GE’s advanced ultrasound diagnostics applications at Arab Health 2010 for improved quality and management

Published January 27th, 2010 - 08:34 GMT

The advanced ultrasound systems showcased by GE Healthcare, the healthcare business of General Electric Company (GE), at Arab Health 2010, currently ongoing at the Dubai International Convention Centre, are tailored for improved image quality and data management.

GE’s LOGIQ® E9 general imaging ultrasound system Breakthrough 2010 - one of the highlights at the premier healthcare exhibition - has new transducers and software enhancements to provide improved image quality and productivity to pediatric, vascular and cardiac imaging.

“The Breakthrough 2010 enhancements extend LOGIQ E9’s extraordinary imaging, expert tools and easy workflow to more clinical specialties. Innovative Agile Acoustic Architecture, E-Series transducers, expert tools like fusion and a new cardiac suite of tools - combine to create amazing capabilities that are truly expanding the boundaries of ultrasound,” said Michael Stockhammer, GE Healthcare General Manager, General Imaging Ultrasound, EMEA.

Seven new transducers are being introduced in this Breakthrough 2010 covering cardiac, vascular and pediatric applications. Vascular enhancements in this release include Auto IMT (intima media thickness) and Cardiac tools include Q-Analysis, Tissue Velocity Imaging, CW, ECG, Color M-Mode and more.

LOGIQ P6 Breakthrough – The new features of the LOGIQ P6 general imaging system include enhancements to help improve image quality, workflow and sonographer comfort. Continuing the tradition of migrating advanced feature sets throughout the GE ultrasound portfolio, this system now benefits from advanced image optimization algorithms that provide improved 2D image quality.

Venue 40 – The new Venue™ miniaturized ultrasound product line is the first new product validated under GE’s healthymagination initiative, which is focused on improving quality and efficiency, increasing access, and reducing costs. An intuitive touch screen interface makes Venue 40 easy to use and clean, especially for clinicians who use ultrasound to make immediate care decisions, or guide procedures in Interventional Radiology.

Voluson E8 Breakthrough 2009 – Voluson® E8 Breakthrough 2009 includes innovative features to help provide improved workflow efficiencies, outstanding image quality, increased automation and improved speed for advanced imaging applications. A significant architecture enhancement is the new Dynamic Rendering Engine which helps provide stunning next-generation 3D rendering.  This extensive Breakthrough can help clinicians stay on the forefront of women’s healthcare.

ViewPoint Breakthrough 2010 – Features to help increase efficiency and quality for practices of all sizes were introduced for the ViewPoint Ultrasound Reporting and Image Management solution.  Highlights of Breakthrough 2010 include updates in vascular reporting as well as new thyroid reporting.  Another new feature is Cluster Server Support, which enables users to run two separate servers at a time to help ensure greater availability and less downtime

Arab Health, the Middle East’s premier healthcare expo is held from January 25 to 28, 2010. GE Healthcare is the Platinum Sponsor of the exhibition and the Commercial Gold supporter of three key conferences on Anesthesia, Molecular Imaging & Nuclear Medicine and Middle East Imaging and Diagnostics, being held on the sidelines of the event.


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