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2012-11-14 04:22:39

DÃœSSELDORF, Germany, November 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BiPAP A40 is a new multi-modality bi-level ventilator featuring the first fully automatic ventilation mode, designed to support the smooth transition of treatment from hospital to home Philips Respironics today announces the availability of the new bi-level ventilator BiPAP A40[1] for the management of chronic respiratory insufficiency, a condition secondary to diseases such as obesity hypoventilation...

2012-10-24 04:01:41

New 30-Day Provent Therapy Starter Kit allows users to gradually adjust to Expiratory Positive Airway Pressure (EPAP) Therapy Hudson, NH (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 DirectHomeMedical is excited to launch the all new Provent Starter Kit from Ventus Medical. The Provent Starter Kit is specifically designed to help people with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) adjust to Provent Therapy by introducing a gradual exposure to expiratory positive airway pressure. Provent Therapy is an alternative, FDA...

2012-10-22 04:01:51

Fisher & Paykel's highly anticipated new nasal CPAP Mask, the F&P Eson, is now available at DirectHomeMedical.com. During the launch promotion DirectHomeMedical is offering a free 30-day money back guarantee with each Eson Mask purchase. Hudson, NH (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 DirectHomeMedical is excited to introduce Fisher & Paykel Healthcare's new F&P Eson Nasal CPAP Mask for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The minimalist F&P Eson Nasal Mask performs in...

2012-10-16 11:25:40

ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Philips Respironics, a unit of Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI), today at Medtrade 2012 showcases advancements that allow patients to sleep and breathe easier, demonstrating its commitment to improving the quality of life of those who suffer from chronic sleep and respiratory conditions. Medtrade, taking place this week at the Georgia World Congress Center, is the nation's largest conference and exposition focused exclusively on the home...

2012-09-10 23:03:25

New Equipment Purchased Through $24,000 Grant Pomona, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to use new, life-saving technology for fragile, premature infants, thanks to a $24,000 grant from the Will Rogers Institute. Almost all premature infants are unable to breathe on their own because their lungs are not fully developed; respiratory distress is a leading cause of death for premature infants. The equipment — Neurally...

2012-08-07 02:29:53

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today a new study in the Journal of Anesthesia demonstrates that for fluid responsiveness assessment, Masimo's noninvasive Pleth Variability Index (PVI(®)) is as accurate as invasive stroke volume variation (SVV) in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.(1 )In the study conducted at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf in Hamburg, Germany, researchers evaluated 18 patients who underwent...

2012-07-21 23:01:54

Biovo announced today that the company was granted a patent covering a closed suction system with an integrated cleaning mechanism by the UK Patent Office. The new technology will be on the market in Europe later this year under the brand name Airway Medix. Tel Aviv, Israel (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Biovo Technologies is an innovator and manufacturer of disposable medical devices for mechanically ventilated patients in the ICU. Biovo announced today that the company was granted a patent...

2012-07-19 12:06:27

When hospital patients need assistance breathing and are placed on a mechanical ventilator for days at a time, their lungs react to the pressure generated by the ventilator with an out-of-control immune response that can lead to excessive inflammation, new research suggests. While learning that lungs perceive the ventilation as an infection, researchers also discovered potential drug targets that might reduce the resulting inflammation - a tiny piece of RNA and two proteins that have roles...

2012-06-11 20:14:10

Molecular imaging study shows a therapy called adaptive servo-ventilation can improve important nerve function for patients with chronic heart failure Many chronic heart failure patients struggle with not just strenuous activity but even the essentials such as moderate exercise and normal breathing. Research revealed at the Society of Nuclear Medicine´s 2012 Annual Meeting presents an overnight breathing treatment called adaptive servo-ventilation as a potential protocol for...

2012-06-10 22:20:39

LONDON, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the National Health Service Technology Adoption Centre in the United Kingdom is advising hospitals to use Intraoperative Fluid Management Technologies as a way to improve patient outcomes, and included Masimo's noninvasive and continuous Pleth Variability Index (PVI®) among technologies available for helping clinicians manage fluid during surgeries. "The use of Intraoperative Fluid...