Navigation Links
Covidien receives FDA clearance for its Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator system
Date:8/6/2009

Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global healthcare products company and recognized innovator in mechanical ventilation and respiratory care devices, announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Leak Compensation software feature for the Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator system. This option provides continuous levels of mechanical ventilation to patients requiring respiratory support, regardless of the level of gas leakage that might occur in the circuit or past a patient interface device in the clinical setting.

During either invasive or noninvasive ventilation, air leaks past a mask, nasal prongs, nasal pillow, supraglottic airway, endotracheal tube or tracheostomy tube can result in loss of gas volume, potentially causing subsequent dysynchrony between a patient's spontaneous breathing efforts and the ventilator's response.

The Leak Compensation software for the Puritan Bennett 840 ventilator automatically adjusts for leaks of up to:

  • 10 liters per minute (lpm) for neonates with an ideal body weight as low as 0.5 kg
  • 40 lpm for pediatric patients
  • 65 lpm for adults

The Leak Compensation software also minimizes potential guesswork in determining the appropriate settings required to compensate for leakage.

"Gas leakage presents a challenge in high-leak environments, particularly during noninvasive ventilation where leaks associated with the use of masks, nasal prongs and nasal pillows frequently occur. These leaks can contribute to significant asynchrony between a patient and the ventilator, which in turn might impede weaning and increase the time that the patient is ventilator-dependent," said Roger S. Mecca, M.D., Vice President, Medical Affairs, Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions, Covidien. "Covidien now offers software that quickly adjusts for leakage, improving patient-ventilator synchrony and triggering. It is especially valuable for pr
'/>"/>

Contact: Katherine Tripple
ktripple@fkhealth.com
617-761-6723
Feinstein Kean Healthcare
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Somanetics Reports Second Quarter Results and Extension of Exclusive Distribution Agreement With Covidien
2. Nuvo Research and Covidien sign U.S. license and development agreement for Pennsaid(R) and Pennsaid Plus(R)
3. Covidien announces milestone placement in remote respiratory monitoring
4. BullMarket.com Examines Healthcare Stocks: Psych Solutions, Cerner, Aetna, Covidien and HCP
5. Covidien Canada Streamlines Integration and Processing of Fax-based Orders With GHX G-Fax(TM) Fax Conversion Service
6. Rochester Medical Announces Settlement With TYCO Healthcare Group, L.P., Now Operating as Covidien Ltd.
7. Covidien Launches First-In-Class, Questra-Based Valleylab(TM) Exchange Software Update System
8. Orphanage Receives Nearly $1 Million from Private Donor
9. Chesson Labs Liquid Bandage Product NUVADERM(TM) Receives FDA 510(k) Market Clearance
10. AccuVein Vein Illuminator Receives European CE Mark
11. CryoLife Receives CE Mark Approval for BioFoam(R) Hemostatic Technology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Jolla, Calif. (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 ... Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) ... for their leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, ... Bonilla and Olsen each received the “2014 Life ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... City, Florida (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 IsoComforter, ... cold therapy machine with patented IsoTube design to treat specific ... has introduced the most progressive and easy to use patented ... treat post-operative and sports related orthopedic and muscle injuries. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Payday lending practices in four southern states ... distress to the states that permit them, according to ... on Race and Wealth. , While they generate hundreds ... at the same time substantially depress economic activity, according ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 As interest in the value of ... momentum worldwide, Rev. Eric J. Hall , president and ... (HCCN), will be the keynote speaker on January 27 at ... health system. , The conference, “Hope and Resilience: Innovative and ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... has released a new blog post presenting a list of vehicles ... , Some types of vehicles cannot be covered under an ... post to see if their vehicle qualifies for auto insurance coverage. ... the cars that cannot be covered by a plan. Clients have ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3Health News:IsoComforter Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market 2Health News:Howard University Spotlights the Economic Impact of Payday Lending in Southern States 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 2Health News:HealthCare Chaplaincy CEO to Keynote Spiritual Care Summit in Israel 3Health News:Some Vehicles Cannot Be Covered By An Auto Insurance Policy! 2
... Board of Directors , , Expected ... N.J., March 18 eFoodSafety.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... portfolio of aesthetic, dermatology, environmental and nutraceutical products, today ... Inc. to Nuvilex, Inc. The Company is also announcing ...
... CHICAGO, March 18 International Components Corporation (ICC), ... portable rechargeable systems, today launched a new series ... The new 150-watt series, designed for both industrial ... converter efficiency of up to 94% and an ...
... Transplanted Into the Jaw to Generate Dense Bone Tissue ... Jason Morgan needs a dental implant to restore ... be difficult due to a lack of strong, healthy ... Southern California-based dentist and founder of Platinum Dental, will ...
... repercussion in the treatment of epilepsy has been ... Mintzer, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of ... Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. ... most commonly prescribed anti-seizure medications may lead to ...
... device,manufacturer Ziehm Imaging launched the new, compact Ziehm ... in Vienna. This agile and versatile,C-arm delivers excellent ... provides flexible image display options and exceptional flexibility ... designed to meet the needs,of pain management and ...
... of comprehensive medical record solutions for healthcare providers, ... Wednesday, March 25th at their headquarters in Paramus, ... will focus on the rollout of the new ... to promote the integration of electronic medical records ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:eFoodSafety.com, Inc. Changes Name to Nuvilex, Inc., Reflecting New Strategic Direction of Company 2Health News:eFoodSafety.com, Inc. Changes Name to Nuvilex, Inc., Reflecting New Strategic Direction of Company 3Health News:eFoodSafety.com, Inc. Changes Name to Nuvilex, Inc., Reflecting New Strategic Direction of Company 4Health News:Convection Cooled 150-Watt Open Frame Power Supply Meets Medical and Industrial Safety Standards 2Health News:Southern California Dentist First on the West Coast to Perform Concentrated Stem Cell Transplant for Dental Implant Procedure 2Health News:Southern California Dentist First on the West Coast to Perform Concentrated Stem Cell Transplant for Dental Implant Procedure 3Health News:New research suggests common anti-seizure medications may increase risk of cardiovascular problems 2Health News:Ziehm Imaging Introduces Ziehm Solo C-arm, Featuring a Versatile set-up in the OR and Exceptional Image Quality 2Health News:Ziehm Imaging Introduces Ziehm Solo C-arm, Featuring a Versatile set-up in the OR and Exceptional Image Quality 3Health News:Microwize to Hold Free Stimulus Package Workshop for Medical Industry 2Health News:Microwize to Hold Free Stimulus Package Workshop for Medical Industry 3
(Date:1/23/2015)... , Jan. 23, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, ... Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast ... , At present, the global market for ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015 More than a third of reproductive-aged women enrolled ... private insurance, filled a prescription for an opioid pain medication ... week,s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). ... moderate to severe pain.  They are also found in some ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  Now available for sale, The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is ... sprains by cushioning the ankle from an inversion or ... outside of any shoe type and allows the user ... protection against sprains. With customers in physical therapy, podiatry, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 2Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 3Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 2Opioid painkillers widely prescribed among reproductive age women 3The Armor1 Ankle Roll Guard is the New Breakthrough Solution for Ankle Sprain Prevention! 2
... Oct. 1 A web-based tool that extracts information from ... care and manage their entire panel of patients. Those are ... first to examine the effectiveness of a panel management tool ... first study, published today in The American Journal of ...
... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials ... the past two years, bringing the total number of ... comes almost 10 years to the date after the ... deeming it a major advancement for women,s health and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 2Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 3Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 4Innovative Web-based Tool Helps Doctors Improve Care 5FRC's Jeanne Monahan Responds to Two New Deaths from RU-486 2
... bed side and near patient testing is ... growth has posed unique problems for hospitals ... quality responsibility to decentralized areas focused on ... the problem is the reality of controlling ...
... The GenoSensor System includes genomic ... software, and reagents. By utilizing ... (CGH) technology for multi-target assessment, ... analyze multiple genomic targets in ...
... The CELL-DYN 3700 combines optical light ... Polarized Scatter Separation (MAPSS) to fully ... to improve performance and productivity in ... the revolutionary concept of complementary technologies ...
... Data Networking is hospital bedside glucose ... networking. In seconds, point of care ... from nursing stations throughout the hospital ... available to laboratory staff and the ...
Medicine Products: