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Nox t3 complete review final

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This is a complete review of the Nox T3 distributed by Carefusion. This level 3 home sleep diagnostic system is a best in class device which also qualifies as a medical grade sleep bruxism monitor.

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Nox t3 complete review final

  1. 1. Nox T3 Complete Review Randy Clare Respiratory Diagnostics 2016
  2. 2. Nox T3 Distributed by CareFusion, For Sleep Disordered Breathing (SDB) © 2016 CareFusion Corporation or one of its subsidiaries. All rights reserved.
  3. 3. Overview • Built by Nox Medical • Started a new era in home sleep testing • Embraced by thousands of users world wide • Delivers improved clinical efficiency • Comfortable for all patient groups Pediatric thru Adult
  4. 4. Nox Medical‘s Vision & Mission Advancing sleep diagnostics through simplification, increased efficiency, and comfort for all patients Our mission is Sleep for All
  5. 5. More than 10.000 Nox T3 Units In Use Globally
  6. 6. Before the Nox T3 *Photo Credit: http://lesterjacobson.com/2014/07/13/writer- sleeps-tight-at-clinic/ The sleep world was a messy place • Patients could not sleep in their own homes • Wires kept patients tethered to the bed • home sleep testing was considered inaccurate • Clinicians had to learn complex technical systems • Patients were uncomfortable
  7. 7. After the Nox T3 *Cairns, A., Wickwire, E., Schaefer, E., & Nyanjom, D. (2014). A pilot validation study for the NOX T3™ portable monitor for the detection of OSA. Sleep and Breathing, 18(3), 609-614. Unsurpassed Ergonomics • Patients could sleep in their own homes • Wireless capabilities for more comfort • Proven level of clinical accuracy* • Easy to use for clinicians and patients alike • Created an industry standard for Home Sleep Testing
  8. 8. The Nox T3 System FEATURES AND BENEFITS
  9. 9. The Nox T3 Recorder – Specifications 18 Channels • Thorax Breathing Effort (RIP) • Abdomen Breathing Effort (RIP) • Respiratory Sound (Mic) • Audio Volume (Mic) • Gravity (3D axis, x, y, z) • Oxygen saturation levels (wireless oximeter) • Pulse (wireless oximeter) • Plethysmograph (wirelss oximeter, necessary for PTT) • ExG 1 (general purpose bipolar input channel) • ExG 2 (general purpose bipolar input channel) • Nasal or mask pressure (pressure transducer) • Calibrated RIP Sum (the sum of the RIP belts) • Calibrated RIP Phase (the phase difference between the abdomen and thorax belts) • Calibrated RIP flow (derived from the sum of the RIP belts and is a good substitute for nasal flow) • Activity (accelerometer) • Position (accelerometer) • Flow (nasal pressure) • Snore (nasal pressure)
  10. 10. The Noxturnal Software – Key Features • Immediate recording results with automatic analysis • Full featured raw data analysis and scoring • Advanced automatic analysis algorithms • Powerful reporting capabilities • Intuitive recording management capabilities
  11. 11. The Nox T3 System – Ergonomics Matter! • Reduces likelihood of failed studies • Increases patient acceptance • Reduces work for clinicians • Easy for patients
  12. 12. The Nox T3 System - Ergonomics • Very small size – 65g and smaller than a deck of cards • Wireless capabilities for system extensions • Onboard microphone • Simple snap-on sensors • Intuitive user interface with great flexibility • Comfortable for the patient to wear • Increases patient comfort and system flexibility • No need for extra audio sensors • Makes patient hook-up easy • Get work done faster while having access to all information
  13. 13. The Nox T3 System – Advanced Technology Matters! • Reduces likelihood of failed recordings • Ensures clinical effectiveness • Offers flexibility • Lowers cost of ownership
  14. 14. The Nox T3 System – Advanced Technology • Bluetooth® technology • Integrated high quality audio microphone • Calibrated RIP technology • Integrated actigraph and position sensor • Only 1 AA battery required • High-speed USB connections • Easily replaceable parts • Reduces mess from wires • Technology to measure snoring • Reliable additional flow signal which reduces failed recordings • Allows an accurate measurement of rest time • Low cost of operation • Download in a matter of seconds • No maintenance required
  15. 15. Medical Grade Sleep Bruxism Monitor • EMG leads test electrical activity in the muscles of mastication • Auto Score Bruxism events • Provides Apnea to Bruxism Index (ABI) • Provides Arousal to Bruxism Index • Meets in lab standards for Bruxism testing during sleep • Scoring using AASM guidelines • ABI links SDB to Bruxism events • Arousal index is a key indicator of Sleep Quality © 2015 CareFusion Corporation or one of its subsidiaries. All rights reserved.
  16. 16. • Identify the right patients • Determine the severity of their disorders • Crucial for determining proper, patient-specific treatment paths • Increases compliance • Important to be able to address a wide range of patients Clinical Quality Is Key!
  17. 17. The Nox T3 System – Clinical Quality • Integrated high quality audio microphone • Calibrated RIP technology • Integrated actigraph and position sensor • Full plethysmography from SpO2 • Flow Volume Loops and Konno Mead Loops • Auxiliary Inputs • Technology to measure snoring • Reliable additional flow signal which reduces failed recordings • Allows an accurate measurement of rest time • Allows for PTT measurements • Intuitive way to accurately determine reduction in flow • Measure any ExG signal to address more patient groups (bruxism etc.)
  18. 18. The Nox T3 System – 3 Differentiators Ergonomics Advanced Technology Clinical Quality
  19. 19. References www.carefusion.com estore.carefusion.com
  20. 20. Questions
  21. 21. Thank you

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