Aisys CS²

The future made possible today! A technologically sophisticated digital anesthesia CarestationTM that is both clinically advanced and intuitive to the touch.

Advancements in digital technology are driving a new era of brilliant machines at GE. Aisys CS2 is a technologically sophisticated class of digital Carestation that also manages to be intuitive to the touch. Anchoring the Aisys CS2 is a sleek user-interface enabled by a 15-inch touchscreen display.

The ecoFLOW display option provides a graphical representation of oxygen flow and anesthetic agent use that can show you your preset target and calculate the cost of your agent consumed in real-time. Clinicians use the information to adjust oxygen flow to maintain their desired inspired oxygen concentration and avoid unnecessarily high fresh gas flow rates.

Modular and upgradeable, with Aisys CS2 you're planning for the future while protecting your investment. Aisys CS2 isn't just another anesthesia delivery system...and it's not just a's the future! And it's here today.




The Aisys CS2 user interface was designed with intelligent menus that may help reduce set-up time and help minimize training needs. 

We analyzed countless Carestation data logs, reviewing keystrokes and menu interactions to design an intuitive user interface that truly fits the way you work. With timesaving quick picks, flatter menus and tunneling alarms, you can directly make adjustments like oxygen and flow settings with one touch. Features like the automatic checkout were designed to be fast and responsive, yet can be bypassed in an emergency.


When it comes to patient care, your monitor should be as adaptable as you are. Keeping data flowing is critical and quality care begins with accurate, timely data. CARESCAPE modular monitors can help you adapt to your patient's needs, helping you improve patient flow, better manage staff workload, and deliver consistent quality care across the perioperative environment.

You can count on:

  • Proven reliability and data accuracy - A legacy that combines the two great traditions of Datex-Ohmeda and Marquette Electronics.
  • Improved data access - Acquisition and analysis algorithms-along with other clinical intelligence accessible right at the bedside-support informed decisions that can contribute to better clinical outcomes.
  • User-friendly interface - Intuitive and easy to use, CARESCAPE modular monitors can help reduce training costs, and allow you to focus more on the patient and less on technology.
  • Connectivity - Easy connectivity to other hospital data takes pressure off your IT staff. CARESCAPE modular monitors leverage the networks you already use, bringing hospital applications to the bedside for clinical decision support.
  • Network compatibility - A real-time, always-on network backbone ties CARESCAPE modular monitors together for more connected, timely care.
  • Low-cost integration - CARESCAPE modular monitors have been designed to leverage your existing monitoring network without the cost and disruption of a full system replacement.
  • Maximize uptime - Software can be changed quickly and monitors can be serviced remotely, helping to prevent outages and improve uptime.
  • Easily configurable monitors - CARESCAPE modular monitors' ease-of-use reduces complexity across the hospital to help ensure more consistent care and enable staff to work more productively.
  • Remote serviceability - CARESCAPE modular monitors can often be easily serviced by our technicians remotely, so you can be up and running faster.


  • CARESCAPE* Monitor B850

    Connect devices in a flexible, scalable, integrated system that provides fast access to clinical intelligence across your enterprise. Reconfigure quickly for patient acuity and type. Large 19” touchscreen display.

  • INview* 360° Patient Display

    The INview* Patient Displays are mounted on a movable arm with 360° of rotation to allow flexibility and countless position choices to suit clinician preference. The INview system places critical information and controls in view and within reach.

  • Integrated Airway (Gas) Module

    The new and improved CARESCAPE Respiratory Module is a single-width compact airway gas module that performs using a smaller sample flow size and a 67% increase in Respiration Rate (RR) measurement range. Accuracy and enhanced performance specs in a compact, environmentally friendly design.

  • Advanced Breathing System (ABS)

    The 2.7 liter volume ABS delivers quick response to changes in fresh gas and anesthetic agent due to its small volume. Visible rising bellows helps indicate leaks. Autoclaveable—no tools disassembly.

  • Electronic Vaporization: Aladin2 Cassettes

    All three main components (vaporizer, ventilator and gas delivery) on Aisys CS² are digitally controlled. Clinicians can be confident that the information displayed is actually measured—not estimated. Anesthetic delivery accuracy exceeds published performance specifications of other electronic and conventional anesthesia vaporizers.

  • Advanced Breathing System (ABS)

    The 2.7 liter volume ABS delivers quick response to changes in fresh gas and anesthetic agent due to its small volume. Visible rising bellows helps indicate leaks. Autoclaveable—no tools disassembly.

  • Robust design for improved workflow

    Central Brake, metal work surfaces and top shelf mounting rails. Integrated gradual-level illumination. Three or four-drawer options. Supports horizontal and vertical mounting displays.

  • Volume Control Ventilation

    Delivers the tidal volume you set, regardless of changes in the fresh gas flow , circuit compliance, airway pressure, up to the selected pressure limit. The 7900 SmartVent™ provides a full spectrum of tidal volume settings from 20mL to 1500mL to accommodate a wide range of patients, with a respiratory rate range of 4 to 100 bpm. A typical volume-control pressure waveform is shark fin shaped, increasing throughout the entire inspiratory period, and rapidly decreasing at the start of expiration. An inspiratory pause is available to improve gas distribution. Watch the Volume Control video here.

    hotspot tours-avance cs2-ventilation mode-gehc-avance-cs2_ventilation_mode_vcv.jpg
  • Pressure Control Ventilation

    A pressure limited time-cycled mode of positive pressure ventilation characterized by a rapid rise to peak pressure. • Inspiratory flow and tidal volume are optimized for a given set pressure • Delivers maximum tidal volume for the desired time and pressure selected • Offers the ability to optimize airway pressure while maximizing inspiratory flow and tidal volume for the preset pressure and time • Increases mean airway pressure to help you with your lung ventilation techniques Watch the Pressure Control video here.

    hotspot tours-avance cs2-ventilation mode-gehc-avance-cs2_ventilation_mode_pcv.jpg
  • Pressure Control Volume Guaranteed

    PCV-VG delivers a consistent tidal volume with all the benefits of Pressure Control Ventilation and helps to ensure patients receive the same volume regardless of compliance changes. • In PCV-VG, the 7900 SmartVent™ delivers the preset tidal volume with the lowest possible pressure using a decelerating flow • The first breath delivered to the patient is a volume-controlled breath; this is visible on the screen with a ‘square’ flow waveform and a ‘shark-fin’ pressure waveform for the very first breath. The patient's compliance is determined from this volume breath and the inspiratory pressure level is then established for the subsequent PCV-VG • Compliance in your patient’s lungs changes breath-by-breath. Pressure Control helps maximize time and Mean Airway Pressure for gas exchange and helps prevent baurotrama, but volume will vary with changes in compliance • Helps ensure patients receive same volume regardless of compliance changes caused by packs retractors, position, surgical exposure or level of relaxation. Consistent tidal volume in the face of compliance changes • Pressure Control gas delivery – decelerating flow, entire inspiratory time for gas exchange • Benefits of pressure control ventilation with the security of a consistent tidal volume Watch the PCV-VG video here.

    hotspot tours-avance cs2-ventilation mode-gehc-avance-cs2_ventilation_mode_pcv_vg.jpg
  • SIMV PCV-VG (Avance CS² only)

    Synchronized intermittent mandatory ventilation with pressure control volume guaranteed (SIMV PCV-VG) delivers a set rate of pressure controlled breaths with a guaranteed volume to the patient. • The patient can breathe spontaneously between mandatory breaths. Pressure support can be used to support the spontaneous breaths. • SIMV PCV-VG begins by delivering a volume controlled breath. The patient’s compliance is determined from the volume controlled ventilation breath and the inspiratory pressure level is then established for the next PCV-VG breath. The remaining mandatory breaths will be pressure controlled with a guaranteed volume at the inspiratory limb. • A portion of the exhalation phase is defined as the trigger window. If a spontaneous breath is detected in this window, a new mandatory PCV-VG breath is initiated. If a spontaneous breath is detected outside of this window, support for this breath is provided according to the set pressure support. The remainder of the trigger window is added to the next non-triggering phase. Watch the SimV PCV-VG video here.

    hotspot tours-avance cs2-ventilation mode-gehc-avance-cs2_ventilation_mode_simv_pcv_vg.jpg
  • CPAP PSV (Avance CS² and Aisys/Avance running version 8 software or higher)

    Pressure support ventilation for spontaneously breathing patients has become common practice during general anesthesia. Pressure support ventilation provides benefits of enhanced inspiratory flow with improved gas distribution and can help wean the patient from mechanical ventilation. • CPAP PSV mode brings ICU-quality pressure support to the operating suite. • CPAP PSV allows the patient to breathe spontaneously, with a pressure above ambient pressure maintained in the airway. During a pressure supported breath, the ventilator provides a set pressure level on top of the CPAP level during the inspiratory phase of the patient’s breath. • If the patient becomes apneic, a clinician set backup minimum rate and inspiratory pressure takes care of the patient’s ventilatory needs. As soon as the patient is able to breathe spontaneously, the minimum rate ventilation automatically reverts to CPAP PSV. Watch the CPAP PSV video here.

    hotspot tours-avance cs2-ventilation mode-gehc-avance-cs2_ventilation_mode_cpap_psv.jpg
  • Pressure Supported Ventilation

    PSV is patient triggered and flow cycled. For PSV to be of value during clinical anesthesia the patient must be breathing spontaneously. During PSV, once a breath is initiated by the patient, the ventilator pressurizes the airway to a given inspiratory support pressure (Psupport). Each PSV assisted breath is terminated according to a preset decrease in flow. With full patient range capability, an adjustable flow trigger, PEEP and an apnea backup mode, the PSVPro™ (Pressure Supported Ventilation) mode helps simplify the work of caring for your spontaneously breathing patients. • Assists in overcoming the resistance within the breathing circuit and patient circuit, helping decrease the patient’s work of breathing • Counters the reduction in the patient’s functional residual capacity (FRC) and the decrease in respiratory effort due to the anesthetics • Can be used with LMAs due to its ability to set pressure support levels below the leak seal pressure of the LMA • Automatic apnea backup mode uses an SIMV-PC + PSV mode to maintain a minimum minute ventilation in the event the patient stops spontaneously breathing • Adjustable inspiration termination in the back up mode allows fine-tuning to the patient’s breathing pattern • Supports all spontaneous breaths that meet the trigger window and patient inspiratory effort flow settings • Uses a decelerating flow pattern (optimizes inspiratory flow) Watch the PSV Pro video here.

    hotspot tours-avance cs2-ventilation mode-gehc-avance-cs2_ventilation_mode_psv_pro.jpg
  • Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation

    SIMV allows ventilator to sense patient’s own breathing and permit spontaneous breathing between mechanical ventilations while assuring sufficient mandatory breaths should the patient’s own rate fall below a preset value. • SmartVent™ tidal volume compensation system works in all mandatory breaths • Adjustable trigger window and inspiratory flow sensing allow fine-tuning to the patient’s breathing pattern • Respiratory rate adjustable from 2 to 60 bpm • Provides assured rate and tidal volume for a minimum minute ventilation • Automatic synchronization with mandatory breaths • Improved synchronization of breaths may help decrease a patient’s tendency to fight the ventilator which may lessen the need for sedation or narcosis • Pressure Support breaths can be added to reduce the work of breathing between Synchronized and Mandatory breaths • Two SIMV modes are available: 1. Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation with Volume Control breaths and Pressure Support 2. Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation with Pressure Control breaths and Pressure Support Watch the SIMV VCV video here.

    otspot tours-avance cs2-ventilation mode-gehc-avance-cs2_ventilation_mode_simv_vcv_pcv.jpg