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Bongo Rx apnea device nominated for award

January 30, 2020HME News Staff

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - AirAvant Medical's Bongo Rx sleep apnea devices has been nominated for an Edison Award. The awards are granted to “game changing” new products that embody human-centered design and innovation, according to the company. The Bongo Rx is a reusable nasal device that works by creating back pressure when an OSA sufferer exhales. "We believe that the Bongo Rx embodies the essence of the Edison Awards," said Javier Collazo, vice president of AirAvant Medical. "The device...

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Bongo Rx rates high in survey

September 20, 2019HME News Staff

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - More than 70% of 200 people with mild to moderate sleep apnea who were recently surveyed would prefer to try the Bongo Rx over traditional CPAP therapy if given the choice, according to AirAvant Medical, maker of the Bongo Rx. “I feel the results of the Qualtrics Survey reflect that mild to moderate OSA sufferers want a simple and effective alternative to traditional CPAP,” said Bruce Sher, president of AirAvant Medical. “It's gratifying that years of effort...

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AirAvant Medical shares research findings

May 31, 2019HME News Staff

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - AirAvant Medical will share research findings on the efficacy and safety of its Bongo Rx at the SLEEP 2019 conference, June 8-12 in San Antonio. “Long-term CPAP compliance continues to range from 30% to 70%, but we believe the Bongo Rx can help level the playing field for those with mild to moderate sleep apnea,” said Ron Richard, co-founder and director. “Not only can this product work for non-compliant patients, it can be a great supplemental option for...

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CPAP alternative Bongo Rx hits market

May 10, 2019HME News Staff

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - AirAvant Medical says its flagship product, Bongo Rx, is now available for patients requiring treatment for mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea. The Bongo Rx, cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, seals comfortably in the nose and works by creating back pressure when an OSA sufferer exhales. “For compliant CPAP patients, the Bongo Rx may provide a supplemental treatment option to complement their lifestyle,” said Javier Collazo, vice president....

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AirAvant device receives FDA clearance

October 11, 2018HME News Staff

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - AirAvant Medical has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Bongo Rx. Used in the treatment of mild to moderate sleep apnea, the Bongo Rx has been shown to significantly reduce AHI levels, according to a press release. The device is small and portable, and requires no PAP machine, hoses, headgear or electricity; it seals comfortably in the nose and works by creating backpressure when the user exhales. “We recognize that people need to...

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