ITC manufactures instruments and disposables used in hemostasis management and point-of-care testing. ITC instruments are used in a range of health care settings, including cardiac surgery and interventional procedures, critical care and alternate site areas, physician offices, clinics and patient self-testing. The company develops, manufactures and markets products in four distinct categories: point-of-care coagulation instruments and reagents; blood analysis system for blood gas and electrolyte testing; skin incision products; and systems for prothrombin time testing at home and for professional use. ITC is headquartered in Edison, N.J., and is a subsidiary of Thoratec, a developer of medical devices for circulatory support, vascular graft, blood coagulation and skin incision applications. ITC's products are distributed through a network of sales representatives located in the United States and throughout the world.