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GE Vscan Extend Dual Probe ultrasound review

Is the GE Vscan Extend Dual Probe Right for You? A Video Review


I hate to say not to expect too much. But for the price, size, and performance… the Vscan has a place in this market and physicians like it, too.

Comparing the Chison SonoBook 9 and SonoSite Edge ultrasound machines

SonoSite Edge vs SonoBook 9: A Portable Ultrasound Comparison


On a Spec Sheet, these two industry leaders appear to attract the same type of buyer. On closer look, there are a lot of things that differentiate the key markets for these two ultrasound machines.

SonoSite M-Turbo vs Chison EBit 50

Comparing the SonoSite M-Turbo to Chison EBit 50


In a crowded and competitive price range, two systems stand out as great options for a reasonably priced ultrasound machine. These two can perform a wide variety of functions and are very practical. Which one is best for you?

DICOM and Network setup on the GE Vivid iq Ultrasound Training

DICOM Setup on the Vivid iq: Training Part 7


DICOM setup can be difficult on simple machines… and the Vivid iq is anything but simple. This video will walk you through, step-by-step, in setting up DICOM on your Vivid iq successfully.

GE Vivid iq Training Part 6 Setup and Cusomization

System Setup and Customization on the GE Vivid iq: Training Part 6


In this part of our video training I cover all the various screens and pages with explanations of the more important system setup features. The Vivid iq setup can be as complicated as you choose. While some prefer the system defaults, your workflow can be changed to work with your preferences.

Image Review, Export, and Report training on the GE Vivid iq

GE Vivid iq Image Review, Export, and Reports: Training Part 5


The GE Vivid iq can export images to USB, Network, and DICOM/PACS. This video covers reviewing images, comparing images, creating a report and exporting. The Vivid iq is best used for exporting to the DICOM format.

TVI, Strain, Doppler Modes on the Vivid iq training

Doppler Modes, TVI, and Strain Training on the GE Vivid iq: Training Part 4


Part 4 of our Vivid iq training shows how to use Doppler, as well as how to activate the various advanced quantification packages. As the most powerful cardiovascular machine on the market, the Vivid iq has many features that can be accessed and used in your studies.

GE Vivid iq calc packages and annotations training

GE Vivid iq Measurements and Annotations: Training Part 3


With no keyboard, making measurements and annotations on the Vivid iq takes a different workflow than on traditional portable cardiovascular machines. Learn how to use the trackpad and touchscreen to become more efficient in your exams.

Image Optimization with GE Vivid iq

2D Imaging with the Vivid iq: Training Part 2


The swipes, gestures and hidden menus are an important part of optimizing the image on the GE Vivid iq. The second part of this series teaches you how to best use the many options for using the GE Vivid iq.

GE Vivid iq portable ultrasound training videos

GE Vivid iq Ultrasound Training Part 1


As a complete redesign over the GE Vivid series of portable ultrasounds, the GE Vivid iq requires a rethinking of approaching cardiovascular ultrasound scanning. Here you’ll learn about the interface, where to find common functions, and how to best use the system.