TAF and Opragon have undergone scientific studies in a number of different contexts. Claims regarding the medical need for ultra-clean air in Operating Rooms, the effect it has on lowering SSI rates as well as claims related to the performance of Opragon are all supported by several pieces of scientific evidence.
An extensive list of all literature - in total 29 pieces - that supports Oragon is available on request (below). Each piece of litterature is linked to a specific claim. Example: "Surgical site infections are correlated with airborne bacteria levels" - which is linked to supporting evidence from several papers. Each paper is linked for easy download.
A selection of published studies are listed below:
Buhl S., Eschenbecher N., Bulitta C. (2016) Erste Ergebnisse und Erfahrungen mit einem neuartigen OP-Luftungssystem auf Basis einer temperaturkontrollierten Luftströmung. Krankenhaus-Hygiene + Infektionsverhütung Volume 38, Issue 2, 67–73
Bulitta S., Magerl F., Hartwish R., Russwurm B. (2015) CFD analysis of a high-tech operating room using STAR-CCM+®. Dynamics 38
Sadrizadeh S., Tammelin A., Ekolind P. and Holmberg S. (2014) Influence of staff number and internal constellation on surgical site infection in an operating room. Particuology, 13, 42-51
Sadrizadeh S., Holmberg S. (2014) Comparison of different ventilation principles in an operating suite. In: Proceedings of 13th SCANVAC International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms, Oct 19-22, São Paulo-Brazil.
The Avidicare team is open to presentation and in-depth discussion on how the Opragon system can make a difference for both patients and hospital staff.
Please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a complete list of scientific references and a follow-up by an Opragon specialist.