Heat and Moisture Exchangers for Spontaneously Breathing Patients

  • The Thermovent® T is a Heat & Moisture Exchanger (HME) captures heat and moisture on expiration and returns it to the patient in inspiration. It is suitable for spontaneously breathing patients with a tracheostomy tube.
  • Heat and Moisture Exchangers for Spontaneously Breathing Patients
  • Sterile, single use heat and moisture exchanger. Provides effective humidification for spontaneously breathing patients whose upper airways are bypassed by a tracheostomy tube.
  • Device can be used for a maximum period of 24 hours. Now there is a new oxygen accessory line available. The Thermovent T2 Oxygen Line is a specific designated oxygen tube for use with the Portex¬® Thermovent T2.

Product Benefits

  • Low profile design. Ensures maximum comfort and minimal protrusion.
  • High performance, double paper element. An efficient heat and moisture exchanger to warm and humidify inspired air, reducing the risk of tube blockage from encrustations, with minimal resistance to flow.
  • Lightweight. Minimises the drag on the tracheostomy tube.
  • Easily accommodates Thermovent 02 (100/575).
  • Convenient oxygen delivery.
  • Simple opening port allows quick and easy access for a suction catheter to aid the removal of secretions.
  • Clear housing gives an aesthetic appearance and allows visualisation of contamination.
  • Integrated oxygen port that can provide up to 60% oxygen concentrations to the patient via the simplest of connections.
  • Original Portex Thermovent T paper media provides high level performance heat and moisture exchange to patient.
  • Smooth, rounded edges aids patient comfort.

Details / Specifications:

Reorder Code                                                    100/570/015

HME output mg H20/L at 500ml Vt               25.0

Weight (gms)                                                     15.0

Resistance to flow cm H20 at 60L/min         2.0


Change the device every 24 hours or as needed to prevent accumulation of secretions.

Do not add moisture to the filter elements

For use with Portex® Tracheostomy Tubes with 15mm fittings.

SKU Smi100570015
Model # 100/570/015
Brand Smiths

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