Press Release Summary:
By delivering measured pulse of oxygen at beginning of each breath, O2n Demand IV minimizes wasted oxygen and allows for conserving ratios up to 6:1 while optimizing patient oxygenation and oxygen cylinder life. Multiple flow settings - 5 conserving and 3 continuous - make unit suited for range of patients. O2n Demand III dual lumen conserver is also available, suited for patients that require demand-style conserver.
Original Press Release:
Victor Medical Launches New Single Lumen Oxygen Conserver
St. Louis (April 9, 2007) - Victor Medical Products is proud to introduce our newest product addition for the Oxygen Conserver Market. The new O2n Demand IV single lumen oxygen conserver enhances our offering to the respiratory oxygen market. The O2n Demand IV delivers a measured pulse of oxygen at the beginning of each breath. Delivering oxygen at the beginning of inspiration minimizes wasted oxygen and allows high conserving ratios (up to 6:1) while still providing optimum oxygenation of the patient and increased oxygen cylinder life.
The O2n Demand IV features multiple flow settings (five conserving and three continuous), making it suitable for a broad range of patients. In addition the O2n Demand is exceptionally quiet in operation.
In addition to the O2n Demand IV, Victor Medical will continue to offer the O2n Demand III dual lumen conserver for those patients that require a demand-style conserver.
Victor Medical offers a complete line of oxygen conserving devices, regulators and associated accessories. Serving the oxygen market since 1913, Victor Medical has become leader in the medical oxygen market, delivering quality products and outstanding service at a fair price. Victor Medical continues to develop revolutionary oxygen delivery devices for the medical market that are easy to use and effective for the administration of oxygen; both stationary and portable.
Victor Medical is affiliated with Victor Equipment Company, a leading supplier of welding and cutting torches and regulators. Victor's extensive background and expertise in gas pressure controls resulted in the creation of the Victor Specialty Products brand, under which Victor Medical operates. The company manufactures an extensive line of general purpose, high purity and instrument grade pressure regulators covering a complete range of industrial and laboratory gas control applications. It also offers its customers a full line of gas manifold systems for industrial, medical and specialty gas distribution requirements.
About Thermadyne Industries
Thermadyne Industries, Inc. is owned by Thermadyne Holdings Corporation. Thermadyne Holdings is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of cutting and welding products and accessories under a variety of leading premium brand names including Victor®, Tweco®, Arcair®, Thermal Dynamics®, Thermal Arc®, Stoody®, Turbo Torch®, Firepower® and Cigweld®. Its common shares trade under the symbol THMD.OB. For more information about Thermadyne, its products and services, visit the company's web site at www.Thermadyne.com.
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