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Millar Instruments and Transonic Systems, Suppliers of Gold Standard Pressure and Flow Products, Enter Into Mutual Distribution Agreement

November 13, 2009

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ Millar Instruments, Inc., developer and manufacturer of Mikro-Tip® pressure transducer catheters and pressure-volume (P-V) systems, and Transonic Systems, Inc., global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of flow measurement devices, today announce a new distribution partnership.

“I am most pleased that these two giants in the field of physiological measurements, Transonic Systems and Millar Instruments, have reached this agreement,” comments Cornelis Drost, president and founder of Transonic Systems. “It will mean that we can continue to offer our customers the highest quality instrumentation to meet their research needs.”

“After 40 years of providing the gold standard in pressure measurement technology, Millar is pleased to now offer our customers the gold standard in flow measurement. Transonic and Millar customers know that both companies share a commitment to quality and accuracy. As a result, we are excited to add Transonic’s complementary flow systems to our market leading pressure and pressure-volume solutions,” states Tim Daugherty, Director, Cardiology Products at Millar Instruments.

About Millar Instruments

Millar Instruments, Inc., designs, manufactures and markets Mikro-Tip® catheter pressure transducers for use by medical researchers and clinicians. This high-precision sensor technology allows pressure measurements to be taken at the source, without time delay or motion artifacts. Millar also markets the MPVS Ultra pressure-volume system, capable of simultaneously measuring high fidelity left ventricular pressure and volume within the intact beating hearts of animals ranging in size from transgenic mice to domestic livestock. In our 40th year Millar Instruments remains committed to working closely with medical researchers to develop products and systems that further promote medical advancements and discoveries. www.millarinstruments.com

About Transonic Systems Inc.

Founded in 1983, Transonic Systems pioneered the first commercially viable use for transit-time ultrasound flowmetry in animal studies, now the gold standard flow measurement system for physiological research in mice to man. Innovation in Transonic’s flowprobe design has enabled true blood flow measurement in vessels as small as the renal artery in a mouse, and as critical as a bypass graft in human open heart surgery. The increasing focus on Quality Outcomes has generated growing demand for Transonic Systems’ clinical flow measurement devices that provide timely measurements of blood flow during cardiac, cerebrovascular, vascular, and transplant surgeries. Measurement of vascular access flow with the Transonic Hemodialysis Monitor has revolutionized dialysis care. “Transonic Inside” flowmeters have found uses in artificial heart implants, organ preservation devices and heart bypass pumps. Through steady technological refinements and close collaborations, Transonic maintains its position as the leading innovator in flow measurement technology. http://www.transonic.com/

SOURCE Millar Instruments, Inc.


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