Wednesday, April 30, 2003

Medical Device Group
Medical Device Group introduces the Quick and Easy Nasal Cannula, and several other new products. The Quick and Easy Cannula is a revolutionary benchmark concerning patient comfort and one-size fits all adjustment design. One cannula will fit all faces comfortably.

IM Systems

IM Systems announces a miniature at-home monitor for sleep apnea. ApneaCheck is portable, allowing patients total freedom of movement while sleeping. About the size of a pager, the non-tethered unit is designed for easy, unsupervised use by the patient. Using advanced oral/ nasal airflow-pressure technology, ApneaCheck counts and displays apnea events and AHI per sleep night.

Maril Products
Control III’s new Elite is a liquid disinfecting product, available as a concentrate in 16-, 8- and 2-ounce bottles, and in ready-to-use formulations. Control III Elite is a detergent/disinfectant that also controls TB. A complete Home Care Kit containing a two quart bucket, test strips, measuring cup, 2-ounce bottle and instructions is also available.

The Letco Companies announces the availability of two new trans-dermal compounding bases. The emollient cream base is designed for general applications – pediatric, pain management, vitamin applications etc. The new HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) base is designed for trans-dermal application of all HRT-related drugs – Estradiol, Progesterone, Estriol, Estrone, and other HRT chemicals. Both bases feature quick absorption, easy compound mixing and a pleasant fragrance.


Respironics introduces the new REMstar Pro with C-Flex. C-Flex was designed to offer a more comfortable way to deliver sleep therapy by taking the work out of exhalation. It tracks the patient’s breathing to lower the amount of pressure delivered at exhalation. These breath-by-breath adjustments ensure the optimal level of pressure relief during exhalation to deliver more comfortable therapy.

ResMed’s Mirage Vista is the newest product in the Mirage mask line. It is smaller, lighter and less obstructive, while at the same time providing levels of comfort and usability equivalent to the renowned Mirage and Ultra Mirage systems.

Gladiator Medical releases the first of its kind piston compressor school bus-shaped children’s nebulizer. Comes complete with tubing, filter, adult and pediatric masks, mouthpiece, and stickers. State of the art piston compressor. Compact design. As the device is lubrication free, it has a powerful performance and a low noise level.