Medtronic offers flexible etCO2 OEM solutions that help leading OEM partners integrate the value, power and accuracy of Microstream™ capnography technology into the broadest range of multiparameter monitoring and medical device host systems.
Our OEM partners, their clinicians and patients benefit from the deep clinical validation and education, wide range of patient interfaces and applications, and the Smart Capnography™ clinical decision support tools of Microstream™ etCO2 monitoring technology.
Designed for accuracy, Microstream™ technology offers a unique and highly specific measurement technology using Molecular Correlation Spectroscopy™ (MCS), a CO2-specific IR wavelength that is highly accurate and unaffected by the presence of other gases i.e., O2, N2O, He or inhaled anesthetics. The result is clear, crisp waveforms and accurate respiratory rate measurements.
The patented Smart Capnography™ family of algorithms simplifies the use of capnography monitoring and/or was engineered to reduce alarms, and provide clinical workflow utility for improved patient safety. These include Integrated Pulmonary Index™ (IPI), Smart Alarm Respiratory Analysis™ (SARA), Smart Breath Detection™ Algorithm (Smart BDA) and Apnea-Sat Alert™ algorithm with Oxygen Desaturation Index.
The patented sampling line technology and broad Microstream™ Advanced portfolio offer a unique breath sampling circuit design, including normal and high humidity sampling lines for intubated and non-intubated patients, oral/nasal sampling with Uni-junction™ technology and oral scoop, innovative supplemental O2 delivery system providing oxygen to both nares and orally in an “oxygen cloud” and Microbore tubing with 0.2 micron filters for fast response and safe, long-term patient use.