Navigation Links
Inspire Medical Systems Completes $17 Million Series B Financing
Date:6/8/2009

are pleased to be part of the clinical trial of the Inspire system," said Tucker Woodson, M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. "There is a significant unmet need today for a device therapy that can be used consistently and effectively by patients with obstructive sleep apnea."

The Inspire system is an implantable device that delivers electrical stimulation to prevent the closure of the upper airway that can stop airflow in patients with OSA. The device is a unique closed-loop system that is able to sense respiratory effort and deliver stimulation to keep the airway open and breathing normal.

About the Inspire System

The Inspire system consists of an implantable pulse generator, a respiration pressure sensor and a stimulation lead that delivers the electrical impulses to the patient's hypoglossal nerve. The hypoglossal nerve is the twelfth cranial nerve that is located along the side of the neck and leads to the tongue. The unique closed-loop design of the Inspire system senses a patient's respiratory effort during sleep and provides hypoglossal nerve stimulation to maintain an open airway synchronous with respiration. Patients have a programming device that is used to turn the device on at bedtime and to turn the unit off during non-sleep periods. The stimulation delivered is sufficient enough to evoke a response from the nerve but at a low enough level to not disturb the patient's sleep. A physician controller unit, used during visits to the patient's treating physician, is used to monitor the therapy and make adjustments to the device as needed for the patient's unique physiology.

About Inspire Medical Systems: www.inspiremedicalsystems.com

Inspire Medical Systems, Inc., based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was created to be the world's leading provider of innovative
'/>"/>

SOURCE Inspire Medical Systems, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Ironman Competitor with Diabetes Inspires Individuals with Diabetes to Live Without Limits
2. Inspire Your Children To Become Germ-Fighters
3. A Visit With Mother Theresa in Calcutta Thirty Years Ago Inspires Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist, to Give Away his Books Free of Charge
4. Success of Colorful School Supply Collection Inspired by Leukemia Patient Kicks off Second Year
5. Inspired by His Mothers Financial Hardship, Author Strives to Help Women Avoid Similar Mistakes
6. Miniature Dachshunds Legacy Inspires YourDogHealth.com to Help Other Canines
7. Celebrating UC Success Contest Seeks to Educate and Inspire Ulcerative Colitis Patients
8. L.A.s Newest Advanced Imaging Center Houses New GE 64-Slice PET/CT and 3T MRI in Spa-Inspired Environment
9. Inspired Cancer Survivor Launches Customized Hair Replacement Techniques at Award-Winning Hair Salon
10. Inspire Medical Systems Completes First Implant of the Inspire II System to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea
11. Cherokee Inspired Comfort Awards Program Call for Nominations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... has been awarded a three-year $1.7 million grant ... develop new imaging technologies and data analysis techniques ... networks of neurons in the brain interact to ... identify the precise interactions between millions of nerve ... and alterations in these interactions that may be ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The ... option to help diabetics curb their sweet tooth, but ... Nature this September, suggests that zero-calorie sweeteners may ... 2 diabetes. , The Weizmann Institute of Science ... fed artificial sweeteners to mice, the mice developed glucose ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Regenerative Medicine Solutions (RMS) is set to open ... RMS welcomes the launch of an entirely new facility, ... new treatment center for the Lung Institute. , ... Nashville, the hope is to bring awareness to those ... undiagnosed. With Nashville being a hub for medical technology, ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Sept. 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Medicare should cover ... high risk for the disease, a coalition of more ... coalition, which includes the Lung Cancer Alliance, the Society ... American Cancer Society and the American Society of Clinical ... to the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... meet at the National Association of Health Advocacy Consultants ... of Healthcare Advocacyā€¯ (#NAHAC14) to be held October 30th ... Making its debut at NAHAC14: Standards and Best Practices ... advocacy grows into a profession, advocates have needed a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:UMD receives inaugural BRAIN Initiative Award 2Health News:Artificial Sweeteners May be Linked to Greater Diabetes Risk 2Health News:Regenerative Medicine Solutions Expanding 2Health News:Groups Call for Medicare Coverage of Lung Cancer Screening 2
... 2012 - VIB researcher Diether Lambrechts, associated with KU ... which patients will benefit more from treatment with bevacizumab ... step towards personalized medicine and patient-tailored use of this ... Leuven) said "in two large clinical studies with patients ...
... symptoms of heart disease already have heart damage, according to ... Heart Failure Congress 2012 , 19-22 May, in Belgrade, Serbia. ... Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology., ... research has shown that obese adults have structural and functional ...
... Reinberg HealthDay Reporter , FRIDAY, May 18 (HealthDay News) ... Americans born between 1945 and 1965 -- the baby boom generation ... deadly disease occur in this age group, and most were infected ... the agency said. "CDC views this as an unrecognized health ...
... combination of three drugs used worldwide as the standard of ... of death or hospitalization, and should not be used together ... the surprising results of a rigorous independent study. The ... New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with a ...
... For more than three decades, researchers have warned of ... tobacco smoke (ETS), especially among children whose parents smoke. ... University of Arizona reports that those health risks persist ... individuals end up becoming smokers later in life. ...
... , SATURDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- More than ... more than half of those victims are younger than age ... (May 20 to 26), the American Academy of Pediatrics is ... Postal Service to educate people about dog safety. They ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Biomarker predicts response to cancer treatment 2Health News:Obese adolescents have heart damage 2Health News:Test Baby Boomers for Hepatitis C, Says CDC 2Health News:First, do no harm: Study finds danger in standard treatment for a serious lung disease 2Health News:First, do no harm: Study finds danger in standard treatment for a serious lung disease 3Health News:Study says children exposed to tobacco smoke face long-term respiratory problems 2Health News:Study says children exposed to tobacco smoke face long-term respiratory problems 3Health News:Keeping Your Family Safe From Dog Bites 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... 2014  Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM ... research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, announced ... from Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. (NYSE: ... final advance under the Loan and Security Agreement that ... , Alimera Sciences Limited, entered into with Hercules in ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... 30, 2014 A study using a relatively ... new look at the composition of carotid artery disease ... and treat the disease, a leading cause of stroke. ... Lexington between September 2010 and May 2012, was featured ... of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) Cardiovascular Interventions. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014 Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, ... today announced that the company,s Bridgewater, New ... the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) relating to ... with regards to Sculptra Aesthetic injectable, which was divested ... to the management of Valeant,s contract manufacturers (rather than ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Alimera Sciences Receives $25 Million Advance from Hercules Technology Growth Capital 2New Imaging Tool May Allow Tailoring of Stroke Prevention to Each Patient 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals' Bridgewater Location Receives Warning Letter From FDA 2
... Focus from Thermo Labsystems was designed specifically ... Advanced features such as the new fast ... on microvolumes help to define this as ... The new interchangeable handle plate offers a ...
... Series 2000 Pipette is a synonym for ... and robust design, and superior operating comfort. ... operate the measuring stroke and blow-out as ... "pipette/tip" system ensures utmost accuracy and precision. ...
Pipetman P is a fully adjustable, air-displacement pipette with the selected volume shown on a digital indicator (volumeter). Eight models cover the full range of volumes from 0.2 L to 10 mL....
Pipetman P is a fully adjustable, air-displacement pipette with the selected volume shown on a digital indicator (volumeter). Eight models cover the full range of volumes from 0.2 L to 10 mL....
Medicine Products: