Acarix AB (publ) today announced that the German Ministry of Health has stated that phonocardiography for ruling out coronary artery disease has potential for general use in Germany. The German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has outlined basic elements of a possible study to be conducted by an independent scientific institution in accordance with the guidelines from G-BA.
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.