A new standard in handheld ultrasound
Take Vscan Air SL on rounds with wireless freedom and maximum portability for your critical care ultrasound needs. Vscan Air SL is a dual-probe handheld ultrasound device with a sector-phased array on one side and linear array on the other to enable on-the-spot visual confirmation, aiding the team in decision-making and collaboration on complex cases. No need to go looking for your ultrasound device — 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 always ready for ultrasound assessments, including cardiac and vascular evaluations, pulmonary exams, chest tube placements, 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 critical care medicine and other exam types, including:
Designed with critical care in mind.
Built to keep patient care on point.
Designed and built for both new and experienced handheld ultrasound users to conduct convenient assessments during ICU rounds, procedures, or anytime it's needed. Vscan Air SL delivers crystal clear images anytime, anywhere.* Start scanning faster, collaborate with your team, make patient care decisions on the spot, and more in the critical moments that matter.
Frequently asked questions
Vscan Air SL is a flexible, wireless dual-probe with a sector one side and a linear transducer on the other. Designed to allow mobility, it’s always with you — ultra-portable, cordless, customizable, and intuitive. Small and lightweight, Vscan Air SL goes with you to every patient. Allows you to make rapid cardiac and vascular assessments, on the spot – ICU, Intensive care or hospital rounds. Delivers crystal clear images anytime, anywhere*.
* The device has been verified for limited use outside of professional healthcare facilities. Use is restricted to environmental properties described in the user manual.
Vscan Air SL provides the power of handheld ultrasound for rapid screening assessments so you can get more answers right away. Its sector-phased transducer is ideal for limited cardiac assessments. The opposite side of the probe has a linear array transducer, so that you won’t miss a beat when moving from a cardiac to a vascular assessment. Using Vscan Air SL for bedside imaging will allow interdisciplinary team collaboration so you can make decisions about patient care on the spot, allowing you to manage complex cases more efficiently.
Some of the most common types of Critical care evaluations include:
For a comprehensive list of evaluations please see 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)