humanitarian use device

A diaphragm pacer that might forestall the need for invasive ventilation has moved one step closer to FDA approval for some with ALS

Posted on Friday, October 8, 2010 - 16:33, By: Margaret Wahl
The Synapse Biomedical NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System (DPS), a device that stimulates the respiratory diaphragm with electrical signals, has received Humanitarian Use Device designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), allowing it to be used by people with amyotrophic lateral...