Fresenius Medical Care North America’s renal therapies group announced today that it launched the Speedswap for the NxStage System One with NxView.
Speedswap, a new option for the NxStage System One with NxView, enables the changing of a flow-compromised dialysis filter without replacing the entire cartridge.
According to a news release, Fresenius designed the new Speedswap system to help reduce therapy downtime, ease nursing workloads and lower treatment costs in acute care settings by improving the filter change through the use of a pre-attached, yet detachable, filter that allows for the replacement without replacing a cartridge.
“This introduction of Speedswap aims to both improve the quality of dialysis treatment in the critical care setting and make our technology even easier to use by the care team,” said Joe Turk, president of the Renal Therapies Group at Fresenius Medical Care North America. “This product is another examp…