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Vscan Air™ CL for
primary care ultrasound

A new standard in handheld ultrasound

Vscan Air CL is a wireless dual-probe handheld ultrasound device ideal for general practice and primary care ultrasound. The dual-probe has a curved array on one side and linear array on the other allowing for both shallow and deep scans with one device. In just a few short minutes, you can reduce the need for extra tests or appointments and improve your patient’s overall experience. No need to go looking for your ultrasound device — it’s right in your pocket.

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A point-of-care solution for
a dual-probe primary care ultrasound

The Vscan Air CL dual-probe is a wireless handheld ultrasound system that puts the power of ultrasound into your
assessments, diagnosis, and treatment processes at the point of care. Enabling quick checks and simple procedures, it helps
build diagnostic confidence across patient care areas.

Vscan Air CL supports key physical exam types, including:

Bladder exams to identify urinary retention
Quick lung scans to identify interstitial fluid during congestive heart failure
Identify the cause for flank &
abdominal pain in a AAA exam
Assess soft tissue swelling
RUQ pain evaluation
Investigate leg/joint pain or swelling
Investigate difficulty in urination
Assess superficial lumps/bumps
Evaluate thyroid nodules
Examine flank pain
Quality images in clinic, at the bedside, or anywhere
Make confident assessments and in-the-moment decisions during patient visits in your office with crystal clear imaging to help enhance workflow efficiency, accelerate diagnosis, and improve patient satisfaction.
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One device.
Twice the value.
Complete both deep and shallow ultrasound scans with one Vscan Air CL handheld ultrasound probe without compromising image quality.

Designed for general practice healthcare.
Built to help you be an everyday hero for your patients.

Designed and built for both new and experienced handheld ultrasound users to conduct convenient assessments in your daily practice without referring patients outside of your practice. Vscan Air CL delivers crystal clear images, anytime, anywhere* with the potential to enhance workflow efficiencies, accelerate diagnosis, and make patient care decisions on the spot.

* 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 CL resources

Frequently asked questions

Innovation in handheld ultrasound is revolutionizing the use of ultrasound by healthcare providers and helping to enable more personalized care for patients worldwide.

Where traditional console ultrasound systems can be limited by access and price; pocket-sized handheld ultrasound like Vscan Air CL provides clinicians with a tool to complement the physical exam with rapid assessments.
Handheld ultrasound provides additional value as an easy-to-use, lightweight, and portable ultrasound tool clinicians can have on hand to evaluate and triage patients, enabling them to conduct examinations and make decisions more quickly. Handheld ultrasound can help improve healthcare outcomes and lower costs by reducing patient wait times and offering a more efficient workflow. It supports increased confidence by improving clinical evaluation, management, patient follow-up and referral to specialists, or in emergencies can help avoid unnecessary referrals to additional care.

Yes! Vscan Air’s easy-to-use probe is paired with an app that is user validated to be intuitive and consistent for healthcare software. User support tools on our Vscan family web portal provide online services to enhance the Vscan Air experience with resources, from product information to clinical and service support. Additional educational resources posted include webinars, thought leadership, further online programs, and training opportunities.

Vscan Air CL offers curved array and linear array transducers in a dual-probe configuration. The curved transducer is ideal for abdominal imaging, obstetric assessments and more, and the linear array is ideal for vascular, MSK, lungs and more. Complete both shallow and deep scans with one device without compromising image quality. Refer to our Indications for use guide to see a more comprehensive list of evaluations you can perform with Vscan Air

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)

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 –

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)