New Point-of-Care Test Measures Response to Clopidogrel


December 30, 2009

December 30, 2009 – Medical device company Emerging Healthcare Solutions LLC (EHS) entered into an agreement to distribute ThromboVision’s T-Guide, a new diagnostic test to assess patient response to clopidogrel.

The option agreement gives the companies a mutual due diligence review period prior to completing an investment and profit sharing agreement.

More than 50 million Americans take aspirin and the anti-platelet drug Plavix (clopidogrel) to prevent heart attacks and strokes. Up to 30 percent of these patients may not respond to Plavix. ThromboVision’s T-Guide provides a simple, inexpensive, point-of-care diagnostic test that can show a patient’s responsiveness to the drug.

EHS is actively acquiring licensing and/or distribution agreements for the North American market.

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