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Oxygen enrichment

Biofluidslab suggests technology to provide oxygen enriched air for COVID-19 patients

Compressor directs air via membrane unit to nasal cannula - graphical representation

Enriched oxygen therapy has been suggested by the leading German Robert-Koch-Institute through various techniques (nose, masks, high-flow) to provide a treatment for COVID-19 patients with certain indications. A continuous supply of oxygen enriched air (up to 40 vol% O2) can be provided by membrane gas separation developed by the Biofluidslab.

COVID‐19: TU Wien designs simple oxygen device, opens a file in a new window