Getinge AB is a medical technology company. It provides equipment, systems and solutions that aim to contribute to quality enhancements and cost efficiency within healthcare and the life sciences. It operates through three business areas: Medical Systems, Extended Care and Infection Control. The Medical Systems Business Area's products and services are geared toward the hospital market. Its product range comprises equipment and instruments for a variety of surgical disciplines, cardiology and intensive care. The Extended Care Business Area offers products and services geared toward the hospital and elderly care markets. Its products include solutions for preventing the risk of pressure ulcers and deep vein thrombosis. The Infection Control Business Area offers disinfection and sterilization equipment, designed to suit the needs of hospitals, clinics, and within the life science sector. The company was founded by Olander Larsson in 1904 and is headquartered in GÃ¶teborg, Sweden.