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The Interspec APOGEE Ultrasound System Provides state-of-the-art imaging and Doppler capabilities in a compact, portable package. The APOGEE features an advanced annular phased array for optimal image resolution and focusing. A wide variety of probes and comprehensive calculation packages are available. Operation of the APOGEE is exceptionally simple.

IMAGING MODES

  • Imaging frequencies- 2.25 MHz to 7.5 MHz

2-D SECTOR

  • 4 to 8 ring annular phased array with user-controlled variable transmit focus and dynamic receive focus, or 1-2 element fixed focus
  • 128 sector lines, 512 samples per line.
  • 64 grayshades
  • 60, 80, and 110 degree sector

M-MODE

  • 512 lines. 256 samples per line angles
  • 64 grayshades

SYSTEM DISPLAY FORMATS

  • Full-screen and split-screen duplex
  • Apex invert
  • Left-right reverse
  • Freeze frame
  • Video invert for time-motion
  • High-resolution realtime zoom
  • ECG with automatic gain
  • ECG triggers
  • Variable sweep speeds

CONTROLS

  • 8-function slide pot time-gain compensation controls
  • Thumbwheel controls for on-screen parameters
  • Trackball cursor control
  • Full remote control of VCR and printer through keyboard

DISPLAY

  • 9-inch high-resolution monitor with tilt and swivel
  • Scanning depths 4 to 24cm, adjustable in 1-cm increments
  • Frame rate 15-35 fps (depth and angle dependent)
  • 4 preprocessing dynamic range settings
  • 8 preset, 4 user-defined post processing settings
  • Variable acoustic output power

DOPPLER MODES

  • Doppler frequencies 2, 3. 5, and 10 MHz

Pulsed

  • Pulse repetition frequency: 4 kHz to 31.2 kHz
  • Maximum velocity: +/- 6 m/sec
  • Maximum frequency shift: +/- 15 m/sec

Continuous wave

  • Maximum velocity: +/- 12 m/sec
  • Maximum frequency shift: +/- 15 m/sec

SPECTRUM ANALYZER

  • Complex Discrete Fourier
  • Spectral averaging of 2,4, or 8 spectra available
  • Automatic gain control with dynamic tracking reject
  • 64 grayshades
  • 512 x 128 pixel resolution
  • 128 displayed points, interpolated from 64
  • 1 millisecond minimum computation time

MEMORY

  • 9 full-resolution 2-D sector images
  • 32-second scrolling M-mode

DISPLAY FORMATS

  • Full-screen spectrum or split screen duplex with 2-D sector image
  • Traces: Doppler amplitude, pressure gradient, flow velocity integral, mean, maximum, and modal velocity or frequency.

DOPPLER PROCESSING

  • Sample volume size, Vertical scale, Baseline, Postprocessing, Gain, Reject, High pass filter, Angle correction (vascular only), spectrum invert

DOPPLER AUDIO

  • 2-channel stereo
  • Frequency range of 150 to 15,000 Hz
  • Built-in speakers or headphone

CALCULATIONS

  • Complete general, cardiac, vascular, and obstretic calculations packages for all modes
  • On-line or off-line (video playback)
  • General measurements: distance, area, circumference, time, slope, velocity, frequency, pressure half-time, mean velocity and pressure, mean frequency, acceleration
  • Integrated Patient Reports
  • Cardiac 2-D Sector and M-Mode Reports include: volumes, ejection fraction, cardiac output, body surface area, stroke volume, cardiac index, percent area change, mean VCF, fractional shortening, leaflet excursion, ejection periods, ratios
  • Cardiac Doppler Report includes: mean and maximum velocity and velocity integral, acceleration time, cardiac output, stroke volume, cardiac index, continuity equation, ratios
  • Vascular Report includes: percent narrowing by distance and area, volume flow, ICA/CCA ratios in diastole and systole, pulsatility index, damping factor
  • Obstetric Report includes: gestational age estimation based on BPD, corrected BPD, CRL, OOD, gestational sac, femur length, head and abdominal circumferences; fetal weight estimation; growth rate in millimeters per week; four ratio calculations based on HC/AC, FL/BPD, FL/HC, and FL/AC

PHYSICAL DATA

Modules

  • Main Unit : 21W" x 9.5H" x 23"D; 49 lbs
  • User Interface (keyboardmonitor module): 20"W x 12"H x 19"D; 24 lbs
  • Apogee cart without User Interface module: 25.5"W x 32.5"H x 29.5"D
  • Apogee cart with User Interface module: 44.5"H; 29.5"D

ELECTRICAL SERVICE

  • Requirements: 50/60 Hz, 110/120 VAC, 220/240 VAC
  • Power consumption: 800 watts

 

 

Type

Frequency (MHZ)

Imaging Doppler (mm)

Diameter

(mm)

 

Focus

 

Modes

 

Applications

Duplex

(combination

imaging and

Doppler)

 

Annular Phased Array

2.75/2.0

 

 

3.5/3.0

 

 

5.0/3.0

 

 

7.5/5.0

19

 

 

19

 

 

19

 

 

15

Continuous

 

 

Continuous

 

 

Continuous

 

 

Continuous

2-D, M-Mode PW, HPRF, CW

 

2-D, M-Mode PW, HPRF, CW

 

2-D, M-Mode PW, HPRF, CW

 

2-D, M-Mode PW, HPRF, CW

Adult Cardiac,

Abdominal

 

Adult Cardiac,

Abdominal

 

Adult Cardiac,

Abdominal

 

Vascular,

Neonatal Cardiac, Pediatric Cardiac,

Small Parts

"Fixed" Focus

Nonannular

2.25/2.0

 

 

3.5/3.0

 

 

 

5.0/5.0

 

 

 

 

7.5/5.0

(contact style)

 

 

 

7.5/5.0

(standoff style)

19

 

 

13

 

 

 

13

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

13

85mm

 

 

65 mm

 

 

 

65 mm

 

 

 

 

25 mm

 

 

 

 

25 mm

 

 

2-D, M-Mode PW, HPRF, CW

 

2-D, M-Mode PW, HPRF

 

 

2-D, M-Mode PW, HPRF

 

 

 

2-D, M-Mode PW, HPRF

 

 

 

2-D, M-Mode PW, HPRF, CW

Adult Cardiac,

Abdominal

 

Adult Cardiac,

Abdominal,

Pediatric Cardiac

 

Adult Cardiac,

Pediatric Cardiac,

Abdominal,

Vascular

 

 

Vascular,

Neonatal Cardiac, Pediatric Cardiac,

Small Parts

 

Vascular,

Small Parts

Doppler Only

Pedoff Style

 

Pencil Style

 

2.0

2.0

5.0

10.0

 

16

13.8

10

3.5

 

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

 

PW, HPRF

PW, HPRF, CW

PW, HPRF, CW

PW, HPRF, CW

 

Transcranial

Cardiac

Vascular

Vascular

1426 Pasadena Avenue South * St. Petersburg, FL 33707

Phone: 800-564-VETS (8387)
Fax: 727-347-7140
Website: www.vetultrasound.net
Email: choice@choicemedical.com