Vento is a concept portable device specially designed for emergency hypoxia treatment. Ascending to high altitudes means that you need to allow your body to adjust to low oxygen levels. It can cause severe threats to human body such as hypoxia, which is the lack of oxygen due to lower atmospheric oxygen pressure. There are millions of people travel to elevated areas, mountain sickness due to hypoxia is actually a health problem in many countries. In fact, worst forms of mountain illness are lung and brain edemas, these are truly life threatening illness and potentially fatal.
Vento offers a compact, continuous positive airway pressure mask that helps as emergency hypoxia treatment in high altitudes. It is durable and easy to use, everyone can use it under extreme situations, no need for medical training.
Vento features foldable design, therefore, it’s easy to stow and carry. It’s compact enough for your backpack, it’s a must-have emergency medical device for high-altitude expeditions. Designed by Patrick Krassnitzer, Vento provides pressure treatment on lung, which helps increase blood oxygen saturation in human body. In simple words, this medical device allows patient to breathe pressurized air, simulating a quick descent. It can temporarily cure mountain sickness and lung edemas, as patient is waiting to descent to life saving lower elevations.