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  1. 1. Future Generations of ThermaStar Merging of functional and structural assessment - Thermography and angiography - Thermography and IVUS Integration of therapy/diagnostics Combination diagnostic and therapeutic applications to a single catheter, ie, heat therapy
  2. 2. Heat Therapy Lesion or artery specific treatment? What do you believe would be safety concerns related to heating? What data would you need to see to prove that heat treatment works? If heating does work, minimally how long should the effect last? And why? Would you treat a stented culprit lesion or artery? Or treat the non-culprit artery? Or both?
  3. 3. Post-Market Screening Tests Serum Markers – Total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, TC-HDL distribution and APO-E, Ox-LDL antibody, Lp-PLA2, LDL phenotype A, B, or I, large particles: I-IIb, small particles: IIIa-IVb, IL-1, IL-6, TNF-alfa, CRP, and ICAM-1 From the inflammatory markers – Chlamydia pneumonia – CMV, HSV1 and HSV2, mycoplasma pneumonia, hepatitis A, helicobacter pylori, Other biomarkers – fibrinogen, systemic IL-6, E-selectin, P-selection, D-dimer, albumin, sCD40-L, PAPP-A urine and blood