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Pocket-sized ultrasound that may transform the way physicians see their patients. Vscan products offer a quick look that may help strengthen your clinical confidence, aid in speedy diagnosis, and deepen the patient connection.

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Evidence

Vscan supports clinician, department and health system goals

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Health System Goals

Clinical excellence: Vscan has high image quality1
Operational efficiency: Vscan may improve quality of referrals2
Lower healthcare costs: The use of Vscan may reduce exam times and cost of exams3

Downloadable PDF documents:

Vscan clinical relevance in scholarship

Pocket-sized imaging device effectiveness for ward-based transthoracic studies by Mark J Monaghan

Vscan demonstrates its utility in augmenting cardiac auscultation, impacting course of treatment by José Zamorano, MD and Nuno Cardim, MD

The economic implications of using a Pocket-Sized Ultrasound Device in routine cardiology practice

Diagnostic Accuracy of a Hand-Held Ultrasound Scanner in Routine Patients Referred for Echocardiography by Christian Prinz, MD, and Jens-Uwe Voigt, MD

 

1. Diagnostic Accuracy of a Hand-Held Ultrasound Scanner in Routine Patients Referred for Echocardiography Christian Prinz, MD, and Jens-Uwe Voigt, MD, Leuven, Belgium; and Bad Oeynhausen, J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Feb;24(2):111-6. Epub 2010 Dec 3; The diagnostic accuracy is based on appropriate training and expertise and based upon comparison of GE Vivid 7 or E9

2. Usefulness of a New Miniaturized Echocardiographic System in Outpatient Cardiology Consultations as an Extension of Physical Examination Nuno Cardim, MD, PhD, Covadonga Fernandez Golfin, MD, Daniel Ferreira, MD, Adalia Aubele, MD, Julia Toste, Miguel Angel Cobos, MD, Vanda Carmelo, MD, Igor Nunes, MD, Ant_onio Gouveia Oliveira, MD, PhD, and Jose Zamorano, MD, PhD, Lisbon, Portugal; Madrid, Spain J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2011 Feb;24(2):117-24. Epub 2010 Nov 12

3. Pocket-sized imaging device (PSID) effectiveness for ward-based transthoracic studies (TTE); a clinical and economic study. Silvia Gianstefani, Norman Catibog, Almira R. Whittaker, Antionios G Ioannidis, Francesco Vecchio, Peter T. Wathen, Abdel Douiri, Joseph Reiken, and Mark J. Monaghan European Heart Journal; May 24, 2013 and conducted at King’s College Hospital, London UK; the users were experienced sonographers and echocardiography fellows

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The value of the redefined exam

System level

Potential Clinical Value: 
     Add information to exams 
     Help speed diagnostic decisions 
     Get right patient to right exam

Physician Personal Value:
     Portability
     Intuitive and quick to use
     Deepen patient connection


Vscan
Vscan Pocket Ultrasound

Pocket-sized ultrasound that may transform the way physicians see their patients.

 

 

Potential Economic Value:
     Reduce unnecessary testing
     Optimize valuable resources
 

Potential Patient Value: 
     Prompt information
     Reduce unnecessary visits 



Vscan with Dual Probe

The first pocket-sized ultrasound with two transducers in one probe.