Responsive Respiratory, St Louis, introduces the Cyl-Fil™ oxygen system, designed to economically provide patients with ambulatory oxygen. The Cyl-Fil oxygen system features technology that allows patients to fill cylinders at home by utilizing their backup H or T cylinder as the primary source. The system’s design replaces the need for liquid systems or investments with in-home compressor systems. According to the company, the Cyl-Fil Oxygen System reduces oxygen costs by 70% and reduces deliveries by 50%. The product also refills an M6 cylinder in 15 minutes, automatically fills and stops, and utilizes the users’ current conservers and regulators.
(866) 333-4030; www.respondo2.com
Nova Biomedical, Waltham, Mass, announces the incorporation of total bilirubin (tBil) to the comprehensive test menu on its Stat Profile® Critical Care Xpress (CCX) “All-in-One” analyzer. With the addition of total bilirubin, the CCX analyzer now offers 20 measured tests, including pH, Pco2, Po2, SO2%, hematocrit and hemoglobin, sodium, potassium, chloride, ionized calcium, ionized magnesium, glucose, BUN, creatinine, lactate, deoxyhemoglobin, oxyhemoglobin, methemoglobin, and carboxyhemoglobin, in a single, compact instrument.
(800) 822-0911; www.novabiomedical.com
Business Management Solution
The Enterprise system from Embla, Broomfield, Colo, is an integrated business management solution designed to maintain and manage sleep patient records and lab operations. The system works seamlessly with Embla PSG systems to move reports and sleep parameters to Enterprise where they are available to query or use in reports. Users can probe patient groups, analyze patient outcomes, and review patient information on any parameter in the SQL database.
(888) 662-7632; www.embla.com
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, Irvine, Calif, introduces the Opus™ nasal pillows mask. The Opus mask, with its anatomical pillow-style silicone seal and facially contoured, reinforced headgear, is small, quiet, and comfortable. A ball-and-socket-styled joint combines with an innovative anchoring system to give stability and freedom of movement. The product comes as an out-of-box solution, fully assembled and ready for use with alternative sizes of silicone pillows included.
(800) 446-3908; www.fphcare.com
Wireless PSG System
Grass Technologies, West Warwick, RI, an Astro-Med Inc Product Group, introduces a lightweight, compact wireless PSG system. Designated AURA® PSG, the new wireless amplifier system offers maximum patient comfort without sacrificing reliability in rugged applications. Using built-in Bluetooth™ technology, the 25-channel system has the capability of transmitting polysomnographic (PSG) data to a computer without the patient being tethered (wired), as has been typical for decades. The AURA PSG “broadcasts” the patient’s data directly to a recording station. The AURA PSG offers features unique to Grass, including their gold standard amplifier design and unmatched lifetime warranty. Engineered for both wireless in-lab monitoring and ambulatory out-of-lab recordings, the AURA PSG is compact, rugged, lightweight, and versatile. The unit is powered by a rechargeable battery pack. TWin software is utilized for recording, review/analysis, and report generation. Each acquisition station is compatible with all amplifiers, allowing for recording of PSG studies, routine EEG, ambulatory EEG/PSG, and long-term epilepsy monitoring.
(877) 472-7779; www.grasstechnologies.com
nSpire Health, Louisville, Colo, formerly Ferraris Respiratory, has released the CPET 680 cardiopulmonary exercise system, a multi-platform cardiopulmonary exercise testing instrument. According to the company, technology in exercise systems has been stagnant for a long time, but the CPET 680 now offers advancements such as customizable options with add-on capabilities, including pulmonary diagnostics, respiratory mechanics, rhinomanometry, and nutrition assessment. The CPET 680 also uses a variable flow sensor that can accommodate continuous testing up to 550 watts of workload while remaining nonsensitive to moisture and temperature changes. The resistance to breathing during testing actually reduces as the response to workload increases.
(800) 574-7374; www.nspirehealth.com