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CardioTech adds a second medical centre for CardioPass clinical trial

CardioTech International : 03 April, 2008  (Company News)
CardioTech International has received all necessary approvals to add a second medical centre for the clinical trial of CardioPass , the company’s proprietary synthetic coronary bypass graft.
CardioTech chief executive officer and president, Michael F Adams said, “Adding a second site for the 10-patient clinical trial offers a larger potential pool of patients to be reviewed for Graft Implant eligibility for the trial.”

Approval by the Notified Body for a CE Mark would allow CardioPass to be marketed and sold in all European Union countries as well as other countries worldwide that accept this approval for registration within those countries.
CardioPass Synthetic Graft for Coronary Artery Bypass is designed to be an effective alternative for patients who have undergone repeat procedures or have insufficient native vessels for bypass. Repeat surgeries account for up to 20 percent of all bypass procedures.

CardioPass is made from ChronoFlex, the company’s proprietary biodurable medical-grade polymer and engineered to be pulsatile, biostable, torque-resistant and suturable. Once it is implanted, the graft’s polymer construction allows it to incorporate the patient’s own cells and tissue, so that the inner surface mimics the normal environment for blood contact. ChronoFlex has also been specially formulated to be flexible, enabling CardioPass to pulse like a human vein would as it carries blood to the heart.
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