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Advanced Circulatory Systems Inc (AKA: ASCI~CPRx LLC~ResQSystems~Advanced Circulatory Systems Inc)
Profile last edited on: 3/1/2019      CAGE: 3MDX2      UEI: HN9HU9F3MXM8

Business Identifier: Intrathoracic pressure regulation (IPR) therapies to enhance circulation
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Inactive (Acquired)
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Location Information

1905 County Road C West
Roseville, MN 55113
   (651) 403-5600
Location: Single
Congr. District: 04
County: Ramsey

Public Profile

Originally doing business as Advanced Circulatory Systems Inc, - after being renamed from being CPRx LLC, -- in December 2014 the firm was acquired by Zoll Medical Corporation with the firm to continue operations out of Minnesota as a part of Zoll’s Core Products division the firm. Zoll Medical had itself been acquired just previously - in 2012 - in a $2.2B transaction by Asahi Kasei Corporation. Interestingly, though by the earlier name of ResQSystems, the technology that underpins the firm had been spun out by Zoll, Closing the circle. Advanced Circulatory had been organized around using the body’s own mechanisms to enhance circulation without the use of pharmaceutical or other agents: a facemask with a regulator system to increase or decrease interior chest pressure during normal respiration or CPR to improve the heart’s ability to enhance pre-load and cardiac output. The firm's Intrathoracic Pressure Regulation (IPR) therapy platform has far-reaching implications for multiple medical conditions. This non-invasive therapy can potentially protect the heart, brain and other vital organs when blood flow is compromised, giving rescuers, clinicians and caregivers the potential to return patients to a full life after critical medical emergencies.anufactures and markets advanced circulatory technology. The company primarily focuses on developing resuscitating technologies used to restore life and improve the quality of life for patients experiencing cardiac arrest, low blood pressure, and head injury. It offers a variety of defibrillators and monitors, automated external defibrillators (AED), ventilators, wearable defibrillators, intravascular temperature management technology, automated CPR technology, patient data management tools, fluid resuscitation technology, and intrathoracic pressure regulation (IPR) therapy. Shortly before the acqusition by Zoll

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Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition

Employee Range
Revenue Range
Over 50M
VC funded?
Privately Held
Stock Info
IP Holdings

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Key People / Management

  Alex N Moghadam -- President, ZOLL Data Management Products

  James Palazzolo -- President, ZOLL Temperature Management Solutions

  Jonathan Rennert -- CEO

  Jason T Whiting -- President, ZOLL LifeVest Division

  A Ernest Whiton -- President, ZOLL Resuscitation

  Michal Black

  Robert Cohen -- Former President

  Steven K Flora -- Senior Vice President and Vice President of North American Sales

  Liz Groover -- Vice-President of Marketing

  Aaron M Grossman -- Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

  Ward M Hamilton -- Senior Vice President

  Michael McLaury

  Richard Packer -- Chairman

  Terry Provo -- Director of Clinical Marketing

  Craig M Stowell -- Vice President, Corporate Controller