GE Voluson E8 Expert Ultrasound Equipment

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GE Voluson E8 Expert Ultrasound Equipment Description

The Voluson E8 Expert represents the premium, best-of-class 4D ultrasound systems from GE. Like previous versions of the Voluson ultrasound line, the Voluson E8 Expert is one of the most popular and sought-after models for 4D ultrasound imaging.

The E8 Expert is attractive to most buyers because of its unparalleled image quality and 4D imaging. The system features HDlive imaging technology, which is one of the most innovative and talked-about 4D imaging technologies in recent years. HDlive takes an entirely new view on 4D obstetric ultrasound imaging, delivering incredible technology for the most advanced fetal imaging.

GE Voluson E8 Expert Ultrasound Equipment Features

  • 2D/3D/4D Imaging
  • M-Mode, M-Color Flow
  • PW/CW Spectral Doppler
  • Coded Excitation
  • Coded Harmonics
  • Contrast Imaging
  • HD Flow
  • B-Flow
  • CrossXBeam
  • Color/Power/Tissue Doppler
  • Up to 40 frames per second in 4D mode
  • “HDlive” advanced 4D ultrasound imaging
  • 67,584 imaging channels
  • Floating Keyboard
  • Backlit keys
  • Virtual Convex
  • ATO Automatic Tissue Optimization
  • Advanced 4D imaging
  • Coded Harmonic Imaging
  • High Resolution Zoom
  • Inversion Real-time automatic Doppler
  • TruScan
  • Advanced VCI
  • Advanced STIC
  • VOCAL II
  • SonoAVC
  • SonoAVC Follicle
  • SonoVCAD Heart
  • SonoVCAD Labor
  • TUI Tomographic Ultrasound Imaging
  • XTD Extended View
  • DICOM
  • Scan Assistant
  • Electrical height adjustment of keyboard
  • Onboard Archive
  • Integrated DVD/CD +/- R(W)
  • User-Programmable keys, annotations, presets
  • Programmable scan assistant
  • Customizable functions
  • Cine Review up to 10 minutes
  • Dual/Quad Image CINE display
  • SRI II HD Speckle Reduction Imaging
  • Full Measurements and Analysis Package
  • Export in JPEG, BMP, TIFF, RAW, DICOM, AVI, and MOV formats

General Specifications

  • Dimensions and weight
    • Height: 1290 mm (50.8 in)
    • Width: 580 mm (22.8 in)
    • Depth: 930 mm (36.6 in)
    • Weight (without peripherals): 120 kg (265 lb)
  • Electrical power
    • Voltage: 100-130/220-240 Vac
    • Frequency: 50/60 Hz
    • Power: max. 1000 VA with on-board peripherals
    • Thermal output: 3446 BTU/h
  • Console design
    • 3 active probe ports (includes 1 non-imaging port)
    • Integrated HDD, DVD+ R(W)/CD-R(W) drive
    • On-board storage for peripherals
    • Wheels (diameter 150 mm)
    • Integrated locking mechanism for safety

User Interface

Operator keyboard

  • Floating keyboard, full-sized with backlit alphanumeric keyboard
  • Integrated recording keys for control of up to 3 peripherals  or DICOM devices remotely
  • Ergonomic hard key layout

Touch Screen

  • High-res color LCD screen
  • Interactive software menu and adjustable brightness

Monitor

  • 15″ LCD monitor with fully adjustable tilt/rotate feature
  • Digital brightness and contrast adjustment

System Overview

Operating Modes

  • B-Mode (2D)
  • M-Mode (M)
  • M-Color-Mode (MC)
  • Color Flow Mode (C)
  • Power Doppler Imaging (PD)
  • Tissue Doppler Imaging (TD)
  • HDFlow Imaging (HD-Flow)
  • PW Doppler with high PRF (PW)
  • B-flow (BF)
  • Extended view (XTD View)
  • Coded Contrast Imaging (contrast media)
  • Volume mode (3D/4D)
    • 3D Static
    • 4D Real Time
    • VCI-A, VCI-C
    • STIC/Color, Angio, HD-Flow, Contrast and B-Flow
    • 4D Biopsy

Scanning Methods

  • Electronic Sector
  • Electronic Convex
  • Electronic Linear
  • Mechanic Volume Sweep

Transducer Types

  • Sector phased array
  • Convex array
  • Microconvex array
  • Linear array
  • Volume probes 4D:
    • Convex array
    • Microconvex array
    • Linear array
    • 1.5D Convex array
    • 1.5D Linear array
    • 1.25D Convex array
    • 1.25D Linear array

System Options

  • 4D Real Time
  • Vocal II
  • Volume Contrast Imaging (VCI)
  • SonoVCAD
  • DICOM
  • 4D-STIC:
    • STIC
    • STIC + Power Doppler
    • STIC + CFM Doppler
    • STIC + HD-Flow Mode
    • STIC + CRI
    • STIC + CRI + CFM
    • STIC + CRI +PD
    • STIC + HD-Flow
    • STIC + Contrast
    • STIC + B-Flow
  • B-Flow
  • T.U.I. – Tomographic Ultrasound Imaging
  • Coded contrast imaging
  • Foot switch with programmable functionality

Peripheral Options

  • Integrated BxW and color thermal printers
  • DVD recorder
  • ECG digital module
  • External color PC desktop printer and connection kits

Display Modes

  • Simultaneous capability
  • Real-time triplex mode
  • Selectable alternating modes
  • Multi-image viewing
  • Selectable alternating Modes
  • Independent cine playback
  • Zoom read/write (with or without image)
  • Colorized image
  • Time line display

System Parameters

  • Pre-pgrammable Categories date format
  • Supports English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, with additional languages available to load
  • Up to 400 programmable annotations organized into 10 anatomical groups

Pre-processing

  • B/M-Mode
    • Gain
    • TGC
    • Dynamic Range
    • Acoustic Output
    • Transmission focus position
    • Transmission focus numer
    • Transmission frequency
    • Edge enhancement
    • Persistance control
    • Line density control
    • Reject
    • Sweep speed
    • M-Cursor position
  • PW-Mode
    • Gain
    • Dynamic range
    • Acoustic output
    • Transmission frequency
    • PRF
    • Wall filter
    • Sample volume gate
    • Velocity scale
    • Sweep speed
  • Color flow imaging modes (CFM, PD, TD, HD-Flow)
    • Gain
    • Acoustic Output
    • PRF
    • Wall motion filter
    • Line density
    • Ensemble
    • Dynamic
    • Smooth (rise and fall)
    • Frequency
    • Balance
    • Line filter
    • Quality
    • Artifact suppression

Post-processing

  • Read zoom:  0.8x-3.4x zoom (HD zoom available up to 22x zoom)
  • B/M-Mode
    • Gray map
    • Colorized B and M
    • Speckle Reduction Imaging (SRIII)
  • PW mode
    • Grap map
    • Baseline shift
    • Angle correction
    • Colorized D
    • Scale (KHz, m/s, cm/s)
    • Trace
    • Invert
  • Color flow imaging modes (CFM, PD, TD, HD-Flow)
    • Color map
    • Display threshold
    • Display mode (V, V-T, T, P, P-T) (CFM only)

Image Processing/Presentation Details

  • Digital Beamformer
  • 16896 system processing channel
  • Displaying imaging depth of 0-30 cm
  • Minimum dept of field:  0-1 cm
  • Maximum depth of field: 0-30 cm
  • Transmission focus
    • 1-5 selectable focus points
    • Up to 7 steps for Focal Zone position
  • Continuous Dynamic Receive Focus/Aperture
  • 256 shades of gray
  • Image reverse: right/left

CINE Memory/Image Memory

  • CINE memory holds up to 256 MB
  • Dual/Quad image CINE display
  • CINE image number display
  • CINE Review Loops
  • 4 CINE review speeds
  • Review measurements, annotations and calculations on CINE playback

Scanning Parameters

B-Mode

  • B Acoustic Power: 1-100%
  • B Gain: +/-15dB range, 1dB steps
  • Slide pots: +/- 15 dB
  • Dynamic range: max.180 dB, 12 dynamic contrast curves
  • Persistance: 8 steps
  • 12 B Gray Scale Maps
  • Line filter: 3 steps
  • Reject: range 0-255, step size 5
  • Frequency selection: 3 steps
  • Quality (line density): 3 steps
  • Scanning size (FOV or Angle, probe dependent)
  • B Colorization: 6 chroma maps
  • BetaView (Volume probes only)
  • 3 Display formats (60:40, 50:50, 40:60)

M-Mode

  • M Acoustic Power 1- 100%
  • M Gain: +/-15dB range, 1dB steps
  • Slide pots: +/- 15dB
  • Dynamic range: max. 180 dB, 12 dynamic contrast curves
  • 12 M gray scale maps
  • M Edge Enhancement 5 steps
  • M Sweep Speed: 4 types
  • M Colorization: 6 chroma maps
  • M Reject: range 0-255, step size 5

M-Color Flow Mode

  • Acoustic MCFM Power – 1 to 100%
  • Frequency range: 1-15 Mhz (probe dependent)
  • 8 MCFM color maps
  • CFM Gain: +/-15dB range, 1 dB steps
  • CFM Velocity Scale Range: PRF 100Hz to 13kHz
  • Wall filter: 8-3000 Hz
  • Gentle color filter
  • Smoother filter
  • CFM spectrum Inversion
  • CFM Baseline Shift: 17 steps
  • Pre-programmable and independently adjustable B-, M and MCFM Gain
  • CFM Threshold: 1-255 steps
  • Balance: 25-255, step size 5
  • Artifact suppression: on/off
  • Color display modes: V,  V-T, V-P, T, P-T
  • Real-time triplex mode: B + M + MCFM in any depth

Spectral Doppler Mode (PW)

  • Acoustic power: 1-100%
  • Transmit frequency rage of 1-15Mhz
  • Gain: +15/-25dB range, 1dB steps
  • Displayed Dynamic Range: 10-40 dB, 2 dB steps
  • 12 gray scale maps
  • 6 chroma maps (colorization)
    PW PRF: 1.3-22.0 kHz
  • PW Sweep Speed:
    • Time resolution: Simplex 2.2, 3.3, 4.4, 6.6, 10 msec, Duplex/triplex 4.4, 6.6, 10 msec
  • Sample volume length: (.7mm) 1-10
  • Spectrum Analyzer (FFT)
    • 256 channel maximum
    • Spectrum Inversion
    • Baseline shift: +/- 8 steps from center
    • Doppler Auto Trace

Color Flow Mode

  • Acoustic power: 1-100%
  • Frequency range: 1-15 Mhz (probe dependent)
  • 8 color maps
  • CFM Gain: +/-15dB range
  • Wall Filter: 8-3000 Hz, 7 steps
  • Line density: 10 steps
  • Gentle color filter
  • Line filter: 8 steps
  • Smooth filter (rise/fall = 12 steps)
  • CFM window size (max. same as B-image size)
  • CFM Spectrum Inversion
  • CFM Baseline Shift: 17 steps
  • Pre-programmable and independently adjustable B-Mode Gain in B/CFM-Mode
  • Artifact suppression: on/off
  • Color Display mode (V, V-T, V-P, T, P-T
  • Real-time triplex mode (B + CFM/PW in any depth)
  • 3 scales (kHz, cm/s, m/s)

Power Doppler Imaging (PD)

  • Acoustic Power: 1-100%
  • Frequency range: 1-15 Mhz (probe dependent)
  • 8 PD color maps
  • Gain: +/-15dB range, 0.2. dB steps
  • Velocity Scale Range: PRF 100 Hz to 11kHz
  • Wall filter: 8-3000 Hz, 7 steps
  • Line density: 10- steps
  • Gentle color filter
  • Line filter: 8 steps
  • Smooth filter: (rise/fall = 12 steps)
  • Pre-programmable and independently adjustable B-Mode Gain in B/PD Mode
  • PD Threshold: 0-255 steps
  • Artifact suppression: on/off
  • Balance: 25-225, step size 5
  • Real-time triplex mode:  B + PD/PW in any depth

HD-Flow

  • Acoustic power: 1-100%
  • Frequency range: 1-15 Mhz (probe dependent)
  • 8 HD color maps
  • HD Gain: +/-15dB, 0.2 dB steps
  • Wall filter: 8-3000 Hz, 7 steps
  • Line density: 10 steps
  • Line filter: 8 steps
  • Smooth filter (rise/fall = 12 steps)
  • HD Window Size: (max = same as B-image size)
  • HD Spectrum Inversion
  • HD Baseline Shift: 17 steps
  • Pre-programmable and independently adjustable B-Mode Gain in B/HD Mode
  • Balance: 25-225, step size 5
  • Artifact suppression: on/off
  • Real-time triplex mode: B + HD-Flow/PW in any depth

Tissue Doppler Imaging (TD)

  • Acoustic power: 1-100%
  • Frequency range: 1-15 Mhz (probe dependent)
  • 4 TD color maps
  • Gain: +/-15dB range, 1 dB steps
  • Wall filter: 8-3000 Hz, 7 steps
  • Line density: 10 steps
  • Gentle color filter
  • Line filter: 8 steps
  • Smooth filter (rise/fall = 12 steps)
  • CFM Spectrum Inversion
  • Pre-programmable and independently adjustable B-Mode Gain in B/TD-Mode
  • TD Threshold: 1-255 steps
  • Balance: 25-225, step 5
  • Real-time triplex mode: B + TD/PW in any depth

Auto Optimization

  • Available in B-Mode, PW Doppler

Coded Excitation (CE)

  • Available on the following probes:
    • M6C-D
    • RAB4-8P
    • RIC6-12-D
    • RIC5-9-D

Coded harmonic imaging

  • Available on all probes

Compound Harmonic Imaging (CRI)

  • 1-8 steps selectable
  • Available on all probes

Focus Frequency Composite

  • Available on the following probes:
    • M6C-D
    • 4C-D
    • RAB2-5-D
    • RAB4-8-D
    • RIC6-12-D
    • RIC5-9-D

Speckle Reduction Imaging (SRIII)

  • 1-12 steps selectable
  • Available on all probes

Volume Mode (3D/4D)

  • Acquisition Modes:
    • 3D Static: B-MOde
    • 3D B-Flow
    • 3D Angio: B/Power Doppler
    • 3D CFM: B/Color Doppler
    • 3D HD-Flow: B/HD-Flow
    • 3D Contrast: B/Contrast
    • 4D Real Time
    • VCi-A, VCI-C
    • STIC: Fetal Cardio
    • STIC Angio: B/Power Doppler
    • STIC CFM: B/Color Doppler
    • STICK HD-Flow: B/HD Flow
    • STICK: B-flow
  • Visualization Modes
    • 3D rendering
    • Section planes
    • 3DStatic niche only
    • VOCAL II (optional)
    • Tomographic Ultrasound imaging
    • SonoVCAD Heart
  • Render Mode
    • Surface texture, Surface smooth, max-, min- and x-ray (average intensity projection), gradient, inversion, glass body, mix mode of two render modes
    • 3D movie
    • Curved render star
    • SRI post-processing for A, B and C plane rendered image
    • MagiCut 3D/4D cut tool
    • 4D volume frames/sec (max 40)
    • 4D Volume Cine: 128 volumes
  • Generic M-Mode
    • Distance (point to point)
    • Time
    • Slope
    • HR
    • Stenosis (% Dist)

Generic Doppler Measurements/Calculations

  • Auto & manual trace (PS, ED, MD, PS/ED, PU, RI, TAmax, TAmean, VTI, heart rate)
  • Single measurements for velocity, acceleration, RI, PI, PS/ED, Time and HR
  • Pressure gradient mean and max

Real-time Doppler Auto Measurements/Calculations

  • PS, ED, PD, MnV, VTI, RI, PI, S/D, HR

Obstetrics Measurements/Calculations

  • Gestational age
  • Gestational growth
  • Fetal trending using past data
  • Estimated Fetal Weight (EFW)
  • Programmable OB tables
  • Programmable OB formulas
  • OB reporting that includes:
    • Measure results
    • Fetal Qualitative Description
    • Fetal Environmental Description
    • Fetal Graphical Trending
    • Fetal Compare

Gynecology Measurements and Calculations

  • RT/LT ovary length, width, height and volume
  • RT/LT kidney length, width, height and volume
  • Uterus length, width, height and volume
  • ENDO
  • Cervix length
  • Follicular measurements
  • Ovarian artery
  • Uterine artery
  • Vessel
  • Summary reports

Vascular Measurements and Calculations

  • CCA
  • ICA
  • ECA
  • Vertebral artery
  • Subclavia
  • Bulb
  • Vessels
  • Summary reports

Neurology Measurements/Calculations

  • ACA
  • MCA
  • PCA
  • Basilar artery
  • A-Com. A
  • P-Com. A
  • CCA
  • ICA
  • Vertebral artery
  • Vessels
  • Summary reports

Cardiology Measurements/Calculations

  • 2D Mode:
    • Simpson
    • Volume
    • LV-Mass
    • LV (RVD, IVS, LVD, LVPW)
    • LVOT diameter
    • RVOT diameter
    • MV
    • TV
    • AV/LA
    • PV
  • M Mode:
    • LV
    • AV/LA
    • MV
    • HR
  • Spectral Doppler Mode
    • MV
    • AV
    • TV
    • PV
    • LVOT & RVOT-Doppler
    • Pulmonic venis
    • PAP
    • HR
    • R-R inteval
  • CFM mode:
    • PISA-radius
    • PISA-alias velocity

Probes

  • 4C-D Wide Band Convex Probe
    • Applications: Abdomen, OB GYN
    • Max band width: 1.5-4.6 MHz
  • M6C Wide Band Convex Probe (1.25D array)
    • Applications: Abdomen, OB, GYN, pediatrics
    • Max band width: 2.14-6.10 MHz
  • SP10-16-D Wide Band Linear Proble
    • Applications: Small parts, peripherals, vascular, pediatrics, ortho
    • Max band width: 4.5-16.5 MHz
  • RAB2050D Wide band convex volume probe
    • Applications: Abdomen, OB, GYn
    • Max band width: 2-5 MHz
  • RAB4-8-D Wide Band Convex Volume Probe
    • Applications: Abdomen, OB, GYN, Pediatric, Urology
    • Max band width: 4-8.5 MHz
  • RIC5-9-D Wide Band Convex Volume Probe
    • Applications: OB, GYN, Urology
    • Max band width: 3.7-9.3 MHz
  • RIC6-12-D Wide Band Convex Volume Probe
    • Applications: OB, GYN, Urology
    • Band width: 9 MHz
  • RSP6-16-D Wide Band Linear Volume Probe
    • Applications: Small parts, peripherals, vascular, pediatrics, ortho
    • Max band width: 5.6-18.4 MHz

External Inputs and Outputs

  • Direct access via rear panel:
    • VGA Out
    • Footswitch via USB
    • Network (RJ45)
    • USB (2x)
    • RS 232 (optional, USB,  to RS232 converter)
  • Behind rear panel:
    • Video out: RGB, S-Video
    • Video in: S-video
    • Audio out: left-right
    • Audio in: left/right

GE Voluson E8 Expert Ultrasound Equipment Applications

  • 4D
  • Abdominal
  • Breast
  • Cardiac
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • General Imaging
  • Interventional Procedures
  • Intraoperative Procedures
  • Musculoskeletal
  • OB-GYN
  • Pediatric
  • Perinatology
  • Peripheral Vascular
  • Small Parts
  • Superficial
  • Thyroid
  • Urology
  • Vascular
  • Venous

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