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SunTech Medical partner Remote Diagnostic Technologies Ltd. (RDT) has been granted air certification by USAARL for a fleet-wide Airworthiness Release (AWR) from the United States Army for its medical monitor, Tempus IC Professional™.

The achievement of the AWR certifies Tempus' use by the military in the most extreme of environments in which it is deployed. Its accurate blood pressure readings are provided using SunTech's compact, non-invasive blood pressure (NIBP) Advantage module, capable of clinically-reliable measurements in emergency medicine situations. The handheld, durable Tempus provides all the patient monitoring features required by modern war fighters, with unique patient record data collecting and sharing capabilities.

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Blood pressure monitoring expert joins multinational health and analysis group

Morrisville, NC (June 20, 2012) – SunTech Medical, a market leader in non-invasive blood pressure measurement products and technologies, has been acquired by UK-based Halma plc, a safety, health and environmental technology group.

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In a recent study published in the International Journal of Cardiology1, researchers at the Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan used exercise stress testing to evaluate the effects that aerobic interval training (AIT) would have in aiding respiratory and cardiopulmonary efficiency on patients with heart failure syndrome.  The researchers attempted to prove that AIT would aid in ventilatory efficiency and assist with the distribution of blood flow from the heart, more so than moderate continuous training (MCT). 

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Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) is known to be a powerful tool for diagnosing and managing hypertension. This is because the data collected through ABP monitors like SunTech's Oscar 2, provide a clear view of the variability of a patient's BP as well as a means to determine their average BP levels. With this information clinicians can better determine if treatment is necessary and also the potential risk for future cardiovascular disease.

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Two leaders in blood pressure management, SunTech Medical Inc., a leader in noninvasive blood pressure products and technologies, and AtCor Medical (ASX:ACG) the developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor® system, which noninvasively measures central blood pressures and arterial stiffness, announced today that the companies have formed a strategic alliance aimed at improving blood pressure measurement and overall cardiovascular health assessment and management.

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Research Triange Park (RTP), NC – December 19,2011 – SunTech Medical employees rally together for their annual food drive providing a donation of 6,685 pounds for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina this holiday season. 

SunTech’s goal was to raise a total of 500 pounds for this year’s donation but employees’ of the company had larger aspirations with a friendly competition that ran amongst seven internal teams consisting of approximately 11 employees per team.

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Research Triangle Park, NC, USA – September 12, 2011 – SunTech Medical®, a manufacturer of blood pressure monitoring products and technology, announces the addition of Lindsay Sloan as Product Manager for their ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) product line. Most recently, Mrs. Sloan served as product manager for pharmaceutical and medical device products on a global level.

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Comprehensive Blood Pressure Monitoring in Clinical Trials

ITASCA IL and MORRISVILLE NC — July 28 2011 — AtCor Medical (ASX:ACG) the developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor® system, which measures central blood pressures and arterial stiffness noninvasively, and SunTech Medical Inc., a leader in noninvasive blood pressure products and technologies, today announced that they have entered into an exclusive, multi-year worldwide clinical trials distribution and data management agreement. In addition to SphygmoCor systems, AtCor now offers trial sponsors the SunTech Oscar 2 ambulatory blood pressure monitor, the only ABPM device that has been clinically validated to all three internationally recognized standards1.

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Morrisville, NC – SunTech Medical, Inc., a leader in non-invasive blood pressure measurement products and technologies, announces the release of their new line of disposable blood pressure cuffs.

“With the increased adoption of automated blood pressure measurement as the standard of care in hospitals and doctors’ offices, it is important to understand that the blood pressure cuff is the sensor and acts as the first point of contact for acquiring accurate information for each measurement,” explains Stephanie Monk, Senior Product Manager. “With that in mind, we have applied our expertise in blood pressure measurement to the design of our new line of disposable blood pressure cuffs.”

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For most people, hypertension is a condition that should be diagnosed regularly in order to help prevent future illness. But for kidney transplant patients, uncontrolled hypertension can be particularly dangerous—no less for pediatric patients than for adults. In a recently published article in the journal Pediatric Nephrology, Blood pressure profile in renal transplant recipients and its relation to diastolic function: tissue Doppler echocardiographic, Dr. Mitra Basiratnia and the staff at the Shiraz University of Medical Sciences describe the dangers this way:

“Arterial hypertension is a common consequence after renal transplantation. It is linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular events, graft failure, proteinuria, and death.”

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SunTech Medical was invited to present at the 4th annual meeting for China International Medical Electronics Technology. Along with prominent multinational companies like Freescale, Microsoft, and Texas Instruments, and well-known national medical device companies like Landwind, SunTech presented on the broad trends as well as the technical detail that must be addressed in the competitive industry of medical devices in China and abroad. Peter Zhang, Sales Manager for SunTech Medical in Greater China, spoke to a crowd of nearly 300 development engineers and business development managers on the clinical and regulatory challenges in developing medical devices measuring blood pressure. The presentation was well received and sparked interesting follow-up discussion on local development projects and their innovative applications.  You can download the presentation here in English orMandarin Chinese .  If you are interested in specific product information, please contact us here.