Navigation Links
Boston Scientific Welcomes Publication of Analysis of Patients Monitored by the LATITUDE® Patient Management System
Date:12/7/2010

NATICK, Mass., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today welcomed the publication of an analysis from its ALTITUDE® Clinical Science program in the current issue of Circulation that showed patients followed by the LATITUDE® Patient Management system experienced a 50 percent relative reduction in the risk of death compared to patients followed in-clinic only.  The analysis also showed that heart failure patients who transmitted weight and blood pressure data via the LATITUDE system experienced an additional 10 percent reduction in the risk of death compared to other CRT-D patients followed by the LATITUDE system.

Boston Scientific has enrolled more than 180,000 patients on the LATITUDE system since its introduction in 2006.  The LATITUDE system enables physicians to conduct remote follow-up of implantable cardiac device patients to monitor specific device information and heart health status.  The system can also detect clinical events between scheduled in-clinic visits and send relevant data directly to physicians.  

The ALTITUDE program enhances physician understanding of device therapy, outcomes and disease progression in a real-world setting for device patients followed by the LATITUDE system.  

"Patients remotely monitored by physicians may fare better due to earlier notification of events, resulting in diagnosis or therapy that can reduce subsequent risk," said Leslie Saxon, M.D., F.A.C.C., Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute, University of Southern California, and chairperson of the ALTITUDE physician panel.  "Remote follow-up may also encourage patients to be more aware of their health status."

Boston Scientific is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a broad range of inter
'/>"/>

SOURCE Boston Scientific Corporation
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Vicus Therapeutics to Present at the 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting in Boston, MA
2. Boston Scientific Announces Schedule for European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007
3. Boston University Biomedical Engineers Find Chink in Bacterias Armor
4. Boston Scientific to Release Broad Range of Clinical Trial Data Reinforcing Safety and Efficacy of Taxus(R) Coronary Stent Systems at TCT 2007
5. Preliminary Results of Randomized Pilot Study Show Comparable Efficacy for OrbusNeichs Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R Stent(TM) and Boston Scientifics Taxus(R) Stent in Patients at High Risk of Restenosis
6. Boston Scientific PROMUS(TM) and TAXUS(R) Stents Continue Strong Performance in Safety and Efficacy Measures
7. Boston Scientifics Next-Generation Stent Shows Improved Clinical Outcomes in Complex Lesions
8. Positive Five-Year Safety Data for TAXUS(R) Stent Reported in Boston Scientific Trial
9. Boston Scientific Carotid Artery Stenting Trials Produce Positive Three-Year Results
10. Award-Winning Medicine Wheel Returns to the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts on Dec. 1 for 24-hour Vigil Recognizing World AIDS Day
11. Boston Scientific Announces CE Mark Approval for New Devices to Treat Heart Failure and Sudden Cardiac Death
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 This report analyzes the ... the following Types: Equipment for Therapeutic Apheresis, and Equipment ... following Applications: Erythrocytapheresis, Plasmapheresis, Plateletpheresis, and Others. The report ... Canada , Japan , ... and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 2015 Softheon, Inc., a ... business operation, has confirmed its status as a ... Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).  Under this agreement, ... to the Federal Data Hub to assist and ... health insurance plans. Through this ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... 21, 2015  Direct contracting continues to gain ... marks its second anniversary.  With over $150M in ... hospital entities, large integrated delivery systems (IDN) and ... medical surgical items, clinical preference products and physician ... - complementary contracting strategy, aptitude seeks to connect ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:World Apheresis Equipment Industry 2World Apheresis Equipment Industry 3World Apheresis Equipment Industry 4World Apheresis Equipment Industry 5World Apheresis Equipment Industry 6World Apheresis Equipment Industry 7World Apheresis Equipment Industry 8World Apheresis Equipment Industry 9World Apheresis Equipment Industry 10World Apheresis Equipment Industry 11World Apheresis Equipment Industry 12World Apheresis Equipment Industry 13World Apheresis Equipment Industry 14World Apheresis Equipment Industry 15World Apheresis Equipment Industry 16World Apheresis Equipment Industry 17World Apheresis Equipment Industry 18World Apheresis Equipment Industry 19World Apheresis Equipment Industry 20World Apheresis Equipment Industry 21Softheon Confirms Web Broker Entity (WBE) Status with the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 2Healthcare's first direct contracting market celebrates second anniversary 2
... of the premier providers of innovative supplies for continuous ... of its fifth year with a variety of planned ... the high-quality standards and innovation that the home health ... Circadiance has its sights set on being ...
... Jan. 13, 2012 IBM (NYSE: IBM ) ... made from silicon that can aid researchers and ... drug discovery and disease diagnostics. ... Tissue staining is widely used in pathology to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Circadiance to Launch New Respiratory Supply Products 2MADE IN IBM LABS: New Silicon Probe Assists in Disease Diagnostics and Drug Discovery 2MADE IN IBM LABS: New Silicon Probe Assists in Disease Diagnostics and Drug Discovery 3MADE IN IBM LABS: New Silicon Probe Assists in Disease Diagnostics and Drug Discovery 4
(Date:4/21/2015)... 2015 The report “Dermatitis ... analysis on the therapeutic development for Dermatitis. ... identifying new targets and MOAs to produce ... TOC is available @ http://www.rnrmarketresearch.com/dermatitis-pipeline-review-h1-2015-market-report.html ... players involved in the therapeutic development for ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 QuickMedical, a ... and supplies, now represents Schiller America's ... ECGs, Stress Tests, and Vital Signs Monitors, among ... Switzerland, is a global leader in the development ... are developed in close cooperation with the world's ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 Carinsurancehints.com has released ... and explaining their impact on auto insurance prices ... increase auto insurance prices. Clients should review their insurance ... can be bought under several forms. Some of the ... , rivers can compare online rates and find the ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... California (PRWEB) April 21, 2015 On ... Movie Awards” EcoLuxe Lounge at the world famous Avalon ... of sustainable product placement in TV and film, the ... makes appearances at many awards ceremonies and festivals throughout ... top providers of eco-friendly and socially conscious products and ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... April 21, 2015 Edward Avalos, USDA ... “A.G.” Kawamura, former Secretary of the California Department of ... for the 2nd Annual GrowRIVERSIDE Conference: The Future of ... The inclusion of these nationally known experts intensifies an ... planners, farmers and others slated to speak at the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dermatitis Therapeutic Development and Pipeline Market Review H1 2015 Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Dermatitis Therapeutic Development and Pipeline Market Review H1 2015 Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Dermatitis Therapeutic Development and Pipeline Market Review H1 2015 Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:QuickMedical Launches New Product Line: Schiller America 2Health News:QuickMedical Launches New Product Line: Schiller America 3Health News:Heavily Circulated Roads Can increase Auto Insurance Costs 2Health News:Hollywood's Santana Dempsey and Choices Recovery South Bend Examine Victory over Personal Struggles 2Health News:USDA Under Secretary, former CA Agriculture Director to Address 2nd Annual “GrowRIVERSIDE” Conference in June 2Health News:USDA Under Secretary, former CA Agriculture Director to Address 2nd Annual “GrowRIVERSIDE” Conference in June 3
... order to effectively handle the situation in case of an ... to make all necessary preparation.// They are asked to appoint ... European Union would also have to look harder at immediate ... 25 countries. ,He said that their problem is ...
... of psychological stress in the expectant mother might prove ... the Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute of ... in the May/June 2006 edition of the journal Child ... daily stress during pregnancy is associated with more advanced ...
... Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced expansion of its ... hospitals in the country.// Manipal hospital in Banglore, ... Medical Foundation in Maharashtra and Madras Diabetic Research ... ,The telemedicine network, which began in 2001 ...
... its characteristic red color has been discovered to possess ... and heart attacks.// Previous studies have already established cancer ... scientists, the stickiness of platelets - the particles in ... percent when 220 volunteers had a drink containing the ...
... study appearing in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical ... 11 had a loss in lung capacity equivalent to what ... the terror attacks. ,An average loss of 372 ... the lung's capacity. This loss is at least 10 times ...
... on Monday the major hospitals in Delhi revoked the leave ... were away from duty were recalled. // ,"The ... of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) as resident doctors are on an ... have cancelled all the leave applications and recalled the doctors ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Children Benefited By Moderate Maternal Stress? 2Health News:ISRO To Expand Telemedicine Network, 4 Speciality Hospitals To Be Included 2Health News:Delhi Hospitals Cancel Holidays And Recalls Doctors 2Health News:Delhi Hospitals Cancel Holidays And Recalls Doctors 3
... and Fracture Table is a mobile, ... flexible, easy to use, articulated posturing ... orthopedic procedures. Radiolucent abductor bars, wedge-shaped ... exceptional imaging capability. OrthoVision folds into ...
... Mesh Cathode of the OsteoGen™-M mesh ... a scaffolding effect designed to increase ... ends in the management of nonunions. ... particularly appropriate for high-risk patients and ...
Our products, with carefully researched design features, are tailored to making arthroscopic and ligament reconstructive surgery more reproducible, easier, quicker and safer....
... Interference Screw is indicated for graft ... and PCL reconstructions with bone-patellar tendon-bone ... The SmartScrew ACL provides easy and ... for any graft type. The unique ...
Medicine Products: