PORTABLE ULTRASOUND MACHINE DIFFERENCESMarti Rae
PORTABLE ULTRASOUND MACHINE DIFFERENCES:
ULTRASOUND NEW RELEASES: CHISON SONOBOOK 9, SONOSCAPE E1
Chison Sonobook 9 – Brand new, High end portable ultrasound with excellent imaging and encompasses many applications including Cardiac Echo with TEE and Stress options, 3D / 4D, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Breast, MSK with High Frequency Linear for superficial imaging, Needle Enhancement for Injections (Anesthesiology/Orthopaedic), Breast, Elastography and the list goes on, It’s Loaded with Crisp Images. Priced right, starting at $26,000 and up. Competes with Philips CX50, Vivid I and is better than Sonoscape S9. Has the SSD Hard Drive.
Sonoscape S9 Pro – High end portable laptop, shared service including cardiac but not stress echo. Keyboard for more effective key punching versus the sensitive touch screen. Ob/Gyn/Vasc/Cardiac. Priced around $20,000 and goes up.
GE Logiq e – well-known portable in a long line of GE products. Can be configured with or without cardiac and stress. Many software levels (BTxx) to choose from depending on your needs and your budget. Slim design portable, well known imaging. Many imaging enhancements and features to provide the tools you need for your practice. Added High Frequency Linear Probe to NextGen R7 version.
GE Voluson I – best in market 4D portable ultrasound. Still holds its ground in the industry. Long time, well-known and reputable 4D portable. Offered new or refurbished with different levels of software to choose from that will generate great results but just may $ave the pocket a little when needed.
GE Vivid I – great cardiac portable ultrasound machine. Who doesn’t know about the Vivid i? Fully-functioning cardiac machine with stress, TVI, TT. Being replaced with newer models but still available.
GE Vivid q – a step up from the Vivid I with a little more power along with quantitative measurements like Auto EF and more or less mimics the capabilities of the Vivid 7 line. Great machine, costs more, so the audience is more channeled.
GE Vivid iq – newest machine, tablet/ touch screen interface, flip down display. Advanced – 2D TEE, ICE2. Adds the 4D cardiac option to the list to complete with the new Philips CX50.
Chison Ebit 60 Ebit 50 or Vet – New release portable scanner for human or veterinary. This is a 15”, 5 inch thick portable unit somewhat similar to the Sonoscape S2 but with a few enhanced features like tilt monitor, faster processor, better imaging. Prices start around $16,000 and goes up with probes. Offers enhancements for Needle Injections for Anesthesiology or Orthopaedic applications.
Sonoscape E1 – New machine just released, more information to follow. Here are basics: Black/White Portable, 15.6” LED Display, 13lbs, Slim Design, Fast Bootup, Exceeds Mindray DP50 Portable, 90min Battery, 500GB Hard Drive.
Philips CX50 – 3D cardiac echo portable. Philips is designed for cardiologists but is just as good with vascular too. Similar size to the SonoBook but about $15,000-$20,000 more. Easy to use, durable but could cost a bit if a board fails and needs replacing. Has a standard hard drive.
Samsung HM70A – considered the hybrid of hardware and software working cohesively to generate that crystal clear picture that the ClearVue delivers. Not enough feedback to be unbiased on this system.
SIUI CTS-800 – this is one of the smaller handheld portables used in the market with just a 7” LCD screen. It’s for outdoor use and on farms, and is water resistant, water proof. Used in the Veterinary market for horses, cows, and farm animals.
Edan DUS60 – slightly bulky but user friendly, portable black and white. Similar to the Sonoscape A6 but easier to use and more durable, workflow and DICOM are solid. Great for ob/gyn and with veterinary software, the vet market. Clear images, hard drive (A6 doesn’t offer), Pulsed Wave imaging packed in this economical portable that will do great for what you need.
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