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Siemens Healthineers Earns FDA Clearance for Blood Gas Analyzer

April 1, 2020

Siemens Healthineers’ RapidPoint 500e blood gas analyzer received FDA clearance for use in intensive care units, operating rooms and emergency rooms.

The analyzer measures blood gas, electrolyte, metabolite, CO-oximetry, and neonatal bilirubin for critically ill patients on ventilators or those being evaluated for respiratory distress.

The device is now available in the U.S. It was launched in Europe in August 2019.

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