The clinical testing was done at the University of Wisconsin Madison, School of Medicine, University Clinics and Hospitals, between 1980 and 1984. As a result a paper titled "A Nasal Prosthesis For Treatment of Nasal Airway Obstruction", C. N. Ford, S. Rezakhany, S. Ewanowski, was published in the Journal of Rhinology, 23, 223-229, 1985."

A United States Patent has also been obtained.