CytoSorb® cytokine adsorber
The CytoSorb adsorber is a CE-mark approved Class 2b medical device that is specifically approved for removal of cytokines, bilirubin and myoglobin.
It is approved for use with standard hemodialysis-, hemofiltration-, ECMO- and heart lung-machines found in hospitals worldwide.
CytoSorb comprises of several important features: An advanced biocompatible and hemocompatible porous polymer sorbent bead technology with extremely high binding capacity, documented ability to reduce a broad range of cytokines and other inflammatory mediators, bilirubin and myoglobin, and has good safety data in thousands of human treatments.
In regards to cytokine removal, the goal is to reduce, but not to eliminate cytokines to levels that are no longer toxic, while still keeping the immune system intact. Learn more