Product Comparison2018-07-18T02:43:08-04:00
Optiflow
Airvo 2
Vapotherm Precision Flow compared to Fisher & Paykel OptiFlow

Delivers High Velocity Nasal Insufflation

Efficacy treating signs and symptoms of undifferentiated respiratory distress in adults

Clinical evidence of efficacy in the primary management of infant respiratory distress syndrome (iRDS)

Clinical evidence of efficacy as neonatal post-extubation support

Flow Range

1-60 L/min

10-60 L/min

1-40 L/min

Temperature Range

31°C or 37°C (fixed)

31°C, 34°C or 37°C (fixed)

33° – 43°C
(1° increments)

Humidification type

Passover heated

Passover heated

Membrane heated humidification

Transfer and ambulate patients while on therapy

Setup time

< 30m

< 10m

< 5m

Single use patient circuit (no flow path contact with equipment)

Disinfection procedure

Wipe down
< 5 minutes

Disinfection cycle
55 minutes

Wipe down
< 5 minutes

Nurse Call System Connectivity

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Connectivity

Patient Circuit Life (single patient)

7 days

14 days

30 days

Optiflow

Delivers High Velocity Nasal Insufflation

Efficacy treating signs and symptoms of undifferentiated respiratory distress in adults

Clinical evidence of efficacy in the primary management of infant respiratory distress syndrome (iRDS)

Clinical evidence of efficacy as neonatal post-extubation support

Flow Range

1-60 L/min

Temperature Range

31°C or 37°C (fixed)

Humidification type

Passover heated

Transfer and ambulate patients while on therapy

Setup time

< 30m

Single use patient circuit (no flow path contact with equipment)

Disinfection procedure

Wipe down
< 5 minutes

Nurse Call System Connectivity

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Connectivity

Patient Circuit Life (single patient)

7 days

Airvo 2

Delivers High Velocity Nasal Insufflation

Efficacy treating signs and symptoms of undifferentiated respiratory distress in adults

Clinical evidence of efficacy in the primary management of infant respiratory distress syndrome (iRDS)

Clinical evidence of efficacy as neonatal post-extubation support

Flow Range

1-60 L/min

Temperature Range

31°C, 34°C or 37°C (fixed)

Humidification type

Passover heated

Transfer and ambulate patients while on therapy

Setup time

< 10m

Single use patient circuit (no flow path contact with equipment)

Disinfection procedure

Disinfection cycle
55 minutes

Nurse Call System Connectivity

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Connectivity

Patient Circuit Life (single patient)

14 days

Vapotherm Precision Flow compared to Fisher & Paykel OptiFlow

Delivers High Velocity Nasal Insufflation

Efficacy treating signs and symptoms of undifferentiated respiratory distress in adults

Clinical evidence of efficacy in the primary management of infant respiratory distress syndrome (iRDS)

Clinical evidence of efficacy as neonatal post-extubation support

Flow Range

1-40 L/min

Temperature Range

33° – 43°C
(1° increments)

Humidification type

0.005 micron membrane heated humidification

Transfer and ambulate patients while on therapy

Warm up time

< 5m

Single use patient circuit (no flow path contact with equipment)

Disinfection procedure

Wipe down
< 5 minutes

Nurse Call System Connectivity

Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Connectivity

Patient Circuit Life (single patient)

30 days