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1. (WO2018019719) METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DELIVERY OF AN AEROSOLIZED MEDICAMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/019719    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/068487
Publication Date: Fri Feb 02 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Jul 22 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61M 11/00
Applicants: CHIESI FARMACEUTICI S.P.A
Inventors: DELLACA', Raffaele
MILESI, Ilaria
Title: METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DELIVERY OF AN AEROSOLIZED MEDICAMENT
Abstract:
The method and system according to preferred embodiments of the present invention allows an effective delivery of aerosolized medicament (e.g. a surfactant) to the patient's lungs. According to a preferred embodiment, the method of the present invention provides an efficient delivery of the aerosol medicament(possibly breath synchronized). A glass vial 101 in which medicaments are usually stored and shipped is used directly as a component of the system. Its function in the system is that of an intermittently pressurized chamber that can inject the surfactant into the catheter of the atomizer device. According to a preferred embodiment the delivery can be done in phase with the beginning of each inspiration. The main elements of the system 100 are: a source of compressed gas 103, the already mentioned medicament vial 101, a catheter 111, and optionally means 113 to detect the breathing pattern and a control unit 115.