CHF Solutions Announces Launch of Ultrafiltration Therapy Using Aquadex FlexFlow® System at Memphis Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Dec. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CHF Solutions (Nasdaq: CHFS) today announced that Memphis, Tennessee-based health system, Methodist Le Bonheur, has initiated offering aquapheresis therapy to patients suffering from fluid overload using the company’s Aquadex FlexFlow system. The use of the therapy was featured in the Daily Memphian newspaper  on November 16, 2019.

“As a company, we are dedicated to changing the lives of patients suffering from fluid overload through science, collaboration, and innovation,” said John Erb, CEO of CHF Solutions.  “We are proud and honored to be working with Methodist Healthcare system and look forward to partnering with their clinicians in the care of their fluid overloaded patients.”   

“We are pleased to offer Aquadex FlexFlow therapy to our patients suffering from fluid overload,” said John Jefferies, MD, Co-Director, Methodist Cardiovascular Service Line and Jay Michael Sullivan Distinguished Chair in Cardiology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. “We feel this simplified form of ultrafiltration may improve the quality of life of our fluid overloaded patients and could lead to fewer rehospitalizations and reduce overall costs.”

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (MLH) is an integrated, not-for- profit healthcare system based in Memphis, Tennessee, with locations and partners across the Mid-South. Throughout its history, MLH has remained affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Faith inspires the hospital to serve its patients and improve the health of its entire community. 

“We continue to invest in our field therapy support organization to ensure the Aquadex FlexFlow system is providing optimal therapy to patients suffering from excess fluid,” said Nestor Jaramillo, CCO of CHF Solutions.  “We are excited about this partnership with Methodist Le Bonheur and the potential to significantly improve clinical and economic outcomes with the Aquadex FlexFlow system technology.”

 

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Globe Newswire: 13:00 GMT Tuesday 3rd December 2019

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