To make scanning easy, Sparq features the Simplicity mode, a one-touch solution that presents only the Ultrasound functions you use most often.
The gold standard for security || KBA1
The gold standard for security
Philips recognizes the importance of securing your ultrasound system and protecting your patient data. The security feature is a defense-in-depth strategy that comprises five layers: firewall, operating system hardening, malware protection, access controls and patient data encryption. Each of these layers plays an important role in helping you thwart hackers, defend against malware, and prevent unauthorized access.
PureWave transducer technology || KBA1
PureWave transducer technology for technically difficult patients
The exceptional performance of PureWave results in improved diagnostic confidence, especially on technically difficult patients. PureWave transducer technology is available on two Sparq transducers the C5-1 and X7-2t.
Needle Visualization || Clinical Excellence
Needle Visualization for easy procedure guidance
Sparq features needle guidance technology that improves needle guidance. Needle Visualization enhances the presentation of the needle without degrading the image, facilitating quick needle guidance to the target anatomy.
Ergonomic design || Environmental fit
Ergonomic design for ease of use in challenging environments
Sparq is height-adjustable and features a large 17-inch monitor on an articulating arm. This makes it easy to position even in the most challenging clinical environments. You can use the optional barcode scanner to obtain patient information from your hospital-generated barcode, accelerating efficiency and decreasing data entry errors.
Remote Reporting || KBA1
Sparq’s Remote Reporting* feature provides clinicians remote access to the Telexy Qpath™** data management system. This feature allows clinicians to interact with the ultrasound images and Qpath worksheets directly from Sparq. The ability to complete and approve ultrasound exam reports at the point-of-care uniquely enhances work flow in the emergency department.
Centerline and gridline || Clinical Excellence
Centerline and gridline for out of plane procedures
To make it easy to conduct out-of-plane procedures, Philips L12-4 and C6-2 transducers have a centerline mark that corresponds to a centerline on the image. The system also features an on-screen gridline display that provides a visual target and distance estimation. Depth markers provide rapid information about image depth, with no need to perform a specific measurement.
Battery operation || Environmental fit
Battery operation saves time
In the ICU, battery operation and 'instant on’ features facilitate a rapid assessment when time is crucial so that you can perform multiple exams without system shut down.
Intuitive Dynamic Interface || Ease of Use
Needle Visualization for easy procedure guidance
Sparq is designed with a dynamic interface that eliminates knobs or buttons. To decrease interaction with system controls, AutoSCAN automatically identifies tissue type and continuously adjusts image gain while scanning.
Abundant clinical applications for Critical care needs
With a broad set of transducers and features, Sparq supports an array of clinical applications and produces outstanding image quality on a variety of patients with a wide range of body habitus. Supported applications include: Cardiac and TEE, lung, vascular access, abdomen, musculoskeletal, FAST, nerve, ocular, superficial, and pelvic imaging.
Sealed control panel || Clinical Excellence
Sealed control panel enables easy cleaning
Sparq features a sealed, easy-to-clean, tempered glass control panel that enables easy cleaning.
Multiport adapter || Environmental fit
Multiport adapter for easily switching between transducers
This adapter allows up to three imaging transducers to be connected to the system at once, so you can easily switch transducers mid-exam.
Easy procedure guidance || Clinical Excellence
Easy procedure guidance for quick and efficient operation
Sparq features technology that makes it easy to do a wide range of procedures. Needle Visualization enhances the presentation of the needle without degrading the surrounding image. L12-4 and C6-2 transducers have a centerline mark to make out-of-plane procedures easier. And an on-screen grid and depth markers provides visual target, distance, and depth estimation.
Sparq offers Side-by-Side M-mode featuring a live reference image that makes it easy to interpret real-time lung imaging in the ICU.
SonoCT and XRES || Clinical Excellence
SonoCT and XRES improves image quality and reduces noise
Compounding multiple angles in real time, SonoCT delivers one image with high image quality. SonoCT significantly reduces many of the artifacts that are inherent in conventional ultrasound, and XRES creates images virtually free from noise, with stunning image quality and border definition.
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