Comparison of Three Ultrasound Machines

The ease-of-use, reliability, and reliability of ultra sound machines have provided the practice of medicine with tools that make the care of patients better. Ultrasound machine designs are usable and intuitive. They do not slowdown in complicated settings. Three ultrasound machines are compared and contrasted below.

GC Logiq E9 Ultrasound

The GE LOGIQ G9 provides vital monitoring and diagnostic imaging for various specialty applications that include:  

  • Surgery
  • OB-GYN
  • Neurology
  • Cardiology
  • Anaesthesiology

The GE Logiq E9 is an improved model of the Logiq 9. The 'E' stands for 'expert.' It is targeted toward radiology but performs well in cardiology and women's health. The fold-down and lock mechanism mentioned below is useful when transporting the machine.

The Philips HD9

The Philips HD9 is an ultrasound machine that offers versatility that is easy to learn yet, provides advanced features. It is an entry level ultrasound system that provides excellent general imaging functionality. The 3D and 4D capabilities aid in confident diagnosis. Exquisite details are delivered. The Phillips HD9 has an array of tools that keep departments running smoothly and ease the workflow.

The applications that use the Philips HD9 include:

  • Abdominal
  • MSK
  • OB-GYN
  • Small parts
  • Vascular
  • Urology

Medison Accuvix A30

This ultrasound machine is an upgrade to the Accuvix XG. The new version has powerful high-resolution 4D imaging. The Accuvix A30 boosts diagnostic confidence and facilitates decision-making. The image quality results in increased detection rates. The progressive ergonomic design has a customizable interface that provides flexibility. Imaging tools transform separate exams into one streamlined procedure.

Applications that use the Accuvix A30 include:

  • Abdominal
  • Anesthesiology
  • Bowel Imaging
  • Cardiology
  • Fetal Echo
  • Internal Medicine
  • OB-GYN
  • Pediatric
  • Strain elastography
  • Small parts
  • Transcranial
  • TCD
  • Transesophageal echo for adults
  • Urology
  • Vascular
The Medison Accuvix A30 and the Samsung Accuvix A30 are the same ultrasound machine. Samsung purchased the Medison line.

Specs GE Logiq E9 Philips HD9 Medison Accuvix A30
Monitor 19" High resolution LCD with
fold-down and lock and 90° mechanisms
17" LCD 21.5" wide LED flat panel
Pricing Premium Economy High
Tilt/Rotate Adjustable Monitor Yes Yes Yes
Touch Screen 10.4" No 9"
Trackball or Trackpad Trackball Trackball Trackball
CP Backing Light No Yes No
Probe Ports 4 3 4
Battery No No No
Maximum Depth of Field 36 cm 30 cm 30 cm
Independent Steer and Lockable Wheels Yes Yes Yes (Center Lock)
DICOM 3.0 Connectivity Yes (Option) Yes Yes
DICOM SR_Cardiac Yes No No
DICOM SR_Vascular Yes No No
JPEG, WMV, & AVI Yes Yes Yes
DVD/CD RW Yes Yes Yes
Wireless LAN Yes (Option) No No

Specific needs are the most influential factors to consider when choosing an ultrasound machine. Making a choice based solely on price can be costly regarding money and time. Review the features of the ultrasound machine  

Do not pay for features that will not be used. Thinking things through before making a purchase will likely result in getting the best equipment for the money spent. Some ultrasound machines can be configured for the buyer.

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