New: Access Flow Monitor (AFM)

Enhancing quality in access management

Potential benefits of the new Access Flow Monitor:

 

  • Easy assessment of the quality of vascular access with conductivity-based technology
  • Easy detection of vascular access flow changes
  • Support of compliance with recommendations from guidelines: The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) recommends regular monitoring by flow measurement of vascular access2
  • Easy and user guided operation
  • Direct cost savings with fully integrated and non-invasive technology

Explore more about the Access Flow Monitor in this video.

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* 6008 CAREsystem consists of the hemodialysis system 6008 and the associated 6008 CAREset

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