Archive for the Breast Tissue Expander Tag

AirXpanders gets IDE to Study AeroForm

Sep 10, 2011by admin

By AMANDA PEDERSEN Medical Device Daily Senior Staff Writer There has to be a better way. That sentiment is what inspired the development of a new breast tissue expansion device for mastectomy patients undergoing breast reconstruction. The device, called AeroForm, was developed by AirXpanders (Palo Alto, California), which recently received an investigational device exemption from […]

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AirXpanders Upcoming Trial With AeroForm Tissue Expander

Aug 31, 2011by admin

San Francisco Business Times by Ron Leuty, Reporter Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2011, 12:48pm PDT – Last Modified: Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 10:33am PDT AirXpanders Inc. will start a clinical study of its breast tissue expansion device in mastectomy patients — and seek additional financing — after the Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted […]

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FDA Grants AirXpanders an Investigational Device Exemption

Aug 29, 2011by admin

…to Begin Pivotal Study of an Investigational Tissue Expansion System for Women Undergoing Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy Company to Launch Funding Round to Support AeroFormTM Through a Successful Commercial Launch PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwire – Aug 29, 2011) – AirXpanders Inc., a company developing technology to address current unmet needs for patients who require tissue expansion […]

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AirXpanders Clinical Trials Available Online

Aug 18, 2011by admin

Please visit clinicaltrials.gov to see updated information about AirXpanders clinical trial (NCT01425268) in progress.  Once the clinicaltrials.gov site pulls up, please type AirXpanders into the search box and you will be connected to the XPAND trial information posted there.

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Start-Up Magazine – CO2 Tissue Exapnder for Breast Cancer

May 30, 2011by admin

Section: Start-Ups Across Health Care Emerging Company Profile: AirXpanders Inc. Title: Compressed CO2 expands tissue for breast cancer Women who undergo mastectomy for breast cancer may soon be empowered by playing an active role in their recovery. An implanted tissue expansion system from AirXpanders Inc. uses compressed carbon dioxide (CO2) to stretch existing tissue in […]

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AirXpanders Named Top 50 Startup at TiECon 2011

May 09, 2011by admin

Company selected from over 1600 applicants PALO ALTO, CA (May 9, 2011) — AirXpanders Inc., a company developing technology to address current unmet needs for patients who require tissue expansion for reconstructive surgery, today announced it has been recognized as a “Top 50 Startup” by the 2011 TiE50 Awards Program recognizing the 50 most promising […]

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AirXpanders Raises $8M Through Series C Financing and Working Capital Line

Feb 18, 2011by admin

Strategic Financing to Support IDE Study and International Launch of First-Ever Patient-Controlled Tissue Expansion System for Mastectomy Patients PALO ALTO, CA (February, 2011) — AirXpanders Inc., a company developing technology to address current unmet needs for patients who require tissue expansion for reconstructive surgery, today announced that it raised $8 million through two financings. The company closed […]

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AirXpanders Names Scott Dodson President and CEO

Feb 15, 2011by admin

Dodson brings more than 24 years of experience in medical devices to company PALO ALTO, CA (February, 2011) — AirXpanders Inc., a company developing technology to address current unmet needs for patients who require tissue expansion for reconstructive surgery, announced today that it has named medical device industry veteran Scott Dodson as President and Chief […]

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