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Flow-i Anesthesia Machine

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Flow-i Anesthesia Machine

Advanced anesthesia for all procedures, from neonates to the morbidly obese.

The Flow-i combines superior ventilation performance with smart decision support tools in an easy to use workstation. The Flow-i lets you treat even your most challenging patients with safe, lung-protective and cost-efficient ventilation and anesthetic care.  

Overview

When developing the Flow-i, we have built on our insight and expertise as a world-leading manufacturer of Servo ventilators, enabling us to develop unique, innovative technology. Technology that combines high power with high sensitivity and accuracy to gently optimize gas exchange in the lungs and minimize the risk of complications. Flow-i is powerful and reliable, and the same time easy to use.

Next-generation technology at the core

Ventilation performance is not only about modes, but most importantly to ensure the power and precision to ventilate all patient categories. At the heart of the Flow-i you'll find the innovative Flow Core Technology providing superior ventilation performance – power when you need it, yet gentle on the lungs. [1]

  • Proven ICU Servo gas modules
    • delivering up to 200 l/min inspiratory flow, and adjusting pressure and flow several times within every breath, depending on patient needs.
  • Unique and rigid Volume Reflector rebreathing system
    • facilitating up to 98% rebreathing. The Volume Reflector is never empty in order to provide uninterrupted ventilation, and will effectively compensate leakages. It is oxygen-driven thus minimizing the risk for hypoxic mixtures.
  • Electronic injection vaporizers
    • for more precise delivery of agents.

Learn more about Flow-i's ventilation performance

Easy to use and smart by design

The intuitive 15” rotatable and tiltable touchscreen is straightforward to understand and use, and lets you control everything from one place saving time. The Flow-i is easy to move, position and configure and it can be placed anywhere around the OR table, ensuring the screen is in reach. With flexible mounting options for both monitors and accessories, you can truly personalize your workstation. 

“Flow-i is so easy to use, training new staff and external consultants is made much easier…”

Clinician during testing

Features

Better patient outcome and workflow

Safe and efficient low-flow anesthesia with AGC

Automatic Gas Control (AGC) is designed to reach the target end-tidal anesthetic agent you set, at the speed desired. AGC greatly reduces agent usage and the need for manual adjustments providing cost-efficient low-flow anesthesia. 

Battle atelectasis with stepwise lung recruitment

Stepwise and automated lung recruitment with Flow-i aims to gently open the alveoli. Breath-by-breath compliance, trending the effect of the maneuver can be monitored in real time.

Reduce the risk of hypoxia with O2Guard

Unlike hypoxic guards in conventional anesthesia machines, O₂Guard actively intervenes if the inspired oxygen concentration drops below 21%, reducing the risk of hypoxic mixtures.

Models

Flow-i C20

The Flow-i C20 provides you with the extra storage you need. Choose between two or three drawers. 

Flow-i C30

Flow-i C30 is unique in its height adjustability. Combined with a vast mounting and positioning flexibility you can tailor the machine to suite your working position.

Flow-i C40

Flow-i C40 is ceiling mounted, offering a two-part circulating radius, which results in a wide spatial range for the unit. The C40 facilitates cleaning and thus contributes to infection control.

Securing your investment

Ensure maximum uptime

Optimizing your equipment's services is often an untapped opportunity to maximize productivity and reduce costs. Our Getinge Care service offering will ensure that your equipment always perform at peak levels allowing you to focus on what’s important - saving lives.

High quality consumables

We offer an extensive range of readily available consumables designed for highest possible patient safety and ease of use – all to help secure your everyday operations.

Patient data at your fingertips

MSync helps you to connect your Flow-i fleet to your patient monitor, HIS or patient data management system (PDMS). Clinical and patient data is transferred in real time to support clinical decision-making.

Training

Start training on how to use the Flow-i with our e-learning courses.

Getting started: System overview

This is the first eLearning module in the series Getting Started with Flow-i Anesthesia Machine.

English | Dutch | French | German | Italian | Spanish | Swedish 

Getting started: Control panel

This is the second eLearning module in the series Getting Started with Flow-i Anesthesia Machine.

English | Dutch | French | German | Italian | Spanish | Swedish 

Modes of ventilation module one: settings and waveforms

Introduction to waveforms and ventilator settings (20 min)

English Swedish 

Modes of ventilation module two: controlled modes

Introduction to controlled modes (20 min)

English Swedish 

Downloads

All references

  1. 1. Internal test reports comparing Flow-i with vendor machines; EVU-125310, EVU-125312, EVU-125313