We are a commercial stage medical device company focused on the development of innovative treatment solutions for the management of liver disease, heart failure, malignant ascites and other fluid imbalance disorders.
Our first product, the alfapump®, is a fully implantable, programmable, wirelessly-charged, battery-powered system that is CE-marked for the management of i) refractory ascites (chronic fluid build-up in the abdomen) due to liver cirrhosis and ii) malignant ascites (with a life expectancy of six months or less).
Over 700 alfapump® systems have been implanted and since April 2018, the alfapump® has been included in the EASL (European Association for the Study of the Liver) clinical practice guidelines for decompensated cirrhosis.
We are also developing Direct Sodium Removal (DSR) therapy, a novel and proprietary approach to the treatment of volume overload in heart failure, and have built on the alfapump® platform to deliver alfapump® DSR, a convenient and fully implanted system for DSR therapy.
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