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Lungpacer Medical, Inc. Announces Enrollment of First Subject in RESCUE 1 Feasibility Study

BURNABY, British Columbia, 20 June 2017

Lungpacer Medical, Inc., announced today that the first subject has been enrolled in the RESCUE 1 study at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, in Dallas, Texas. This early feasibility study will investigate the safety and feasibility of the Lungpacer Diaphragm Pacing Therapy System (DPTS) as a therapy to recondition and strengthen the diaphragms of patients who have been intubated and invasively mechanically ventilated for seven days or longer, and failed two or more spontaneous breathing trials (SBT).