Frequently asked questions
The length of the product is 135mm, Ø 53mm.
The housing of the Alteco LPS Adsorber is made of BPA free polycarbonate; the porous discs are made of polyethylene.
No, this was studied in detail in the product development process and there are no toxic materials or substances in the Alteco LPS Adsorber.
When blood comes into contact with large artificial surfaces, it induces a systemic response. 1 Therefore the Alteco LPS Adsorber is developed with an optimized surface area of 3m 2.
The shelf life of the Alteco LPS Adsorber is 3 years.
The volume of the Alteco LPS Adsorber is 100ml.
The Alteco LPS Adsorber is intended for use with standard, commercially available bloodlines compatible with the acute blood purification system used.
Manual priming takes 4 minutes. The Alteco LPS Adsorber can also be prepared using the acute blood purification system’s priming procedure.
Rinsing of the Alteco LPS Adsorber is important to wash out the glycerin used as a stabilizer in the adsorber.
The recommended treatment time with Alteco LPS Adsorber is two hours and normally only one treatment is needed. However, the product can be used for up to 6 hours and treatment can be repeated if needed.
Usually, one treatment is sufficient. One treatment equals one device.
Due to the importance of early treatment, the recommended treatment mode is hemoperfusion mode (stand-alone).
Yes. The scope of use for the product is extracorporeal treatments. The recommended treatment mode is hemoperfusion, but it can be used in CRRT as well. We are very interested in getting case reports! If placed in series with a dialysis membrane, the Alteco LPS Adsorber shall be placed before the dialysis membrane and blood flow must not exceed 150 ±50 ml/min during the treatment.
No, the Alteco LPS Adsorber is meant for single use only and cannot be resterilized.
Product details Alteco LPS Adsorber 20210504-EN-R02