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CPAP, Bipap or Bipap ASV?
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Machine: ResMed AutoSet Spirit
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Swift Original Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask
Humidifier: Resmed 2i
CPAP Pressure: 5-15
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Location: Boston, MA

Post: #11
RE: CPAP, Bipap or Bipap ASV?
I have ResMed Autoset Sprit S7 not S8 model. I have 4 available option for mask type: Standard, Ultra, Mirage, Mirage Full. There is no option for pillow mask. I am using "Mirage Swift™ Original Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask" which has been discontinued and ResMed replaced it with "Mirage Swift™ II Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask"
05-02-2016 08:11 PM
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Machine: PR Dreamstation BiPAP Auto
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Swift FX
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CPAP Pressure: min EPAP = 4; max IPAP = 9;
CPAP Software: SleepyHead EncoreBasic EncorePro

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Post: #12
RE: CPAP, Bipap or Bipap ASV?
(05-02-2016 08:11 PM)thasan26 Wrote:  I have ResMed Autoset Sprit S7 not S8 model. I have 4 available option for mask type: Standard, Ultra, Mirage, Mirage Full. There is no option for pillow mask. I am using "Mirage Swift™ Original Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask" which has been discontinued and ResMed replaced it with "Mirage Swift™ II Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask"

I think what you want to do is find out from your user's manual what the expected leak rate for the nasal pillows mask you are using is. Then find a mask on the settings that are available to you that have a similar leak rate at your pressure and use that setting.

How long have you been using your Mirage Swift™ Original Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask? In particular, how long have you been using the same set of pillows? They do wear out and one sign that a mask is wearing out is a higher than expected leak rate.

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05-03-2016 11:15 AM
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thasan26 Offline

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Posts: 19
Joined: Apr 2016

Machine: ResMed AutoSet Spirit
Mask Type: Nasal pillows
Mask Make & Model: Resmed Swift Original Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask
Humidifier: Resmed 2i
CPAP Pressure: 5-15
CPAP Software: ResScan SleepyHead

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Sex: Male
Location: Boston, MA

Post: #13
RE: CPAP, Bipap or Bipap ASV?
(05-03-2016 11:15 AM)robysue Wrote:  
(05-02-2016 08:11 PM)thasan26 Wrote:  I have ResMed Autoset Sprit S7 not S8 model. I have 4 available option for mask type: Standard, Ultra, Mirage, Mirage Full. There is no option for pillow mask. I am using "Mirage Swift™ Original Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask" which has been discontinued and ResMed replaced it with "Mirage Swift™ II Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask"

I think what you want to do is find out from your user's manual what the expected leak rate for the nasal pillows mask you are using is. Then find a mask on the settings that are available to you that have a similar leak rate at your pressure and use that setting.

How long have you been using your Mirage Swift™ Original Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask? In particular, how long have you been using the same set of pillows? They do wear out and one sign that a mask is wearing out is a higher than expected leak rate.

Thanks for the tips. My current mask is old. Since, I am in the process of getting new machine, I did not get a replacement mask for insurance purposes.
05-03-2016 11:54 AM
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