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For More Information Contact:
Mr. Donald R. Greenfield
Operations Manager
Forest Medical LLC
6700 Old Collamer Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Phone: 800-844-2037 or 315-434-9000
Fax: 315-432-8064
E-mail: dgreenfield@forestmedical.com


Forest Medical Holter Monitoring Systems Selected for
Marfan Syndrome Clinical Trial

East Syracuse, NY, April 2nd, 2007 — Forest Medical, LLC (www.forestmedical.com), the value leader in Holter monitoring systems, today announced that its Holter Monitoring Systems have been selected for a clinical trial of the drugs Atenolol versus Losartan in individuals with Marfan syndrome. Forest Medical will provide 100 Trillium 5000™ Holter Recorders and multiple installations of its Trillium Platinum™ Holter Analysis Software to support 16 different research sites for the trial which will be conducted by the Pediatric Heart Network. The trial is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute and will involve up to 600 participants who will each be followed for a period of three years. The trial will study the growth of the aorta in participants taking either Atenolol (a beta blocker) or Losartan (an angiotensin II receptor blocker). Mr. Raymond Lichorobiec, the company’s Executive Director, said “Forest Medical is honored that our Trillium 5000/Platinum Holter Monitoring Systems have been selected by the Pediatric Heart Network for this important clinical trial.”

The prestigious list of research sites involved in the trial includes the Hospital for Sick Children (Ontario, Canada), Children’s Hospital Boston (Boson, MA), Children’s Hospital of New York (New York, NY), The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA), Duke University Medical Center (Durham, NC), East Carolina University (Greenville, NC), Brenner Children’s Hospital at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (Winston Salem, NC), Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston, SC), Intermountain Healthcare Primary Children’s Medical Center (Salt Lake City, UT), Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Cincinnati, OH), Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, MD), Washington University (St. Louis, MO), Texas Children’s Hospital (Houston, TX), Stanford University Medical Center (Stanford, CA), Ghent University Hospital (Ghent, Belgium), Division of Pediatric Cardiology Mount Sinai Medical Center (New York, NY).

About Pediatric Heart Network
The Pediatric Heart Network (PHN) was established in 2001 by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to improve the outcomes and quality of life in children who acquire or are born with heart disease. For more information on the PHN, please visit their web site at www.pediatricheartnetwork.org. For more information on the Marfan clinical trial, please select the Marfan link at www.pediatricheartnetwork.org/currentstudies.asp.

About Forest Medical, LLC
Forest Medical, LLC has been a long term pioneer in the development of digital Holter monitoring technology and is today’s value leader in Holter monitoring systems. The company offers a wide range of Holter monitoring products that are designed to meet the requirements of the primary care, cardiology, hospital, research, and veterinary markets and has thousands of systems in use. For more information, please visit the company’s web site at www.forestmedical.com or contact Forest Medical, LLC directly at: 800-844-2037 or 315-434-9000.

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