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ACUSON Sequoia™ Ultrasound System Workflow Protocols | VA11 Software Release

This quick reference guide helps you understand the protocols using the ACUSON Sequoia ultrasound system with the VA11 software.

Quick Reference Card Workflow Protocols CUSON ACUSON Sequoia Ultrasound System Sequoia Creating a protocol for an advanced workflow. Step 1 Step 7 Open the configuration menu. Choose major imaging mode(s) • • Mode Selection from Mode Selection. None None None Step 2 2D Color Select Protocols from the • Features Color CW Features option. Color PW Protocols CW PW PW DTI Step 3 Clarify Color Dual Select Add Protocol (or Copy • Add Protocol Color Live Dual a factory default to use as a template) and add Protocol Name. Copy Step 8 Step 4 Choose from Color mode Color • and Color Steer options. O Velocity Choose Progression type, End Protocol behavior, Power • Append Paused Images location, and Exit Protocol Save Image With and • Color Steer None Behavior. Without Color if desired. 000 Progression Append Paused Images Save Image With Automatic Within the Protocol and Without Color O Manual O At the End of the Protocol End Protocol At Exit Protocol Automatically end when all views Remain in acquisition completed Enter Report Step 9 Enter Review To add a measurement, select the Measurements tab. • Choose Number of Measurement Labels (up to three). • Step 5 Select Save Image With and Without Measurements • Select Add View. if desired. Add View • Number of Measurement Labels None 1 2 3 Step 6 Save Image With and Without Measurements Type in View Name. Protocol Name • Auto Trace is available from the major CAROTID 2 TIP modes selection page when a Doppler view is configured. Change order of views using the up / TIP down arrows. SIEMENS siemens-healthineers.com Healthineers HOOD05162002892973 · © Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., 2018 Step 10 Step 13 Step 13 Select Exam type, Imaging Mode, and Label To import or export a protocol, select Import / Export. • • for measurement options, Select media location and desired protocols. • Select Side (laterality). • Import Export Protocols To F:\[ ] Label Name Action Exam Imaging Mode Label Export Breast Export Carotid 2D D M Prox CCA Cardiac Export Side ADULT CARD Export Left Right Cardiac Advanced Export OB Export Carotid Export Select all KKKKKKKKKK OK Close Step 11 To add text, select Body Markers & Text tab. • If custom measurements are programmed Enter Annotation. • TIP into a protocol, they must be present on any Click inside screen to customize location. • system the protocol is imported onto. Select Apply to all Views. • Reset Position places annotation in original default Step 14 Step 14 • position. For offline protocol customization, open the Offline • Protocol Editor file from the USB. Annotation Create / modify protocols using the same interface • Annotation 1 as on the system. BCD R CCA PROX OfflineProtocolEditor.exe Workflow tips Begin a protocol by selecting Workflow on the touch • Reset Position Apply to all views screen. Then select Protocols and choose the desired protocol. Protocol views are listed in the thumbnails on the • Step 12 monitor, and on the touch screen. To add body marker, select Body Markers & Text tab. • When a protocol is configured for manual progression, • Select Exam type. the Up /Down (Select) control can be used to progress • Select desired body marker. to the next view. A view can also be selected from the • Select Transducer Marker On /Off. touch screen or the thumbnails. • Progression type can be changed during an exam • User pointer to move transducer marker. • from the soft keys. Select Orientation to change angle of marker. • Measurements are initiated by selecting the Caliper key. • Reorder allows the user to change the order of views • Exam Carotid V during a protocol. Transducer Marker Remain Frozen allows the user to remain frozen across • On O Off view navigation and eliminates the need to select Freeze for each view capture. Exit takes the user out of the protocol, but remains • Orientation in configured mode (acquisition, review, or report). TS 0 Delete Body Marker End Exam ends the entire exam. • Siemens Healthineers Headquarters Legal Manufacturer ACUSON Sequoia and Workflow Protocols Siemens Healthcare GmbH Henkestr. Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. are trademarks of Siemens Medical 127 Ultrasound Solutions USA, Inc. 91052 Erlangen, Germany 22010 S.E. 51st Street Phone: +49 9131 84-0 Issaquah, WA 98029 USA siemens-healthineers.com Phone: 1-888-826-9702 siemens-healthineers.com/ultrasound Published by Siemens Healthcare GmbH · Order No. A91US-558-1C-4A00 · HOOD05162002892973 · Printed in Germany · © Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., 2018