TORONTO, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Thornhill Medical, has received notification from the US FDA that the MOVES® SLC™ Portable Emergency Life Support System has received 510K clearance. This approval expands the capabilities of the current MOVES® SLC™ system, including Pediatric Settings, Expanded Patient Monitoring Modes, New Ventilator Modes, and a Remote Monitoring and Control Interface.
"The US FDA 510K clearance represents a significant milestone in the development of our emergency medical device portfolio. The MOVES® SLC™ has been tested in extreme conditions of temperature, altitude, shock, vibration, EMC, sand, dust, and rain. It has also been fully evaluated by the US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory at Ft. Rucker (USAARL). As such, the MOVES® SLC™ is the ideal solution for disaster relief, medevac transportation and overflow ICU situations," stated Kipton Lade, President and CEO of Thornhill Medical.
About MOVES® SLC™
The MOVES® SLC™ Portable Emergency Life Support System is the world's first and only system with a built-in oxygen concentrator. It extracts oxygen from the air to deliver 85% FiO2 concentrations for ventilated patients, without the need for O2 tanks. This helps makes the MOVES® SLC™ system 50% smaller and 60% lighter than standard portable life support systems currently in use.
MOVES® SLC™ includes: a ventilator, an oxygen concentrator, a suction system, and a comprehensive patient vital signs monitoring module.
About Thornhill RMedical
The MOVES® SLC™ Portable Emergency Life Support System is designed and manufactured at Thornhill Medical's ISO 13485 certified facility in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company develops and manufactures innovative healthcare devices. The founder, Dr. Joseph Fisher, is a world-renowned research scientist in the field of anesthesiology and cardiovascular intensive care. Since its spin-off from the University Health Network in 2003, Thornhill Medical has built upon Dr. Fisher's expertise in developing compact mobile emergency respiration and anesthesia devices. Our full story can be found on our website, www.thornhillmedical.com
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