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1. (WO2018106127) FILTER ASSEMBLY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/106127    International Application No.:    PCT/NZ2017/050159
Publication Date: Fri Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Dec 09 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61M 16/10
A61M 13/00
Applicants: FISHER AND PAYKEL HEALTHCARE LIMITED
Inventors: BOYES, Richard John
FISCHER, Christian Francis
GHALIB, Ali Ghalib Abdul Rahman
CHAN, Jessica Kristen
BAUMANN, Monika
IP, Bernard Tsz Lun
Title: FILTER ASSEMBLY
Abstract:
In one embodiment, a filter assembly for use in an insufflation system is described. The filter assembly comprises: a filter medium operative to filter medical gases; a housing comprising an inlet, an outlet and the filter medium, the housing defining a gases flow path through the filter medium between the inlet and the outlet; and at least one heating element being positioned in the housing and being configured to heat the filter medium; and wherein, the at least one heating element is spaced apart from the filter medium and from an inner surface of the housing.