Aerin Medical Announces Establishment of a New CPT® Code for Endoscopic Destruction of the Posterior Nasal Nerve Using Radiofrequency Ablation

Procedure Regularly Used by ENT Physicians Treating Chronic Rhinitis Patients

Aerin Medical Inc., a company dedicated to providing Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) physicians with non-invasive solutions for the treatment of chronic nasal conditions, announced that the American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) Editorial Panel accepted the application for a new Category I CPT code to report endoscopic destruction of the posterior nasal nerve using radiofrequency (RF) ablation.

This information was released by the AMA in the Summary of Panel Actions from the September CPT Editorial Panel meeting. The new code will become effective on January 1, 2024, and describes the procedure performed by ENT physicians when treating their patients with Aerin Medical’s RhinAer®. The RhinAer Stylus precisely applies RF energy to overactive nerves in the back of the nose, reducing chronic rhinitis symptoms.
“A new CPT code is an important milestone for ENT physicians and their patients, enabling appropriate valuation and improving access to this transformative solution that can be readily performed in the physician office setting,” said Matt Brokaw, CEO of Aerin Medical. “We appreciate the otolaryngology society leadership and physician investigator commitment to generating robust clinical evidence for the RF approach, including the longest-term published randomized controlled trial data available.”

The company recently announced the launch of a next-generation RhinAer Stylus designed to provide physicians with improved visualization, as well as easier access and tissue apposition, especially in patients with narrow nasal airways.

 

Medical Device News Magazinehttps://infomeddnews.com
Medical Device News Magazine provides our readership with breaking medical device / biotechnology news. Our subscribers include medical specialists, device industry executives, investors, and other allied health professionals, as well as patients who are interested in researching various medical devices. We hope you find value in our easy-to-read publication and its overall objectives! Medical Device News Magazine is a division of PTM Healthcare Marketing, Inc. Pauline T. Mayer is the managing editor.

More News!

Kleiner Device Labs will attend the meeting and looks forward to demonstrating the new KG®2 Surge® flow-thru interbody system to surgeons
“Medtronic is continuing our efforts to stop Axonics from profiting off of their unauthorized use of our innovations and intellectual property," said Mira Sahney, president of the pelvic health business in the neuroscience portfolio at Medtronic. "The pattern is clear: Axonics uses Medtronic technologies to improperly compete in the market. It is time for Axonics to be held accountable for these unlawful acts."
The addition of Frank J Veith, MD to the Board underscores ViTAA's commitment to excellence and innovation in the development of medical technologies. His vast experience and achievements will provide critical insights and direction as ViTAA continues to pursue its goal of revolutionizing patient care through cutting-edge solutions.
Ultralife Corporation will join forces with cart manufacturer Karta to launch a complete medical cart and power solution on booth 1237 (Hall A) at HIMSS, from March 12-14, 2024 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
“It’s exciting to be one of the first two hospitals in Europe to use Stryker’s Mixed Reality Guidance System,” said Professor Berhouet. “I am also pleased to be leading a pilot study to investigate the safety and effectiveness of this new technology, alongside three other centres in France.”

By using this website you agree to accept Medical Device News Magazine Privacy Policy