Airworthy Compartment Syndrome Device

Airworthy Compartment Syndrome Device



A medical company developed a catheter for measuring pressure and draining excess fluid from traumatized muscle tissue. The company needed an instrument to supply periodic vacuum, measure blood pressure, and calculate/record/graph compartment pressure and function in the battlefield.


Working with the firm's industrial design group, Design Solutions designed and developed a custom integrated instrument that included an integrated TFT display with touch screen that could provide the necessary monitoring. Simple menu driven software allowed clinicians to monitor a patient while graphing and recording the pressure profiles. Data for each patient was archived. A USB interface was provided to allow for the transfer of data to a USB memory stick for archival and analysis on a personal computer. This device is designed to meet military air worthy requirements for patient transfer.


Design Solutions has designed and built eight pilot units and conducted verification testing. The device is currently undergoing military qualification.


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