Leading Medical Technology Company CNSystems is Austria's Representative at the International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine

Mar 08, 2011, 09:59 ET from CNSystems Medizintechnik AG

GRAZ, Austria, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This is a great success for CNSystems. The well-established Austrian high tech company will be presenting its CNAP (Continuous Non-invasive Arterial Pressure) blood pressure measuring device, as well as, for the first time, evaluation data at the International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine in Brussels.

Over the past years, CNSystems mainly demonstrated its competence in the field of blood pressure measurement in anaesthesia and cardiology. With the CNAP-Monitor the high-tech company succeeded in developing a device for the continuous blood pressure measurement of every single heartbeat without puncturing the body with a needle. "So far during procedures the physician either had to place an arterial catheter or fall back on upper arm measurement, which only provides a value every 3 to 15 minutes," explains the head of CNSystems, Juergen Fortin. "Our device measures the blood pressure painlessly, non-invasively and at the same time continuously in real time, thus detecting life-threatening changes immediately. This could save lives."

This kind of blood pressure measurement is enabled by a double finger cuff, which records a highly accurate blood pressure curve. The cuff, the software and the mechanism are protected by more than 50 patents worldwide. The reliability and accuracy of the CNAP measurement during operations have been confirmed in clinical trials by renowned universities.

However, not only the CNAP device will be shown at the Symposium in Brussels, but also evaluation data from intensive care will be scientifically presented for the first time. "We use the device on seriously ill patients at its highest performance level. This way we gain valuable data that ultimately help to monitor these patients optimally and, above all, painlessly," explains the principal researcher, Univ.-Doz. Karl-Heinz Smolle from Graz University Hospital. "And this is what matters in the end."

CNSystems is an Austrian, privately-owned, medical technology company and technological leader in non-invasive, continuous blood pressure measurement.

    For further information contact:

    Mag. Alice Wellisch
    CNSystems Medizintechnik AG
    Reininghausstrasse 13, 8020 Graz
    Tel.: +43-316-723456-0
    Fax: +43-316-7-23456-2
    E-mail: office@cnsystems.at

SOURCE CNSystems Medizintechnik AG