2014 ... for Becker's Hospital Review Chief Information Officer Strategy Roundtable ... , Only 25 spots remain for Becker's Hospital Review ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... One of the most capable and ... ShandsCair Flight Program’s new EC155 B1, will ... at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC), Sept. 22-24, ... into service ShandsCair EC155 and the Vanderbilt University ... AMTC highlight Airbus Helicopters broad, industry leading line-up of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cool Jackets Are For Sale At Fecbek.com 2Health News:Rising Atlantic Ocean Temperatures Could Pose Threat to Reefs 2Health News:New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report 2Health News:New Ebola Cases Top 700 in Just One Week, Officials Report 3Health News:Limited Spots Remain at Becker's Upcoming ASC and Hospital Conferences 2Health News:Airbus Helicopters Inc. Features Industry-leading Models at AMTC 2Health News:Airbus Helicopters Inc. Features Industry-leading Models at AMTC 3Health News:Airbus Helicopters Inc. Features Industry-leading Models at AMTC 4
... Enables PHNS and Healthcare Organizations to Audit, Enforce ... ... Regulations, BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 16 TraceSecurity, a leading,provider ... its web-based Compliance Manager available to,hundreds of healthcare organizations across the ...
... to Improved HIV Management in Developing World, UPPSALA, ... has signed an agreement with a consortium of American ... of operational,funding, and has committed to raising additional funding ... Cavidi,s newly adopted three-year,business plan. Cavidi is the producer ...
... Agreement Ends Dispute Regarding Fee Disclosures for Separate ... ULLICO Inc. announced an,agreement resolving a Department of ... the Employee Retirement Income Security,Act of 1974 (ERISA). ... began as an inquiry,into ULLICO,s pension plan, ultimately ...
... Human Sexuality, Discussion on the Major Trends in Human Sexual Behavior, Sexual Desire, ... Sexual Dysfunction Issues, NEW YORK, Nov. 16 , WHAT: Are medicine and ... lead to better sex lives? What role does sex play in the ... and other compelling issues on human sexuality ...
... 16 HealthPartners,is the top-performing health plan in the ... newly released business report. The report, sponsored by the,National ... request for,information tool. The tool is used by purchasers ... Health Care Action Group, a coalition of,private and public ...
... November 15 - December 31, TULSA, Okla., Nov. ... today that it will offer three Medicare Part D,prescription ... eligible for Medicare. Medicare beneficiaries in Oklahoma can sign,up ... during the 2008,annual open enrollment period, which begins November ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:TraceSecurity Announces Partnership with PHNS Expanding Compliance Services to Hundreds of Healthcare Systems 2Health News:TraceSecurity Announces Partnership with PHNS Expanding Compliance Services to Hundreds of Healthcare Systems 3Health News:New Investors Fund Expansion of Cavidi AB 2Health News:ULLICO Inc. and U.S. Department of Labor Agree to Resolve 5 Year Old ERISA Investigation 2Health News:ULLICO Inc. and U.S. Department of Labor Agree to Resolve 5 Year Old ERISA Investigation 3Health News:Charlie Rose Science Series 2Health News:HealthPartners is National Benchmark in Six Out of Seven Areas in National Business Coalition on Health Report 2Health News:Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma Announces Flexible, Affordable Blue MedicareRx(SM) Medicare Prescription Drug Plans 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: