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CHF Solutions Announces Registry for Fluid Overload Conditions in Pediatric Patients
The registry will include data on ultrafiltration utility, performance, and safety profile in pediatric patients from approximately ten research institutions over an anticipated time period of two and a half years. The parties anticipate collecting data on up to 500 patients, and the registry is expected to be operational by the end of this year.
“Fluid overload is associated with increased mortality and adverse outcomes in pediatric patients. Improving our understanding of ultrafiltration performance in clinical conditions, such as cardiac or renal diseases, will be critically important to effectively inform our treatment strategies,” said Dr.
“CHF Solutions is committed to supporting the collection of robust and current clinical data to allow medical professionals to make well-informed treatment decisions on behalf of their patients,” said
About Fluid Overload in Pediatric Patients
Fluid overload (hypervolemia), which occurs when there is too much fluid in the body, is a major issue among critically ill children and adults, and when left untreated, it can lead to life-threatening consequences. Available therapies require very high relative extracorporeal blood volumes, which can be challenging for pediatric patients. In a retrospective, multi-center study, 32 critically ill pediatric patients weighing over 20 kgs and predominantly suffering from hypervolemia were treated with the Aquadex FlexFlow System and 97% (31/32) survived to the end of therapy. 1
About the Aquadex SmartFlow System
The Aquadex SmartFlow system delivers clinically proven therapy using a simple, flexible and smart method of removing excess fluid from patients suffering from hypervolemia (fluid overload). The Aquadex SmartFlow system is indicated for temporary (up to 8 hours) or extended (longer than 8 hours in patients who require hospitalization) use in adult and pediatric patients weighing 20 kg or more whose fluid overload is unresponsive to medical management, including diuretics. All treatments must be administered by a health care provider, within an outpatient or inpatient clinical setting, under physician prescription, both having received training in extracorporeal therapies.
Certain statements in this release may be considered forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including without limitation, statements about the development of the registry and value of the clinical data collected in the registry. Forward-looking statements are predictions, projections and other statements about future events that are based on current expectations and assumptions and, as a result, are subject to risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause actual future events to differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this release, including, without limitation, the risks associated with our expectations regarding the potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our business operations, the risks associated with our ability to execute on our commercial strategy, the possibility that we may be unable to raise sufficient funds necessary for our anticipated operations, our post-market clinical data collection activities, benefits of our products to patients, our expectations with respect to product development and commercialization efforts, our ability to increase market and physician acceptance of our products, potentially competitive product offerings, intellectual property protection, our ability to integrate acquired businesses, our expectations regarding anticipated synergies with and benefits from acquired businesses, and other risks and uncertainties described in our filings with the
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