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The Dolphin IQ & 4D host a range of technical benefits that will appeal to technicians, sonographers, and hospital IT administrators. These include:

  • Blood vessels can be examined at up to 8 locations simultaneously
  • If an incorrect vessel depth, ultrasound amplifications or filtering setting has been made, these can be adjusted after the examination, without requiring a repeat test to be performed
  • Complete patient database stored on the ultrasound machine, with the ability to review any previous examinations from a patient
  • Backup and restore capabilities to and from CD and DVD discs, USB devices, network file storage and other locally connected storage devices
  • Reports can be generated as PDF or Microsoft Word files, and external files can be imported into reports directly on the ultrasound machine
  • Reports can be customised to a great degree of detail, including the addition of patient details, hospital logos, and differing report layouts for different test types
  • Built in machine diagnostics, with reports that can be sent to Viasonix for resolving machine problems
  • 4D is a complete system with its own touch screen



The DOLPHIN 4D has a range of advanced features supporting medical staff and patients alike:

  • Is lightweight and extremely portable
  • Is extremely quick to start and operate – the software loads within seconds
  • Includes sonographers with vascular experience or clinicians (which can be trained to perform the tests)
  • Includes ultrasound probes that are available for transcranial, peripheral vascular and intraoperative measurements
  • Includes vasospasm testing. This produces reports which automatically calculate the degree of vasospasm detected, and the change in a patient’s vasospasm grading over time – no need for clinicians to create their own database
  • Measures cerebrovascular autoregulation. These are performed automatically during testing
  • Has dedicated protocol provided for assessing sickle cell disease patients
  • Includes emboli detection. This can be performed automatically, with measurement of emboli either unilaterally or bilaterally across the intracranial circulation
  • Allows patients to be assessed either in a short clinical procedure, or monitored with continuous recording for long periods of time
  • Includes complete integration with existing radiology imaging PACS systems, allowing access to results through your existing viewing and reporting software
  • Has the ability to define a worklist of patients through your existing RIS system, and send them to the ultrasound system at the start of the day
  • Has the ability to access data for research and presentation purposes, with built in reporting of patient demographics, advanced statistical analysis of ultrasound results both within and across patients, generation of cine video clips from ultrasound studies, and anonymisation of results.



The DOLPHIN IQ has a range of advanced features to support both medical staff and patients, setting a new standard in Transcranial Doppler (TCD) System:

  • 1.6 MHz, 2 MHz, 4 MHz, 8 MHz and 16 MHz Doppler probes
  • Bilateral support
  • Unlimited user defined examination protocols
  • Monitoring and PFO
  • HITS Detection
  • Multi-depth display
  • Post processing of raw data
  • Variety of dedicated specialty tests: Breath Holding, Vasomotor Reactivity, Sickle Cell Disease, Intraoperative, and more
  • One key operation for simplified and rapid examinations
  • Interactive screens
  • Support for multiple offline workstations
  • Configurable reports
  • DICOM support
  • Database review
  • Various research tools
  • A variety of export formats
  • Dedicated remote control and foot switch


Accessories available with the new DOLPHIN IQ/4D

The DOLPHIN IQ/4D have a range of accessories that enhance the usability of these systems. These include:


Infrared Remote Control

The remote control allows the user to operate away from the system, and by the patient bed. The remote control includes dedicated keys for most of the main functions, as well as some user-defined keys.

In general, there are four groups of keys in the remote control, as shown below: Signal Control Keys, Main Keys, Next and Arrows, and Configurable Keys.


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Dolphin – Monitoring Headset

The Dolphin offers a monitoring headset that can be used during TCD monitoring. The headset allows unilateral or bilateral monitoring. It is fixed and tightened over the patient head with the knob located in the front of the head set. The monitoring probes are inserted through the probe fixation sub-unit and enable to adjust the position of the probes in the X, Y, and angular directions.


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Dolphin – Footswitch

The Dolphin offers a footswitch which allows the operator to maintain his/her focus on the patient with a dedicated foot switch.

The operating buttons on the footswitch are configurable according to required functions.


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