St. Michael’s Hospital to Receive VMS+ 3.0 Whole-Heart Analysis System
Toronto, Ontario, October 16, 2019 – Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd. (“Ventripoint” or the “Company”, TSXV:VPT, OTCQB:VPTDF) is pleased to announce that St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto will be receiving the VMS+ 3.0 complete heart analysis system for use in clinical evaluations of cardiac patients.
“We look forward to upgrading to the VMS+ 3.0 into our echo suite for the clinical assessment of our cardiac patients. There are many potential applications for this innovative technology – including assessing ventricular volumes and function after percutaneous valve interventions,” commented Dr. Howard Leong-Poi, Head of the Division of Cardiology at St. Michael’s Hospital and a Clinician Scientist in the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science.
“We are excited with the response we have received from the recent launch of the VMS+ 3.0 into the Canadian market. Adding another leading hospital to our customer base speaks to the need for a diagnostic tool to assess cardiac chamber volumes and function with accuracy comparable to the gold-standard MRI at a fraction of the cost,” notes Dr. George Adams, Ventripoint CEO.
The VMS+ 3.0 system is a cost-effective diagnostic tool for measuring whole heart function utilizing standard 2D ultrasound. Heart disease is a global concern and having a non-invasive system to monitor cardiac patients can enhance the standard of care worldwide. The system provides a seamless integration into the existing echo lab adding less than 5 minutes to a standard 2D echocardiography examination.
The VMS+ 3.0 system is commercially available in Canada and Europe. The system is for investigational use in the United States and pending pre-market 510K clearance by the FDA.
About Ventripoint Diagnostics Ltd.
Ventripoint’s technology is a leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) approach known as Knowledge-Based Reconstruction (KBR), used to create applications to monitor heart disease, a leading cause of death worldwide. The VMS+ is the first cost-effective and accurate AI tool for measuring whole heart function using conventional ultrasound. The Company has developed a suite of applications for all major heart diseases and is actively commercializing the approach to improve cardiac care.
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