Specifications and systems comparison
  • Imaging Modes

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    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    • B
    • B+B
    • 4B
    • B+M
    • M
    • B-steer for linear probes
    • Compound for linear and convex probes
    • Virtual convex for linear probes
    • Expanded view angle for convex probes
    • Color Doppler (CFM)
    • Inverted Tissue Harmonic Imaging (ITHI)
    • Tissue Harmonic Imaging (THI)
    • Parallel beam forming
    • RF data access thru SDK library
    • B
    • B+B
    • 4B
    • B+M
    • M
    • B-steer for linear probes
    • Compound for linear probes
    • Trapezoid for linear probes
    • Color Doppler (CFM)
    • Power Doppler (PDI)
    • Directional Power Doppler (DPDI)
    • Pulsed Wave Doppler (PWD)
    • Continuous Wave (CW)
    • B+PWD (Duplex)
    • B+CFM/PDI/DPDI+PWD (Triplex)
    • Tissue Harmonic Imaging (THI)
    • B
    • B+B
    • 4B
    • B+M
    • M
    • B-steer for 40mm or less linear probes
    • Compound for 40mm or less linear probes
    • Trapezoid for 40mm or less linear probes
    • B
    • B+B
    • 4B
    • B+M
    • M
    • B-steer for 40mm or less linear probes
    • Compound + Trapezoid for 40mm or less linear probes
    • Color Doppler (CFM)
    • Power Doppler (PDI)
    • Directional Power Doppler (DPDI)
    • Pulsed Wave Doppler (PWD)
    • B+PWD (Duplex)
    • B+CFM/PDI/DPDI+PWD (Triplex)
    • High Pulse Repetition Frequency (HPRF)
    • Tissue Harmonic Imaging (THI), for 3.5 MHz central frequency probes
  • Display Perfomance

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    • ultrasound image size: automatically adjustable to screen resolution
    • gray scale: 256
    • color scale: 256 (scanners with Color Doppler mode)
    • full screen and window modes
    • full motion and full size real-time ultrasound imaging, up to 200 fps (depends on scanner model, selected scan depth, scan angle, focus mode, High Line Density setting, computer speed)
    • cineloop recording/play: several thousands frames (depends on computer memory size and scan mode)
    • zoom mode: from 60% to 600% in all modes (Scan, Freeze, B, B+B, 4B, Doppler modes, M-zoom, cine and etc.)
    • viewing area variable for frame rate maximizing: 6 steps
    • thumbnail mode: up to 32 images
    • "Freeze" mode
    • "Auto Freeze" mode
  • Scanning Methods

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    • electronic linear
    • electronic convex
    • electronic microconvex
    • scanning depth:
    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    2-30 cm
    2-30 cm
    2-31 cm
    2-30 cm
    • phased array probe support:
    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    yes
    yes
    no
    no
  • Transducers

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    • multifrequency
    • automatic transducer recognition
    • supported frequencies:
    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    from 1,5 MHz to 18,0 MHz
    from 1,5 MHz to 18,0 MHz
    from 2,0 MHz to 15,0 MHz
    from 2,0 MHz to 15,0 MHz
  • Color Doppler (CFM/PDI/DPDI)

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    • PRF variable:
    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    0.5-10 kHz
    0.5-10 kHz
    NA
    0.5-10 kHz
    • angle steering for linear transducers:
    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    up to ±25°
    up to ±25°
    NA
    ±10°
    • other parameters:
    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    • gain control: 40 dB
    • wall filter settings: 3 steps (5%, 10%, 15% PRF)
    • real-time spatial filter: 4 values
    • CFM palette: 10 maps
    • B/Color priority control
    • color threshold control
    • CFM baseline control
    • Doppler frequency selection: 2 or 3 frequencies / each transducer
    • color frame averaging: 8 values
    • Transparent Color Mapping (TCM): 10 values
    • gain control: 45 dB
    • wall filter settings: 3 steps (5%, 10%, 15% PRF)
    • real-time spatial filter: 4 values
    • CFM palette: 10 maps
    • PDI palette: 12 maps
    • B/Color priority control
    • color threshold control
    • CFM baseline control
    • Doppler frequency selection: 2 frequencies / each transducer
    • color frame averaging: 8 values
    • Transparent Color Mapping (TCM): 10 values
    NA
    • gain control: 42 dB
    • wall filter settings: 3 steps (5%, 10%, 15% PRF)
    • real-time spatial filter: 4 values
    • CFM palette: 10 maps
    • PDI palette: 12 maps
    • B/Color priority control
    • color threshold control
    • CFM baseline control
    • Doppler frequency selection: 2 frequencies / each transducer
    • color frame averaging: 8 values
    • Transparent Color Mapping (TCM): 10 values
  • Pulsed Wave Doppler (PWD)

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    • PRF variable:
    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    NA
    1-20 kHz
    NA
    1-15 kHz
    • wall filter settings:
    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    NA
    all filter settings: 3 steps (5%, 10%, 15% PRF)
    NA
    all filter settings: 3 steps (5%, 10%, 15% PRF)
  • Focusing

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    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    • transmit: variable, 8 zones
    • receive: point to point, dynamic
    • transmit: variable, 8 zones
    • receive: point to point, dynamic
    • transmit: variable, 8 zones
    • receive: point to point, dynamic
    • transmit: variable, 8 zones
    • receive: variable, 8 zones
  • Automatic Image Optimization

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    • single click auto adjustment:
    ArtUs
    SmartUs
    MicrUs
    ClarUs
    NA
    • B-image:
    • gain
    • dynamic range
    • TGC sliders
    • Color Doppler:
    • CFM/PDI/DPDI gain
    • B-image:
    • gain
    • dynamic range
    • TGC sliders
    • B-image:
    • gain
    • dynamic range
    • TGC sliders
    • Color Doppler:
    • CFM/PDI/DPDI gain
    • Pulsed Waved Doppler:
    • baseline position
    • invert
    • PRF
  • Processings

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    • High Line Density scan mode for better resolution
    • TGC Control
    • dynamic range
    • overall gain control
    • M - mode sweep speed control
    • acoustic power control
    • variable frame averaging
    • brightness, contrast
    • advanced gamma control, fixed and custom curves
    • scan direction, rotation, up-down controls
    • negative / positive control
    • bi-linear interpolation
    • echo enhancement control
    • noise rejection function
    • speckle reduction and structure improvement PureView, NeatView, QuickView
  • DICOM

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    • Verification SCU
    • Modality Worklist (MWL) SCU
    • Modality Performed Procedure Step (MPPS) SCU
    • Store SCU (images, cines)
    • Print SCU (grayscale, color)
    For more information see Echo Wave II Software DICOM Conformance Statement
  • Functions

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    • mouse / trackball / keyboard operation
    • image and video save / load:
    • AVI
    • JPG
    • BMP
    • PNG
    • TIF
    • XLSX
    • DCM (DICOM uncompressed)
    • DCM (DICOM-JPEG RGB/YBR)
    • DCM (DICOM-JPEG RGB/YBR Video)
    • TPD (Telemed Picture Data)
    • TVD (Telemed Video Data)
    • unlimited programmable presets for clinically specific imaging
    • anatomical icons with transducer position indicator
    • direct e-mail sending with image or video attachment via Internet
    • DICOM file push to server
    • printing on system printer
    • TV output via computer display adapter
    • multi-monitor support
    • full screen and window mode
    • LB-2 keyboard (optional) support
  • Interface Customization

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    • the set of predefined skin schemes for software interface
    • the set of predefined buttons images
    • multilanguage support, languages:
    • Chinese
    • English
    • French
    • German
    • Italian
    • Korean
    • Lithuanian
    • Magyar
    • Polish
    • Romanian
    • Russian
    • Spanish
    • B+M, B+PW/CW layout position, size
    • ultrasound area size
    • font size
  • General Measurements and Calculations, choose system below

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    ArtUs, MicrUs
    SmartUs
    ClarUs
    • B and Color Doppler (ArtUs) mode general measurements and calculations
    • Distance
    • Length (method: 1 trace)
    • Area, Circumference (methods: 1 ellipse, 1 trace, 1 distance)
    • Volume (methods: 1 distance, 2 distances, 3 distances, 1 ellipse)
    • Angle (methods: 2 distances, 3 distances)
    • Stenosis % (methods: 2 distances, 2 ellipse or trace areas)
    • A/B Ratio (methods: 2 distances, 2 ellipse or trace areas, 2 ellipse or trace circumferences)
    • M mode general measurements and calculations
    • Distance, Time, Velocity
    • Heart Rate (methods: 1 beat, 2 beats)
    • Stenosis % (method: 2 distances)
    • A/B Ratio (methods: 2 distances, 2 times, 2 velocities)
    • B and Color Doppler mode general measurements and calculations
    • Distance
    • Length (method: 1 trace)
    • Area, Circumference (methods: 1 ellipse, 1 trace, 1 distance)
    • Volume (methods: 1 distance, 2 distances, 3 distances, 1 ellipse)
    • Angle (methods: 2 distances, 3 distances)
    • Stenosis % (methods: 2 distances, 2 ellipse or trace areas)
    • A/B Ratio (methods: 2 distances, 2 ellipse or trace areas, 2 ellipse or trace circumferences)
    • M mode general measurements and calculations
    • Distance, Time, Velocity
    • Heart Rate (methods: 1 beat, 2 beats)
    • Stenosis % (method: 2 distances)
    • A/B Ratio (methods: 2 distances, 2 times, 2 velocities)
    • PW/CW mode general measurements and calculations
    • One-point PW/CW measurements and calculations:
    • Velocity
    • Pressure Gradient (PG)
    • Two-points PW/CW measurements and calculations:
    • Velocities difference
    • Pressure Gradients (PG) difference
    • Time interval
    • Acceleration
    • Resistivity Index (RI)
    • Heart Rate (methods: 1 beat, 2 beats)
    • Velocity minimum and maximum
    • Pressure Gradient (PG) minimum and maximum
    • Trace-based PW/CW measurements and calculations:
    • Trace Time
    • Trace Velocity min, max, mean
    • Trace Pressure Gradient (PG) min, max, mean
    • Velocity Time Integral (VTI)
    • Pulsatility Index (PI)
    • A/B Ratios of one-point PW/CW measurements:
    • Velocities A/B Ratio
    • Pressure Gradients (PG) A/B Ratio
    • A/B Ratios of two-point PW/CW measurements:
    • Velocity differences A/B Ratio
    • Pressure Gradient (PG) differences A/B Ratio
    • Time differences A/B Ratio
    • Accelerations A/B Ratio
    • Resistivity Indexes A/B Ratio
    • A/B Ratios of trace-based PW/CW measurements:
    • Velocity means A/B Ratio
    • Pressure Gradient (PG) means A/B Ratio
    • Pulsatility Indexes A/B Ratio
    • Velocity Time Integrals A/B Ratio
    • B and Color Doppler mode general measurements and calculations:
    • Distance
    • Length (method: 1 trace)
    • Area, Circumference (methods: 1 ellipse, 1 trace, 1 distance)
    • Volume (methods: 1 distance, 2 distances, 3 distances, 1 ellipse)
    • Angle (methods: 2 distances, 3 distances)
    • Stenosis % (methods: 2 distances, 2 ellipse or trace areas)
    • A/B Ratio (methods: 2 distances, 2 ellipse or trace areas, 2 ellipse or trace circumferences)
    • M mode general measurements and calculations:
    • Distance, Time, Velocity
    • Heart Rate (methods: 1 beat, 2 beats)
    • Stenosis % (method: 2 distances)
    • A/B Ratio (methods: 2 distances, 2 times, 2 velocities)
    • PW mode general measurements and calculations
    • One-point PW measurements and calculations:
    • Velocity
    • Pressure Gradient (PG)
    • Two-points PW measurements and calculations:
    • Velocities difference
    • Pressure Gradients (PG) difference
    • Time interval
    • Acceleration
    • Resistivity Index (RI)
    • Heart Rate (methods: 1 beat, 2 beats)
    • Velocity minimum and maximum
    • Pressure Gradient (PG) minimum and maximum
    • Trace-based PW measurements and calculations:
    • Trace Time
    • Trace Velocity min, max, mean
    • Trace Pressure Gradient (PG) min, max, mean
    • Velocity Time Integral (VTI)
    • Pulsatility Index (PI)
    • A/B Ratios of one-point PW measurements:
    • Velocities A/B Ratio
    • Pressure Gradients (PG) A/B Ratio
    • A/B Ratios of two-point PW measurements:
    • Velocity differences A/B Ratio
    • Pressure Gradient (PG) differences A/B Ratio
    • Time differences A/B Ratio
    • Accelerations A/B Ratio
    • Resistivity Indexes A/B Ratio
    • A/B Ratios of trace-based PW measurements:
    • Velocity means A/B Ratio
    • Pressure Gradient (PG) means A/B Ratio
    • Pulsatility Indexes A/B Ratio
    • Velocity Time Integrals A/B Ratio
  • PW/CW mode Human Cardiology Measurements and Calculations

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    SmartUs
    ClarUs
    none
    • Left Ventricle: LVOT Diam, LVOT VTI, LVOT Vmax, SV (Stroke Volume), SI (Stroke Volume Index), CO (Cardiac Output), CI (Cardiac Index), dP:dt (Delta Pressure : Delta Time), MPI (Left Ventricle Myocardial Performance Index)
    • Mitral Valve: MVA(PHT) (Mitral Valve Area using Pressure Half Time), MVA using Continuity Equation (LVOT Diam, MV VTI; LVOT Diam, MV Vmax), dP:dt, E/A ratio
    • Aortic Valve: AVA (Aortic Valve Area) using Continuity Equation (LVOT Diam, AV VTI; LVOT Diam, AV Vmax), AVI (Aortic Valve Index), DPI (Dimensionless Performance Index), AV PHT (Aortic Valve Pressure Half Time)
    • Right Ventricle: RVOT Diam, RVOT VTI, RVOT Vmax, dP:dt, RV MPI (Right Ventricle Myocardial Performance Index), MPAP (Mean Pulmonary Artery Pressure)
    • Tricuspid Valve: TVA (Tricuspid Valve Area) using Continuity Equation (RVOT Diam, TV VTI; RVOT Diam, TV Vmax); TV E/A ratio, TV PHT
    • Pulmonic Valve: PVA (Pulmonic Valve Area) using Continuity Equation (RVOT Diam, PV VTI; RVOT Diam, PV Vmax), PVI (Pulmonic Valve Index), DPI (Dimensionless Performance Index), PV PHT (Pulmonic Valve Pressure Half Time)
    • Pulmonary Vein; Hepatic Vein
    • Shunts: Qp:Qs (Pulmonary-Systemic Flow Ratio)
    • Proximal Isovelocity Surface Area (PISA) method for mitral, aortic, tricuspid and pulmonary regurgitation: RFlow (Regurgitant Flow), EROA (Effective Regurgitant Orifice Area), RVol (Regurgitant Volume)
    • Left Ventricle: LVOT Diam, LVOT VTI, LVOT Vmax, SV (Stroke Volume), SI (Stroke Volume Index), CO (Cardiac Output), CI (Cardiac Index), dP:dt (Delta Pressure : Delta Time), MPI (Left Ventricle Myocardial Performance Index)
    • Mitral Valve: MVA(PHT) (Mitral Valve Area using Pressure Half Time), MVA using Continuity Equation (LVOT Diam, MV VTI; LVOT Diam, MV Vmax), dP:dt, E/A ratio
    • Aortic Valve: AVA (Aortic Valve Area) using Continuity Equation (LVOT Diam, AV VTI; LVOT Diam, AV Vmax), AVI (Aortic Valve Index), DPI (Dimensionless Performance Index), AV PHT (Aortic Valve Pressure Half Time)
    • Right Ventricle: RVOT Diam, RVOT VTI, RVOT Vmax, dP:dt, RV MPI (Right Ventricle Myocardial Performance Index), MPAP (Mean Pulmonary Artery Pressure)
    • Tricuspid Valve: TVA (Tricuspid Valve Area) using Continuity Equation (RVOT Diam, TV VTI; RVOT Diam, TV Vmax); TV E/A ratio, TV PHT
    • Pulmonic Valve: PVA (Pulmonic Valve Area) using Continuity Equation (RVOT Diam, PV VTI; RVOT Diam, PV Vmax), PVI (Pulmonic Valve Index), DPI (Dimensionless Performance Index), PV PHT (Pulmonic Valve Pressure Half Time)
    • Pulmonary Vein; Hepatic Vein
    • Shunts: Qp:Qs (Pulmonary-Systemic Flow Ratio)
  • Human Measurements and Calculations Packages

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    ArtUs, MicrUs
    SmartUs
    ClarUs
    • Human General
    • Measurements: the same as general measurements of different modes (B, M)
    • Calculations: BSA via Height and Weight, BSA via Weight
    • Human Musculoskeletal
    • Hip Angles (α, β), Femoral Head Coverage (FHC)
    • Human Obstetrics / Gynecology (OB / GYN)
    • Measurements: LMP (entered or from calendar), AC, BPD, FL, HC, FTA, AAPD, ATD, TAPD, TTD, CRL, GS, HL, TL, UL, OFD, BOD, Cereb, Clav, Rad, AFI, FHR, NT
    • Estimated date of birth (EDD) calculations: EDD(LMP), EDD(GA), EDD(AUA)
    • Ratios: FL / AC, FL / HC, FL / BPD, HC / AC, CI
    • Estimated Fetal Weight (EFW) calculations: EFW(AC), EFW(AC,BPD), EFW(AC,FL), EFW(AC,HC), EFW(AC,HC,BPD), EFW(FL), EFW(AC,FL,HC), EFW(AC,BPD,FL), EFW(AC,BPD,FL,HC), EFW(BPD,FL,FTA), EFW(BPD,ATD), EFW(BPD,TTD), EFW(BPD,TAPD,TTD), EFW(BPD,FL,TAPD,TTD)
    • Selected EFW values are used for calculation of Average EFW
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(AC), GA(BPD), GA(CRL), GA(FL), GA(GS), GA(HC), GA(HL), GA(OFD), GA(TL), GA(UL), GA(HC/AC), GA(FTA),GA(ATD), GA(TAPD), GA(TTD), GA(BOD), GA(Cereb), GA(Clav)
    • Fetal Growth estimation (trending): AC(GA), BPD(GA), CRL(GA), FL(GA), GS(GA), HC(GA), HL(GA), OFD(GA), TL(GA), UL(GA), [FL/AC](GA), [FL/HC](GA), [HC/AC](GA), EFW(GA), AAPD(GA), ATD(GA), TAPD(GA), TTD(GA), BOD(GA), Cereb(GA), Rad(GA), Clav(GA), AFI(GA), FHR(GA), NT(CRL)
    • Selected Growth Tables are visualized as Fetal Growth Curves
    • Software supports unlimited number of user-defined Growth Tables
    • Human Gynecology (GYN)
    • Measurements: length, height, width of uterus, cervix, ovaries, renals, follicles
    • Calculations: volumes of uterus, cervix, ovaries, renals, follicles
    • Human Abdominal
    • Liver: Volume (CC, AP, LL diameters)
    • Gallbladder: Volume, Wall Thickness, Extrahepatic Bile Duct (EBD), Common Bile Duct (CBD), Common Hepatic Duct (CHD)
    • Pancreas: Head Diameter, Body Diameter, Tail Diameter, Pancreatic Duct Head, Pancreatic Duct Body
    • Spleen: Volume (length, width, thickness)
    • Gastrointestinal Tract: Appendix Wall Thickness, Appendix Diameter, Bowel Wall Thickness (at Stomach, Small Bowel, Large Bowel)
    • Urinary Bladder: Volume (length, height, width)
    • Right / Left Kidney: Volume (length, height, width), Pelvis Diameter
    • Human Urology
    • Measurements: length, height, width of kidneys, bladder, prostate, testes
    • Calculations: volumes of kidneys, bladder, prostate, testes; RUV (Residual Urine Volume); PSAD (PSA Density)
    • Human Endocrinology
    • Measurements: length, width, thickness of thyroid lobes
    • Calculations: volumes thyroid lobes; volume of thyroid
    • Human Vascular
    • Distance and area -based stenosis calculations at left (right) Subclavian, CCA (Common Carotid Artery), Bulb, ICA (Internal Carotid Artery), ECA (External Carotid Artery), Vertebral vessels at proximal, middle, distal locations
    • Human Cardiology
    • Software supports the following measurements of Left Ventricle, Aortic Valve, Left Atrial: IVSd (Interventricular Septal Thickness, diastole), LVIDd (Left Ventricle Internal Diameter, diastole), LVPWd (Left Ventricle Posterior Wall Thickness, diastole), AOd (Aortic Root Dimension, diastole), IVSs (Interventricular Septal Thickness, systole), LVIDs (Left Ventricle Internal Diameter, systole), LVPWs (Left Ventricle Posterior Wall Thickness, systole), LADs (Left Atrial Dimension, systole).
    • Calculations: HR (Heart Rate), BSA (Body surface Area), Left ventricle volume (methods: Cubed, Teichholz, Gibson, Simpson's LVAM-LVAP, Simpson's single plane, Simpson's biplane, Bullet, Ellipsoid single plane, Ellipsoid biplane), SV (Stroke Volume), SI (Stroke Volume Index), EF (Ejection Fraction), CO (Cardiac Output), CI (Cardiac Index), STIVS (Interventricular Shortening), FS (Fractional Shortening), STPW (Posterior Wall Shortening), LVM (Left Ventricle Cardiac Mass), CMI (Cardiac Mass Index), LA/AO Ratio
    • Human General
    • Measurements: the same as general measurements of different modes (B, M, PW/CW)
    • Calculations: BSA via Height and Weight, BSA via Weight
    • PW/CW mode calculations: HR, SV using Flow Area, SV using Flow Diameter, SI, CO, CI, Area calculation using Continuity Equation (methods: Area and VTI, Area and Velocity, Diameter and VTI, Diameter and Velocity, Velocity Ratio (S/D, D/S), dP:dt, Flow Volume (methods: Diameter, Area), PHT, MVA
    • Human Musculoskeletal
    • Hip Angles (α, β), Femoral Head Coverage (FHC)
    • Human Obstetrics / Gynecology (OB / GYN)
    • Measurements: LMP (entered or from calendar), AC, BPD, FL, HC, FTA, AAPD, ATD, TAPD, TTD, CRL, GS, HL, TL, UL, OFD, BOD, Cereb, Clav, Rad, AFI, FHR, NT
    • Doppler mode measurements: Umbilical Artery (UA): RI, PI, PSV, EDV; Middle Cerebral Artery (MCA): RI, PI, PSV; Ductus Arteriosus (DA): Diam, PSV; Main Pulmonary Artery (MPA): Diam, PSV; Uterine Artery (UtA): RI, PI
    • Doppler mode calculations: Umbilical Artery (UA): PSV/EDV; CPR
    • Estimated date of birth (EDD) calculations: EDD(LMP), EDD(GA), EDD(AUA)
    • Ratios: FL / AC, FL / HC, FL / BPD, HC / AC, CI
    • Estimated Fetal Weight (EFW) calculations: EFW(AC), EFW(AC,BPD), EFW(AC,FL), EFW(AC,HC), EFW(AC,HC,BPD), EFW(FL), EFW(AC,FL,HC), EFW(AC,BPD,FL), EFW(AC,BPD,FL,HC), EFW(BPD,FL,FTA), EFW(BPD,ATD), EFW(BPD,TTD), EFW(BPD,TAPD,TTD), EFW(BPD,FL,TAPD,TTD)
    • Selected EFW values are used for calculation of Average EFW
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(AC), GA(BPD), GA(CRL), GA(FL), GA(GS), GA(HC), GA(HL), GA(OFD), GA(TL), GA(UL), GA(HC/AC), GA(FTA),GA(ATD), GA(TAPD), GA(TTD), GA(BOD), GA(Cereb), GA(Clav)
    • Fetal Growth estimation (trending): AC(GA), BPD(GA), CRL(GA), FL(GA), GS(GA), HC(GA), HL(GA), OFD(GA), TL(GA), UL(GA), [FL/AC](GA), [FL/HC](GA), [HC/AC](GA), EFW(GA), AAPD(GA), ATD(GA), TAPD(GA), TTD(GA), BOD(GA), Cereb(GA), Rad(GA), Clav(GA), AFI(GA), FHR(GA), NT(CRL)
    • Doppler mode Fetal Growth estimation (trending): UA_RI(GA), UA_PI(GA), UA_RATIO_S_D(GA), MCA_RI(GA), MCA_PI(GA), MCA_PSV(GA), CPR(GA), DA_DIAM(GA), DA_PSV(GA), MPA_DIAM(GA), MPA_PSV(GA), UTA_RI(GA), UTA_PI(GA)
    • Selected Growth Tables are visualized as Fetal Growth Curves
    • Software supports unlimited number of user-defined Growth Tables
    • Human Gynecology (GYN)
    • Measurements: length, height, width of uterus, cervix, ovaries, renals, follicles
    • Calculations: volumes of uterus, cervix, ovaries, renals, follicles
    • Human Abdominal
    • Liver: Volume (CC, AP, LL diameters)
    • Gallbladder: Volume, Wall Thickness, Extrahepatic Bile Duct (EBD), Common Bile Duct (CBD), Common Hepatic Duct (CHD)
    • Pancreas: Head Diameter, Body Diameter, Tail Diameter, Pancreatic Duct Head, Pancreatic Duct Body
    • Spleen: Volume (length, width, thickness)
    • Gastrointestinal Tract: Appendix Wall Thickness, Appendix Diameter, Bowel Wall Thickness (at Stomach, Small Bowel, Large Bowel)
    • Urinary Bladder: Volume (length, height, width)
    • Right / Left Kidney: Volume (length, height, width), Pelvis Diameter
    • Human Urology
    • Measurements: length, height, width of kidneys, bladder, prostate, testes
    • Calculations: volumes of kidneys, bladder, prostate, testes; RUV (Residual Urine Volume); PSAD (PSA Density)
    • Human Endocrinology
    • Measurements: length, width, thickness of thyroid lobes
    • Calculations: volumes thyroid lobes; volume of thyroid
    • Human Vascular
    • Distance and area -based stenosis calculations at left (right) Subclavian, CCA (Common Carotid Artery), Bulb, ICA (Internal Carotid Artery), ECA (External Carotid Artery), Vertebral vessels at proximal, middle, distal locations
    • PSV/EDV (Peak Systole Velocity / End Diastole Velocity) ratios for each vessel and location
    • Ratios of velocities ICA PSV/CCA PSV, ICA EDV/CCA EDV, ICA PSV/CCA EDV, ECA PSV/CCA PSV, ECA EDV/CCA EDV, ECA PSV/CCA EDV at Rt. (Lt.) Prox. (Mid., Dist.) locations
    • Human Cardiology
    • Software supports the following measurements of Left Ventricle, Aortic Valve, Left Atrial: IVSd (Interventricular Septal Thickness, diastole), LVIDd (Left Ventricle Internal Diameter, diastole), LVPWd (Left Ventricle Posterior Wall Thickness, diastole), AOd (Aortic Root Dimension, diastole), IVSs (Interventricular Septal Thickness, systole), LVIDs (Left Ventricle Internal Diameter, systole), LVPWs (Left Ventricle Posterior Wall Thickness, systole), LADs (Left Atrial Dimension, systole).
    • Calculations: HR (Heart Rate), BSA (Body surface Area), Left ventricle volume (methods: Cubed, Teichholz, Gibson, Simpson's LVAM-LVAP, Simpson's single plane, Simpson's biplane, Bullet, Ellipsoid single plane, Ellipsoid biplane), SV (Stroke Volume), SI (Stroke Volume Index), EF (Ejection Fraction), CO (Cardiac Output), CI (Cardiac Index), STIVS (Interventricular Shortening), FS (Fractional Shortening), STPW (Posterior Wall Shortening), LVM (Left Ventricle Cardiac Mass), CMI (Cardiac Mass Index), LA/AO Ratio
    • Human General
    • Measurements: the same as general measurements of different modes (B, M, PW)
    • Calculations: BSA via Height and Weight, BSA via Weight
    • PW mode calculations: HR, SV using Flow Area, SV using Flow Diameter, SI, CO, CI, Area calculation using Continuity Equation (methods: Area and VTI, Area and Velocity, Diameter and VTI, Diameter and Velocity, Velocity Ratio (S/D, D/S), dP:dt, Flow Volume (methods: Diameter, Area), PHT, MVA
    • Human Musculoskeletal
    • Hip Angles (α, β), Femoral Head Coverage (FHC)
    • Human Obstetrics / Gynecology (OB / GYN)
    • Measurements: LMP (entered or from calendar), AC, BPD, FL, HC, FTA, AAPD, ATD, TAPD, TTD, CRL, GS, HL, TL, UL, OFD, BOD, Cereb, Clav, Rad, AFI, FHR, NT
    • Doppler mode measurements: Umbilical Artery (UA): RI, PI, PSV, EDV; Middle Cerebral Artery (MCA): RI, PI, PSV; Ductus Arteriosus (DA): Diam, PSV; Main Pulmonary Artery (MPA): Diam, PSV; Uterine Artery (UtA): RI, PI
    • Doppler mode calculations: Umbilical Artery (UA): PSV/EDV; CPR
    • Estimated date of birth (EDD) calculations: EDD(LMP), EDD(GA), EDD(AUA)
    • Ratios: FL / AC, FL / HC, FL / BPD, HC / AC, CI
    • Estimated Fetal Weight (EFW) calculations: EFW(AC), EFW(AC,BPD), EFW(AC,FL), EFW(AC,HC), EFW(AC,HC,BPD), EFW(FL), EFW(AC,FL,HC), EFW(AC,BPD,FL), EFW(AC,BPD,FL,HC), EFW(BPD,FL,FTA), EFW(BPD,ATD), EFW(BPD,TTD), EFW(BPD,TAPD,TTD), EFW(BPD,FL,TAPD,TTD)
    • Selected EFW values are used for calculation of Average EFW
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(AC), GA(BPD), GA(CRL), GA(FL), GA(GS), GA(HC), GA(HL), GA(OFD), GA(TL), GA(UL), GA(HC/AC), GA(FTA),GA(ATD), GA(TAPD), GA(TTD), GA(BOD), GA(Cereb), GA(Clav)
    • Fetal Growth estimation (trending): AC(GA), BPD(GA), CRL(GA), FL(GA), GS(GA), HC(GA), HL(GA), OFD(GA), TL(GA), UL(GA), [FL/AC](GA), [FL/HC](GA), [HC/AC](GA), EFW(GA), AAPD(GA), ATD(GA), TAPD(GA), TTD(GA), BOD(GA), Cereb(GA), Rad(GA), Clav(GA), AFI(GA), FHR(GA), NT(CRL)
    • Doppler mode Fetal Growth estimation (trending): UA_RI(GA), UA_PI(GA), UA_RATIO_S_D(GA), MCA_RI(GA), MCA_PI(GA), MCA_PSV(GA), CPR(GA), DA_DIAM(GA), DA_PSV(GA), MPA_DIAM(GA), MPA_PSV(GA), UTA_RI(GA), UTA_PI(GA)
    • Selected Growth Tables are visualized as Fetal Growth Curves
    • Software supports unlimited number of user-defined Growth Tables
    • Human Gynecology (GYN)
    • Measurements: length, height, width of uterus, cervix, ovaries, renals, follicles
    • Calculations: volumes of uterus, cervix, ovaries, renals, follicles
    • Human Abdominal
    • Liver: Volume (CC, AP, LL diameters)
    • Gallbladder: Volume, Wall Thickness, Extrahepatic Bile Duct (EBD), Common Bile Duct (CBD), Common Hepatic Duct (CHD)
    • Pancreas: Head Diameter, Body Diameter, Tail Diameter, Pancreatic Duct Head, Pancreatic Duct Body
    • Spleen: Volume (length, width, thickness)
    • Gastrointestinal Tract: Appendix Wall Thickness, Appendix Diameter, Bowel Wall Thickness (at Stomach, Small Bowel, Large Bowel)
    • Urinary Bladder: Volume (length, height, width)
    • Right / Left Kidney: Volume (length, height, width), Pelvis Diameter
    • Human Urology
    • Measurements: length, height, width of kidneys, bladder, prostate, testes
    • Calculations: volumes of kidneys, bladder, prostate, testes; RUV (Residual Urine Volume); PSAD (PSA Density)
    • Human Endocrinology
    • Measurements: length, width, thickness of thyroid lobes
    • Calculations: volumes thyroid lobes; volume of thyroid
    • Human Vascular
    • Distance and area -based stenosis calculations at left (right) Subclavian, CCA (Common Carotid Artery), Bulb, ICA (Internal Carotid Artery), ECA (External Carotid Artery), Vertebral vessels at proximal, middle, distal locations
    • PSV/EDV (Peak Systole Velocity / End Diastole Velocity) ratios for each vessel and location
    • Ratios of velocities ICA PSV/CCA PSV, ICA EDV/CCA EDV, ICA PSV/CCA EDV, ECA PSV/CCA PSV, ECA EDV/CCA EDV, ECA PSV/CCA EDV at Rt. (Lt.) Prox. (Mid., Dist.) locations
    • Human Cardiology
    • Software supports the following measurements of Left Ventricle, Aortic Valve, Left Atrial: IVSd (Interventricular Septal Thickness, diastole), LVIDd (Left Ventricle Internal Diameter, diastole), LVPWd (Left Ventricle Posterior Wall Thickness, diastole), AOd (Aortic Root Dimension, diastole), IVSs (Interventricular Septal Thickness, systole), LVIDs (Left Ventricle Internal Diameter, systole), LVPWs (Left Ventricle Posterior Wall Thickness, systole), LADs (Left Atrial Dimension, systole).
    • Calculations: HR (Heart Rate), BSA (Body surface Area), Left ventricle volume (methods: Cubed, Teichholz, Gibson, Simpson's LVAM-LVAP, Simpson's single plane, Simpson's biplane, Bullet, Ellipsoid single plane, Ellipsoid biplane), SV (Stroke Volume), SI (Stroke Volume Index), EF (Ejection Fraction), CO (Cardiac Output), CI (Cardiac Index), STIVS (Interventricular Shortening), FS (Fractional Shortening), STPW (Posterior Wall Shortening), LVM (Left Ventricle Cardiac Mass), CMI (Cardiac Mass Index), LA/AO Ratio
    Human/Veterinary OB / Gyn packages: software supports unlimited number of user-defined GA tables, selected GA values are used for calculation of Average GA (Average Ultrasound Age - AUA).
    Human/Veterinary Cardiology measurements package automatically displays hint images that show where and how appropriate measurements must be performed.
  • Veterinary Calculations Packages

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    • Canine OB
    • Measurements: GS, CRL, HD, BD
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(BD), GA(CRL), GA(GS), GA(HD)
    • Feline OB
    • Measurements: HD, BD
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(BD), GA(HD)
    • Ovine OB
    • Measurements: CRL
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(CRL)
    • Bovine OB
    • Measurements: BD, CRL, HD, UD
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(BD), GA(CRL), GA(HD), GA(UD)
    • Equine OB
    • Measurements: AOD, BPD, CRL, EOD, GS
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(AOD), GA(BPD), GA(CRL), GA(EOD), GA(GS)
    • Llama OB
    • Measurements: BPD
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(BPD)
    • Goat OB
    • Measurements: BPD
    • Gestational Age (GA) calculations: GA(BPD) for different species
    • Animal Cardiology
    • Left Ventricle, Aortic Valve, Left Atrial measurements: IVSd, LVIDd, LVPWd, AOd, IVSs, LVIDs, LVPWs, LADs, ET
    • Calculations: HR, LV volume (Cubed, Teichholz, Gibson), SV, EF, CO, STIVS, FS, STPW, LA/AO, VCF
  • Power

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    • external power supply, 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz
    • external power supply, 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz
    • directly from USB port (if connected to USB 3.0)
    • external power supply, 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz (if connected to USB 2.0)
    • external power supply, 100-240V AC, 50-60 Hz
  • Dimensions, Weight, Drawings

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    • aluminium enclosure
    • dimensions W x D x H, mm: 136 x 189 x 28
    • weight, kg: 0.77
    • drawings:
    SmartUs EXT-1M:
    • aluminium enclosure
    • dimensions W x D x H, mm: 54 x 220 x 158
    • weight, kg: 1.3
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    SmartUs EXT-3M:
    • aluminium enclosure
    • dimensions W x D x H, mm:
    • weight, kg:
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    • aluminium enclosure
    • dimensions W x D x H, mm: 106 x 105 x 21
    • weight, kg: 0.26
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    • aluminium enclosure
    • dimensions W x D x H, mm: 46 x 202 x 165
    • weight, kg: 1.4
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  • Ultrasound Software

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  • Recommended Computer Requirements

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    • Windows® based computer
    • screen resolution 1024x768 pixels or more, IPS technology
    • CPU i3/i5/i7 1.8 GHz or faster
    • 2 Gb of RAM or more
    • ArtUs: USB 3.0 (USB-C), other systems: USB 2.0
    • Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 10 (all versions 32/64-bit)