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  • Your foundation for extraordinary vision.

    The Voluson® E6 is the entry-level system in the Expert Series, providing exceptional image quality in a smart system designed to help meet your daily needs.

    Built on the powerful Expert Series platform, the Voluson E6 combines advanced 2D and 3D probe technology plus innovative hardware and software architecture. Every component works together—processing multiple data points simultaneously in real-time to help deliver exceptional images. The Voluson E6 enables you to see clearly at early stages.

    Image Quality

    View extraordinary Voluson image quality in these fetal and gynecology images.

    Advanced Gynecology

    Voluson ultrasound advancements help improve visualization in in Women’s Health studies

    Fetal Cardiac Assessment

    Voluson advanced fetal heart tools help enhance visualization of fetal heart anatomy.

    Volume Imaging

    Voluson volume ultrasound technologies help you achieve a more complete examination and help you evaluate data in any plane

  • Next generation image quality tools

    2D image quality enhancement tools

    • Advanced Speckle Reduction Imaging (SRI)—helps heighten the visibility of organs and lesions with high-definition contrast resolution that suppresses speckle artifact while maintaining true tissue architecture.
    • CrossXBeamCRI™—helps enhance tissue and border differentiation with an innovative, real-time spatial compounding acquisition and processing technique.
    • HD-Flow™—uses a bi-directional Doppler feature to help achieve a sensitive vascular study and helps reduce overwriting
    • Focus and Frequency Composite (FFC)—provides for both penetration and resolution benefits by allowing simultaneous transmit frequencies—high frequencies in the near-field together with low frequencies in the far-field.
    • Coded excitation—uses GE’s innovative coded technology to allow high frequencies to penetrate deep into the body for exellent resolution on technically difficult patients.
    • Pulse inversion (harmonics)—utilizes 2 pulses to create an image, each an inverse of the other, cancelling out noise to help produce a clean image.

    Volume imaging

    The Voluson E6 system just keeps improving, as next generation Volume ultrasound technologies continue to migrate through the Voluson family, including:

    • Advanced software architecture—helps improve your confidence in 3/4D imaging capabilities with advanced technology.
    • New Dynamic Rendering Engine—3D rendering at the speed your busy practice demands. The harmonization between the Voluson platform, Dynamic Rendering Engine and innovative probes helps give you extraordinary image quality and seamless operation. The ability to acquire images in mere seconds at the touch of a button—that’s efficiency your entire imaging staff will appreciate.
    • Advanced Volume Contrast Imaging (VCI) with OmniView—Diagnostic confidence in sonography requires the ability to differentiate irregular shapes with precision. This tool can help improve contrast resolution and visualization of the rendered anatomy with clarity in any image plane.
    • STIC (Spatio-Temporal Image Correlation)—A technology that was pioneered by Voluson engineers. STIC captures a full virtual fetal heart cycle in real time, and the volume can be saved for off-line analysis.

    Probe technology

    Enhance your views and help improve image quality with our wide range of 2D and 3D Voluson probes, optimized for OB/GYN applications and designed for easy imaging. All Voluson E-series probes are equipped with pinless connectors and incorporate innovative wide band-width technology. Additionally, the Voluson E-series supports Acoustic Amplifier technology, allowing for the recapture and reuse of unused signal data to help improve sensitivity, axial resolution and penetration.

    • New RAB6D ultra-light volume—Fatigue can be a thing of the past with this next generation volume probe that is 40% lighter than the previous version. Its ergonomic design provides outstanding image quality in 2D and 3/4D, features a thin flexible cable and sits comfortably in the operator’s hand.
    • C1-5-D—Image confidently with deep penetration even when scanning large patient.
    • New C4-8-D—with its high frequency and small footprint, this probe helps provide exceptional high resolution obstetrical images during each trimester.
    • RIC5-9-D transvaginal—equipped with wide sector technology (2D) and 120° volume angle (3D/4D), enabling you to see more anatomical information displayed in a single image or volume.
    • 9L-D linear—helps provide high-quality images in the first trimester.
    • 11L-D linear—high frequency linear transducer designed for breast and other small parts imaging.
    • 3Sp-D-sector probe for your shared service imaging needs. Adding cardiac imaging capabilities can help expand the use of your Voluson E6.
  • With its ergonomic design, semi-automatic scanning and information management tools, the Voluson E6 can be a valuable partner in helping increase workflow efficiency.

     

    Streamline everyday workflow

    • Touch screen—The user interface helps enhance workflow speed by eliminating keystrokes and displaying critical functions prominently.
    • New PDF export capabilities—Export report data in PDF format with just the push of a button.
    • Virtual Rescan—The system captures raw data with every exam, enabling a virtual rescan of the patient at any time after the study, on the system or at a remote ViewPoint workstation. Learn more about ViewPoint
    • Anatomical M-Mode (AMM)—Apply M-Mode to two separate areas of the fetal heart to help assess arrhythmias—either while scanning real-time or from a stored clip.
    • Scan Assistant—Customizable and user-friendly tool that helps improve quality assurance, increase exam consistency, and enhance productivity.

    Streamlined archiving & reporting

    • DICOM™—compliant and compatible with many electronic medical record systems
    • ViewPoint—this reporting and image management system enables clinician to create electronic reports that include images and charts, enhancing archiving and physician communication. ViewPoint also enables volume manipulation with 4DView option, and ultrasound data importation to your medical record keeping. Learn more about ViewPoint

    Automation for specialized exams

    Voluson E6 features advanced tools to help improve reproducibility and efficiency of obstetric and gynaecologic exams, including:

    • SonoNT (Sonography-based Nuchal Translucency)—this semi-automated tool helps reduce inter-and-intra observer variability that comes with manual measurements and can help achieve reliable and reproducible results.
    • SonoAVC™general (Sonography-based Automatic Volume Count general
    • SonoAVC™ follicle (Sonography-based Automatic Volume Count follicle)—semi-automatically calculates the number and volume of hypoechoic structures from a 3D ovarian volume. Helps improve efficiency and workflow of follicular assessment.
    • SonoVCAD™ heart (Sonography-based Volume Computer Aided Display heart)—assists in generating views of a fetal heart from a four-chamber view and complies with the recommended standard examination of the fetal heart.
    • SonoVCADlabor (Sonography-based Volume Computer Aided Display labor)—allows you to confidently measure fetal head progression, rotation and direction while automatically documenting the labor procedure with objective ultrasound and manual data in one easy report.
  • The powerful Voluson E6 is your cornerstone for the future. It’s designed specifically to give you the exceptional vision you need today so you have the flexibility to meet your needs tomorrow. This versatile system delivers expandable capabilities to grow with your practice.


    Early first trimester evaluations

    • New RAB6D ultra-light volume probe – fatigue can be a thing of the past with this next generation volume probe that is 40% lighter than the previous version. Its ergonomic design proved outstanding image quality in 2D and 3/4D, features a thin flexible cable and sits comfortably in the operator’s hand.
    • New C4-8 D probe – high frequency and small footprint helps provide exceptional high resolution obstetrical images during each trimester.
    • 9L-D linear probe – helps provide high-quality images in the first trimester.
    • SonoNT (Sonography-based Nuchal Translucency) – this semi-automated tool helps reduce inter-and-intravariability that comes with manual measurements and can help achieve reliable and reproducible results
    • Advanced Volume Contrast Imaging (VCI) with OmniView – Diagnostic confidence in sonography requires the ability to differentiate irregular shapes with precision. This tool can help improve contrast resolution and visualization of the rendered anatomy with clarity in any image plane.
    • HD-Zoom – helps to localize regions of interest for closer study.
    • TUI (Tomographic Ultrasound Imaging) – analysis and documentation of dynamic studies is made easier with a simultaneous view of multiple parallel slices of volume data set.

    2nd & 3rd trimester

    • New RAB6D ultra-light volume probe – fatigue can be a thing of the past with this next generation volume probe that is 40% lighter than the previous version. Its ergonomic design proved outstanding image quality in 2D and 3/4D, features a thin flexible cable and sits comfortably in the operator’s hand.
    • New C4-8 probe – high frequency and small footprint helps provide exceptional high resolution obstetrical images during each trimester.
    • New Dynamic Rendering Engine – It is 3D rendering at the speed your busy practice demands. The harmonization between the Voluson platform, Dynamic Rendering Engine and innovative probes helps give you extraordinary image quality and seamless operation. The ability to acquire images in mere seconds at the touch of a button – that’s efficiency your entire imaging staff will appreciate.
    • Advanced Volume Contrast Imaging (VCI) with OmniView – Diagnostic confidence in sonography requires the ability to differentiate irregular shapes with precision. This tool can help improve contrast resolution and visualization of the rendered anatomy with clarity in any image plane.
    • C1-5D probe – image confidently with deep penetration even when scanning your largest patients.
    • HD-Flow – uses a bi-directional Doppler feature to help achieve a more sensitive vascular study and reduce overwriting.

    Fetal cardiac assessment

    • New RAB6D ultra-light volume probe – fatigue can be a thing of the past with this next generation volume probe that is 40% lighter than the previous version. Its ergonomic design proved outstanding image quality in 2D and 3/4D, features a thin flexible cable and sits comfortably in the operator’s hand.
    • HD-Flow – uses a bi-directional Doppler feature to help achieve a more sensitive vascular study and reduce overwriting.
    • STIC (Spatio-Temporal Image Correlation) – A technology that was pioneered by Voluson engineers. STIC captures a full virtual fetal heart cycle in real time, and the volume can be saved for off-line analysis.
    • Anatomical M-Mode (AMM) – Apply M-Mode to two separate areas of the fetal heart to help assess arrhythmias and cardiac measurements – either while scanning real-time or from a stored clip.
    • SonoVCADheart (Sonography-based Volume Computer Aided Display heart) – assists in generating views of a fetal heart from a four-chamber view and complies with the recommended standard examination exams of the fetal heart.

    Tools for GYN studies

    • RIC5-9-D transvaginal probe – equipped with wide sector technology (2D) and 120° volume angle (3D/4D), enabling you to see more anatomical information displayed in a single image or volume.
    • Advanced speckle reduction imaging (SRI) – this enhanced imaging algorithm helps heighten the visibility of organs and lesions with high-definition contrast resolution that suppresses speckle artifact while maintaining true tissue architecture.
    • CrossXBeamCRI – enhances tissue and border differentiation with an innovative, real-time spatial compounding acquisition and processing technique.
    • HD-Flow – uses a bi-directional Doppler feature to archive a more sensitive vascular study and reduce overwriting.
    • Coded contrast Imaging – allows for the detection of a contrast agent inside tissue to help enhance visualization and increase diagnostic confidence. (not available in all countries)
    • 3D HyCoSy (Hysterosalpingo Contrast Sonography) – An exciting tool that helps expand your in-office capabilities, facilitating gynecological exams with a new, non-ionizing procedure for tubal patency assessment with 3D display of fallopian tubes. (not available in all countries)
    • Elastography – a highly sensitive tool for women’s healthcare to help with early evaluation and classification of masses based on their elasticity properties. Available both on the linear and endocavitary probes.
    • Advanced Volume Contrast Imaging (VCI) with OmniView – Diagnostic confidence in sonography requires the ability to differentiate irregular shapes with precision. This tool can help improve contrast resolution and visualization of the rendered anatomy with clarity in any image plane.
    • SonoAVCfollicle (Sonography-based Automatic Volume Count follicle) – semi-automatically calculates the number and volume of hypoechoic structures from a 3D ovarian volume. Helps improve efficiency and workflow of follicular assessment.
  • Voluson Expert Series system design helps enhance both comfort and workflow efficiency.

    Arm articulates

    • fully articulating arm enables monitor to move independent of console

    Fully adjustable console

    • Console height adjusts electronically to clinician preference for an ergonomically correct neutral position
    • Console ‘floats’ and locks easily into place

    Advanced Portability

    • One of the lightest and smallest premium consoles available
    • Front and rear handles help make the system easy to move
    • Four-wheel swivel with steer and lock

    19” high resolution flat screen monitor

    • Large flat screen monitor design helps reduce eye fatigue
    • Large ultrasound image size and picture helps increase image clarity
    • Large clipboard size helps improve visibility and clarity

    Enhanced user interface

    • Intuitive user interface helps reduce keystrokes and manipulations
    • Separate 3D and 4D buttons enables fewer keystrokes
    • 3D manipulations from either trackball or rotation knobs

    Ergonomically designed probes

    • Designed for easy imaging—simply place and scan
    • RAB6-D is a light weight probe, 40% lighter than previous version, and fits comfortably in the user’s hand

    Note: All comparisons based upon GE conventional ultrasound versus GE ultrasound featuring the above referenced technologies.