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Precision Data Guides Precision Interventions.

Timely, accurate vital signs monitoring can mean the difference between life and death for critically ill patients. But current techniques for gathering this data can be complicated, inaccurate and may increase the risk for urinary infection.(1) The Accuryn Monitoring System transforms the traditional indwelling urinary catheter (IUC) into a next-generation diagnostic tool for precise, real-time measurement of intra-abdominal pressure (IAP), urine output (UO) and core body temperature to help guide care  – all at the push of a button.

This pioneering technology:

  • Requires virtually no setup
  • Delivers continuous data
  • Automatically clears the drain line
  • Integrates with your EMR
  • Aligns with best practices to reduce CAUTI risk

Impossible until now. Imperative from now on. Accuryn from Medline.


Tighter Urine Output Monitoring Can Help Save Lives

There are an estimated 300,000 deaths from acute kidney injury (AKI) annually in the U.S. (1) In a recent study published in Chest, the official publication of the American College of hest Physicians, researchers demonstrated a significant link between intensive urine output monitoring and improved detection of acute kidney injury (AKI), reduced 30-day mortality in patients developing AKI, and reduced fluid overload for all patients. Yet only 26% of patients are getting timely U/O readings. Learn more.

Until now, urgent demands may have prevented timely readings. Compounding things, airlocks and dependent loops cause urinary retention and false measurements (3). In a multi-center randomized clinical study, (3) Accuryn demonstrated measurement superiority against a competitive UO monitoring system. Learn more

Active Drain Line Clearance Is Designed to Reduce Urine Retention.

Urine drainage issues are common with IUCs. If urine can’t drain within the IUC system, the bladder isn’t able to empty. This can cause unreliable UO and IAP measurements.

Using active drain line clearance, the Accuryn monitor automatically clears the drainage line as needed.

Advantages include:

  • Early detection of renal function and AKI risk, leading to better outcomes
  • Enhanced staff efficiency and performance
  • Helps prevent retained urine (4)
  • Minimizes false oliguria (4)


IAP Data You Can Trust, At the Push of a Button

Traditional methods for measuring IAP often involve complex setups, increasing the risk for error. Some techniques even require opening the closed drainage system—putting patients at risk for a catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI).(1,2)

The Accuryn urinary catheter solves these problems by measuring IAP directly from a small balloon seamlessly integrated directly below the catheter tip. Push a button, get an accurate reading. Period.

This innovation:

  • Alerts clinician to elevated IAP, leading to earlier detection of IAH/ACS
  • Runs pressure in the background to provide 6 and 12 hour trends
  • Virtually no setup, minimizing risk of human error

IAP data can be used to help guide patient care, including appropriate fluid resuscitation. Learn more. And monitoring IAP as part of an evidence based protocol can significantly improve outcomes for patients that develop ACS, including:

  • Reduce length of stay by an average of 10 days
  • Reduce open abdomen surgeries by more than 50%
  • Save 4 lives per every 1,000 ICU admissions


Continuous Core Body Temperature Saves Steps.

Abnormal temperature may indicate inflammation, systemic infection or sepsis. Monitoring core body temperature is a key practice, which can lead to better outcomes.

Accuryn urinary catheters provide convenient, accurate readings for both core body temperature and urine output. Temperature-sensing electronics in the tip continuously monitor bladder temperature—which most accurately correlates to brain temperature.(4)


Studies & Publications

Accuryn’s clinical value—precise, real-time measurement of IAP, UO and core body temperature—is supported by external research and clinical studies.

Learn More
  1. JLewington AJ, Cerdá J, Mehta RL. Raising Awareness of Acute Kidney Injury: A Global Perspective of a Silent Killer. Kidney international. 2013;84(3):457-467. Available at: Accessed August 24, 2017.
  2. Malbrain M. Different Techniques to Measure Intra-Abdominal Pressure (IAP): Time for a Critical Re-Appraisal. In: M.R. Pinsky et al, eds. Applied Physiology in Intensive Care Medicine 2: Physiological Reviews and Editorials. Berlin: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg; 2012:13-27.
  3. Garcia MM, Gulati S, Liepmann D, et al. Traditional Foley Drainage Systems—Do They Drain the Bladder? Jour Urol. 2007;177:203-207.
  4. Kramer GC, Luxon E, Wolf J., et al. Inaccuracy of Urine Output Measurements Due to Urinary Retention in Catheterized Patients in the Burn ICU. Jour Burn Care & Research.
  5. Camboni D, Philipp A, Schebesch K-M, Schmid C. Accuracy of Core Temperature Measurement in Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest. Interact CardioVasc Thorac Surg. 2008;7(5):922-924. Available at: Accessed January 9, 2017.

* The Accuryn Catheter is a single-use device intended for short-term use (less than 30 days).