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ASV trumps PAP for chronic insomnia, study finds

December 19, 2019HME News Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine - Adaptive servo-ventilation proved superior to CPAP therapy in chronic insomnia patients with previously undiagnosed co-morbid OSA, according the first efficacy trial to compare the two modes. Future research must determine the following, according to the trial, which was recently published in The Lancet: the pathophysiological mechanisms to explain how OSA causes chronic insomnia; general population prevalence of this comorbidity; and cost-effectiveness of ASV therapy in complex...

CPAP, Insomnia, Research, Sleep Apnea, trial, Vent

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Trial seeks to promote respiratory therapists

May 16, 2014Leah Hoenen

LOS ANGELES - A new trial is examining the value of respiratory therapists, but its sponsor hopes it will lead the HME industry to think more about clinical services than reimbursement. Industry veteran Vernon Pertelle's company StratiHealth is behind a trial to determine the benefit of education and case management by respiratory therapists on improvements in health outcomes and quality of life for COPD patients. Enrollment by invitation began in March, and StratiHealth wants 100 patients...

Clinical Services, Respiratory Therapist, trial, Vernon Pertelle

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Trial closes for 3B Medical, ResMed

April 22, 2014HME News Staff

LAKE WALES, Fla. - The trial between 3B Medical/BMC Medical and ResMed concluded on April 17, but a final decision is not expected until December, according to a press release. The trial before the International Trade Commission (ITC) was the result of a complaint filed by ResMed in July 2013 alleging infringements on several patients. “It was a long fought and very expensive battle for all companies involved,” stated Alex Lucio, vice president, in the release. “Now that the trial...

3B Medical, Patient lawsuit, ResMed, trial

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