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HemoSphere advanced monitoring platform helps you stay ahead of critical moments. For individualised patient management across a diversity of patient profiles and care settings, HemoSphere advanced monitoring platform offers compatibility with a range of sensors and catheters: ForeSight Elite tissue oximetry sensor, Acumen IQ sensor, FloTrac sensor, Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheter, and Edwards oximetry central venous catheter.
Available with Acumen Hypotension Prediction Index (HPI) software, this first-of-its-kind predictive decision support software detects the likelihood of a patient trending towards a hypotensive event* before the event occurs, and provides you with insights to understand the root cause and inform a potential course of action for your patient.
HemoSphere advanced monitoring platform offers an enhanced visual monitoring experience with enhanced screen clarity, intuitive navigation, and responsive touch for intelligent decision support and individualised patient care.
Predictive decision support software
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Acumen Hypotension Prediction Index (HPI) software
With a broad portfolio of solutions the HemoSphere advanced monitoring platform offers seamless compatibility with Edwards sensors and catheters.
Allows you to select, place, and track individualised patient response to interventions over time while providing key trending data.
Adapts to a range of clinical environments, applications, and patient requirements, including tabletop, pole, or rack placement.
Ability to choose from advanced haemodynamic parameters.
Enables you to choose the haemodynamic monitoring solution, module and / or cable to meet your clinical needs.
Quick zero from cable
To zero the pressure cable you can touch the Zero & Waveform icon located on the navigation bar or press the physical zero button directly on the pressure cable.
Hot swappable battery
Enables monitoring to be resumed during and after transfer between clinical environments.
Advanced haemodynamic parameters help guide proactive decision making in a range of clinical situations and settings so you can maintain optimal patient perfusion.
Research demonstrates that cerebral desaturations have been associated with post-operative neurocognitive disorders, increased ICU and hospital length of stay, increased incidence of stroke, and decreased survival1-3. HemoSphere advanced monitoring platform provides a comprehensive picture of oxygen delivery and consumption to manage moderate- to high-risk patients.2,3
Severe sepsis and septic shock are among the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in patients admitted to the intensive care unit.5 Access to cardiac output (CO) and stroke volume (SV) enables early detection and management of sepsis which is critical to improving survival rates and reducing the economic burden of sepsis.6
Recent studies show associations between intraoperative hypotension (IOH) and increased risk of acute kidney injury (AKI) and myocardial injury — the leading cause of post-operative mortality within 30 days after surgery.4 Early detection of hypotension by continuous haemodynamic monitoring can reduce a patient’s risk.4
HemoSphere advanced monitoring platform enables access to continuous pressure and flow parameters, helping to determine patient fluid responsiveness and guide individualised fluid management targets. Proactive monitoring of stroke volume (SV) and stroke volume variation (SVV) have been shown to effectively optimise patient fluid resuscitation and guide proper fluid administration.7
- Vretzakis G., et al. Cerebral oximetry incardiac anesthesia. J Thorac Dis 2014;6(SI): S60-S69.
- Fischer G., et al. Noninvasive cerebral oxygenation may predict outcome in patients undergoing aortic arch surgery. J Thorac and Cardio Surg. 2011; 141: Vol 3. 815-821.
- Murkin, J., et al. Monitoring Brain Oxygen Saturation During Coronary Bypass Surgery: A Randomized, Prospective Study,. Aneth Analg. 2007; 104, 51-58.
- Salmasi, V., Maheshwari, K., Yang, G., Mascha, E.J., Singh, A., Sessler, D.I., & Kurz, A. (2017). Relationship between intraoperative hypotension, defined by either reduction from baseline or absolute thresholds, and acute kidney injury and myocardial injury. Anesthesiology, 126(1), 47-65.
- Mayr, F., Yende, S., Angus, D. (2014). Epidemiology of sever sepsis. Vol 5 Issue 1.
- Marik, P. E., Monnet, X., Teboul, J. L., (2011). Hemodynamic parameters to guide fluid therapy. Annals of Intensive Care, Vol 1:1.
- Huygh, J., Peeters, Y., Bernards, J., Malbrain, M. (2016). Hemodynamic monitoring in the critically ill: an overview of current cardiac output monitoring methods.
The HemoSphere advanced monitoring platform is compatible with the following Edwards solutions:
ForeSight Elite tissue oximetry sensor
ForeSight Elite tissue oximetry sensor delivers accurate* performance and precision1 in tissue oximetry. Reliable, real-time monitoring of surgical patients provides decision support for detecting and managing hypoxic events as soon as they occur.
Acumen IQ sensor
Unlock the first-of-its-kind intelligent decision support with the minimally-invasive Acumen IQ sensor. This attaches to any existing radial arterial line and automatically calculates key parameters every 20 seconds. In addition to existing advanced haemodynamic parameters, the Acumen IQ sensor delivers Acumen HPI, a predictive monitoring parameter for hypotension.
CO/CI | SV/SVI | SVR/SVRI | SVV/PPV | MAP | HPI | Eadyn | dP/dt
Delivers advanced pressure and flow parameters for managing perfusion. Offers continuous insight to determine patient’s haemodynamic status. Seamlessly connects to any existing arterial catheter.
CO/CI | SV/SVI | SVR/SVRI | SVV/PPV | MAP
Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheter
With a single device, clinicians can continuously assess flow, pressure and the global indicators of oxygen saturation. By providing a comprehensive haemodynamic profile, utilising continuous data, Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheters accurately* track your patient’s haemodynamic status to assist your early evaluation.
CO/CI | SV/SVI | SVR/SVRI | RVEF | SvO2 | CVP | PAP | EDV/EDVI
Edwards oximetry central venous catheter
The catheter is a triple lumen central venous oximetry catheter with an added capability for continuously monitoring central venous oxygen saturation.
ScvO2 | CVP
- Benni, P., MacLeod, D., Ikeda, K., Hung-Mo, L. (2017) A validation method for near-infrared spectroscopy based tissue oximeters for cerebral and somatic tissue oxygenation saturation measurements. J Clinc Monit Comput. 10.1007.
Please contact your Edwards representative for sensors and catheters that are compatible with HemoSphere monitor.
|HemoSphere platform kits and accessories||Description|
|HEMSGAQCX2||HemoSphere advanced monitoring system with Swan-Ganz module, oximetry cable, pressure cable, HPI, and tissue oximetry module|
|HEMAQCX2||HemoSphere advanced monitoring system with oximetry cable, pressure cable, HPI, and tissue oximetry module|
|HEMTI2||HemoSphere advanced monitoring system with tissue oximetry module|
|HEMCX2||HemoSphere tissue oximetry upgrade kit|
|HEMFSM10||HemoSphere ForeSight Elite tissue oximeter module|
|HEMSGM10||HemoSphere Swan-Ganz module|
|HEMTOM10||HemoSphere tissue oximetry module|
|HEMOXSC100||HemoSphere oximetry cable|
|HEMPSC100||HemoSphere pressure cable|
|HEMDPT1000||HemoSphere pressure-out cable|
|70CC2||Patient CCO cable|
|HEMBAT10||HemoSphere battery pack|
|HEMOXCR1000||HemoSphere oximetry cradle|
|HEMRLSTD1000||HemoSphere advanced monitor roll stand|
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Enabling proactive clinical decisions.
For more than 50 years, Edwards Lifesciences has been helping you make proactive clinical decisions and advance the care of surgical and acutely ill patients across the continuum of care. Through continuing collaboration with our clinicians, ongoing education, and our never-ending quest for innovation, Edwards continues to develop smart haemodynamic management solutions that enable proactive decision support.
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