Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr. episode featuring NAVA, Getinge’s unique approach to ventilation

Watch Innovations episode featuring NAVA, Getinge’s unique approach to ventilation

A recent episode of Innovations with Ed Begley Jr., an award-winning television series on CNBC, featured NAVA, an innovative approach to ventilation developed by Getinge.

NAVA is controlled directly by the patient’s own neural control of breathing and is based on the electrical signal from the patient’s diaphragm.… Read the rest

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NAVA: Ventilation where the patient’s own respiratory drive controls timing and assist delivered by the ventilator.

Personalized ventilation provides unique patient insight and ventilation capabilities. It consists of a diagnostic tool that helps you monitor diaphragm activity (Edi) on the ventilator screen and a ventilation mode (NAVA) that uses the diaphragm activity to deliver assist adapted to the patient.… Read the rest

St. Michaels Hospital: The science of inspiration NAVAgating research

The Science of Inspiration NAVAgating Research

The idea of ventilating the critically ill has been around since 1543 when Andreas Vesalius proposed “That life may be restored to the animal, an opening must be attempted in the trunk of the trachea, into which a tube of reed or cane should be put; you will then blow into this, so that the lung may rise again and take air.” (1)

Ventilators have helped patients breathe more or less in this way for centuries—filling the lung by force with an amount of air determined by the caregiver.… Read the rest