B. Braun supports the International Fluid Academy first of all because of their mutual interest in fluid management. Therefore you can find us at our booth during the 6th International Fluid Academy Days November 2017 in Antwerp. Our B. Braun colleagues are more than willing to share expertise about the recent developments in fluid management!
Who is B. Braun? B. Braun is one of the world's leading providers of healthcare products today. We supply the global healthcare market with products and systems for anesthesia, intensive care, cardiology, extracorporeal blood treatment and surgery. We also provide services for clinics, physicians in private practices and the home care sector.
"We do everything we do with passion - and we do it for life." (Stefan Drager, Executive Board Chairman)
As an international leader in medical and safety technology, Drager develops innovative equipment and solutions that people all over the world over trust when lives are on the line. Our medical division's product range covers anesthesia workstations, ventilation equipment for intensive care, emergency, neonatal and mobile ventilation units, warming therapy equipment for infants, patient monitoring equipment, IT solutions, architectural systems and gas management systems.
Edwards Lifesciences has been advancing the care of the acutely ill for over 40 years. We are focused on helping clinicians enhance knowledge and standardize practice to improve the quality and efficiency of care. Edwards is dedicated to providing evidence-based medicine programs such as the Enhanced Surgical Recovery Program that facilitates the implementation and compliance of protocolized care in the OR in order to reduce post-surgical complications. Edwards also offers a range of advanced monitoring tools – including noninvasive to minimally-invasive hemodynamic monitoring and continuous glucose monitoring – expansive educational resources, and clinical support to ensure sustained compliance.
Fresenius Kabi is the leader in infusion therapy and clinical nutrition in Europe and in most important countries of Latin America and Asia Pacific. Within I.V. generic drugs, Fresenius Kabi counts among the leading suppliers in the U.S. market. All over the world more than 24,000 employees are committed to improving the quality of life of critically and chronically ill patients with innovative products for patients in hospitals and outpatients.
Fresenius Medical Care (FME) offers services & products in more than 120 countries and cares for more than 310,000 patients in our global network of more than 3,600 dialysis clinics. At the same time, we operate 37 production sites on all continents, to provide dialysis products such as dialysis machines, dialyzers and related disposables.
Offering a variety of therapies, Fresenius Medical Care provides efficient treatment of acute kidney injury to fit each patient's specific needs. Besides the several options for CRRT, Fresenius Medical Care also provides options for plasmapheresis and therapeutic apheresis.
Therapeutic apheresis is a therapy for removing pathogenic substances from blood using filters and adsorbers. With a portfolio of different adsorbers and long-standing expertise in extracorporeal procedures, Fresenius Medical Care delivers a combination of quality and flexible treatment alternatives, designed to treat a wide range of diseases and increase the patient’s quality of life.
In January 2017, Fresenius Medical Care acquired the Xenios company. Xenios offers minimally invasive disposable lung and heart therapies on one single platform. This acquisition is an opportunity to expand FME’s position as the global leader in extracorporeal organ support.
Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) is a global medical technology company that develops and manufactures innovative noninvasive patient monitoring technologies, including medical devices and a wide array of sensors. A key medical technology innovator, Masimo is responsible for the invention of award-winning noninvasive technologies that are revolutionizing patient monitoring, including Masimo SET® pulse oximetry, Masimo Rainbow Pulse CO-Oximetry and new Masimo noninvasive and continuous total hemoglobin (SpHb™) monitoring technology. The recent introduction of the first-and-only FDA-cleared technology that noninvasively and continuously measures total hemoglobin without a painful needle stick and invasive blood draw is expected to open new markets and significantly expand the company’s growth opportunities.
Orion is a globally operating Finnish company developing pharmaceuticals and diagnostic tests, a builder of well-being. Orion develops, manufactures and markets human and veterinary pharmaceuticals, active pharmaceutical ingredients and diagnostic tests. The company is continuously developing new drugs and treatment methods. Pharmaceutical R&D focuses on central nervous system drugs, oncology and critical care drugs, and Easyhaler ® pulmonary drugs.
XENIOS’ novalung iLA, i–cor, and medos devices
XENIOS is the therapy and technology leader in minimally invasive lung and heart assist. XENIOS’ novalung iLA, i–cor, and medos devices provide pulmonary and cardiac assist for a broad range of support levels on the unique XENIOS platform. XENIOS’ novalung iLA therapy is an adjunct or an alternative to injurious, immobilizing mechanical ventilation. XENIOS i-cor therapy is a novel less invasive heart assist therapy synchronized with the human heartbeat. These therapies enable caregivers to keep lung failure patients awake, self-determined and mobile while preventing ventilator-associated lung injury, pneumonia, and breathing muscle damage.