Ventripoint Announces Acceptance Notification from US-FDA
of Recent 510(k) Submission
Seattle, Washington, March 27, 2015 – Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd. ("Ventripoint" or the “Company”) (TSXV:VPT) is pleased to announce that it has received Acceptance Review Notification concerning the Company’s recent 510(k) submission (see news release March 16, 2015) to the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (“US-FDA”). The Notification confirms that the submission contains all of the necessary elements and information needed to proceed with the substantive review. A lead reviewer has been assigned and the substantive review has begun. The US-FDA guidelines mandate that the Company receive its first communication regarding the submission within 60 days, with closure of the submission expected to occur within 90 days.
Dr. George Adams, CEO of Ventripoint states: “We are extremely pleased with how quickly this process has been going so far, which is a true testament to our development and regulatory team. We look forward to the US-FDA’s response in the next 60 days. This should be a very exciting time for Ventripoint shareholders.”
About Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd.
Ventripoint has created tools to monitor patients with heart disease, a leading cause of
death in developed countries. VMS™ is the first cost-effective and accurate tool for
measuring right ventricle heart function. The Company has a suite of applications for all
major heart diseases and imaging modalities including congenital heart disease, left or
right heart failure and normal hearts - a multi-billion dollar market potential.
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