ETC Biomedical Systems Offers New FDA Cleared Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) Medical Device
Southampton, PA, August 20, 2010 — Environmental Tectonics Corporation’s (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) (“ETC” or the “Company”) Biomedical Systems, a worldwide leader in the development, manufacture of computerized monoplace hyperbaric chambers, today confirmed that it has received FDA 510-k clearance for O.S.C.A.R. ™. O.S.C.A.R. ™ is an acronym for “Operating System for Control And Record Keeping”. This computerized system is configured as a stand-alone unit that will operate, control and record whole-body hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatments.
The FDA 510-k clears the way for the use of O.S.C.A.R. ™, the first stand alone computer hyperbaric oxygen control system intended for use as an ancillary device. The innovation behind O.S.C.A.R. ™ is a proprietary software system that allows hyperbaric technicians to program, manage, and reproduce the HBOT protocol time after time with the same accuracy of the first treatment. This proprietary software is included in each of our BARA-MED® computerized monoplace chambers.
ETC Biomedical Systems continues its evolution of offering unique and groundbreaking technology in the field of hyperbaric medicine. The O.S.C.A.R. ™ stand-alone system is a welcome addition to ETC’s long line of computerized commercial products in its portfolio
About ETC Biomedical Systems:
ETC Biomedical, is the world’s largest manufacturer of computerized monoplace hyperbaric chambers, with over 40 years of history and experience in the field of hyperbaric chamber technology beginning with the placement of our 1st hyperbaric chamber in 1971. Since ETC entered the clinical hyperbaric monoplace market in 1987, we have been a technology leader in the development of computerized hyperbaric chambers and systems. Further information on ETC’s hyperbaric products can be found at www.etchyperbaricchambers.com. The Biomedical Systems is a division of Environmental Tectonics Corporation. (www.etcusa.com)
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