Technology | October 01, 2008

New MRI-Compatible Anesthesia System Nets FDA Clearance

The Fabius MRI employs the same user interface as Draeger’s Fabius GS, Fabius Tiro and Apollo machines, creating a uniform and consistent interface for the anesthesia provider wherever required.
The size of the MRI system often requires the anesthesia provider to be outside the room or some distance away from the device during an examination. To accommodate this, additional optical alarm displays (LEDs) at the top of the system provide visual indication for all alarm conditions for the safety of the patient in this specialized environment.
The Fabius MRI also continues the same quality of care to which clinical personnel are accustomed - from the OR application to the MRI environment. The standard configuration includes the advanced ventilation modes (volume and pressure controlled, pressure support and SIMV) that are especially needed for the care of premature infants, newborns, and ICU patients and makes them available for use in this environment.

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