Gambro, which has its U.S. headquarters in Lakewood, Colo., has acquired CHF Solutions, a privately held medical device company in Brooklyn Park, Minn., that manufactures and distributes ultrafiltration devices to treat fluid overload, both companies announced recently.

“This acquisition will enable Gambro to accelerate the adoption of ultrafiltration for fluid overload, thereby expanding our product offerings and providing a broader spectrum of care to patients,” Nick Mendez, President of the Gambro Acute Business Unit, said in a press release.

CHF’s leading product is the Aquadex FlexFlow system, a mechanical pump and filter to treat fluid overload, which is responsible for most heart failure hospitalizations, according to the release.

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