Stuffy nose treatment goes on sale in the US:
This article was originally published in Clinica
A device for treating blocked nasal passages which delivers blasts of radiofrequency energy has gone on sale in the US. The Somnoplasty device, made by Californian company Somnus Medical Technologies, heats up the swollen turbinates which cause the blockage, causing them to shrink. The device received FDA clearance in December and is already on sale as a treatment for habitual snoring. Further trials are underway for the treatment of other upper airway obstructions.
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