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Breakthrough CardioHealth® Station Cleared By FDA to Take Center Stage at the Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology 2011
Date:3/30/2011

HOUSTON, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CardioNexus Corporation (www.cardionexus.com) an affiliated company of Panasonic Healthcare Co. Ltd., will introduce Panasonic CardioHealth® Station at the 2011 Annual Scientific Sessions of the American College of Cardiology. The device, which has just received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, is an automated and portable cardiovascular imaging device which aims to complement traditional blood pressure and cholesterol measurement in physicians' offices and to help detect the hidden risk of heart attack and stroke.

The FDA decision allows Houston-based CardioNexus to sell the CardioHealth® Station for use not only in hospitals and community clinics, but also in cardiologist, internist and family physician offices, as well as in retail healthcare clinics.

The device, which relies on Panasonic's advanced, high-resolution, real-time, ultrasound technology, measures the thickness of the arterial wall through the skin quickly and reproducibly. It is considered a major advancement in the automation of medical technologies which enable physicians, their assistants, and nurse practitioners who are not specialized in ultrasound imaging to use the device and detect High Risk patients.

"The CardioHealth® report which combines Framingham Risk Score with carotid IMT and plaque assessment provides a more accurate assessment of a patient's risk than measuring blood pressure and cholesterol alone," says Dr. Morteza Naghavi, President and CEO of CardioNexus Corporation.  "It takes us beyond the status quo and empowers internists and primary care physicians to use noninvasive imaging in their office."

According to a 2010 study based on the American Heart Association's "Get With The Guidelines" initiative, only 23% of 136,905 patients hospitalized with coronary artery disease had high LDL, or "bad cholesterol" levels while 77% wer
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