Servo-u gives you many options for personalized lung protection and weaning. All are easy to understand, implement and use, making it simple to integrate advanced personalized ventilation strategies into your daily patient care.
*The Servo ventilator and and/or ventilator options presented on this page may be pending regulatory approvals to be marketed in your country. Contact your Getinge representative for more information.
Ease of use
Servo-u provides informative guidance for everything from pre-use check to initial parameter setting and throughout the entire treatment.
Safety Scale parameters
The system Safety Scale tool makes parameter changes quick and intuitive, while dynamic images illustrate how those changes may affect ventilation.
Choose your view
- Basic, Advanced and Loops
- Distance and Family
- Servo Compass and Pes & PL
The frame lights up when an alarm is triggered, and this visual signal is easy to see from any view point. On-screen checklists help you to manage each active alarm and avoid undesired alarms.
Ventilation can be complicated. But the ventilator doesn't have to be.
Servo-u delivers many effective options for protective ventilation. All of them more accessible, understandable and easy to implement.  Which means more patients in all phases of ventilation – controlled, supported, non-invasive and during spontaneous breathing trials – can benefit from advanced lung protective strategies.
Clinical impressions of Auto SRM and how to apply the Open Lung Approach
Questions and answers
Personalized lung protection
How do you avoid ventilator-induced lung injuries due to mechanical ventilation? Particularly for patients with acute lung injury or acute respiratory distress syndrome (ALI/ARDS)? Such situations may require protective strategies tailored to meet the individual situation. This is where we can assist. Our tools for personalized lung protection are all designed to help you continuously assess risk, monitor key variables, expedite intervention and improve patient-ventilator interaction.
Protect the lungs and other organs
Certain patient may require personalized lung protection. Servo ventilators allow you to detect risks early and support with timely and consistent implementation of your personalized ventilation strategies. With a Servo, you can tailor and monitor the ventilation to keep within a lung- and diaphragm-protective range that meets hospital protocol. All to reduce the risk of ventilator induced lung injuries.  
Servo Compass makes it easy to see when plateau/driving pressure or tidal volume per predicted body weight (VT/PBW) are off pre-defined targets and interventions are needed. Precisely calculated Dynamic compliance (Cdyn) and Stress index (SI) complete the picture, helping you detect changes in lung volume and verify over-distension. ,,
Open Lung Tool
Open Lung Tool trends helps you assess lung mechanics and gas exchange – breath-by-breath, in real time and retrospectively. It provides flexibility and guidance when personalizing PEEP and driving pressure during recruitment maneuvers, prone positioning and extracorporeal life support. Stress index, carbon dioxide elimination and transpulmonary pressures are also fully integrated.
Automatic recruitment maneuvers
Auto SRM is an automatic workflow for Stepwise recruitment maneuvers based on the Open Lung approach.
The tool guides you smoothly through recruitment, decremental PEEP titration, re-recruitment and post-recruitment personalization of PEEP and driving pressure, based on optimal Cdyn. Diagnostic features include assessment of recruitability and additional decision support when patients do not respond to the recruitment maneuver.
To simplify esophageal manometry and improve accuracy, we have developed an automatic maneuver to validate balloon positioning and filling. A diagnostic view provides esophageal (Pes) and transpulmonary (PL) pressure waveforms, with key parameters for safety assessment of controlled and spontaneous ventilation. The relationship between airway and transpulmonary pressures is now much more intuitive.
Target protective tidal volumes
PRVC is a true volume-targeted mode that automatically adapts the inspiratory pressure to account for rapid changes in lung mechanics. Separated regulation
of controlled and assisted breaths reduces tidal volume variations and ensures lower driving pressure. A low tidal volume strategy can therefore be maintained
when a patients start breathing spontaneously.
Soothing Heliox therapy
Heliox is our therapy option for patients having difficulty breathing due to airway resistance associated with various types of respiratory disease. Safe, reliable and easy to use, Heliox is a mixture of helium and oxygen that, due to its low density, facilitates laminar flow and minimizes airway pressure. The illustration above shows Heliox therapy promotes better laminar flow with less turbulence in a typical asthma patient.
What if a patient’s brain could direct a mechanical ventilator, easing them more quickly off respiratory support? That’s the idea behind one of our key weaning tools that lets you monitor diaphragm activity (Edi) and deliver a personalized level of assistance in the NAVA mode. Together with other tools and therapies like Non-invasive ventilation and High Flow therapy, there are numerous ways to personalize weaning to ease the patient off the ventilator and restore normal breathing.
Wean early with an active diaphragm
Recent clinical studies reveal that diaphragm weakness is prevalent (23–84%) in ICU patients and consistently associated with poor outcome. Servo-u lets you monitor the patient‘s diaphragm activity (Edi) to personalize ventilation for successful weaning.
Ease the transition to spontaneous breathing
The interactive Automode eases the transition to spontaneous breathing for patients and staff. It switches seamlessly between controlled and supported modes depending on patient effort. There are three combinations available for Automode:
Diagnose breathing and start weaning
Edi – the vital sign of respiration – is a bedside diagnostic tool that allows you to monitor and safeguard the patients diaphragm activity., Servo-u lets you visualize Edi on screen, making it easier to identify over-assist, over-sedation and asynchrony when optimizing ventilation delivery and assessing weaning readiness. The result: earlier and more informed interventions.,
Activate the diaphragm and protect the lungs
NAVA (Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist) uses the Edi to deliver personalized support, invasively and noninvasively. It promotes lung protective spontaneous breathing with higher diaphragmatic efficiency, and fewer periods of over and under-assist.,,,,,, It also improves the patient’s ICU experience, helping you to reduce sedation with improved comfort and sleep quality.,,,,
Configurable NIV modes for all patient categories
NIV NAVA is a non-invasive technique useful in helping avoid intubation and preventing respiratory failure from worsening.,, It is also leakage independent, helping to reduce skin tear., High-flow therapy reduces the patient’s work of breathing through an accurate flow of heated and humidified oxygen, improving comfort and tolerance.
Optimizing uptime and efficiency – Ownership with less stress
Servo-u is an investment both for now and for the future. The flexible, modular platform is always ready to adapt to your changing clinical needs, and our expert support is on hand every step of the way.
A modular platform
A range of software options and inter-changeable hardware modules allows you to configure to your current needs and upgrade as those needs change. It also means modules can be moved between ventilators, lowering overall costs.
High quality consumables
We offer an extensive range of readily available consumables designed with patient safety and ease of use in mind - all to help secure your everyday operations.
Connected to your data
MSync helps you to connect your Servo fleet to your patient monitor, HIS or patient data management system (PDMS). Clinical and patient data is transferred in real time to support clinical decision-making.
Optimizing your equipment’s services is often an untapped opportunity to maximize productivity and reduce costs. Our Getinge Care service offering allows you to focus on what’s important - saving lives.
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Help patients suffering from obstructive lung diseases, such as asthma, bronchiolitis, and COPD, breathe easier where additional targeted support may be required.
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Personalized lung protection tools
The physiological challenges of mechanical ventilation requires a powerful toolkit, offering the right protection for each patient at the right time.
Brochure, Servo-u Mechanical Ventilator
Help your neonates breathe, sleep and grow at every step of respiratory support with just one device
Servo-air is easy to use and independent from compressed air and external power supplies. It makes owning, learning and using quality ventilation even more attainable.
A wealth of features and functionalities for treating adult, pediatric and neonatal patients.
Ventilator based on proven Servo technology, ensuring safe, reliable and high quality ventilation.
Ventilate all patient categories during MR scanning,from invasive and non-invasive ventilation to high-flow therapy. *The Servo ventilator and and/or ventilator options presented on this page may be pending regulatory approvals to be marketed in your country. Contact your Getinge representative for more information.
Imagine being able to see and deliver what your patients want, while their own natural respiratory drive controls the ventilator. We call it Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA). It is based on close monitoring of the output of the patient’s respiratory center, by capturing the electrical signal that activates the diaphragm (Edi), using a dedicated gastric feeding tube (Edi catheter). NAVA shortens the time of mechanical ventilation and increases the number of ventilator-free days   by providing personalized ventilation that is both lung- and diaphragm-protective.
Servo-air® NIV is easy to use and independent from compressed air and external power supplies. It makes owning, learning and using quality non invasive ventilation even more attainable. Now also with High Flow therapy option.
Device for accurate, safe delivery and monitoring of inhaled Nitric Oxide for all patient categories
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