Why choose ALPE?

Accurate Characterization of Pulmonary Gas Exchange

ALPE essential characterize the pulmonary gas exchange via a simple procedure were inspired oxygen level is varied in 3-5 steps in the interval 14-40% in less than 8 minutes.

Traditional methods of diagnostic a full pulmonary function are time-consuming and costly. In addition, these methods do not give adequate insight in the patientʼs pulmonary gas exchange capabilities. Moreover, providing only partial insight, these methods may lead to false assessments of surgical complications.

ALPE essential is the first and only product that lets you perform accurate, cost-effective characterization of pulmonary gas exchange – with one non-invasive measurement in less than 8 minutes.

The patient breathes through a mask coupled to a respiratory unit. Arterial oxygen saturation is monitored with a built-in pulse oximeter, and expired oxygen is measured with an oxygen and flow sensor. The gas exchange is characterized via the patented ALPE algorithm and expressed as O2-loss and Shunt. The whole procedure is non-invasive and takes less than 8 minutes and can be performed bedside sparing the patient and clinician any discomfort or stress.

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