FOR every patient

You need accurate, timely SpO2 data for every patient—even in challenging situations such as critical care patients with low perfusion or NICU infants who wiggle and squirm. That’s why we’ve combined advanced technology with innovative sensor designs to allow you to more effectively monitor a broader range of patients.

when low perfusion

limits a peripheral reading

Nellcor™ SpO2 forehead sensor with OxiMax™ technology

▪ Allows you to monitor even your most challenging patients, including those with:

    ▪ Intense vasoconstriction
    ▪ Hypovolemia
    ▪ Hypothermia
    ▪ Therapeutic hypothermia
    ▪ Low cardiac index
    ▪ Septic shock
    ▪ Severe peripheral vascular diseases
    ▪ Peripheral access in the OR

▪ Is 25% more accurate than Masimo* in low-saturation patients1,2,†

▪ Reflects changes to SpO2 values 1–2 minutes earlier than digit sensors for patients with weak pulses3


when patient motion

is a challenge

Patient motion can cause erratic readings, signal drop outs or false alarms. We know you need accurate readings even when patients are getting up, eating, or just moving around, as babies often do.

Nellcor™ pulse oximetry sensors with OxiMax™ technology

  • First motion tolerant technology to comply with International Standard ISO 80601-2-61 (2013)4

  • Pulse rates detected in adults are 60% more accurate compared to Masimo SET™* technology5,6

  • Detect hypoxia with 95%+ specificity for patients in motion7


Right Site.

Because you need accuracy the most when risk is highest, we create sensors designed to increase patient safety and comfort in any monitoring situation—even with your most challenging patients.1,2,5,6,7


A pulse oximetry solution and sensor for every patient, from neonates to adults

▪ Reusable sensors
▪ Adhesive sensors
▪ Non-adhesive sensors
▪ Specialty sensors
▪ Remanufactured sensors




From You

When have you had challenges getting a reading? What we hear from you will drive our innovation.



NEXT: believe the number

1. Nellcor™ Oxygen Saturation Accuracy Specification Grid. Medtronic. Accessed September 2, 2016.

2. FDA 510(k): Masimo™* K101896 – Masimo™* Sensor Accuracy.

3. Bebout DE, Mannheimer PD, Wun C-C. Site-dependent differences in the time to detect changes in saturation during low perfusion. Crit Care Med. 2001;29(12)A115.

4. Medtronic Reports: BRPMS Essential Requirements Matrix (Doc no. 10099165); Clinical, Motion, Connery OEM Module (Doc no. 10096395); and Clinical Report-COVMOPR0384, Motion, LAMP‑C (Doc no. 10099560).

5. Addison PS, Mannheimer PD, Ochs J. Pulse rate performance of two pulse oximeters during challenging monitoring conditions. 2013 [White Paper].

6. Batchelder K, Sethi R, Eng B, Pinto YJ. Pulse rate performance of two pulse oximeters in the NICU. 2015 [White Paper].

7. Louie A, Feiner JR, et al. Four types of pulse oximeters accurately detect hypoxia during low perfusion and motion. Anesthesiology. 2018;128:520-30.

† Internal comparison between the published FDA cleared labeling for Nellcor™ MAXA, MAXAL, MAXN, MAXP, MAXI and MAXFAST sensors and Masimo™* LNCS sensors.



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