Overview

LOGIQ* E9 with XDclear*

LOGIQ E9 with XDclear gives you a renewed freedom to use ultrasound in new ways. You have the power of extraordinary image quality on almost all patient body types, thanks to the combination of the Agile Acoustic Architecture with the XDclear transducer technology. The LOGIQ E9 with XDclear helps you improve workflow with ease, being assisted in your exams by advanced imaging and scanning protocols. The Expert tools, made easier for you, help make every day extraordinary.

Today, we go a step ahead. The introduction of the comprehensive Shear Wave elastography package, in combination with additional features, expands even further the LOGIQ E9’s clinical coverage.

                              The LOGIQ E9 with XDclear leadership ultrasound.

Extraordinary images

Extraordinary images to help improve diagnostic confidence.

Great image quality requires innovation throughout the image chain from the generation of high quality transmit pulses to the final display of the image. It’s a challenge that the LOGIQ E9 with XDclear is ready to face with its powerful platform enabling the adoption of GE’s most recent innovations. Today the combination of the Agile Acoustic Architecture with the XDclear transducer technologies and the Speed of Sound capabilities takes image quality to a greater level. This provides impressive deep penetration as well as high resolution, hence extending the ability to use ultrasound with a wider range of patient bodies.

Agile Acoustic Architecture
Agile Acoustic Architecture uses proprietary dynamic models of the human body to help you acquire images on a broad spectrum of patients with minimal system adjustments. LOGIQ E9 with XDclear helps you:

  • Acquire images quickly and with less keystrokes.1 
  • Obtain image uniformity from the near to far field. 
  • Achieve deep penetration even on large patients. 
  • Increase exam efficiency.



XDclear transducer technology:

the proprietary combination of advanced materials and innovative design leads to this amazing transducer technology. The LOGIQ E9 with XDclear platform enables these transducers of the advanced E-series family. The XDclear design incorporates Single Crystal technology to generate high quality acoustic signal. This quality is preserved through an innovative Acoustic Amplifier design coupled with GE’s patented Cool Stack technology to help  optimize energy management. This combination helps maximize the signal intensity to increase penetration and simultaneously deliver high definition resolution throughout the image.

  • Acoustic Amplifier Technology recycles previously wasted acoustic energy into the transducer’s crystal, boosting sensitivity.
  • Single Crystal Technology increases bandwidth, offering better signal-to-noise ratio and improved axial resolution.
  • Cool Stack Technology is integrated into the transducer’s internal architecture that relieves inherent heat generation that can otherwise reduce sensitivity and penetration.

 

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E-series transducers:

a wide range of powerful technologies including Active Matrix, hybrid 3D/4D transducers and XDclear enables the acquisition of great images that may help increase diagnostic confidence.

Expert tools

Powerful tools for every day.

The advanced technology of the LOGIQ E9 with XDclear was designed to offer extensive functionality beyond conventional ultrasound.1 The system provides an array of expert tools and technologies , today expanded with new features as Shear Wave elastography, including:

  • Strain Imaging and Shear Wave elastography
    the LOGIQ E9 with XDclear offers a comprehensive suite of elastography techniques, to suit with the wide variety of clinical applications and needs.

    • The Strain elastography package includes both qualitative and semi-Quantitative stiffness measurements, based on GE Raw Data processing, to help you assess tissue stiffness and improve your diagnostic information in a wide range of clinical applications. Available on all main probes, can be used in combination with Raw Data and Volume Navigation.
    • The new 2D Shear Wave elastography feature offers the advantages of quantitative elastography in abdominal and superficial applications.  This feature provides innovative and versatile tools for a quick and reliable acquisition of data and easy reporting.  The color coded shear wave image displays tissue stiffness or shear wave propagation with automatic positioning of the measurement ROI for easy workflow.  The additional capability of obtaining multiple measurements in an adjustable ROI helps to decrease overall exam time.  The combination of Shear Wave elastography and the LOGIQ E9's raw data capability, allows you to acquire shear wave clips, end the exam, dismiss the patient and perform the measurements at a more convenient time.

    • Learn more here.


    • Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) with TIC quantification
      a full suite of settings for a superb contrast agent sensitivity, resolution and penetration in a range of clinical applications.

    • B-Flow and B-Flow Color Imaging
      based on GE coded technology, B-Flow displays true flow hemodynamics without the limitations of Doppler, that may help improve your clinical confidence in vascular assessment. Available on a wide number of transducers to cover the main clinical applications, today B-Flow is also available with the C2-9-D XDclear transducer for enhanced performances in abdominal and pediatric applications.

    • Volume Navigation technology
      Volume Navigation combines a variety of features including tracking GPS markers, Fusion imaging capabilities (live Ultrasound with CT, MRI, PET/CT, CBCT, AngioCT, SPECT, 3D Ultrasound), Tru3D and real time Needle Tracking solutions to help manage your patient in any stage of the care path.
      Simple and intuitive, the new Active Tracker with OmniTRAX** bracket introduces amazing US/CT Auto Registration with a one click operation, perfect to be adopted in a busy set up. Patient motion, breathing and transmitter movements are now managed with increased registration accuracy.
      The LOGIQ E9 with XDclear introduces additional enhancements in the management of Volumes from different modalities: the Multiple Volumes registration enable a quick auto or manual registration between volumes of the same patients acquired at different times.
      A wide range of transducer’s brackets are available to cover a variety of clinical applications including breast, musculoskeletal, small parts, neurology, abdomen, urology, vascular and pediatrics. V Nav can work in combination with CEUS, Strain Imaging elastography, the new Shear Wave elastography and B-Flow imaging.

      Volume Navigation technology combines multi-modality imaging with real-time ultrasound or previously acquired ultrasound  exams.



      Fusion merges real-time ultrasound with CT, MR, PET or ultrasound images, enabling you to benefit from the strengths of each exam.




      GPS markers help you to visually track your position during a scan from different views, help guide biopsies efficiently and effectively, and simplify the counting of masses, lesions and nodules.




      Needle Tracking helps you achieve a high level of accuracy for guided procedures by enhancing precision with a re-usable sensor that displays the exact position of the needle tip.

       

    Additional Expert Tools

    Volume Ultrasound uses 3D/4D hybrid transducers (including the new RAB6-D) to acquire anatomical volumetric dataset that can be reviewed and re-processed at a later stage. The anatomy can be displayed in different views that could help increase user’s diagnostic confidence.

    • Multiplanar imaging allows you to view any plane individually or simultaneously with other orthogonal planes.
    • The C-plane allows you to display areas in an imaging plane parallel to the skin—ordinarily impossible using conventional 2D ultrasound.
    • Tomographic Ultrasound Imaging (TUI) enables volume data to be viewed in multiple slices, much like CT and MR. 
    • Volume Calculation (VOCAL) helps you evaluate irregular structures by automatically calculating volumes based on automated or manual tracing of the structure.

    Volume Ultrasound can work in combination with Color, PDI and Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound for abdominal and vascular studies.

    Auto-IMT (Intima Media Thickness) helps provide automatic edge detection for intima-media thickness measurements to help reduce the exam time while evaluating the carotid artery’s intima-media thickness.

    Cardiac Tools

    • Tissue Velocity Imaging (TVI), a cardiac tool that measures the myocardial velocities longitudinally, evaluating systolic and diastolic function.
    • Tissue Velocity Doppler (TVD) measures segmental velocity of the myocardium longitudinally. 
    • Q-Analysis plots the velocity information of discrete points for graphical analysis.

Easy workflow

Enhanced workflow capabilities for your everyday

The LOGIQ E9 with XDclear contributes to provide easy-to-use tools that help busy department and practices improve workflow without compromising image quality. From dedicated scanning and imaging protocols to an intuitive platform management, everything to make it smoother and help improve your productivity.


Compare Assistant
helps clinicians perform ultrasound exams that involve comparisons to prior ultrasound or other modalities. With this feature, clinicians can view a prior study while conducting the current exam via a split screen on the ultrasound monitor. 

Compare Assistant helps:

  • Enhance exam preparation
  • Replicate prior views
  • Standardize imaging protocols
  • Interpret with less pre-work, added confidence

If the previous study was performed on a current-generation LOGIQ E9 system, Compare Assistant can automatically set the
scanning parameters thanks to the GE Raw Data capabilities.


Scan Assistant
helps reduce keystrokes and performs tasks which can help free you to focus on your patient.

  • Initiates and auto-completes required measurements 
  • Automatically steers Color Doppler
  • Sets up imaging controls and modes
  • Inserts comments 
  • Automatically reorders images to your preference, independent of acquisition sequence.

Moreover, Scan Assistant helps improve exam standardization, consistency and productivity of your department.

Measure Assistant packages offer guidance to easily trace lesion borders and measure their size. Dedicated Productivity packages help classify and describe lesions according to standard lexicon. This makes preparing and sending DICOM SR reports easier for you.


Ergonomics designed for you
The LOGIQ E9 is 20% smaller and 100 pounds lighter than our previous premium ultrasound systems, and offers remarkable mobility. 

System design:

  • Full-sized, floating motorized keyboard allows adjustment to personal preference
  • Motorized adjustable height enables you to fit the system to your needs with the simple touch of a button.
  • Large monitor on an extended articulating arm helps improve visibility and comfort during scanning.
  • Highly intuitive user interface, button placements help reduce scanning stress
  • Customizable touch screen panel
  • Front and rear handles help make transport and maneuvering easy
  • E-Series and XDclear transducers were designed with user input, featuring lighter materials, ridges for improved handling and proper grip, and flexible, lightweight cables.1
  • Four active pinless transducers ports help increase ratio signal-to-noise

1 All comparisons based upon GE conventional ultrasound versus GE ultrasound featuring the above referenced features

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