According to the statistical office of the European Union, the average total number of deaths caused by ischemic cardiopathy in 27 selected European countries was over 693,000 from 2007 - 2009.(4) In France alone, where this year's European Society of Cardiology is convening, it is estimated that every year approximately 100,000 patients are affected by myocardial infarction.(5)
Heartscape applications include standard ECGs and non-diagnostic 12-lead ECGs, such as Anterior MIs, Posterior MIs, Inferior MIs, and more Lateral MIs (outside of the standard 12-lead view). The Heartscape system can also assist with confounding factors such as Bundle Branch Blocks (eg, LBBBs), Early Repolarization, or Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH).
The Heartscape 3D ECG System debuts at the European Society of Cardiology in Paris, France on August 27, 2011 (Booth A334, Hall 6). A U.S. introduction is anticipated in 2012. For more information, visit verathon.com/heartscapeEU.
About the Heartscape 2-Part Vest System
The proprietary 80-lead Vest System consists of 2 parts and provides 58 anterior leads, 12 lateral leads, and 10 posterior leads. Available in 4 sizes (small, medium, large, and extra large), the vest is designed to quickly and comfortably fit a wide range of adult male and female patients.
About the Heartscape 360 degree Exam
The Heartscape system provides three options for exam results: an anatomical tracing from 80 leads, a 12-lead tracing, and the new Heartscape 360 degree Exam which indicates ST Elevation (STEMI), ST Depression, NSTEMI, and ot
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