2010 portable sleep testing buyers guide

2010 PORTABLE SLEEP TESTING BUYERS GUIDE
Company name
Cadwell Laboratories Inc.
(800) 245-3001
info@cadwell.com
www.cadwell.com
Easy® Ambulatory PSG
Waist belt
4.5 x 7.5 x 1.5
1.2 lbs.
Alkaline batteries (C-30 hours or D-70 hours)
Yes
1 year
CareFusion
(800) 231-2466
jeffery.wyscarver@carefusion.com
www.carefusion.com
NOX-T3™
Belt and wrist worn
3 x 2.5
0.19 lbs.
1 AA battery
Yes
2 years
CleveMed
(877) CLEVEMED
psganywhere@clevemed.com
www.clevemed.com
SleepScout™
Device mounts to belt
4.6 x 2.7 x 1.0
6.7 oz.
2 AA batteries
Yes
1 year
1 to 32
EEG, EOG, EMG, EKG thermal airflow, snoring
microphone, nasal pressure airflow, nasal pressure snoring, oral pressure airflow, oral pressure snoring, oral/nasal snoring, RIP (chest),
RIP (abdomen), body position sensor, SpO2,
oximeter, pulse rate, leg accelerometers, arm
accelerometers, single channel amplifiers
3200 Hz per channel
14
RIP effort, RIP sum, actigraphy, wireless
SpO2, movement, snore, audio, pressure, CPAP pressure, 2 - ExG channels,
PTT, HRV
9
7 dedicated channels: pulse oximetry,
airflow (pressure-based), snore (derived
from airflow), thoracic effort, abdominal effort, body position, auxiliary DC
(thermistor, etc.). Two additional
channels: ECG and EMG or EEG and ECG
7
Heart rate, pulse oximetry, cannula,
thermistor, snore (derived from
cannula), RIP respiratory effort belt,
body position
200 Hz
25 Hz
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
USB download
33 hours
256 Hz
2.4
250
Yes
n/a
Wireless real-time data or SD card
download
12 hours/battery, 60 hours on memory
Windows® 7
Windows® XP, Vista, and 7
12 hours/battery; 1,375 hours on
memory
Windows® XP, Vista, and 7
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Carrying case, waist belt included. Will deliver
results while patient is on CPAP, analytical
software included
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Patient-worn sensors include two RIP
belts, pulse oximeter, cannula,
thermistor, ECG and EMG electrodes.
x
Patient-worn sensors include RIP
belt, pulse oximeter, cannula and/or
thermistor.
Data storage options
Patient education
2 or 4 GB memory flash card
Patient instruction booklet included
Yes
Print and videos
SD card, PC harddrive or network drive.
Patient hookup instructions and videos
available.
Internal 1G memory
Patient hookup instructions and
videos available.
Other features
A single channel amplifier which can be used
for an active/ref pair and can be daisy-chained
together to configure a Type III or Type IV
study. Free 24/7 technical support included.
Free software upgrades.
Records conventional physiological
signals with conventional sensors. A
differential pressure transducer allows
for CPAP titration studies. Disposable
cost <$4 per study.
AASM-recommended Type III
channel set. Scoring and
interpretation service available.
Disposable cost <$3 per study.
Product name
Product design
Dimensions (H x L x W) in inches
Weight
Power source
Can the system run on batteries?
Warranty
Recording
Number of channels
List of channels
Sampling rate
Operating frequency (GHz)
Data transmission range (feet)
Variable montage capabilities
Modes
Interface
Record time capability
Software
Types of sensors/electrodes
Full referential EEG
Esophageal pH availability
Integrated oximeters
Integrated pressure transducer
NPT-capable
Real-time respiratory event
detection
Real-time cardiac event detection
Periodic limb movement detection
Thermistor
Pneumotachograph
Snore channel recording
Scoring
Manual
Computer-assisted
Automatic
Ability to trend multiple channels
Built-in patient database
Customizable reports
Printing module
Split-screen recording
Accessories
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User defined
Adult, pediatric, infant
Ethernet to PC
Up to 70 hours with D cell batteries and up to
150 hours with 4 GB memory card
Windows® XP
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60
Yes
Adult, pediatric
Bluetooth and USB
Bluetooth oximeter and ETCO2
SleepView™
Device mounts to belt
3 x 2.6 x 0.7
2 oz.
1 AAA battery
Yes
1 year
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Embla
(888) 662-7632
ussales@embla.com
www.shopembla.com
Embletta™
Belt
0.8 x 4.9 x 2.5
0.24 lbs.
Rechargable batteries
Yes
2 years
Grass Technologies, An Astro-Med Inc. Subsidiary
(877) 472-7779
grass@astromed.com
www.grasstechnologies.com
AURA® PSG
SleepTrek®3
Belt
Belt
2x6x7
3.5 x 6.2 x 1
2.3 lbs.
10 oz.
Rechargeable 3.6 V lithium battery
Rechargeable 3.6 V lithium battery
Yes
Yes
Limited lifetime warranty on Grass
3 year
Technologies manufactured parts
Itamar-Medical Inc.
(888) 748-2627
infousa@itamar-medical.com
www.itamar-medical.com
WatchPAT™
wristworn
3.1 x 1.9 x .8
4.5 oz.
1 rechargeable lithium ion 250 mAh
Yes
1 year; extended warranty for $425/year
Nihon Kohden America
(800) 325-0283
info@nkusa.com
www.nkusa.com
Nomad™ Home Sleep Testing
Belt
1 x 4.6 x 2.85
17 oz.
DC input
Yes
1 year
7 channels, 14 derived
Pressure, flow, respiratory effort,
xflow, xsum, SpO2, pulse rate, body
position, activity, snore, differential
pressure, EKG, EEG, EOG, auxiliary DC,
mask pressure
Type I: 25 channels; Type II: 16 channels
13 referential electrode inputs, 7 differential inputs, 2 DC inputs (body position
and pressure), SpO2, pulse rate, PTT,
additional inputs: 2 reference electrode
inputs
6
Pressure airflow, snore, respiratory
effort (inductive plethysmography),
body position, pulse rate, and SpO2
7
Heart rate, oxygen saturation, respiratory
analysis (PAT signal and amplitude), pulse
rate, actigraphy, snoring (in decibels), body
position, sleep time, sleep states
11
Body position, SaO2, plethysmography, heart rate, nasal/oral pressure,
airflow, chest, abdomen, 2 EMG, 1 DC
1 to 200 Hz
n/a
Internal storage
Yes
Adult, pediatric
Ambulatory or USB wired
200 Hz
2.4G Hz, wireless mode
25
Programmable
Adult, pediatric, infant
Tethered or wireless
200 Hz
n/a
n/a
n/a
Adult, pediatric
Programmable CF card
n/a
n/a
Yes
Adult
USB
250 Hz
16 MHz
50
Yes
Adult, pediatric
Bluetooth® and USB to PC
24 hours
10 hours in wireless mode, 12+ hours in
ambulatory mode
Windows® XP, Vista, and 7
12+ hours
16 hours
More than 17 hours
Windows® XP, Vista, and 7
Windows® XP and 7
Windows® XP Professional
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Windows® 2000, XP
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Embletta® autoset interface, Velcro®
straps, XactTrace™ RIP belts, nasal
cannula, oximeter, oximeter flex
sensor, oximeter sensor, flexiWrap,
medical tape, LM/EKG snap-on cables,
electrodes, USB download cable,
Embletta Gold battery charger.
256 MB internal storage
On-site and remote training, patient
instructional DVD and hookup card.
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Digital video, sensors, electrodes, etc.
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hard disk, DVD+/-RW, NAS, SAN, etc.
On-site training
Hard disk, DVD+/-RW, NAS, SAN, others
Quick reference card included
Multi-night studies (up to 3 nights) available 2 GB onboard data storage
Multi-language patient installation photo
Hookup quickguide handout,
card and video inside each case. YouTube
technician training
availability as well.
Accurate and reliable with a lightweight but rugged design that
features color-coded inputs for easy
application and offers easy to use
RemLogic-E software.
EDF import/export, ASCII export
available. Compatible with other Grass
Technologies PSG systems, including inlab systems and portable monitors.
SleepTrek3 does not need to be worn
by patient. Compatible with other Grass
Technologies PSG systems, including
in-lab systems and Type I and Type II
portable monitors.
Installation takes less than 5 minutes.
Software allows review of data channels
and manual override of the automatic
suggested scoring (the actual sleep data
cannot be changed).
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Sensors, electrodes, other consumables, Free unlimited sleep study reports,
etc.
tamper-proof ID for portable occupational
testing, one-click uplink to electronic
medical records and optional boardcertified study analysis.
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Carrying case, Bluetooth® dongle
Auto start upon valid pulse signal.
Color-coded sensors and sensor
receptacles. Social history questionnaires to correlate sleep habits with
outcomes and aid with scheduling
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Company name
NorthEast Monitoring Inc.
(866) 346-5837
info@nemon.com
www.nemon.com
SOMNOmedics America Inc.
(866) 361-9937
info@somnomedics-diagnostics.com
www.somnomedics-diagnostics.com
Philips Respironics
(800) 345-6443
healthcare@philips.com
www.philips.com/sleepdx
Product name
LX® Sleep
Alice® PDx™
Stardust® II
SOMNOscreen™
Product design
Worn in pouch or belt
Chest belt and lanyard
Chest belt
Belt
Dimensions (H x L x W) in inches
4.7 x 2.7 x 1
5x3x2
4.5 x 2.3 x 0.78
3 x 5.5 x 1
Weight
5 oz.
0.48 lbs.
0.22 lbs.
0.5 lbs.
Power source
2 AA batteries
3 1.5 V, AA-size alkaline or 3 1.5 V, AAsize NiMH rechargeable batteries for
~24 hours
9 V battery for 8.5 hours
Li ion battery
Can the system run on batteries?
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Warranty
3 years
2 years
2 years
2 years
20+ channels with optional yokes
7+ channels
11; upgradeable to 54 channels
Airflow/pressure, snore, thoracic and
abdominal respiratory effort, SpO2,
pulse rate, body position, activity, EMG
/EEG/EOG, event, EKG/ECG, pressure,
flow, leak, pulse transit time, heart rate
Airflow/pressure, snore, thoracic
/abdominal respiratory effort, SpO2,
pulse rate, body position, event marker.
With appropriate therapy device:
pressure, flow, leak
SpO2, pulse rate, plethysmography,
body position, movement, ambient
light, patient marker, thoracic effort,
abdominal effort, snoring, nasal/
oral flow (via thermistor and/or nasal
cannula), CPAP/BiPAP pressure, ECG,
PLMs, EEG (up to 25 channels), EOG , EMG,
actigraphy, auxiliary
Airflow, 200 Hz (respiration); effort,
200 Hz; oximetry, 80 Hz; pressure
therapy parameters, 0.2 to 10 Hz
4 Hz - 512 Hz selectable, optional 2048
Hz
2.4 GHz
Recording
Number of channels
List of channels
EKG1, EKG2 or airflow, SpO2, pulse,
respiration
Sampling rate
360 sps
Operating frequency (GHz)
n/a
n/a
n/a
Data transmission range (feet)
n/a
n/a
n/a
up to 330 feet (wireless)
Variable montage capabilities
n/a
Yes
No
Yes
Modes
Adult (pediatric pending)
Adult
Adult
Adult, pediatric, infant
Interface
USB data card
USB
USB or serial
Ethernet, wireless, PC, USB
Record time capability
72 hours
18 to 20 hours
8.5 hours
Up to 50 hours
Software
Windows® 7, NT, XP, and Vista
SleepWare® by Philips Respironics
SleepWare® by Philips Respironics
Windows® 7 and XP
Types of sensors/electrodes
Full referential EEG
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Esophageal pH availability
Integrated oximeters
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Integrated pressure transducer
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NPT-capable
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Real-time respiratory event
detection
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Real-time cardiac event detection
x
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Periodic limb movement detection
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Thermistor
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x
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Pneumotachograph
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Snore channel recording
Scoring
Manual
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Computer-assisted
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Automatic
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Ability to trend multiple channels
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Built-in patient database
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Customizable reports
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Printing module
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Split-screen recording
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Accessories
Carrying case, patient DVD included.
OxyHolter® (ECG and SpO2) or
OxyHolter®/A (ECG, SpO2, airflow) cables. Available options include ECG yoke, ExG
yoke (for choice of EOG, EMG, and/or
EEG), limb movement sensor
Carrying case included
All sensors are active sensors with
integrated amplifiers and filters - low
noise, artifact resistant. Exceptional
long life time, easy to apply, siliconeembedded, waterproof.
Data storage options
CF data card included
SD flash memory card, 4 GB SD card
included
Internal flash storage; storage
capacity: 1.4 MB
CF-card; in real time on PC
Patient education
Online training
Interactive display, patient setup guide, Patient instruction DVD
patient education DVD
Patient instruction, video in preparation
Other features
95+% sensitivity/specificity compared
to PSG. Non-interfering with CPAP.
Consumables ~$4/test
Supports AASM guidelines for PST
Allows Type III and Type IV testing; can
devices, Interactive display, color
integrate with Philips Respironics sleep
coding, and patent-pending “Good Study therapy devices.
Indicator”
Signal display check, continuous
electrode impedance check, automatic
error log ■
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