Tuesday, December 1, 2009

GE Healthcare Announces LOGIQ E9 Ultrasound System Expanded Application

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – November 29, 2009 – GE Healthcare, a $17 billion unit of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), announced new breakthrough technologies at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting in Chicago, Ill.

The LOGIQ® E9 general imaging ultrasound system Breakthrough 2010 expands its capabilities with 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 Brian McEathron, GE Healthcare General Manager, General Imaging Ultrasound.

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.

source: GE Healthcare

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