As many as 1 in 8 adults in
“Chronic rhinosinusitis is an underserved and serious condition that can reduce patients’ quality of life, their ability to work and to get restful sleep. There is a clear need for innovative tools and a broadened armamentarium that can help physicians treat patients suffering from CRS,” states
The BSD procedure entails insertion of a balloon, like the
Accompanying the VenSure Sinus Balloon introduction is the Cube 4D Navigation system, a next generation electromagnetic navigation system that is intuitive, simple and precise. The Cube’s compact design and small footprint easily integrates into any cart or tower shelf, preserving valuable procedural room space. The systems intuitive interface with on-screen instructions and audible confirmation tones, as well as an open architecture platform allowing flexibility to track preferred instrumentation, provides simplicity of use for physician users and staff. Exclusive to the Cube 4D system is the innovative and touchless VirtuEye photo registration technology that reduces patient registration time to under 40 seconds, and its ease of use enhances the user experience and improves pre-procedure efficiency. Importantly, VirtuEye is designed to collect over 50,000 patient registration points in one camera shot, which mitigates common tactile tracing errors that can occur with most other registration approaches. As a touchless technology, VirtuEye photo registration also helps to avoid breaking the sterile field by reducing direct interaction between the care team and the patient.
"With the launch of our VenSure Balloon Sinus Dilation System and Cube 4D Navigation system with VirtuEye, “Intersect ENT is transforming to become a more diversified, integrated and evidence-based growth company participating across the continuum of care in CRS,” said
For additional information on the Company or the products including risks and benefits please visit www.IntersectENT.com. For more information about PROPEL® (mometasone furoate) sinus implants and SINUVA® (mometasone furoate) sinus implant, please visit www.PROPELopens.com and www.SINUVA.com.
The VenSure Nav Balloon Device is intended for use in conjunction with the Cube Navigation System during sinus procedures when surgical navigation or image-guided surgery may be necessary to locate and move tissue, bone or cartilaginous tissue surrounding the drainage pathways of frontal, maxillary, and sphenoid sinuses to facilitate dilation of the sinus ostia. The Cube Navigation System is indicated for any medical condition in which the use of stereotactic surgery may be appropriate, and where reference to a rigid anatomical structure can be identified relative to a CT or MR based model of the anatomy. The navigation system must not be used in patients with electronic devices in direct connection to the brain or the nervous system such as implantable neurostimulators, programmable CSF shunts or with monopolar pacemakers (older designs, with lower resistance to interference) or ICD’s.
For full listing of indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions and adverse effects, please see each product’s Instructions For Use: www.VenSureandCube.com. Rx only.
PROPEL® Steroid Releasing Sinus Implants
The PROPEL family of products are the first and only bioabsorbable steroid releasing sinus implants approved by the FDA to maintain patency and locally deliver steroid to the sinus mucosa in patients 18 years of age or older after sinus surgery. Clinically proven to improve outcomes for chronic sinusitis patients following sinus surgery, PROPEL sinus implants mechanically prop open the sinuses and release mometasone furoate, an advanced corticosteroid with anti‐inflammatory properties, directly into the sinus lining then bioabsorb. PROPEL’s safety and effectiveness for use in ethmoid sinuses is supported by Level 1‐A clinical evidence from multiple clinical trials, which demonstrates that PROPEL implants reduce inflammation and scarring after ethmoid sinus surgery, thereby lessening the need for post‐operative oral steroids and surgical interventions. PROPEL is indicated for the ethmoid sinus; PROPEL Mini is indicated for the ethmoid and frontal sinuses; and PROPEL Contour is indicated for the frontal and maxillary sinuses.
SINUVA® Steroid Releasing Sinus Implant
SINUVA is a non‐surgical, corticosteroid‐eluting implant for the treatment of nasal polyps in adult patients who have had ethmoid sinus surgery. Its innovative 2‐in‐1 design incorporates a self‐expanding, bioabsorbable implant structure along with the targeted delivery of an anti‐inflammatory corticosteroid, mometasone furoate. It provides localized drug delivery for up to 90 days directly to the site of disease. By nature of its design as an office‐administered implant with direct delivery of anti‐inflammatory medication, SINUVA minimizes the reliance on patient compliance. SINUVA is clinically proven to reduce polyps and the need for revision nasal surgery, as well as improve the symptoms of nasal polyps, nasal obstruction, congestion and decreased sense of smell.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION FOR PROPEL SINUS IMPLANTS
The PROPEL sinus implants are indicated to maintain patency and locally deliver steroid to the sinus mucosa in patients 18 years of age or older after sinus surgery: PROPEL for the ethmoid sinus, PROPEL Mini for the ethmoid sinus/frontal sinus opening and PROPEL Contour for the frontal/maxillary sinus ostia.
Contraindications include patients with intolerance to mometasone furoate (MF) or hypersensitivity to bioabsorbable polymers. Safety and effectiveness of the implant in pregnant or nursing females have not been studied. Risks may include, but are not limited to pain/pressure, displacement of the implant, possible side effects of intranasal MF, sinusitis, epistaxis and infection. For full prescribing information see IFU at https://www.IntersectENT.com/techologies/. Rx only
SINUVA Indication & Important Safety Information
SINUVA Sinus Implant is a prescription steroid‐releasing (mometasone furoate) implant indicated for the treatment of nasal polyps in patients 18 years or older who have had ethmoid sinus surgery.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Who should not use SINUVA?
Do not use SINUVA if you are allergic to mometasone furoate or any ingredients of the implant.
What should I tell my doctor before receiving SINUVA?
Before you receive SINUVA, tell your doctor about all medical conditions you have including nasal/sinus problems (such as nasal ulcers or trauma), eye problems (such as glaucoma or cataracts), or any untreated fungal, bacterial, or viral infections.
What are the possible side effects of SINUVA?
Serious side effects of SINUVA can include:
- Local reactions including nosebleed and injury to nerves or blood vessels in the nose/sinus.
- Serious allergic reactions have happened in patients using mometasone furoate including rash, itching or swelling of the lips, face, tongue, and throat, and breathing problems. Call your doctor right away if you have any of these reactions.
- Weakened immune system that may increase your risk of infections. Avoid contact with people who have contagious diseases such as chickenpox or measles. Call your doctor right away if you have been near someone with chickenpox or measles.
- Adrenal insufficiency is a condition in which the adrenal glands do not make enough steroid hormones and can cause tiredness, weakness, nausea and vomiting and low blood pressure.
Talk to your doctor if steroid effects such as Cushing Syndrome and adrenal suppression appear.
The most common side effects of SINUVA in clinical studies were bronchitis, cold symptoms, middle ear infections, headache, lightheadedness or dizziness, asthma, and nosebleeds. The following adverse reactions have been identified during post‐approval use of the SINUVA sinus implant. These events include implant migration, lack of efficacy, nasal pain, headache, and nosebleeds. Tell your doctor if you have any side effects that bother you or don’t go away.
Risks related with the insertion and removal of SINUVA are similar to other endoscopic sinus procedures.
SINUVA is made from materials designed to soften over time and may fall out of the nose on its own as polyps decrease or if you sneeze or blow your nose forcefully. The implant will be removed 90 days after placement or earlier at your doctor’s discretion.
Contact your doctor immediately if you have any changes in vision, excessive nasal bleeding, symptoms of infection or symptoms suggesting that the implant has moved, such as irritation or a choking sensation in the back of the throat.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1‐800‐FDA‐1088. For important risk and use information, please see Full Prescribing Information for SINUVA (www.SINUVA.com/PI)
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