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The Valley Hospital Introduces Sleep Apnea Advance

The Valley Hospital is one of only two sites in New Jersey and the tri-state area currently using a new implantable device to treat adult patients with central sleep apnea. Central sleep apnea is a serious condition in which a person’s sleep is interrupted…

Device delivers sleep apnea relief for retired NASA engineer

By Greg Sullivan

Al Harbury is no stranger to innovation. He worked for Lockheed Martin and later as an aerospace system engineer with NASA’s Ames Research Center in California, before retiring to North Carolina. But a little more than a year ago, the 87-year-old Clemmons, North Carolina man began feeling symptoms….

UCHealth first in region to offer latest technology for central sleep apnea

By: Kelly Tracer, UCHealth

LOVELAND, Colo. (April 4, 2019) – UCHealth is the first health system in the Rocky Mountain region to offer the latest, implantable treatment option for people with central sleep apnea. In a recent breakthrough procedure at UCHealth Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, a man became the first patient…

Cooper picked to treat sleep apnea with newly approved device

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Cooper University Hospital has been selected to treat patients suffering with central sleep apnea with a recently approved implantable device to stimulate breathing. It is one of 24 sites in the country and the only hospital in New Jersey currently treating patients with the remedē System, developed by Respicardia Inc…

New FDA-approved device tested at Saint Luke’s helps patients with central sleep apnea

By Rae Daniel | 41 Action News, KSBH

When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, adults should get about eight hours. But for years, Shawn Johnston was only getting about an hour and a half of sleep each night. “I was sleeping and then I woke up and I just couldn’t breathe,” Johnston said. For ten years, Johnston struggled with his central sleep apnea …

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

The remedē® System is indicated for moderate to severe Central Sleep Apnea in adult patients.

Your doctor will need to evaluate your condition to determine if the remedē system is right for you. You will not be able to have an MRI or diathermy (special heat therapies) if you have the remedē system implanted. The remedē system may be used if you have another stimulation device such as a heart pacemaker or defibrillator; special testing will be needed to ensure the devices are not interacting.

As with any surgically implanted device, there are risks related to the surgical procedure itself which may include, but are not limited to, pain, swelling, and infection.

Once the therapy is turned on, some patients may experience discomfort from stimulation and/or from the presence of the device. The majority of these events are resolved either on their own or by adjusting the therapy settings. The remedē system may not work for everyone. There are additional risks associated with removing your system. If you and your doctor decide to remove the system, another surgery will be required.

Be sure to talk with your doctor so that you thoroughly understand all of the risks and benefits associated with the implantation of the remedē system. Rx only. For further information, please call +1-952-540-4470 or email info@respicardia.com.