Vincent Med's respiratory humidifier and ventilator bag EUA in US



Hong Kong-based Vincent Medical (01612.HK) announced receipt of Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the US FDA for respiratory humidifier Inspired O2FLO and non-invasive ventilator ST730. Inspired O2FLO is a non-invasive high-flow oxygen therapy device outputting heated and humidified gas to patients with autonomous respiration, used to treat pneumonia, viral pneumonia (such as COVID-19), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. It has already been certified in Japan, Europe, and China in August 2018, November 2019 and February 2020 respectively. Since the new coronavirus outbreak at the end of 2019, Vincent Medical has delivered more than 1,700 Inspired O2FLO devices to China, the UK, Spain, Denmark, Norway, Turkey, Vietnam and South Africa.

ST730 is specially designed to provide non-invasive positive airway pressure ventilation to patients over 30kg suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) or respiratory insufficiency. It is intended for hospital and home use, but not for patients depending on mechanical ventilation. Approved in China in May 2018 and Europe in November 2018, ST730 has been used in China to treat dyspnea in COVID-19 patients since January 2020.

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