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Format: 04/16/2014
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Healthcanal: Wireless Blood Pressure Sensor in Artery Significantly Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalizations, AGH Study Shows

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

An investigational wireless blood pressure sensor implanted into the pulmonary arteries of patients with heart failure significantly reduced their rate of hospitalization, according to a groundbreaking study published today in The Lancet. The CHAMPION (CardioMEMS Heart Sensor Allows Monitoring of Pressure to Improve Outcomes in NYHA Class III Patients) clinical trial was conducted at 64 leading heart centers in the United States, including Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) 

 

Read about it at Healthcanal.com.

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