Respiratrory celebration: “Respirační večírek” (Dec. 1)


Traditional “Respirační večírek”—the annual meeting of current and former NVT members—kicks off on December 1, 2017, at 6:30 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!

Respiratory Days 2017 conference


The conference will be held at Bumbalka, Labská u Špindlerova Mlýna, Krkonoše Mts. (Find the place), on August 30—September 1, 2017. (The date had to be changed due to the ČSARIM meeting date).

(For members of FBMI CTU only: The conference does not immediately preced the BioŠrot and ParaŠrot training courses. Biošrot, Parašrot (and may be even Physiošrot) will take place at the same place, starting on Saturday, September 9, 2017.)

Annual meeting of Non-conventional Ventilatory Team


NVT team 2016 annual meeting:

The annual meeting of current and former NVT members was held on December 2, 2016, in Prague – Podoli. Over 25 members met to share their current and former experiences not only from respiratory care or research.

Respiratory Days 2016


The 5th annual “Respiratory Days” conference will take place at Bumbalka, Labská nr. Špindlerův Mlýn, Krkonoše Mountains, on September 7-9, 2016 (Wednesday to Friday). All topics related to respiratory care and research in respiratory techniques and medicine are welcome.

If you consider an active participation (i.e. having a presentation or a lecture), please contact any member of our team as soon as possible.

The program for RDs 2016 is presented here (in Czech):  Invitation and Program.

Attendance at the conference including accommodation and food is free of charge if you deal with respiratory care or research in this field; otherwise, a conference fee of CZK 2 150.– applies (includes the accommodation, food, the book of proceedings, social events and all the conference services).

(For members of FBMI CTU only: The conference immediately precedes the BioŠrot and ParaŠrot training courses starting on Saturday, Sep 10, 2016.)


Vláďa and Marek won the first prize at the Conference POSTER 2016


Our NVT members Vladimír Sobota and Marek Langer won the first prize at the conference POSTER 2016, section “Biomedical Engineering”.

The name of the winning contribution is “Regional Time Constants Determined by Electrical Impedance Tomography are Affected by Ventilatory Paremeters”.


Poster 2016



Journal Club: Publishing papers… Pitfalls and Tricks


We invite you to join us during our NVT Journal Club on the topic:

How to publish a biomedical engineering paper in a medical journal—Pitfalls and Tricks

on Monday, April 18, 2016, at 17:00, room C-2 (salonek) at FBMI ČVUT.

The moderator will be Thomas E. Bachman, Lake Arrowhead, California, USA.

Good atmosphere and excellent wine is guaranteed!

Václav Ort won the 19th John H. Emerson award in Salt Lake City, UT, USA


Vašek Ort won the 19th John Haven Emerson award in Snowbird nr. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, for his research work aimed at measurement of dynamic hyperinflation and hypoinflation during HFOV using electrical impedance tomography, presented at the 33rd Annual Conference on High Frequency Ventilation and Critical Care of Infants, Children & Adults.