Masimo Announces CE Marking of Respiration Rate Measurement on MightySat™ Rx
Masimo MightySat Rx is the First Fingertip Pulse Oximeter to Measure Respiration Rate
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Masimo MightySat Rx with RRp (Photo: Business Wire)
Respiration rate, or the number of breaths taken per minute, typically requires manually counting breaths with a timer and then converting to a per minute rate, or being fitted with chest leads or straps that can be inconvenient. With the addition of RRp to MightySat Rx, respiration rate can conveniently be measured using the same fingertip sensor that measures SpO2, PR, PI, and PVi (a measurement of the dynamic changes in PI that occur during the respiratory cycle). RRp is measured only when the respiratory movement-induced signal is present in the pulsatile waveform and may not be available during certain conditions, such as very irregular breathing and excessive movement.
MightySat Rx is indicated for use with both adult and pediatric patients
during both no motion and motion conditions, who are well or poorly
perfused, in hospitals, hospital-type facilities, mobile, and home
environments. It offers a Bluetooth wireless interface to the
“MightySat Rx is our smallest, most compact pulse oximeter, and as such
is particularly versatile, offering the convenience of portability,”
RRp does not have 510(k) clearance and is not available in the U.S.
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*Clinical decisions regarding red blood cell transfusions should be based on the clinician’s judgment considering, among other factors: patient condition, continuous SpHb monitoring, and laboratory diagnostic tests using blood samples.
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Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
statements include, among others, statements regarding the potential
effectiveness of MightySat™ Rx and SET® pulse oximetry. These
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future events affecting us and are subject to risks and uncertainties,
all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond our
control and could cause our actual results to differ materially and
adversely from those expressed in our forward-looking statements as a
result of various risk factors, including, but not limited to: risks
related to our assumptions regarding the repeatability of clinical
results; risks related to our belief that
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