A new standard in handheld ultrasound
Take Vscan Air SL anywhere with wireless freedom and maximum portability. Vscan Air SL is a dual-probe handheld ultrasound with a sector-phased array on one side and linear array on the other. The sector array is ideal for focused cardiac exams and the linear array for vascular assessments. No need to go looking for your ultrasound — it’s right in your pocket.
The Vscan Air SL dual-probe can easily be incorporated into your daily practice. It’s in your pocket so you’re ready for point-of-care assessments, including LV function assessments, procedures, quick triage exams, rounds in the ICU, and more. The right tools in-hand can help get you to the answers you need right away and get patients to the right next steps faster.
Vscan Air SL supports key cardiovascular and other exam types, to evaluate for:
Designed with cardiology in mind.
Built to take patient care to heart.
Designed and built for both new and experienced handheld ultrasound users with focused cardiac assessments in mind. Vscan Air SL delivers crystal clear cardiac images anytime, anywhere *. Start scanning faster, streamline your workflow, easily share anonymous images, and more so you don’t miss a beat.
Frequently asked questions
Vscan Air SL allows you to make rapid cardiac and vascular assessments at the point of care. It can uniquely deliver an “always with me solution” in an ultraportable dual-probe with exceptional image quality which can result in a reduced number of differential diagnoses, decreased time to diagnose and treat. Vscan Air SL dual-probe offers deep and shallow scanning in a single device with a sector transducer on one end and linear on the other.
Vscan Air SL allows cardiac and hemodynamic assessment for adult and pediatric patients (pediatric population for cardiac application defined as minimum body weight 40 Kg and above).
Most common evaluations include:
• Pericardial fluid
• LV and RV size and function
• Systolic and diastolic function
• Valvular regurgitations/stenosis
• Volume status and responsiveness
• IVC size
• Respiratory variation
For a complete list of evaluations, check Vscan-Air-Indications-Reference-Guide (gehealthcare.com)
B-mode: Black/white imaging – black-and-white mode for displaying anatomy in two dimensions in real time
Color Doppler: Color flow – color-coded overlay for real-time blood flow imaging
PW: Pulsed wave spectral Doppler – displays speed and direction of blood flow allowing velocity measurements
M-Mode: Motion mode – displays tissue motion over time (along one direction as indicated by M-mode cursor)
Vscan Air supports 50 mins continuous scan time (with new and fully charged battery, using 80% grey scale and 20% color imaging). Recharge battery from 10% to 90% capacity in 75 minutes.
Flexible wireless experience includes wireless device connectivity and data sharing to your DICOM® Network server or shared folders. Seamlessly send your image queue during the exam or once connected to your network. Learn more: Vscan-Air-SL-datasheet (gehealthcare.com)
Yes! Our world-class cyber security includes auto-delete of images after export, to protect patient information and two-point encryption to keep your data secure. Easily share anonymous exam images or loops to other apps, including your social feed, with just a few taps in the Vscan Air app.
Yes. Vscan Air is designed to be waterproof, military standard drop-tested, flight-ready, ambulance capable and backed by a three-year warranty. We also back you with local reliable service and support, education tools and on-line resources.
The cleaning and disinfecting procedure is easy to follow. Vscan Air is compatible with high level disinfection. For a listing of compatible cleaning and disinfection agents check here: Ultrasound Transducers Cleaning & Disinfection Instructions | GE HealthCare (United States)