Volumetric capnography

  • Complements patient monitoring
  • Provides information about lung homogeneity or heterogeneity
  • Can be used for multiple clinical applications
  • Helps you optimize your ventilator settings
  • Easy to use


Sophisticated CO2 measurement

All Hamilton Medical ventilators provide volumetric capnography, either standard or as an optional feature. The CO2 measurement is performed using a CAPNOSTAT® 5 mainstream CO2 sensor at the patient‘s airway opening.

The CAPNOSTAT 5 sensor provides technologically advanced measurements of end-tidal carbon dioxide (PetCO2), respiratory rate, in addition to a clear, accurate capnogram at all respiratory rates up to 150 breaths per minute.

Volumetric capnogram on the display

The volumetric capnogram window on the display shows:

1) Current volumetric capnogram curve

2) Volumetric capnogram reference curve

3) Reference curve button with time and date of reference loop

4) Most relevant CO2 values, breath by breath

72-hour trend function

To allow a more comprehensive analysis of the patient condition, a 72-hour trend (or 96-hour with HAMILTON-S1/G5) is available for:

PetCO2, V‘CO2, FetCO2, VeCO2, ViCO2, VTE/Vtalv,  VDaw, VD/Vt, Slope CO2

Volumetric capnography in monitoring

To make your life easier, Hamilton Medical ventilators offer an overview of all relevant CO2-related values in the Monitoring CO2 window.

eBook on volumetric capnography

Learn how to interpret a volumetric capnogram and get an overview of the benefits and the clinical applications of volumetric capnography. Includes a self-test!

Download the eBook


CO2 measurement

Volumetric capnography user guide

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