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PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc. Featured on ABC Family


11/12/2008 9:12:07 AM

MIDLOTHIAN, Virginia, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, November 15, PARI Respiratory Equipment will be featured on the ABC Family show Today's Family, as part of their "Breathe Easier" series. PARI is highlighted as a leading medical device company that provides patients, such as COPD sufferers, with effective nebulizers and compressors that deliver needed medications directly to the lungs.

"Our vision is to improve the lives of those affected by respiratory diseases and those who care for them. This is an excellent opportunity for patients and family members to learn more about current respiratory delivery devices that help treat diseases such as COPD and asthma," said Geoff A. Hunziker, President of PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc.

Viewers can watch the segment on ABC Family on November 15 at 5:30am Eastern, 5:30am Pacific, 4:30am Central, 3:30am Mountain Time.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, also known as COPD, is the fourth leading cause of death in America, behind heart disease, cancer, and stroke. It is estimated that approximately 12 million Americans have been diagnosed with the disease, and at least another 12 million have symptoms, but have not been diagnosed.

Recently, 2 new medications have been approved for COPD symptoms, one from Sepracor (Brovana) and one from Dey LP (Perforomist). Both products used PARI Nebulizers exclusively in all the pivotal clinical trials that proved safety and efficacy. These companies chose PARI products based on PARI's long track record of clinical trial experience.

About PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc.

PARI is a leading worldwide developer and manufacturer of fast and efficient aerosol delivery systems for patients with asthma, chronic lung disease, and cystic fibrosis. PARI's worldwide vision is to improve the lives of those affected by respiratory diseases and those who care for them.

Maker of the world's leading breath-enhanced reusable nebulizer, the PARI LC PLUS, and the new PARI LC Sprint nebulizer line, PARI also manufactures the award winning PARI TREK S compact compressor, Bubbles the Fish II aerosol mask, and durable PARI PRONEB Ultra II. PARI's Vortex anti-static valved holding chamber improves the aerosol deposition of metered dose inhalers (MDI's). PARI's North American headquarters is in Midlothian, VA with worldwide headquarters in Starnberg, Germany. Online at http://www.Pari.com

CONTACT: Kirsten Ayars, +1-805-845-5682, or Ashley Weigand,
+1-804-253-7274, ext. 711, both of PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc.

Web site: http://www.pari.com/



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