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Flow-e Anesthesia Machine

Flow-e anesthesia machine
Flow-e anesthesia machine
Flow-e anesthesia machine

Flow-e Anesthesia Machine

Our extended anesthesia model for a streamlined workflow

Flow-e is the extended and flexible anesthesia machine. Featuring Getinge’s proprietary innovations, the machine ensures efficient ventilation performance and personalized care for a wide range of patients.
With a larger worktop, more storage space, and generous mounting possibilities, Flow-e can be customized to match your needs and preferences. All for a streamlined workflow in the operating room (OR). 

Dynamic Anesthesia Delivery - Every. Breath. Counts. 



Our unique anesthesia technology makes the difference

MAC Brain
- better anesthetic agent dosing

For more precise control of depth of anesthesia we created MAC Brain. A unique tool thart 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 agent with safety and ease. Not only does this mean less risk of over- or underdosing, but reduced use of agent saves money and impacts less on the environment. [1] [2] [3]


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. [4] [5]

Lung recruitment maneuvers

Lung recruitment - gentle steps against atelectasis

Our lung recruitment maneuvers have become the tool of choice to counter atelectasis, to improve oxygenation and help prevent postoperative complications. What once was considered complex and time consuming is now seamlessly integrated into your workflow. [6] [7]

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 ICU ventilation Servo gas modules, adjusting pressure and flow constantly within every breath. [8] [9] [10] [11]

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Our workstation

User-friendly anesthesia machine in the OR

Developed together with clinicians, the extended Flow-e anesthesia machine is designed to facilitate a great scope for configuration and patient safety. With an intuitive interface and emphasis on ease of use [12], 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 intuitive touchscreen, with quick access presets, gives you one point of control for all functions.

278 cm rails for flexible mounting

An unmatched length of stepless rails enabling you to add all the monitors and accessories you need.

Cable management without clutter

Cables and hoses are routed inside panel arms and behind the back covers, making the Flow-e neat and easy to clean.

Getinge Flow-c hooks

Snap on hooks

For convenient placement of tubes, manual breathing bags, suction tips and other accessories.
Getinge Flow-e Anesthesia Machine

Convenient USB and light

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


Well-designed drawers take care of your space and storage needs.

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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. 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.

  2. 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

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

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

  5. 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.

  6. García-Fernández J, Romero A, Blanco A, et al. Recruitment manoeuvres in anaesthesia: How many more excuses are there not to use them? Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim.2018 Apr;65(4):209-217

  7. Hartland BL, Newell TJ, Damico N. Alveolar recruitment maneuvers under general anesthesia: a systematic review of the literature. Respir Care. 2015;60:609-20.

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

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

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

  11. 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.

  12. Internal report EVU-205592 NPS summary anesthesia 2019