AirCurve 10 VPAP ST
The ResMed AirCurve 10 ST is a brand new and top of the line spontaneously timed VPAP machine. The deveice features the most sophisticated respiratory algorithms ever developed, which helps to ensure that your therapy is compliant with your exact needs. The ST is capable of monitoring your breathing rate and adjusting pressure depending on your inhalation and exhalation needs. You can track all of your information on the new AirView data management system, which allows you to remotely share all of your therapy data with your physician or VPAP provider. It also features iVAPS technology and TiControl to ensure that your respiratory cycle remains smooth throughout the night. Add in comfort features like EPR, a new humidification system, and an overhauled ramp design, and the AirCurve 10 VPAP ST is the premier ST machine available today.
The AirCurve 10 VPAP ST machine features the latest and most sophisticated respiratory algorithms in any spontaneous/timed machine. The device provides inspiratory positive airway pressure and also has a backup rate to make sure that you get enough breaths per minute, even when you do not breathe spontaneously.
iVAPS provides VPAP ST users with a comprehensive solution for unobtrusive ventilation. It helps target alveolar ventilation for stable gas exchange in respiratory episodes, and is easy to set up. It also applies a form of secondary pressure when required, which includes Vsync leak compensation to augment patient-ventilation synchrony.
The VPAP ST features TiControl, which helps to manage your inspiratory time by setting maximum and minimum time limits for inspiration. TiControl is particularly useful in helping to manage mask leaks and for customizing your respiratory cycles by controlling the time it takes for you to exhale.
The AirCurve 10 ST comes with a pressure range of 3-25 cm H20, which is a wider pressure range than in a standard CPAP device. The VPAP ST is intended for patients with central sleep apnea, who generally need more air pressure than patients with obstructive sleep apnea.
EPR is capable of determining when you are breathing unnaturally: if you have an apnea that lasts for more than ten seconds, EPR will stop functioning -- meaning air pressure will be constant -- until your normal breathing cycle resumes.
AirView Data Management Service
ResMed's AirView data storage and management system is the world's most innovative and effective data interface. With AirView, your sleep therapy data will be uploaded instantly onto a shared storage system, which will allow your physician immediate access to your information remotely. AirView installation and setup comes free with any purchase of an AirCurve device from RespShop. Get in touch with our customer service team for help setting up AirView, or read more about the Airview Data Service here.
SmartStart and SmartStop
The AirCurve 10 ST allows you to start and stop your therapy with just a single breath. After you've programmed your preferrd settings into your machine, you can commence therapy simply by turning the machine on and breathing into your connected mask. Using SmartStop is just as easy: to conclude therapy, just remove the mask and your machine will automatically shut down after a few seconds.
ResMed overhauled their humidifier in the AirCurve series. The new HumidAir heated humidifier is a part of every AirCurve VPAP and the design is smaller than the humidifiers in previous ResMed models. This makes your entire machine smaller and more portable. For patients who don't normally use heated humidification, you still have the option of removing the humidifier from the device entirely, or not filling the water chamber. For those who do prefer to use heated humidification, simply fill the 380 ml water chamber and enjoy the benefits of rainout and nasal congestion free therapy.
ResMed incorporated a brand new ramp in all AirCurve machines, including the 10 ST here. For the first time, you can set your ramp to delay the onset of air pressure by as many as forty-five minutes, which will let you fall asleep naturally and without a sudden infusion of air pressure. All you have to do is determine how long you want to delay the onset of pressure and then simply start the machine: after a time, the machine's ramp will kick in and incrementally increase pressure until you reach your desired settings.
Bright Screen, Intuitive Controls
ResMed designed the AirCurve 10 ST with the user in mind. That's why the device comes with big buttons, a brightly lit LCD screen, and an intuitive scrolling system that allows you to adjust your settings quickly and easily. The machine is also able to adjust screen brightness depending on ambient light, allowing you to see your screen perfectly at any time of day or night.
(Optional) Heating Tube
Every AirCurve 10 ST machine is compatible with ResMed's latest heated breathing tube, the ClimateLineAir. Like a normal tube, the ClimateLineAir connects your AirCurve to any CPAP mask on the market. The tube carries warm air from the humidifier up to your airways, which helps fight unwanted sleep apnea therapy symptoms like nasal congestion and rainout.
The AirCurve 10 ST offers users a unique mask fitting feature, which is able to detect the quality of your seal. When you put on your mask, your machine will display a face: if the face is smiling, that indicates that the mask is sealed properly. If the face is frowning, you'll know that you need to adjust your mask for proper therapy.
- Spontaneously Timed (ST) Machine
- iVAPS Helps Target Alveolar Ventilation
- TiControl Maximizes Breath Efficacy
- Pressure Range from 3-25 CM H20
- New Humidifier Design
- Optional ClimateLineAir Heated Breathing Tube
- Mask Fitting Technology
- SmartStart/SmartStop Allows You to Commence and End Therapy Smoothly
- Bright Screen With Big Buttons and Simple Controls
- FAA approved
Contact your physician or CPAP service provider if you need any help setting up your AirView data management system.
What is the difference between a VPAP and a VPAP ST?
A VPAP ST is a spontaneously timed device that ensures you follow a more specific breathing cycle, which the regular VPAP does not. Both machines are intended for patients with CSA and should not be used interchangably with CPAP devices.
Will ResMed's old ClimateLine tube be compatible with this device?
No, the ClimateLine was for S9 series machines only. The ClimateLineAir is the only heated breathing tube compatible with AirCurve models.
Can I get this machine with a higher pressure range?
No, the pressure range for all VPAP ST machines is fixed at 3-25 CM H20.
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