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Uptake Medical Announces TGA Approval of InterVapor for Patients With Severe Emphysema
Date:12/21/2011

TUSTIN, Calif., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptake Medical® today announced that it received Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approval for its InterVapor™ System for endoscopic lung volume reduction for the treatment of severe emphysema.  InterVapor is the first non-surgical, endoscopic lung volume reduction system for the treatment of severe emphysema that uses the body's natural healing processes without leaving implants or foreign materials in the lung.

Clinical efficacy of InterVapor has been established by the multi-center VAPOR trial which showed a reduction in lung volume as well as statistical and clinical significance in lung function improvement (FEV1) and health-related quality of life (SGRQ) at six months. 

"Our involvement with Uptake Medical and InterVapor goes back to the first usage in patients, and we are delighted to see the TGA approval," commented Professor Gregory Snell, head of lung transplant services at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia.  "InterVapor has continued to demonstrate clinical efficacy and safety and we look forward to offering InterVapor to our patients."

VAPOR trial investigator, Dr. Peter Hopkins of Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, provided insights into the relevance of new treatment options for emphysema.  "Emphysema is a debilitating condition and this patient population is in need of new treatment options.  The ability to offer InterVapor to our patients represents an important step in furthering the standard of care for the treatment of severe emphysema."

"Capping the year by obtaining TGA approval in Australia is another important milestone for Uptake Medical," said R. King Nelson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Uptake Medical. "We look forward to working with our distributor partner, Aurora BioScience, as we intr
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