Advanced neonatal ventilation during MRI procedures

03.11.2016

After successful 510(k) clearance for the Neonatal option, the HAMILTON-MR1 is now available to provide sophisticated ventilation therapy during MRI procedures for even the smallest patients.

With the new Neonatal option for the HAMILTON-MR1 ventilator, you can take neonatal patients from the ICU to the MRI suite and back without having to change anything about the ventilation. These seamless transfers reduce the risk of derecruitment or other setbacks, which may result in a longer hospital stay and more discomfort for your most fragile patients.

Optimal performance for neonates

The Neonatal option optimizes the HAMILTON-MR1 for MR-Conditional neonatal ventilation. With tidal volumes as low as 2 ml, the device is designed for safe, effective, and lung-protective ventilation of your smallest patients. The intelligent leak compensation function IntelliTrig automatically adjusts the inspiratory and expiratory trigger sensitivity to potential leaks. This enables improved synchronization with the neonate’s breathing pattern.

From the ICU to the MRI suite

The compact and robust housing, an integrated high-performance turbine, and powerful internal batteries make the HAMILTON-MR1 well-equipped for patient transport and easy to handle for the caregiver. The wide range of modern and classic ventilation modes allows you to offer all your patients, from neonates to adults, the same high level of ventilation care as at the bedside, whether before, during, or after the MRI procedure.

MR-Conditional up to 50 mT

The HAMILTON-MR1 is the first ventilator able to be used at a magnetic field strength of 50 mT, equivalent to 1 m distance for a 3T static magnetic field scanner, without creating any MR image artifacts. Positioning a medical device too close to the MRI scanner can have fatal consequences. For maximum safety, the HAMILTON-MR1 continuously monitors the magnetic field with TeslaSpy, an integrated gaussmeter, and gives you an audible and visual signal if you are getting too close.

Date of Printing: 19.04.2019
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