Navigation Links
PARI Granted US Patent for Vortex Holding Chamber
Date:7/21/2009

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PARI Respiratory Equipment was granted a US Patent for its Vortex Holding Chamber, a unique, non-electrostatic, holding chamber with a one piece, dual-valve system that optimizes patient inhalation and exhalation for more efficient medication delivery with a metered dose inhaler (MDI).

"While metered dose inhalers offer a quick burst of medication, there are a number of problems delivering an effective dose to patients. These include medication waste due to high-speed delivery to the back of the throat and loss of medication due to improper use. The Vortex Holding Chamber does a wonderful job of addressing these issues, in particular for young patients and for any person who has difficulty using an inhaler, by allowing patients to breathe normally while using the one piece, dual-valve system to direct medication flow and a patient's exhalation breaths," said Dr. Welch, co-director of the Allergy and Asthma Medical Group and Research Center in San Diego, and clinical professor at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

"Innovations like the Vortex Holding Chamber truly enhance respiratory care by making therapies easier for patients. We are very pleased that the Vortex Holding Chamber has been granted this US patent, because the Vortex Holding Chamber ensures patients do not have to worry about coordinating their breaths when using a MDI to get an effective treatment. This enhances drug delivery, minimizes drug delivered to the throat, and allows low resistance inhalation and exhalation with the device," added Geoff A. Hunziker, president of PARI Respiratory Equipment.

The Vortex Holding Chamber has a number of unique features. When a patient inhales, the Vortex Holding Chamber directs airflow through a medication holding chamber and into the patient. During exhalation, airflow is directed out of the device while reducing medication loss. Because it is metal, the Vortex Holding Chamber's non-electrostatic walls do not attract medication as plastic devices do, thereby reducing medication loss in the holding chamber. It also features a cyclonic, inspiratory flow pattern that further enhances aerosol delivery. Patients can breathe normally while the Vortex Holding Chamber's one piece, dual-valve system enhances medication delivery and reduce drug waste.

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. Its Vortex Holding Chamber's anti-static, valved holding chamber improves the aerosol deposition of metered dose inhalers (MDIs). PARI's North American headquarters is in Midlothian, VA with worldwide headquarters in Starnberg, Germany. Online at www.Pari.com

Additional information is available by contacting Kirsten Ayars at 805-845-5682 or Ashley Weigand at 804-253-7274 x711.


'/>"/>
SOURCE PARI Respiratory Equipment, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. PREOS(R) Granted U.S. Orphan Drug Status for Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism
2. Abbott Broadens Use of i-STAT Handheld Blood Analyzer with CLIA Waiver Granted by FDA for CHEM8+ Test Cartridge
3. USC granted $8.4 million for autism research
4. Aida Granted Additional Anti-Cancer Patent
5. CME LLC Granted Five-Year Full Approval by the American Psychological Association
6. ActiPatch(TM) Granted Market Clearance by the Food & Drug Administration in the Kingdom of Jordan
7. TREANDA New Drug Application for the Treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Granted Priority Review Status by FDA
8. Neurochem announces eprodisate (KIACTA(TM)) receives acknowledgement of complete response and is granted Class 2 review
9. Isis Announces ISIS 333611 Granted Orphan Drug Status for Treatment of ALS
10. Phylonix granted broad European patent for transplanting human cells into zebrafish
11. Seven Community Service Organizations Granted Over $60,000 From Delta Dental Of Illinois
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... Center for Autism and Related ... autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, Medicaid is covering autism treatment ... is key to providing effective treatment for individuals with ASD. Now, over 1,800 ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... Cirracore Enterprise Cloud, ... move workloads to the cloud. Cirracore provides a secure VMware® vCloud Air ... the Internet. Transformation Solutions (TSL Partners) provides a full range of services ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... ... Journal of Pain Research has published the commentary “ Terminology of chronic ... John F. Peppin says “Terminology matters, yet little attention has been paid to the ... pain’ and ‘chronic non-cancer pain’ are replete in the literature; however, the distinction here ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 09, 2016 , ... ... therapy products, announced today the introduction of the newly designed, innovative shoulder wrap. ... and better cold therapy coverage for the injured arm and shoulder to promote ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Shark Finds and Kevin Harrington, and the Product Managers of AsSeenOnTV.pro ... is a newly patented product that has solved some of the basic problems golfers have ... morning dew or right after a rain shower, might understand the struggle of placing the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/9/2016)... -- Hearing protection devices refer to the barriers that ... inner ear. Hearing protection devices include earplugs, uniform attenuation ... for users exposed to noise levels of over 80 ... are inserted in the ear canal to protect the ... natural sound perception with the help of acoustic filters. ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... Calif. , Feb. 9, 2016  Increasingly, health ... monitoring their vital signs with wireless technology. With the ... can automate patient oversight and remotely detect problems before ... vital signs across in-hospital environments. the ... the United States . --> ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... new report "Global Anti-Bacterial Drugs Market Assessment & Forecast: 2015 - ... the North America continued to lead global ... translated into revenues worth US$ 16,907.3 million. ... Asia-Pacific , Latin America , ... anti-bacterial market is inclined towards North America ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: