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ACUSON Sequoia™ Ultrasound System syngo(R) Velocity Vector Imaging™ Reference | VA11 Software Release

This quick reference guide helps you understand syngo VVI on the ACUSON Sequoia ultrasound system with the VA11 software.

Quick Reference Card syngo®Velocity Vector Imaging (VVI) ACUSON Sequoia Ultrasound System Step 1 Step 4 For Global Longitudinal Strain (GLS) choose Apical If multiple cardiac cycles have been acquired, • • 4 Chamber (A4C), Apical 2 Chamber (A2C), Apical 3 proceed to Sequence / M-mode selection icon Chamber (A3C) views to define one cardiac cycle within the period For Global Circumferential Strain (GCS) choose selector • Parasternal Short Axis at the mitral valve level If only one cardiac cycle is to be analyzed, drag and • (SAX MV), Parasternal Short Axis at the papillary drop the red markers to desired cardiac cycle muscle level (SAX PM) and Parasternal Short Axis Select the gray arrow in the top right corner of the • Apex (SAX APEX) screen to return to the contour page TIP Frame rate range of 70–90 is recommended for optimal tracking results Step 2 Enter Review • Review Select Multiple Layout • Select 4:1 Layout • 1:1 2:1 4:1 Compare Select Compare Step 5 • 6:1 9:1 16:1 Select syngo® VVI Place landmarks at the endocardium • • Protocol Text Sort By Press the left Set key for lateral annulus and • Off Time syngo VVI medial annulus Press the right Set key for Apex • Step 3 Select the images from the thumbnails and assign the • 3. image(s) in the corresponding views Select the gray arrow displayed in the lower right corner • of the screen to process clip To delete an TIP image, select the 1. 2. ‘X’ in the upper right of the image AX O SIEMENS Healthineers siemens-healthineers.com Step 6 Step 11 If manual tracing is A main analysis page will be displayed • • needed, place a series of points using the left Set key along the endocardium SD Position the last point • using the right Set key Step 7 Press the right Set key or select the • Start Analysis key to begin ......... Step 8 Step 12 At the end of the systolic • Segmental Analysis phase, a full contour is Select the Segmental Analysis icon • V visible and will initiate the tracking of the ...... contour at the end Step 13 diastolic phase Evaluate the segmental analysis page • To modify the proposed • At the top of the page, different parameters can • contour, drag and drop the red contour points be selected such as, Velocity, Displacement, Strain, at the desired area Strain Rate - .--- Step 9 Select the gray arrow in the top right corner of • the screen to Accept Changes Step 10 To adjust the contour, select the icon S or D • Once the Correct ES Border is selected, • S D a new tracking will be initiated DDDD Once the Correct ED Border is selected, • the ES remains untouched Step 14 Options for analysis are: • Exit Save To Report • Export Image • Export Clip • ACUSON Sequoia is a registered trademark owned by Siemens Export Image Export Data Export Data • Healthcare GmbH. syngo® is a registered trademark owned by Siemens Healthcare GmbH. Exit Application • Export Clip Save to Report Siemens Healthineers Headquarters Legal Manufacturer Siemens Healthcare GmbH Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. Henkestr. 127 Ultrasound 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-557-1C-4A00 · HOOD05162002890809 · Printed in Germany · 11815 0618.25 © Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., 2018