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Impulse Dynamics Announces Pivotal Results at the American College of Cardiology Annual Meeting Late-Breaking Session
Date:3/29/2009

ilatory anaerobic threshold (p=0.03). These effects were largely maintained at twelve months as well.

"This subgroup of the less severely impaired patients appeared to demonstrate an overall greater response rate that those in the control group," noted Dr. Alan Kadish, professor, Division of Cardiology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. "We are particularly encouraged by the findings in this subgroup of patients and look forward to focusing on this subgroup in our next study."

Yuval Mika, chief operating officer of Impulse Dynamics, commented, "The data show that CCM therapy has the potential to be an important new therapy for a greatly underserved group of heart failure patients. We have a clear pathway for further studies of CCM in this population which we believe will have favorable outcomes in the near future."

For a complete copy of the study, please contact Erich Sandoval at 917-497-2867 or esandoval@lazarpartners.com.

About Cardiac Contractility Modulation (CCM) Therapy

Cardiac Contractility Modulation is a new treatment for patients with heart failure. Unlike electrical signals delivered by other cardiac devices, such as pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, CCM signals do not initiate a heartbeat. Rather, CCM signals are intended to modify heart cell function in a manner that improves the strength of the heart muscle, therefore potentially enhancing the heart's overall pumping ability.

About the OPTIMIZER System

The OPTIMIZER System is CE Marked and commercially available in Europe and is currently under clinical investigation at major U.S. research and academic facilities. It consists of a pulse generator and conventional pacing leads which deliver the therapy to
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