Servo-n Neonatal Ventilator
They deserve our best from the very beginning
Newborns should not have to start their lives battling for it. But some will, and the best we can do is help create an ideal environment for them to breathe, sleep and grow.
Finding the right level of ventilatory support without over- or under-assisting
eonates is a delicate balance.  Servo-n helps you assess that balance
with the patients’ own physiology  and enables you to act on almost any situation from delivery to discharge.
Protect the lungs and brain from short-
and long-term damage
Even though we can now treat and save infants born as early as 22 weeks GA, mechanical ventilation can be tough on their tiny lungs. Servo-n, an all-in-one
ventilator, can help you mitigate the risks and provide more protective care.
With NAVA, you have the opportunity to personalize the support and protect the neonate from risk factors associated with negative outcomes. And if the
babies need controlled ventilation, PRVC is there for you.
See and deliver what the patient wants
Personalized ventilation provides unique patient insight and ventilation capabilities. It consists of a diagnostic tool that helps you monitor diaphragm activity (Edi) on the ventilator screen and a ventilation mode (NAVA) that uses the diaphragm activity to deliver assist adapted to the patient.
The clinical experience of Turku University Hospital
– Results from trying to prevent intubation
Fewer intubations with CPAP and NIV NAVA, among others, have proven useful for Liisa Lehtonen, her team and the neonates they treat. They now see improved sleep and average weight gain, decreased exposure to painful procedures and pain medication, decreased risk of hyperventilation, fewer infections and less inflammation.  
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 Servo-n 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.
Improve your knowledge with our eLearning courses
The next step forward in making protective ventilation more accessible, understandable and easy to implement.
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A wealth of features and functionalities for treating adult, pediatric and neonatal patients.
Ventilator based on proven Servo technology, ensuring safe, reliable and high quality ventilation.
Device for accurate, safe delivery and monitoring of inhaled Nitric Oxide for all patient categories
Maquet Moduevo Ceiling Supply Units
The Maquet Moduevo ceiling supply units range ensure vital utilities and equipment are easily accessible, streamlining workflows and improving efficiency. Simple to implement and use, they enable better organization of resources, increasing productivity – and consequently, decreasing costs.
Modular Room Systems
Rooms with high technology density must be configured to respond to changing trends. The modular room systems from Getinge flexibly adapt to all spacial conditions and requirements - today and tomorrow.
They consist of a substructure, wall and ceiling elements, doors, and the integration of optional built-in elements. A modular room system is the perfect base for a hygienic environment such as the OR, ICU and CSSD while offering a unique combination of functionality, design and efficiency.
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