Lung Flute for Hospital & Clinic Use...Dual-indicated for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Mucus Mobilization (Sealed MPce +1Rd+ Card) SINGLE-USE ONLY.
Induced sputum has many diagnostic applications, including:
- Identification of infectious agents
- Relief for secretion-related conditions
- Identification of inflammatory markers
- Genotyping of pulmonary tuberculosis
- Early detection of lung cancer via DNA markers
Indications for Use:
The Lung Flute for Hospitals & Clinics is indicated for the collection of sputum samples for laboratory analysis and pathologic examination [FDA 510(k) K060439].
Clinical studies have shown that sputum induction with the Lung Flute for Hospitals & Clinics is safer, less time-consuming, more effective, and better tolerated by patients than hypertonic saline.
The Lung Flute for Hospitals & Clinics is a single-patient, disposable device that uses patented low-frequency acoustic wave technology to induce a sputum sample from deep within the lungs.
With the Lung Flute for Hospitals & Clinics, healthcare professionals can reduce the time, complexity, and side effects associated with the collection of lower airway sputum samples using saline induction.
Sputum samples induced by the Lung Flute for Hospitals & Clinics can be used to diagnose multiple pulmonary disease states such as pneumonia, chronic bronchitis, asthma, emphysema, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, and tuberculosis. Clinical studies have shown that sputum induction with the Lung Flute for Hospitals & Clinics is safe for patients with COPD, including very severe COPD.