Ethicon, Prisma Health partner to distribute ventilator expansion device to address COVID-19 pandemic

Ethicon and Prisma Health have collaborated to manufacture and distribute ventilator expansion device to address COVID-19 pandemic. (Credit: Prisma Health)

Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies, has collaborated with Prisma Health to manufacture and distribute the VESper ventilator expansion splitter device.

VESper ventilator expansion device has been authorised for emergency use only during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ethicon will apply the 3D printing manufacturing technology to manufacture the VESper ventilator expansion splitter device

To address the drastic ventilator shortage during the COVID-19 pandemic, Prisma Health secured an emergency use authorisation (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration for the ventilator expansion device.

 

Source: NS Medical Devices

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