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Patient Education and Support

Once patients are identified as potential candidates for the remedē® System, discussion about the device often occurs in both Sleep Medicine and Electrophysiology clinic settings. Patients and caregivers most often have questions and concerns about the implant procedure and how the therapy feels when active, along with general questions about CSA. The following resources are provided to help with patient and caregiver education about remedē.

Outline for Patient Discussion

Explaining Central Sleep Apnea

How remedē works to treat CSA

  • Show patient the remedē demo device

remedē Implant Procedure

  • Implant typically outpatient procedure in cardiac cath lab
  • Very similar to pacemaker implantation by cardiac electrophysiologist

Device Activation and Follow Up

  • Therapy activated at a clinic visit 4-6 weeks following the
  • implant procedure
  • How the therapy activates (Patient FAQ Manual)
  • How the therapy feels (Patient FAQ Manual)

Hearing the stories of other patients who have benefited from remedē can be a comforting experience for many patients considering remedē as an option for treating central sleep apnea.

Roget Blair with his motorcycle
Roget Blair with his motorcycle

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Roger’s Story

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Headshot of Lawrence

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Lawrence’s Story

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Mike Dingledine with his red mini cooper

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Mike’s Story

Glenn and Susan Meyer Patient Ambassadors
Glenn and Susan Meyer Patient Ambassadors

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Glenn’s Story