Medical Devices & Tech

Asthmatx Inc.

888 Ross Dr
Sunnyvale, CA 94089 USA
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Research Sector Medical Devices & Tech

Summary Description Enhanced radiofrequency-based therapeutic treatment for asthma

Management Michael D. Laufer, Chairman; Glen French, President and CEO

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Keywords: bronchoscopic, asthma, clinical study, Alair, advamed

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Updated: Apr. 26, 2011


Description

Asthmatx Inc. designs, develops and manufactures catheter-based medical devices incorporating thermal energy for a variety of indications, including asthma.......view more

Products / Services

The company is developing an interventional medical device, the Alair System, for the bronchoscopic treatment of patients with moderate to severe asthma. Multiple clinical studies are underway to eval......view more

Technology / Differentiation

Delivering radiofrequency energy through a procedure known as Bronchial Thermoplasty reduces the narrowing of airway passages in response to bronchoconstrictors, and may potentially improve symptoms i...view more

Market / Customers

Asthma is one of the most common and costly diseases in the world. It affects more than 20 million people in the U.S.,with an estimated 2 million emergency room visits and 6,000 deaths per year. The p......view more


Status

Asthmatx is currently conducting a pivotal study investigation to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Alair System for the treatment of severe asthma. The Alair System from Asthmatx was named "Bes...view more

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