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2013-10-28 08:28:21

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a leader in the field of interventional pulmonology, today announced that enrollment in the REVOLENS Study, a cost-effectiveness study of the PneumRx RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil (RePneu LVRC) in France, has been completed. The REVOLENS study was submitted last year to the French Ministry of Health by Professors Gaetan Deslee of the University Hospital of Reims and Charles-Hugo Marquette of the...

2013-09-26 08:26:53

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc., a leader in interventional pulmonology, announced that over 1500 procedures have been performed using the RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil (LVRC) System for patients with severe emphysema. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120514/SF06703LOGO) The RePneu LVRC is a minimally invasive device intended to improve lung function, exercise capacity and quality of life in emphysema patients by bronchoscopically...

2013-02-25 08:27:38

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2012-12-17 08:24:29

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2012-07-30 02:25:26

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a leader in the field of interventional pulmonology, today announced that the French Ministry of Health has approved a cost-effectiveness study of the RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil (RePneu LVRC) in France. The Ministry of Health agreed to fund the study under the soutien aux techniques innovantes couteuses (STIC) program, which provides government funding for innovative medical technologies that have...

2012-05-21 02:25:01

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a medical device company dedicated to bringing innovation and improvements to the treatment of lung disease, today announced that it has expanded its intellectual property portfolio by acquiring key patents and domain names from Broncus Technologies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120514/SF06703LOGO) As a result of the acquisition, PneumRx now owns numerous domain names, including emphysema.com,...

2012-05-15 02:28:50

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a medical device company dedicated to bringing innovation and improvements to the treatment of lung disease, today announced that it has received FDA approval to commence a 30-site pivotal clinical trial to support a PMA application for the RePneu LVRC System. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120514/SF06703LOGO) The RePneu LVRC System is a minimally invasive device intended to improve...

2011-01-04 07:05:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a medical device company dedicated to bringing innovation and improvements to the treatment of lung disease, today announced that it has raised $33 million in working capital commitments. The oversubscribed round was led by Forbion Capital Partners and co-led by Endeavour Vision, both leading venture capital firms from Europe, and also included a prominent strategic corporate partner. The syndicate was...

2010-10-13 12:15:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a medical device company dedicated to bringing innovation and improvements to the treatment of lung disease, today announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its RePneu Lung Volume Reduction Coil (LVRC) System to treat the later stages of emphysema. The RePneu LVRC System is a minimally invasive device intended to improve lung function in emphysema patients by brochoscopically implanting Nitinol...