SEATTLE, WASHINGTON--(Marketwire - June 9, 2012) - VentriPoint Diagnostics Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:VPT)(OTCQX:VPTDF) is pleased to announce that Mayo Clinic has joined its multi-centre clinical trial to evaluate the use of an ultrasound diagnostic tool (the VMS™ heart analysis system) for patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Robert Frantz, M.D., a consultant in the Cardiovascular Division and Associate Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic is the lead investigator for the clinical trial site in Rochester, MN.
The VMS™ is for investigational use only in the United States and is approved for sale and clinical use in Canada and Europe. VentriPoint is pursuing US-FDA approval through the 510(k) process.
About VentriPoint Diagnostics Ltd.
VentriPoint has created a diagnostic ultrasound tool to monitor patients with heart disease, a leading cause of death in developed countries. Congenital heart disease is the first application in a suite of applications for all major heart diseases including pulmonary hypertension, cardiovascular disease and heart failure.
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