The refurbished Philips ClearVue 350 is an entry-level shared service ultrasound machine that replaces the Philips HD6 and HD7 ultrasound machines. It’s easy to use, very compact and lightweight, and has excellent image quality considering its size and price range. The Philips ClearVue 350 differs from the more expensive ClearVue 550 mainly by the articulating monitor arm.
The used ClearVue 350 shared service ultrasound machine is lightweight with a small footprint, it has a good price, and is easy to use. The 17″ LCD flat screen shows very high resolution and the transducers are lightweight and ergonomically friendly.
Active Probe Ports
MPPS, Print, Store, Structured Reports, Worklist
115 lbs, 46" x 23" x 21"
AVI, BMP, DICOM, JPG, MPEG, USB
Anatomical M-Mode, Auto Optimization, Color Doppler, Compound Imaging, CW Doppler, M-Mode, Power Doppler, PW Doppler, Speckle Reduction, Tissue Doppler, Tissue Harmonics
Philips did a complete redesign when it replaced the Philips “HD series” with the ClearVue series of ultrasounds. Although it has a limited selection of transducers and features, the image quality of a used ClearVue 350 is excellent and it remains a versatile ultrasound machine with its broadband probes. Its basic design shouldn’t sway you from thinking it’s a very basic underperforming ultrasound machine. The ClearVue 350 is a very good shared service ultrasound machine.
XRES on the Philips ClearVue 350 portable ultrasound machine uses a software algorithm to increase image resolution by reducing “speckle” (artifact) while brightening tissue in the image. The result provides a clearer image with higher contrast between hyper- and hypo-echoic regions.
Yes, the Philips ClearVue 350 can export images to an external DVD-writer, Flash memory, or hard drive for images, backup, and patient data.
“Point of Care” ultrasound machine refers to the rapidly growing group of clinicians performing and interpreting ultrasound at the bedside. This includes surgery, emergency medicine, Intensive Care (ICU) and musculoskeletal care. “Point of Care” ultrasounds provide rapid diagnosis, visualization of tissue, and needle visualization for procedures at bedside. Some medical schools are providing ultrasound machines to their students to carry around during their clinical rotations.