News | Ultrasound Womens Healthcare | May 10, 2017

Philips Introduces New OB/GYN Ultrasound Innovations for Epiq and Affiniti Systems

TrueVue, GlassVue and aReveal artificial intelligence improve workflow and diagnostic confidence with lifelike 3-D images

Philips Introduces New OB/GYN Ultrasound Innovations for Epiq and Affiniti Systems

May 10, 2017 — Philips announced the debut of its TrueVue, GlassVue and aRevealA.I. capabilities on the company’s Epiq 7 and 5 and Affiniti 70 and 50 ultrasound systems. The new visualization tools work together to enable photorealistic, transparent and 3-D visualization in one touch, delivering more reproducible and lifelike ultrasound images than traditional technologies.

"Philips' latest technological advancement in OB/GYN ultrasound is a novel tool allowing clinicians to further explore the anatomic evaluation of the fetus," said Michael Ruma, M.D., maternal-fetal medicine specialist at Perinatal Associates of New Mexico. "A clinician's relationship with our patients is at its heart a personal one, especially during pregnancy. The ability to provide high-quality, lifelike images not only helps clinicians improve diagnostic confidence, but also supports the important connection between mother and fetus."

With the enhanced clinical and workflow offerings of TrueVue, GlassVue and aRevealA.I., clinicians are able to focus on the patient rather than the ultrasound system and diagnose complex obstetric and gynecological situations earlier and with greater confidence. The new OB/GYN suite of innovations offers greater insight for clinicians so that they may elevate patient care, even for patients that are the most difficult to image technically. The suite of visualization tools includes:

  • TrueVue photorealistic 3-D visualization, with its virtual light source, is a proprietary advanced 3-D ultrasound display method that delivers lifelike 3-D ultrasound images and gives the operator the ability to move the light source anywhere in the 3-D volume;
  • GlassVue transparent 3D visualization, with its internal light source, provides an early, more transparent view of the fetal anatomy than traditional ultrasound. It goes beyond the surface to reveal bone, organs and other internal structures; and
  • aReveal Anatomically Intelligent Ultrasound (AIUS) 3-D fetal face algorithm automatically removes extraneous information to quickly and easily reveal the 3-D fetal face. One touch reveals the fetal face, and one touch reverses the process.

On the EPIQ and Affiniti ultrasound systems, Philips now also offers MaxVue high definition display and enhanced active native data. MaxVue allows clinicians to experience ultrasound imaging in 16:9 Full High Definition (FHD). Its advanced display capabilities offer clinicians an improved view of ultrasound images during interventional procedures, with over 1 million more pixels than standard format mode. Philips' enhanced active native data allows post-processing of many exam parameters, allowing clinicians to finalize images before transfer to the picture archiving and communication system (PACS).

Philips displayed the new OB/GYN ultrasound visualization tools at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2017 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, May 6-9 in San Diego.

For more information: www.usa.philips.com/healthcare

Related Content

Sectra Surveys Radiologists on Value of Machine Learning
News | Artificial Intelligence | October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017 — A new report from medical imaging...
Sponsored Content | Whitepapers | Imaging | October 13, 2017
As we strive to increase value and decrease cost of health delivery, clinical collaboration and efficiency become key...
ASNC and ASE Team Up to Expand ImageGuide Registry
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 12, 2017
The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) jointly announced...
FDA Clears Siemens Magnetom Terra 7T MRI Device

FDA Clears Siemens Magnetom Terra 7T MRI Device

Technology | Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) | October 12, 2017
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the first 7 Tesla (7T) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) device,...
Toshiba Medical to Highlight Aplio i-Series Ultrasound at RSNA 2017
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017 — Toshiba Medical’s Aplio i-series is a highly advanced...
Philippines Children's Medical Center Switches to RamSoft for Digital Radiology Workflow
News | PACS | October 11, 2017
October 11, 2017 — The Philippines Children’s Medical Center is now transitioned from conventional film and paper to
Guerbet to Participate in French Interventional Radiology Conference
News | Contrast Media | October 10, 2017
Guerbet announced it will be taking part in the 65th edition of the Journées Francophones de Radiologie (JFR) that will...
Infinitt Adds Organ Dose Data to Radiation Dose Management Solution
Technology | Radiation Dose Management | October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 — Infinitt announced that its DoseM web-based...
Carestream Showcases Imaging and Healthcare IT Systems at RSNA 2017
News | Information Technology | October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 — Carestream will be highlighting several of its imaging systems and healthcare...
Stanford Trial Demonstrates Accuracy of Accuro Image-Guided Epidural System
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 09, 2017
October 9, 2017 — A clinical trial conducted at Stanford University Medical Center...
Overlay Init