SOURCE: Alpine Biomed Corp.

May 22, 2006 14:06 ET

Alpine Biomed Corp. Announces Alliance With Medtronic, Inc. in Gastroenterology Diagnostics

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 22, 2006 -- Alpine Biomed is pleased to announce the formation of an alliance with Medtronic in the area of gastroenterology diagnostics. This alliance builds upon the existing relationship between Alpine and Medtronic under which Alpine distributes Medtronic neurology diagnostic products in the U.S.

Under the new agreement, Alpine Biomed will supply pH catheters to Medtronic for worldwide distribution and Alpine Biomed will become the U.S. distributor for select Medtronic gastro diagnostic equipment (including Digitrapper™ 400 pH recorder, Polygraf™ ID multi-parametric recorder for pH and manometry and POLYGRAM NET® Software).

"We are looking forward to working closely with Medtronic to ensure a smooth transition and continuity of support for customers and distributors," said Brad Westcott, President of Alpine Biomed.

Alpine is exhibiting at the Digestive Disease Week show in Los Angeles May 21-24, and the Society for Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates 33rd Annual Course in San Antonio, TX, May 21-23.

Established in 1994 and EN 13485 certified, Alpine Biomed manufactures and distributes intelligent diagnostic tools for use in neurology, gastroenterology, and urology. Alpine Biomed is driven to supply reliable diagnostic medical devices within a positive working environment that benefit both patient and clinician.

For further information contact William Brown, Vice President of Business Development, Alpine Biomed Corp., 714-839-8426.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    William Brown
    Vice President, Business Development
    p: 714-839-8426
    f: 714-839-8429

    Alpine Biomed Corp.
    16580 Harbor Blvd., Ste. O
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    714-839-8426
    www.alpinebiomed.com