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2011-08-02 08:17:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Apnex Medical, Inc., received investigational device exemption (IDE) approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin a clinical study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of its Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation (HGNS®) System to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Data from this clinical study are intended to support the Pre-Market Approval (PMA) application for the HGNS System to the FDA. "Many patients...

2010-06-02 14:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Apnex Medical, Inc., a pioneer in developing novel medical device treatments for obstructive sleep apnea, also known as OSA, today announced the appointment of Charles (Chas) S. McKhann as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100602/CG13931) "In this dynamic healthcare environment, successfully bringing novel therapies to market requires strong leadership," said Mike Berman,...

2010-05-17 10:15:00

ST. PAUL, Minn. and NEW ORLEANS, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Apnex Medical announced today that preliminary data from a first-in-man clinical study showed significant improvements in sleep for people suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The Apnex HGNS(TM) System, developed by the St. Paul-based company, is a device designed to treat OSA, which is a serious life-threatening illness characterized by fragmented sleep and excessive day-time sleepiness. The HGNS System activates an upper...

2009-12-03 10:30:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Apnex Medical, Inc., a private medical device company, announced that it has completed a second round of private equity financing totaling $14 million. The funds will be used to complete a clinical study and develop a second generation of its proprietary implantable technology designed to treat obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Participants in the financing include Domain Associates, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Polaris Venture Partners and Michael...


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