Real-world study presented at CHEST 2016 Annual Meeting in Los Angeles
SYRACUSE, NY, October 27, 2016 – Monaghan Medical Corporation (MMC) today announced that a new study presented to the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) shows MMC’s Aerobika® device is effective in reducing drug use for treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD is a major source of morbidity and mortality in the United States. The Center for Disease Control estimates that COPD medical visits, hospital admissions and lost time costs 36 billion dollars annually. The recommended course of treatment for acute COPD exacerbations includes antibiotics and oral corticosteroids (OCS).