In almost all forms of acute respiratory disease, medical gases will be used for their treatment and diagnosis. The range of respiratory diseases are endless, but the common ones are; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma, interstitial lung disease, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, pulmonary embolism and pneumothorax.
The medical gases used in the respiratory medicine will include;
- HELIOX21 (helium 79% and oxygen 21%)
- Lung function gas mixtures