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Flow-c Anesthesia Machine

Flow-c anesthesia machine
Getinge Flow-c
Getinge Flow-c anesthesia machine

Flow-c Anesthesia Machine

Our compact anesthesia model for the busy OR

Flow-c is the compact, easy-to-use anesthesia machine enabling safe and cost-efficient treatment. The compact design is an advantage in a crowded operating room with a busy schedule. Despite its small size, it has Flow Family advantages such as ventilation performance to ICU standards, precision agent dosing, active hypoxia prevention technologies, an intuitive user interface, and several mounting possibilities.

Dynamic Anesthesia Delivery - Every. Breath. Counts. 



Our unique anesthesia technology makes the difference

O2Guard - active hypoxia prevention

O₂Guard - active hypoxia prevention

Our O2Guard is the world’s only system for active hypoxia prevention. Should the inspired oxygen level drop below 21%, the O2Guard automatically overrules the settings and increases the flow of oxygen. The risk of hypoxia is minimized. [1] [2]

MAC Brain - better anesthetic agent dosing

For more precise control of depth of anesthesia, we created MAC Brain. A unique tool that visualizes the difference in agent concentration between the lungs and the target organ, the brain. The reliability of the data puts you in control, letting you plan and deliver more efficient dosing of agents with safety and ease. [3] [4] [5]

ICU ventilation performance and anesthesia delivery

Ventilation performance to ICU standards

Innovative Flow Core Technology is designed to promote efficient agent usage, providing the power and precision to ventilate even the most challenging patients. This is due to the combination of our Volume Reflector with its smart re-breathing system and our proven Servo ventilator gas modules, adjusting pressure and flow constantly within every breath. [6] [7] [8] [9]

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Our workstation

User-friendly workstation in the OR

Developed together with clinicians, the compact Flow-c anesthesia machine is designed to facilitate a great scope for configuration and patient safety. With an intuitive interface and emphasis on ease of use [10], our anesthesia solutions ensure a streamlined workflow and efficiency in the operating room that offers enhanced cost control and resource management.

Intuitive control panel

The flexible and intuitive touch screen gives you one point of control for all functions.

215 cm rails for flexible mounting

Despite its compact size, Flow-c has 215 cm multipurpose rails! Mount monitors, tables and accessories where it best suits you.

Cable management without clutter

Hoses and cables are neatly routed and covered by specially designed panels, contributing to improved hygiene and safety.

Getinge Flow-c hooks

Snap on hooks

For convenient placement of tubes, manual breathing bags, suction tips and other accessories.

Getinge Flow-c shelf

Convenient USB and light

USB ports for data transfer and power supply are easily accessible. Three step dimmable LED lights up the workspace.

Large drawer

With slots for spare vaporizers and an optional lockable compartment.

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Service and support

Comprehensive service and support

The prerequisite for dynamic anaesthesia delivery is 100% reliability and flexibility. Getinge 360-degree Services will maximize uptime and the long-term value of your investment. We provide a service plan that includes proactive maintenance, easy troubleshooting and prompt service by our certified field reps – ensuring your equipment is operating to its full potential, all the time.

Connected medical devices
- improve uptime in the OR

Our connectivity solution Getinge Online gives instant access to equipment data via a role-based dashboard that helps you, your team and the hospital to gain insights and maximize uptime. All to improve efficiency in the operating room (OR). 

E-learning Flow Anesthesia machines

eLearnings Flow Anesthesia Family

Get a better understanding how to ensure that surgical procedures go according to plan for everyone involved, and that operating rooms are consistently used to full capacity.

Our Anesthesia eLearnings for our Flow Family of anesthesia machines provide you with interactive, mobile and self-pasted information. Discover our free and repeatable online sessions.

Anesthesia eLearnings

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Quality consumables

The genuine Getinge consumables portfolio is specially developed for the highest possible patient safety and ease of use. Our original accessories and consumables ensure the best performance and safety for the Flow Family anesthesia delivery system.

Expect seamless connectivity

It is easy to connect the Flow anesthesia machine to patient monitor, HIS and patient data management system with no need for third party system. Patient data is transferred via the FCI protocol or HL7 (MSync).


Protect your investment

Getinge 360° Services offers is a complete range of services to improve workflows, equipment uptime, staff and patient satisfaction. We have the technical and clinical knowledge to deliver state-of-the-art equipment and solutions.

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All references

  1. Hendrickx JF, De Wolf AM, De Hert S. O2 anybody? Eur J Anaesth 2015, 32:371–373.

  2. Ghijselings IE, De Cooman S, Carette R, et al. Performance of an active inspired hypoxic guard. J Clin Monit Comput. 2016 Feb;30(1):63-8t.

  3. Drews FA, Syroid N, Agutter J, Strayer DL, Westenskow DR. Drug delivery as control task: improving performance in common anesthetic task. Hum Factors 2006;48:85–94.

  4. Ross Kennedy, Margie McKellow, Richard French, Jamie Sleigh. Sevoflurane End-Tidal to Effect-Site Equilibration in Women Determined by Response to Laryngeal Mask Airway Insertion. Anesth Analg 2013;117:786–91

  5. Internal report EVU-194160 - User evaluation EPMS Flow 4.7 2019

  6. Internal test reports comparing Flow-i with vendor machines; EVU 125310, EVU-125312, EVU-125313

  7. Case study contributed by Dr. Waltraud Bruchelt and Dr. Günter Baumann, Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Graz, Austria.

  8. Ball L, Dameri M, Pelosi P. Modes of mechanical ventilation for the operating room. Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 2015;29:285-299.

  9. Lucangelo U, Ajčević M, Accardo A, et al. Flow-i ventilator performance in the presence of a circle system leak. J Clin Monit Comput. 2017 Apr;31(2):273 280.

  10. Internal report EVU-205592 NPS summary anesthesia 2019