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Impulse Dynamics’ Optimizer III

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Developer of the cardiac contractility modulation (CCM) therapy for treatment of congestive heart failure completes enrollment in the 430-patient, FIX-HF-5 U.S. randomized clinical trial. The device resembles a pacemaker or implantable defibrillator, but instead of targeting heart rhythm it uses an electrical pulse to modulate the strength of heart muscle contraction (1"The Gray Sheet" Jan. 29, 2007, p. 11)...

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