Home Current Affair May 2020 CSIR-NAL Bangalore developed BiPAP Non-Invasive Ventilator 'SwasthVayu'

CSIR-NAL Bangalore developed BiPAP Non-Invasive Ventilator 'SwasthVayu'

  • CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) Bangalore has developed a BiPAP Non-Invasive Ventilator 'SwasthVayu' in a record time of 36 days to treat COVID-19 patients.
  • BiPAP Non-Invasive Ventilator 'SwasthVayu',
    It is a microcontroller-based precise closed-loop adaptive control system with a built-in biocompatible “3D printed manifold & coupler” with HEPA filter (Highly Efficient Particulate Air Filter). The system has been certified for safety and performance by NABL accredited agencies. The system has undergone stringent biomedical tests and beta clinical trials at NAL Health Centre.
  • Features,
    It has features like Spontaneous, CPAP, Timed, AUTO BIPAP modes with provision to connect Oxygen concentrator or Enrichment unit externally. These unique features help to alleviate the fear of the virus spread. The advantage of this machine is that it is simple to use without any specialized nursing, cost-effective, compact, and configured with the majority of indigenous components.

Published On : 12 May 2020

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