Understanding the NeuRx DPS® and Diaphragm Pacing

If you or a loved one relies on mechanical ventilation to breathe, you are likely searching for any treatments or technology that will improve quality of life. As you research diaphragm pacemakers like the NeuRx DPS® and the benefits of both diaphragm pacing and phrenic nerve stimulation, we want you to have as much information as possible to inform your decisions.

Our team has consolidated and compiled the various resources available on our site for your ease of access and use. We hope these materials, along with our detailed FAQs page, will provide answers to your most pressing questions about the NeuRx DPS®.

If you are seeking general information regarding the NeuRx DPS® and its use, we encourage you to view the following: NeuRx DPS® Care and Use Video

Resources for SCI and ALS Patients and Their Caregivers

We have detailed caregiver guides and patient brochures designed specifically for spinal cord injury (SCI) and ALS patients interested in the NeuRx DPS®.

Download SCI Patient Brochure

Download ALS Patient Brochure


Additional Resources

If you are interested in learning about other organizations and networks in the diaphragm pacing and medical technology community, please take advantage of the following resources:

International Ventilator Users Network (IVUN)
Connecting ventilator users, professionals, and industry

Neurotech Network
Medtech in plain language

United Spinal Association
Disability products and service guide

ALS Association
Working to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
Spearheading efforts to transform the lives of people with muscular dystrophy, ALS, and related neuromuscular diseases

Augie’s Quest
Finding a cure for ALS in our lifetime

Contact the Synapse Biomedical Team

If you have additional questions, please contact the Synapse Biomedical team. We are here to help you find the information you need to determine if the NeuRx DPS® technology is right for you.

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