Published in Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions and Ventures Week, July 31st, 2004
The new Medicare code is for a home use, therapeutic device used for treating poor leg circulation. Using specially designed compression cuffs to increase blood flow to the legs, the ArtAssist device reduces the need for amputation by more than 50% and provides significant cost savings to the healthcare industry.
The development team spent several years in creating and testing this simple-to-use device that triples blood flow to the legs in patients with arterial blockages. By increasing blood flow, the ArtAssist device relieves intermittent claudication (pain during...
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