Overview

Vscan ExtendTM product overview

Empowering you in that critical moment

We know that fast, confident decisions can enhance your productivity and improve patient outcomes. So Vscan Extend builds on the legacy of the original Vscan system to empower you to expedite workflow and make quick assessments and treatment decisions on the spot.

This anytime, anywhere1 solution offers exceptional clinical flexibility, an intuitive touchscreen interface, and seemless integration with hospitals’ wireless networks and DICOM®-based documentation and reporting. With Vscan Extend, the first GE ultrasound system to leverage an app-ecosystem enabled by GE Marketplace2, you can enhance your practice by downloading measurements and protocols to customize your device .

Regardless of your specialty, you can rely on Vscan Extend to help accelerate speed to decision, boost your confidence, and build trust with patients — so you’re empowered to make the most of that critical moment.

Discover more about Vscan Extend’s care area solutions:






1. The device has been verified for limited use outside of professional healthcare facilities including during transport. Use is restricted to environmental properties described in the user manual.  Please contact your GE Healthcare sales representative detailed information.
2. Valid for systems with Wi-Fi configurations, please contact your GE Healthcare sales representative for detailed information.
Vscan Extend is a trademark of General Electric Company.
DICOM is a registered trademark of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.

Point-of-Care


Vscan Extend for point of care

Vscan Extend is small enough to have the system, including the dual probe, in your pocket. So you never have to go looking for another ultrasound system to make that critical decision.


SIMPLE

Vscan Extend is easy to learn making it your simple, portable solution for diagnostic clarity in the field or at the bedside.1

 

  • Under Your Thumb – Using Vscan Extend feels like using your smartphone. Tap and swipe your way through simple screens.

  • Vscan Extend Apps – Bladder volume is a snap with auto-suggested caliper placements. Guided examination simplifies the lung assessment for you.

  • Easy to Clean – The probe, cable and system are one piece, making confident cleaning easy.



 

FAST

We designed Vscan Extend for speed in the clinical encounter, empowering you with immediate access to important information on-the-go.1

  • Dual Probe – Linear and sector transducers are always connected and always with you. There is no need to go find the system and untangle the probes.

  • Rapid Power-on – The system will start in less than 10 seconds from standby.

  • Connect Fast – Seamless image storage and data transfer connects Vscan Extend to your workflow.2

 

 


PRECISE

With Vscan Extend you can put precision in your pocket, helping you take decisive action, refer patients quickly, optimize the course of treatment and reduce the overall cost of care.

  • Great Images – Vscan Extend leverages Vscan’s proven image quality and comes with a larger screen size.

  • Enhance Your Expertise – Vscan Extend lets you add ultrasound to your bedside assessment to improve confidence in critical moments.

  • Seamless Documentation – Review images at-the-bedside or use wireless DICOM® data transfer to connect to your standard imaging workflow2.

 




1. The device has been verified for limited use outside of professional healthcare facilities including during transport. Use is restricted to environmental properties described in the user manual.  Please contact your GE Healthcare sales representative detailed information.
2. Valid for systems with Wi-Fi configurations, please contact your GE Healthcare sales representative for detailed information.
Vscan and Vscan Extend are trademarks of General Electric Company.
DICOM is a registered trademark of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.

Cardiology

Vscan Extend for cardiology

Cardiovascular physicians know the power of Vscan ultrasound: An immediate look at the anatomy and function supports sound diagnoses and fast referral for treatment. Vscan Extend multiplies the power.

Power to connect. Vscan Extend seamlessly integrates with the hospital’s wireless network and DICOM-based documentation and reporting.


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You can:

  • Link with patient ID provided by DICOM modality worklist, and upload wirelessly to DICOM PACS.3,5

  • Provide consultation and second opinion via images shared through cloud-based TricefyTM.1,2

  • Wirelessly export images in generic form to shared network folders.

  • Enjoy compatibility with ViewPointTM 6 software and its integrated EchoPACTM suite.3,4

Power to personalize. Download apps from the GE Marketplace5 to expand diagnostic ability and fit the care areas you serve.

  • Vscan Extend leverages the GE Marketplace, which enables an apps ecosystem providing software plug-ins and app updates.

  • Specialized apps include a lung protocol to evaluate thoracic images and assess heart failure patients.

  • Tricefy Uplink app enables the interface for seamless image upload.1,2,5

Power to enhance workflow efficiency. Get quality images fast whenever and wherever6 needed: Immediate access to device in pocket.

  • New touchscreen delivering higher dynamic range gray-scale and richer color images.

  • Ability to read patient IDs from worklist and document images with one keystroke; immediate transfer with wireless connection3.

  • Thumb-controllable user interface that accommodates left- and right-handed users; easy to adjust in one hand while holding the probe with the other.





1. The Vscan Extend app includes the interface to Tricefy, a cloud-based case exchange solution which is separately provided by Trice Imaging. Customers may elect to try Tricefy via trial period by entering into an agreement with Trice Imaging. Trice Imaging bears sole responsibility for the Tricefy Uplink app and Tricefy cloud solution.
2.  May not be available in all countries. Contact Trice Imaging or your GE Healthcare representative for service availability in your country.
3. Valid for systems with DICOM configurations.
4. EchoPAC Suite is a marketing name for EchoPAC Plug-in.
5. Valid for systems with Wi-Fi configurations.
6. The device has been verified for limited use outside of professional healthcare facilities including during transport. Use is restricted to environmental properties described in the user manual.  Please contact your GE Healthcare sales representative detailed information.

Vscan Extend, ViewPoint and EchoPAC are trademarks of General Electric Company. DICOM is a registered trademark of the National Electrical Manufacturers Association. Tricefy trademarks are registered trademarks of Trice Imaging, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.detailed information.

Clinical Applications

Vscan Extend clinical applications

 

Vscan Extend is used by healthcare professionals including cardiologists, general practitioners, OB/GYN, primary care emergency physicians and intensivists in a wide variety of settings from hospitals in large cities to clinics in rural areas or for use as an education tool at medical schools.
It offers high-quality imaging that is indicated for abdominal, cardiac, lung, obstetric, pediatric and vascular scanning – helping you provide efficient patient care with fewer referrals.


Applications with deep end of the probe:
Cardiac, Abdominal, OB, Aorta
Cranial


Applications with shallow end of the probe:
Lungs, Vascular, Soft Tissue
Ophthalmic 1


Procedures enabled with Vscan Extend with Dual Probe:
Pericardiocentesis
Paracentesis    
Thoracentesis    
Amniocentesis
Central lines
Peripheral  lines    

Triage applications enabled with Vscan Extend with
Dual Probe:

eFAST (retroperitoneal fluid)
CLUE (heart and lungs)
Shortness of breath (heart and lungs)
RUSH (IVC, abdominal Aorta, Right ventricle, left ventricle)
FEER (heart)
FEEL (heart and lungs)

FATE (heart and lungs)

 

 



1. Ophthalmic scanning is not available in U.S.A., China and Japan.

Evidence

Pocket-sized ultrasound devices offer clinical and economic value.

Our Vscan family of products are making an impact and support clinical decision making. Our users have shared their
experiences:1




1. Studies used Vscan probe which is equivalent to the sector probe and the deep scanning transducer on dual probe.

Support

Support – at your fingertips

GE offers on-line tools to help you get started in using your Vscan Extend device – including clinical reference tools and product support material.

Product Support Tools

Below you will find information to help you learn the basic functionality, knobology and general maintenance so you can immediately begin using your Vscan Extend device.

 



Activation

Product activation for Vscan Extend owners

Before you begin the process of activating a Vscan device or gateway software, please locate the "Vscan Extend Getting Started" guide. This double-sided quick reference guide can be found in a white envelope in the box that contained your Vscan product.

After locating the "Vscan Extend" guide, please follow the initial steps for activation.  

Download the Product Activation Instructions

Fill out the Activation Form

Apps

Vscan Extend™ Apps1

With Vscan Extend, it is possible to leverage the cloud to personalize the device through the GE app ecosystem.
Apps are hosted in the GE Marketplace, which is accessible through your device over the internet.



 


Bladder Volume

 
Customers have asked for the ability to perform urinary bladder volume calculations. And that is now possible with Vscan Extend.

 
Imagine ...

  • a volume calculation tool that is available any time during a scan
  • a tool that suggests the caliper placement based on the real-time image
  • a flexible tool where the standard views can be switched at anytime
  • a tool that produces a urinary bladder volume calculation



Features ...

  • Measurement activated like traditional workflow
  • Algorithm suggests caliper placement based on widest volume
  • Calipers can be manually adjusted
  • Views can be switched at anytime

 











Lung protocol

Systematic lung evaluation can be cumbersome without tools.

 

Imagine a tool that ...

  • Automatically activates your scanning preset
  • Navigates users through a systematic lung ultrasound exam
  • Flexible to go forward or backward at anytime during the examination
  • Annotates each image acquired during the lung examination
  • Users have the ability to configurate the lung protocols to their needs
  • Enables users to create a report that is stored with the exam










1. Valid for systems with Wi-Fi configurations.