Project Description

Infant Airway Surfactant Delivery

The client needed a device to allow surfactant delivery to premature infant lungs, without introducing air into the stomach or damaging vocal chords.

Our Role

  • Unique design eliminates the need to intubate the trachea, esophagus is sealed above and below the trachea
  • Two balloons: one inflated in mouth, another inflated below trachea opening
  • Port for ventilator attachment
  • Port for injecting surfactant

Expertise Employed
While all projects benefit from our development process and expertise in design, engineering, and in-house rapid prototyping, this project highlights our expertise in: