Dominant Flex and Basic Suction Pumps

Designed for use in hospitals, clinics and doctor's practices, the Dominant Flex and Basic are the optimal medical suction pumps for all suctioning needs.

Find out how to increase performance and minimize noise.

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Smooth, single-piece hood

Designed to facilitate cleaning, the materials can withstand potent disinfection agents.

CleanTouch on/off button

Switch on and off with a simple touch. There are no gaps or grooves, reducing risk of contamination.

Versatility in all forms

High-vacuum pumps are available in rack, portable or mobile versions with cart—providing the flexibility to use the systems across a variety of care settings*. A built-in handle enhances ease of transport when a cart is not available.

*Requires access to power source.

 

Flow rates selection (Dominant Flex only)

With the touch of a button, access increased performance and faster suctioning for the Dominant Flex (40 / 50 / 60 l per minute).Basic offers 30 l per minute.

Whisper-quiet operation

Powerful drive unit is whisper quiet at < 40 dB(A), up to four times quieter than comparable models to reduce distractions during use.

On/off Foot switch

Enables hands-free operation

Durable construction

Medela provides a 5-year warranty on the complete pump.

Disposable Fluid Collection System (Recommended)

Closed system with high-flow bacteria (99.999% retention) and overflow filter, smoke pre-filter and patient backflow valve. Constructed with double layered, highly burst-resistant1 PA/PE foil to ensure optimum protection. Optional solidifier models eliminate the risk of spilling to protect staff safety.

Efficient virus and bacteria filter

Prevent cross-contamination from COVID-19 with filtration efficiency of greater than 99.99987%.

Dominant Flex and Basic Surgical Suction Pumps

Designed for use in hospitals, clinics and medical practices, the Dominant Flex and Basic are the optimal medical suction pumps for all suctioning needs.

Dominant Flex & Basic in action

Medela surgical suction Dominant Flex in use
Powerful and reliable suction

Medela suction pumps can be used for various applications in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, clinics and doctors’ practices: general surgery, liposuction, endoscopy, wound drainage and any other application where a reliable and precise suction source is needed.

The Dominant Flex provides superfast ramp-up of the vacuum at a flow rate of 60l/min for increased performance and faster suctioning. For sensitive operations where minimal noise is key, the noise level can be reduced simply by touching the 40l/min button.

Medela Dominant Flex one touch button

Flow rates can be selected intuitively at the touch of a button.

A simple touch delivers increased performance or reduces the noise level.

Medela Basic hygienic design

The smooth, single-piece hood design facilitates cleaning, and the materials can withstand potent disinfection agents.

The CleanTouch on/off button on the housing lets the person operating the pump switch it on and off with a simple touch: there are no gaps or grooves, which means there is less risk of contamination.

Medela Basic rack

The pump can be conveniently placed in endoscopy towers, at the patient's bedside or in the operating theater as a rack, portable suction unit or mobile version.

The Reusable or Disposable Collection System from Medela’s wide range of accessories completes the unit.

Medela Dominant Flex portable with disposable collection system

Portable version can be equipped with Medela suction jars:

Reusable Collection System: 1 or 2 litres

Disposable Collection System): 1.5 or 2.5 litres

Getting Started with Dominant Flex or Basic

Access a library of resources to help guide you through set-up, operation and troubleshooting

Video guides
Accessories
Downloads
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Installing Dominant Flex or Basic for various settings

Step-by-step video guides make pump assembly simple – no matter which components are involved: RCS*, DCS** or trolley.

The videos are for demonstration uses only and in no way replace the IFU.

Unpacking and assembly of Dominant Flex

Unpacking and assembly of Basic

More videos to get your new Dominant System or Basic set up in flash

Medela disposable collection system 1.5l and 2.5l for fluid collection

Disposable Collection System

For hygienic, easy-to-use and economic fluid management.

Disposable suction liners and reusable PC jars in sizes of 1.5 and 2.5 litres.

More info here

Disposable Collection System

Medela disposable collection system 1.5l and 2.5l for fluid collection

For hygienic, easy-to-use and economic fluid management.

Disposable suction liners and reusable PC jars in sizes of 1.5 and 2.5 litres.

More info here

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Medela reusable collection system for fluid collection

Reusable Collection System

For collecting secretions easily and economically.

Autoclavable PSU jars and lids in sizes of 1, 2, 3 and 5 litres.

More info here 

Reusable Collection System

Medela reusable collection system for fluid collection

For collecting secretions easily and economically.

Autoclavable PSU jars and lids in sizes of 1, 2, 3 and 5 litres.

More info here 

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Medela fluid collection accessories filters

Filters

To protect the pump from overflow and particles and the environment from bacteria and odour.

Filters

Medela fluid collection accessories filters

To protect the pump from overflow and particles and the environment from bacteria and odour.

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Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories foot vacuum controller

Foot Vacuum Regulator

For hands-free vacuum regulation and quick release.

Foot Vacuum Regulator

Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories foot vacuum controller

For hands-free vacuum regulation and quick release.

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Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories foot on off switch

Foot on/off Switch

To switch the suction pumps Basic and Dominant Flex on and off.

Foot on/off Switch

Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories foot on off switch

To switch the suction pumps Basic and Dominant Flex on and off.

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Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories tubing coupling

Tubing

Disposable or reusable tubing in various materials, diameters and lengths

Tubing

Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories tubing coupling

Disposable or reusable tubing in various materials, diameters and lengths

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Medela fluid collection accessories clampholder single

Clamp Holder

To attach suction jars to standard rails.

Clamp Holder

Medela fluid collection accessories clampholder single

To attach suction jars to standard rails.

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Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories quiver

Quiver with Holder

Holds catheters or suctioning instruments.

Quiver with Holder

Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories quiver

Holds catheters or suctioning instruments.

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Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories tubing holder

Tubing Holder

Attaches tubing to standard rails.

Tubing Holder

Medela Basic and Dominant Flex accessories tubing holder

Attaches tubing to standard rails.

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*Reusable Collection System
**Disposable Collection System