Getinge to showcase NAVA and ICU solutions at American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) Congress 2018

WAYNE, N.J., Dec. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Getinge, a leading global provider of innovative medical technology, today announced that it will showcase the latest products and solutions from its robust portfolio for the intensive care unit (ICU) at the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) Congress 2018, which is taking place December 4-6 in Las Vegas. Getinge is committed to delivering innovation in ventilation and will provide conference attendees with an immersive booth experience and educational program. Among the Getinge technology featured in its booth will be Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA), a unique approach to providing ventilatory support to critically ill patients in the ICU. Additionally, Getinge will host a Sunrise Symposium for attendees on the topic of "Diaphragm Dysfunction – Monitoring and Mitigation During Mechanical Ventilation."

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"With more than 6,000 respiratory therapists and other healthcare providers expected to attend this key congress, we're looking forward to demonstrating our advanced products, including NAVA, which assists with a patient's own neural control of breathing," said Eric Honroth, President for Sales Region North America, Getinge. "We're also pleased to be hosting a Sunrise Symposium to educate respiratory healthcare professionals about optimal approaches for diaphragm protection with ventilation."

Getinge Sunrise Symposium and Exhibit Booth
Getinge's Sunrise Symposium will take place on Wednesday, December 5, from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. local time in South Seas Ballroom F at the Mandalay Bay Convention Resort. The symposium will feature speaker Niall Ferguson, M.D., FRCPC MSc., Head of Critical Care Medicine at the University Health Network and Sinai Health System in Toronto and Professor in the Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Getinge's exhibit booth (#441) will feature Servo-u and Servo-n ventilators and the Pulsioflex Monitor for hemodynamic monitoring.

An educational program on the topic of "ARDS Therapeutic Strategies" will be available in the exhibit booth.

About Getinge
Getinge is a global provider of innovative solutions for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Based on our first-hand experience and close partnerships with clinical experts, healthcare professionals and medtech specialists, we are improving every-day life for people, today and tomorrow.

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