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Airsonett’s Asthma Device, Protexo Improves Quality of Life in Asthma Patients

by Kathy Jones on  November 29, 2011 at 8:10 PM Medical Gadgets   - G J E 4
A new study published in the journal Thorax has revealed that Swedish clinical air flow technology developer, Airsonett's asthma device, Protexo provides a higher quality of life for asthma patients when compared to placebo.
 Airsonett’s Asthma Device, Protexo Improves Quality of Life in Asthma Patients
Airsonett’s Asthma Device, Protexo Improves Quality of Life in Asthma Patients
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Protexo is a temperature controlled laminar air-flow device (TLA) , which creates a downward flow of filtered air. This air then surrounds the breathing zone of the sleeping asthma patients and protects them from allergens and irritants.

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The study was based on a trial carried out among 281 asthma patients aged between 7 to 70 years and living in six different countries. Around 189 patients slept with Protexo while the remaining patients used a dummy device.

At the end of one year, the researchers found those who used Protexo displayed around 15 percent better quality of life compared to those with the dummy device when key symptoms such as lung capacity, airway inflammation, and biological indicators of a systemic allergic response were compared.

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Oh, I heard about this! It looks exciting. This is the device that you put over the bed while you sleep right? I have pretty bad asthma and so does my son. We've been trying different methods of preventing asthma symptoms in the home. One thing we've done is to bring in an indoor air quality management firm. I read that since the air flow isn't as good in the winter that allergens and things can build up in the home. We found a company online called Decon Pro Green. They came in a did a great job of clearing the air. It's made a great difference in our life condition.
jm1677668 Saturday, December 3, 2011

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