BG Medicine, Boston Scientific Study Galectin-3 for CRT | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb Staff Reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BG Medicine today announced a collaboration with Boston Scientific to study whether galectin-3 can be used to screen patients for cardiac-resynchronization therapy.

Data for their effort will come from the MADIT-CRT study, the world's largest randomized study of New York Heart Association Class I and II patients. The study involves more than 1,800 patients enrolled in 110 centers worldwide.

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