RASTATT, Germany, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The new TEGRIS system for OR integration is characterised by its powerful and compact nature. At around a quarter of the size of its predecessor, it is a flexible and space-saving unit for use in the operating room. Nevertheless, it still maintains the well-known strengths of Maquet OR integration. All image sources, such as endoscopes, microscopes and OR field cameras, regardless of manufacturer, can be connected to the Tegris system thus guaranteeing flexibility in terms of endoscopy and imaging equipment. In this way, modern, new or further developed devices can also be easily integrated into the operating room environment at a later date.
Defined workflow for increased safety
Innovative functions, for example, a navigation area individually adapted to aid the surgeon in their workflow. The user interface thus enables individual steps, from A through to Z, to be carried out safely. Interfaces to internal information systems, for example, an HIS or RIS, enable all patient data to be made available at the touch of a button. This can then be viewed by the entire OR team on all monitors. The integrated safety checklist designed to increase patient safety based on WHO principles is an additional benefit.
Modularity brings efficiency
"Over the years, we have fitted several hundreds of operating rooms around the world with OR integration technology. Tegris is the result of the experience gained on the basis of user feedback," says Bernd Binder, Product Manager for OR Integration at Maquet. The mapping of optimum workflows and the associated safety for patients and surgeons forms the foundation of the concept and, at the same time, brings about excellent efficiency. This is made clear by the multi-faceted modular ways in which the systems are used and which are characterised by a high proportion of software. In this way, the hospital is able to integrate additional components without major installation work and the associated OR downtime. The required functionalities are simply installed by MAQUET Service on request, even via remote access or by the client themselves.
Tegris replaces the AV Conference and AV Compact systems and is available as of July 2012.
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As a trusted partner for hospitals and clinicians since 1838, Maquet is a global leader in medical systems that advance surgical interventions, cardiovascular procedures and critical care. Maquet develops and designs innovative products and therapeutic applications for the operating room, hybrid OR/cath lab, intensive care unit and patient transport within acute care hospitals, improving outcomes and quality of life for patients.
Cardiovascular specialties include intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation (IABC) therapy for cardiac assist; coronary artery bypass surgery; aortic and peripheral vascular surgery; and extracorporeal circulation. Additional ground-breaking therapies in thrombus management, cardiothoracic and biosurgery complement the portfolio.
The Critical Care portfolio includes market-leading intensive care ventilators and anesthesia machines.
Maquet also equips Surgical Workplaces with critical infrastructure such as flexible room design for OR and ICU; OR tables; lights and ceiling supply units; and OR integration for image data management.
Maquet is a subsidiary of the publicly listed Swedish Getinge Group. In 2011, Maquet generated nearly 1.4 billion Euro which is more than half of the Group's annual revenue of 2.4 billion Euros. The Getinge Group has 13,000 employees worldwide, including around 6,000 Maquet employees in 50 international sales and service organizations, as well as a network of more than 280 sales representatives. For more information please visit http://www.maquet.com and http://www.getingegroup.com.
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