Medijet®

Active nCPAP interface

  • Low noise level
  • Pressure trigger and spontaneous breath detection without additional sensor
  • Flexible adapter for positioning prong and mask
  • Patented flextubes for easy application
  • Based on the Benveniste valve with volume reservoir

Medijet is our active nCPAP generator and is used on the medin devices medin-NC3®, medinCNO®, medinCNOmini® and medinSINDIn®. In addition, the interface can also be combined with several special ventilators.

Medijet is quieter than comparable nCPAP generators (Kirchner 2012) and features a high level of comfort. 

Medijet actively generates CPAP pressure using a modified Benveniste valve (Benveniste 1976), that is, directly in the generator, and thus the continuous positive pressure in the patient’s airway without an additional valve in the NIV device. As a result, Medijet is connected to the device with only a single-tube system. This facilitates handling and patient positioning.

Pressure trigger without additional sensor

Based on the precise and fast pressure measurement, Medijet enables the innovative pressure trigger MediTRIG. The spontaneous breathing and obstructive as well as central apnea are recorded without an additional sensor, such as an abdominal sensor.

In the medin devices, the pressure trigger is used in the ApneaCPAP and SNIPPV mode and thus opens up a broad range of types of non-invasive respiratory support

Medijet is secured to the patient’s head with the user-friendly medin bonnet. Medijet is applied to the nose of the small patient using short binasal prongs or soft, gentle nasal masks.

A Breathing gas inlet with nozzle

B Open gap of the Benveniste principle

C Opening to the pressure chamber

D Pressure/volume chamber

E Expiration open

The breathing gas flow set flows via the Benveniste valve into the pressure chamber of the Medijet (red). Pressure builds up there and supports the patient with pressure and flow. During inspiration, the pressure in the patient’s airway decreases, as does the resistance. The breathing gas always flows in the direction of low resistance.

The amount of breathing gas which is not needed by the patient may escape via the expiration opening (red, narrow). The airway pressure is measured directly in the Medijet via the proximal pressure measurement and transmitted to the therapy device. 

During expiration, the expiratory flow (red) from the patient meets the incoming fresh gas flow (blue). This is redirected out to the environment in whole or in parts. The patient can exhale via the expiration opening and this results in a gas mixture consisting of expiration flow and fresh gas flow (purple).

During expiration, PEEP is generated when the expiratory flow coincides with the device flow.

Downloads

Operator's manuals & user guides

medin Medijet Instructions for use

PDF / 2.6 MB

EN, ALL LANGUAGES

Reprocessing guides

medin Medijet Reprocessing guide

PDF / 247 KB

EN

Brochures Marketing materials

medin Company Brochure

PDF / 2.9 MB

EN

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References

Kirchner L. et al.; In vitro comparison of noise levels produced by different CPAP generators; Neonatology 2012; 101 (2):95-100 Epub 2011 Sep 17
Benveniste D. et al.; A technique for delivers of continuous positive airway pressure to the neonate. J Pediatr 1976; 88: 1015-9.

Important note

Depending on your country, some features may be available as options, may have different specifications than described on this website, or may not be available. Contact your medin representative for details.