Acarix AB (publ) today announced the initiation of the randomized, multicenter clinical study FILTER-SCAD to examine the cost effectiveness and safety of adding the CADScor®System as a rule-out test in patients referred with symptoms suggestive of stable coronary artery disease. In the FILTER-SCAD study, 2,000 patients referred on suspected stable coronary disease are to be consecutively enrolled at four hospitals in Denmark and Lund’s University Hospital in Sweden.
Acarix was establish in 2009 and is listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market. Acarix's CADScor@System uses an advanced sensor placed on the skin above the heart to listen to the sounds of cardiac contraction movement and turbulent flow. It has been designed to be an all-in-on system in the sense that the heart signal will be recorded, processed, and displayed as a patient specific score, the CAD-score, on the device screen.