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PneumRx, a BTG International group company, is focused on developing minimally invasive solutions for unmet medical needs in pulmonary medicine. Please click on a link below to learn more about PneumRx and PneumRx Coils, or to find us at our next conference or event.

 

Clinical Trial Patient Discusses How RENEW Procedure Changed His Life

May 02, 2014

A revolutionary procedure could change the way emphysema patients live with their disease.

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Possible Breakthrough for Emphysema Treatment

April 15, 2014

A new treatment for emphysema could be a major breakthrough in the treatment of the disease. Dr. Bruce Hensel reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Lung Disease Treatment Without Major Surgery

April 14, 2014

Hospitals are testing new procedures to help patients with a devastating lung disease breathe easier without major surgery.

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Breathing Easier with Emphysema Coils

February 25, 2014

Two million people suffer with emphysema in the United States.

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Big Breakthrough for Emphysema Patients

December 16, 2013

It's estimated that three million Americans suffer from severe Emphysema.

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Your Health First Radio: Dr. Tim Connolly Discusses COPD and Emphysema

November 24, 2013

Your Health First Radio: Dr. Tim Connolly Discusses COPD and Emphysema

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Local doctors breathing new life into COPD treatment

November 15, 2013

It’s a debilitating disease that literally takes your breath away. Now local doctors are testing a device that may breathe life into the search for a less-invasive treatment for COPD.

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First U.S. Patients Treated in PneumRx RENEW Pivotal Study for Treatment of Severe Emphysema

February 25, 2013

PneumRx, Inc., a leader in interventional pulmonology, announced the first U.S. patients treated with PneumRx’s Lung Volume Reduction Coils (LVRCs) for severe emphysema. Dr. Charlie Strange, of the Medical University of South Carolina, and Dr. Frank Sciurba, of the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC, treated the first US patients in the FDA-approved RENEW Study. The RePneu® LVRC, a minimally invasive medical implant designed to treat the symptoms of severe emphysema, is intended to improve lung function, exercise ability and quality of life for this underserved patient population.

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UMCG Enrolls First Patients in PneumRx RENEW Pivotal Trial for Treatment of Severe Emphysema

December 17, 2012

PneumRx, Inc., a leader in interventional pulmonology, announced today that University Medical Center Groningen has enrolled and treated the first patients in the FDA-approved RENEW pivotal trial to evaluate the RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil (LVRC). The RePneu LVRC, a minimally invasive medical implant designed to treat the symptoms of severe emphysema, is intended to improve lung function, exercise ability and quality of life for this underserved patient population.

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French Government Agrees to Fund Study of the PneumRx RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil

July 30, 2012

French Government commits 1.3 Million Euros to fund cost-effectiveness study of the RePneu LVRC in 100 subjects at 10 centers throughout France

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