Non-conventional Ventilatory Team (NVT)

Our research is aimed at all aspects of artificial lung ventilation: theoretical analyses, modeling, design of respiratory care equipment, animal ventilatory experiments, clinical trials and education in respiratory care. We are focused especially on High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV), heliox and Electrical Impedance Tomography in respiratory care. NVT is based at Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering.

Latest news

Respiratory Days 2019 — Book the date

The 8th annual RESPIRATORY DAYS conference will be held at Bumbalka, Labská u Špindlerova Mlýna, Krkonoše Mts. (Find the place), on September 4–6, 2019.

The preliminary book of abstracts from Respiratory Days 2018 can be downloaded here.

(For members of FBMI CTU only: The conference will immediately precede the BioŠrot and ParaŠrot training courses. Biošrot, Parašrot will take place at the same place, starting on Saturday, September 7, 2019.)

Respiratrory celebration: “Respirační večírek” (Nov. 23)

NVT team 2016 annual meeting:

Traditional “Respirační večírek”—the annual meeting of current and former NVT members—kicks off on Friday, November 23, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

We will meet at restaurnt Pinta (Sinkulova ulice, Praha 4 Podolí).  Everybody who cooperated and/or cooperates with NVT is kindly welcomed. Just, please, send us an e-mail to book your place. Thanks.

See you there soon!

Our “breathing-in-avalange-snow” experiments are popular in Czech newspapers

Our NVT team’s research on gas exchange of a victim of snow burial is very popular in Czech press. The research is unique because of the close cooperation of several bodies involved, needed to properly assure the exact and sound research:

  • Faculty of Biomedical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague;
  • Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces of the Czech Republic, Czech Army;
  • Charles University, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport;
  • Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague.

The research is conducted in a close cooperation with the Czech Society for Mountain Medicine.

The article (published in several newspapers) in Czech is here; its on-line version with a photo gallery is here.

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