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Heart Failure 2012

Locate easily the exhibitors by clicking in the Exhibition Floor Plan and learn more about the Heart Failure partners. 
Heart Failure 2012 Exhibition Floor Plan 

Heart Failure 2012 - Company and Product Description

Parkmore East Business Park, Ballybrit
Tel: +41 218 047 152
ALERE enables individuals to take charge of improving their health and quality of life at home by developing new capabilities in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health management. Our global leading products and services, and new product development efforts, focus on cardiology, women's health, infectious disease, oncology and drugs of abuse.

BG Medicine, Inc B500
610N Lincoln Street
Waltham, MA 02451
United States of America
Tel: +1 781 890 1199
Fax: +1 781 895 1119
BG Medicine, Inc. is a life sciences company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel, biomarker-based diagnostics to improve patient outcomes and contain healthcare costs. The Company recently launched the BGM Galectin-3TM test for use in patients with heart failure. For additional information please visit and

Boston Scientific C200
55, avenue des Champs Pierreux
92729 Nanterre
Tel: +33 1 57 66 80
Fax: + 33 1 57 66 84
Web Site:
For more than 30 years, Boston Scientific has advanced the practice of less-invasive medicine by providing a broad, deep portfolio of innovative products, technologies and services across a wide range of medical specialties helping physicians and other medical professionals improve their patients' quality of life by providing alternatives to surgery.


Circulite Inc A400
250 Pehle Avenue
Park 80 West, Suite 403
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
United States of America
Tel: +1 201 543 2430
Fax: +1 201 543 2015
Web Site:
CircuLite, Inc. (Saddle Brook, NJ and Aachen, Germany) is transforming heart failure treatment with the development of a platform of minimally-invasive, long term partial circulatory support devices. By enabling a proactive and lower-risk treatment approach through supplementing a patient's native cardiac pumping capacity, CircuLite has the potential to improve the quality of life for millions of chronic heart failure patients. CircuLite's Synergy® Micro-Pump, the world's smallest implantable blood pump, weighs 25g and provides up to 4.25 L/min flow.

European Society of Cardiology C100
2035 Route des Colles
Les Templiers-BP 179
06903 Sophia Antipolis
Tel: +33 4 92 94 76 00 - Fax: +33 4 92 94 86 69
Web Site:
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) represents more than 71,200 cardiology professionals from across Europe and the Mediterranean. The ESC comprises 54 National Cardiac Societies, 19 Working Groups, 5 Associations and 5 Councils. It also includes the distinguished community of ESC Fellows and Nurse Fellows. Its mission is "To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease in Europe". The ESC achieves this through a series of scientific and educational activities and the ESC Congress, the largest medical meeting in Europe, held this year from 25-29 August 2012 in Munich, Germany.

GE Healthcare B200
Pollards Wood
Nightingales Ln
HP8 4SP Chalfont, St Giles, Bucks
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 149 454 4000
Web Site:
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery and biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies help our customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. We partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems.


Heart Failure Association C100
2035 Route des Colles
Les Templiers-BP 179
06903 Sophia Antipolis
Tel: +33 4 92 94 76 00 - Fax: +33 4 92 94 86 69
Web Site:
The Heart Failure Association (HFA) of the ESC is an association of professionals working together on its mission ‘to improve the quality of life and longevity of patients, diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, education and research’.
With more than 5 700 members, the Association is made up of basic, clinical and nurse sections, focused scientific committees and study groups and an exceptional network of national societies.
Interested in joining this active Association? Visit the HFA Stand and discover the membership opportunities.

HeartWare D400
205 Newbury Street
Framingham, MA 01701
United States of America
Tel: +1 508 739 0950
Fax: +1 508 739 0948
Web Site:
HeartWare, Inc. is developing a family of implantable mechanical circulatory support systems for the treatment of advanced heart failure. HeartWare’s lead device, the HeartWare® Ventricular Assist System, incorporates state-of-the-art peripherals and features the only full-output pump designed to be implanted less invasively in the pericardial space. The HeartWare® System is commercially available in Europe and is the subject of a 150-patient US IDE trial.

Lisboa Convention Bureau E100
Rua do Arsenal n. 21
Tel: +351 210 312 70
Fax: +351 210 312 89
Web Site:

The LCB was founded in 1989 and has more than 200 associates including hotels, venues, meeting facilities and incoming agencies.
Lisboa Convention Bureau offers impartial advice and assistance to event organizers.

• Lisboa is just a short flight away. 1 - 3 hours from most European cities and 5 - 8 hours from North America.
The Lisboa airport IS centrally located only 15 min transfer from city centre and another 30-45 min from Estoril or Sintra. The Airport is served by all major air lines and with daily non stop connections to all major European cities as well as the US, South America and Africa (more than 50 destinations).
• Mild weather - our climate is never too hot in summer and lots of warm sunshine in winter.
• Lisboa is amongst the most competitive cities for international events.
• Lisboa is a friendly and tolerant city by tradition.
• Lisboa is a “resort city” with a unique triangle –historic and cosmopolitan, the resort of Cascais /Estoril and the romantic village of Sintra, a World Heritage Site, are just 30 minutes away.


Medtronic B100
Route du Molliau 31
1131 Tolochenaz
Tel: +41 218 027 000
Web Site:
At Medtronic, we are committed to “Innovating for life” by pushing the boundaries of medical technology and changing the way the world treats chronic disease.
Join our symposium "Maximize CRT Response across the complete Care Pathway" on May 20, 12:45 – 14:00 (room Belgrade), and visit the Medtronic booth (B100) to discover how CRT therapy is reducing mortality and preventing disease progression for HF patients.

Novartis Pharma AG A100
Forum 1
Novartis Campus
4055 Basel
Tel: +41 613 243 12
Novartis provides innovative healthcare solutions that address the evolving needs of patients and societies. Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis offers a diversified portfolio to best meet these needs: innovative medicines, eye care, cost-saving generic pharmaceuticals, preventive vaccines and diagnostic tools, over-the-counter and animal health products.

Oxford University Press A300
Great Clarendon Street
OX2 6DP Oxford
United Kingdom
Web Site:
Oxford University Press publishes some of the most respected medical books and journals in the world including the Oxford Textbook of Heart Failure, and the European Journal of Heart Failure on behalf of the ESC. Please visit our stand to browse books and pick up free copies of the journals.


Pfizer Ltd E200
BMS/Pfizer Ltd E250
Walton Oaks
Dorking Road, Tadworth, Surrey
KT20 7NS Tadworth
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 130 461 6161
Web Site:
Web Site:
Pfizer Inc.: Working together for a healthier world™ At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacturing of medicines for people and animals. Our diversified global health care portfolio includes human and animal biologic and small molecule medicines and vaccines, as well as nutritional products and many of the world’s best-known consumer products. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as the world’s leading biopharmaceutical company, we also collaborate with health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world. For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us.

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter at

Philips Healthcare E500
Hewlett-Packard-Str. 2
71034 Boeblingen
Tel: +49 703 146 329 13
Fax: +49 703 146 322 02
Web Site:
Philips Motiva - The TeleHealth platform that connects patients with chronic conditions, e.g. heart failure, diabetes, and COPD, to their healthcare providers – via the home television and a secure network connection. Motiva automates disease management activities, and engages patients with personalized inter-actions and education delivered through the television. The system enables healthcare providers to motivate behaviour change, helping them meet goals for improved patient compliance, TeleHealth program efficiency, and lower healthcare costs.

ResMed Europe D300
Fjordveien 1
1363 Høvik
Tel: +47 671 188 50
Fax: +47 671 188 55
Web Site:
ResMed is a global leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of medical products for the diagnosis, treatment and management of sleep-disorder breathing. ResMed is committed to increasing education and awareness by supporting leading physicians and researchers exploring the link between SDB and various life-threatening diseases such as heart failure.


Richter Gedeon D200
Vladimira Popovica 6
11070 Belgrade
Tel: +381 112 608 998
Fax: +381 112 608 958
Web Site:
Richter Gedeon, the largest pharmaceutical factory in Hungary. The Company is present in thirty countries thanks to its four production sites, thirty representative offices, fourteen commercial subsidiaries and wholesale joint ventures. Lisonorm fixed combination of lisinopril and amlodipin for antihypertensive treatment. Moduxin contains trimetazidin in treatment of angina pectoris.

Altgasse 68
CH-6341 Baar
Tel: +41 417 664 242
Fax: +41 417 610 880
Web Site:
SCHILLER, international manufacturer of medical equipment, headquartered in Switzerland with subsidiaries in 17 countries and representatives in over 100 countries world-wide. We focus on RESTING & EXERCISE ECG SYSTEMS, HOLTER ECG, BLOOD PRESSURE SYSTEMS, SPIROMETRY, PATIENT MONITORING, CARDIAC DEFIBRILLATION and DIAGNOSTIC DATA MANAGEMENT.

Scisense Systems Inc E150
3397 White Oak Road - Unit 3
London N6E 3A1
Tel: +1 519 680 7677
Fax: +1 519 680 7718
Web Site:
Scisense Systems Inc. manufactures micro-­sensing devices for cardiac function assessment, specializing in blood pressure, volume, and ECG systems. Our products are designed to the highest quality standards, and are offered with unmatched warranty and customer service. Together with Transonic and Endosomatic Systems, we offer complete solutions for basic science research.


Servier A200
50 Rue Carnot
92284 SURESNES Cedex
Servier is a private independent pharmaceutical company. Servier has developed drugs for the treatment of hypertension, cardiac ischemia, and heart failure. Procoralan (ivabradine), Vastarel MR (trimetazidine), Coversyl (perindopril), Coveram (perindopril-amlodipine), Preterax (perindopril-indapamide), and Natrilix SR (indapamide) are our major cardiovascular drugs. Procoralan (ivabradine), the first If inhibitor on the market, is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of chronic stable angina. Following the review of data from the SHIFT trial, Procoralan has been approved recently by the European Commission for the treatment of patients with chronic heart failure.

St Jude Medical A500
Corporate Village
Avenue Da Vinci 11 Box F1
1935 Zaventem
Tel: +32 277 468 11
Fax: +32 277 468 43
Web Site:
St. Jude Medical develops medical technology and services that focus on putting more control into the hands of those who treat cardiac, neurological and chronic pain patients worldwide. The company is dedicated to advancing the practice of medicine by reducing risk wherever possible and contributing to successful outcomes for every patient. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., St. Jude Medical employs more than 16,000 people worldwide and has four major focus areas that include: cardiac rhythm management, atrial fibrillation, cardiovascular and neuromodulation. The St. Jude Medical product portfolio includes implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices, pacemakers, electrophysiology catheters, mapping and visualization systems, vascular closure devices, structural heart products, spinal cord stimulation and deep brain stimulation devices.
Thoratec Corporation B400
6035 Stoneridge Drive
Pleasanton, CA 94588
United States of America
Tel: +1 925 847 8600
Fax: +1 925 847 8574
Web Site:
Thoratec is a world leader in therapies to address advanced-stage heart failure. The company's products include the HeartMate® LVAS (Left Ventricular Assist System) and Thoratec® VAD (Ventricular Assist Device) with more than 18,000 devices implanted in patients suffering from heart failure. Thoratec also manufactures and distributes the CentriMag® and PediMag®/PediVAS® product lines.


Vifor Pharma Ltd D100
Flughofstrasse 61
P.O. Box
8152 Glattbrugg
Tel: +41 588 518 000
Fax: +41 588 518 001
Web Site:
Vifor Pharma is one of the world leaders in iron preparations for the treatment of iron deficiency. The iron portfolio includes Ferinject®, a novel intravenous iron replacement therapy, Venofer®, the leading intravenous iron product for the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in renal patients as well as the oral iron Maltofer®.

WPI / Experimetria E300
SG4 0TJ Hitchin
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 146 242 4700
Fax: +44 146 242 4701
Web Site:
Through the SI Heidelberg brand of instrumentation, we supply a complete line to study cardiovascular physiology from a single cardiac myocyte right through to ECG measurement in human. On display will be the single cell tester for direct force measurement from single isolated cardiac myocytes, our unique compact Langendorff system, our organ baths and our ECG monitoring equipment.
Emil-Hoffmann-Strasse 13
50996 Köln
Tel: +49 223 687 8747
Fax: +49 223 687 8751
Web Site:
Zoll produces a wearable defibrillator that protects patients from sudden cardiac death.

Alere BG Medicine, Inc Boston Scientific Circulite Inc European Society of Cardiology GE Healthcare Heart Failure Association HeartWare Lisboa Convention Bureau Medtronic Novartis Pharma AG Oxford University Press Pfizer Ltd BMS/Pfizer Ltd Philips Healthcare ResMed Europe Richter Gedeon Schiller AG Scisense Systems Inc Servier St Jude Medical Thoratec Corporation Vifor Pharma Ltd WPI / Experimetria Zoll CMS GmbH

Last updated : 30 Mar 2012