PREMAMASK: An new non-invasive ventilation mask for newborn children and premature babies

DESCRIPTION

The Premamask device characteristics are strong assets in comparison with current masks:

  • No skin nor airways damages because without using pressure and biocompatible even for premature babies
  • Accurately sized for premature or full term babies
  • Air and humidity tight
  • Sterilisable
  • Very mobile and repositionable – easy mother skin contact

INVENTORS

Éric DUMAS DE LA ROQUE
Neonatal Department, University Hospital of Bordeaux

CONTACT

Nom : Najia Tamda,
Titre : Business Developper électronique imagerie médicale,
Mail : n.tamda@ast-innovations.com

APPLICATIONS

  • A non-invasive ventilation mask for premature babies who need a long term respiratory assistance
  • Also suitable for full term babies with respiratory diseases :
    • Infant respiratory distress syndrome
    • Acute respiratory failure
    • Bronchiolitis
    • Acute pulmonary oedema
    • Immunodepression
    • Pierre Robin syndrome
    • Mechanical ventilator support weaning

BENEFITS

  • Less invasive than the current masks used for newborn babies
  • Innovative design allowing long-term nasal ventilation without alteration of premature babies skin or airways;
  • Improvement of efficiency ventilation through:
    • Better sealing
    • Better mobility
    • Added comfort for the baby and his mother

MATURATION

Maturation program with Aquitaine Science Transfert aims to develop and validate a functional prototype

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