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The Medical University of Vienna and Vienna General Hospital Perform the First two Commercial Implants Worldwide of Sequana Medical's ALFApump® System
Date:11/4/2011

care for these patients often exceeds €40,000 each year.

The ALFApump System consists of a subcutaneously implanted battery-powered pump with a catheter placed in the abdominal cavity and another catheter connected to the bladder. The ALFApump System automatically and continually collects fluid as it forms in the abdominal cavity and moves it to the bladder, where it is eliminated through normal urination. The ALFApump is recharged wirelessly and can be programmed to meet the unique needs of each patient.

"We are delighted to be partnering with Professor Peck-Radosavljevic, the Medical University of Vienna and the Vienna General Hospital team", stated Dan Rose, Vice President of Commercial Operations.  "The ALFApump System is designed to offer patients better clinical outcomes and quality of life while eliminating the requirement for repeated expensive and burdensome invasive procedures."

About Sequana Medical:

Sequana Medical is a Swiss medical device company dedicated to improving patient lives through innovative technologies to manage fluid within the body.

Contact:
Sequana Medical
Emily Woodward
Product Marketing Manager
Emily.woodward@sequanamedical.com
Tel: +41-44-446-50-74


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