SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 22, 2012) - iRhythm Technologies, Inc., a medical device and service company that develops and markets simple, innovative diagnostic monitoring solutions, today announced two presentations at the upcoming American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 61st Annual Scientific Session in Chicago. One poster will present results from a study evaluating the use of iRhythm's Zio® Patch cardiac rhythm monitoring system in discharged emergency department patients with suspected arrhythmias, and the other will present data from a national registry of ambulatory ECG data from more than 25,000 patients wearing the Zio® Patch. The company will showcase its Zio® Patch ambulatory cardiac rhythm monitor at ACC.12 in the booth of its marketing partner, St. Jude Medical, Inc. (booth #3013).
The two poster presentations will take place during the ACC Moderated Poster Contributions Session "Monitoring Arrhythmia Patients: Externally, Via Implanted Devices and Wearable Defibrillators," on Monday, March 26 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. CT at McCormick Place South, Hall A.
Poster #1: Title: Prevalence of Arrhythmias in ED Patients Discharged Using a Novel Ambulatory Cardiac Monitor
Poster Board Number: 1245-509
Presenter: Ayesha Sattar, D.O., Clinical Instructor, Surgery- Emergency Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
Poster #2: Title: Clinical Experience and Diagnostic Yield from a National Registry of 14-Day Ambulatory ECG Patch Monitoring
Poster Board Number: 1245-513
Presenter: Mintu P. Turakhia, M.D., Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System, and Instructor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine
About iRhythm Technologies, Inc.
iRhythm provides innovative and cost-effective diagnostic monitoring solutions that facilitate early diagnosis and treatment decisions, with the goal of ultimately improving patient health outcomes and reducing wasteful healthcare spending. Its flagship product, the Zio® Patch, is designed to optimize and simplify the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias. Zio® Patch is the smallest, lightest, least conspicuous cardiac arrhythmia diagnostic available and is indicated for up to 14-day monitoring. For more information, please visit www.irhythmtech.com.