Cardiac Science Introduces MTWA Module for Stress Testing
BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Science Corporation  (Nasdaq: CSCX ), a global leader in automated external defibrillator ( AED ) and diagnostic cardiac monitoring devices, today announced the launch of a Microvolt T-Wave Alternans (MTWA) module that integrates with its industry-leading Quinton Q-Stress cardiac stress systems .
"Physicians that have Q-Stress systems can add the MTWA module to their existing Q-Stress systems, or order it as an option with new systems," said Tony Titus, Cardiac Science vice president of marketing. "The MTWA test is a clinically proven test for assessing the risk of sudden cardiac arrest and it can be performed during a standard stress test session. It is the only test of its kind that Medicare will reimburse."
Cardiac Science teamed with Tewksbury, MA-based Cambridge Heart (OTC Bulletin Board: CAMH ), a developer of noninvasive diagnostic tests for cardiac disease, to create the MTWA module that has been integrated into the Q-Stress systems.
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