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BIOSOUND ESAOTE
MYLAB DESK HOW TO GUIDE

Version 4

NOTE:
MyLabDesk is the offline viewing, measuring and exporting software provided
by Esaote to be used with MyLab ultrasound systems. The software is provided
as is by the manufacturer.

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Frequently Asked Questions ....................................................................................................... 3


Installation of MyLabDesk ........................................................................................................ 7
Installation Procedure Steps: ...................................................................................................... 7
Screen Resolution ....................................................................................................................... 8
Installation of MyLabDesk on Windows 7 ................................................................................. 9
Uninstalling MyLabDesk ......................................................................................................... 13
Maintaining Your ARCHIVE Data .............................................................................................. 14
Archive Maintenance ............................................................................................................ 18
Program Layout ......................................................................................................................... 19
Working with keyboard shortcuts .......................................................................................... 19
Working with your mouse ...................................................................................................... 19
Archive Review ..................................................................................................................... 20
Reviewing Studies ................................................................................................................ 21
Reviewing Exams: ................................................................................................................ 22
Multiple Image View .............................................................................................................. 24
Exam Comparison Tool ........................................................................................................ 25
Exam Comparison Tool: Comparison Views ........................................................................ 25
Exam Comparison Tool: Synchronize Loops ........................................................................ 25
Exam Comparison Tool: Panning Tool ................................................................................. 26
Zoom ..................................................................................................................................... 26
Reviewing a Loop ................................................................................................................. 27
Image Review Configuration ................................................................................................. 28
Import from USB ................................................................................................................... 29
Generic Measurements ......................................................................................................... 29
Application Measurements.................................................................................................... 30
Body Mark ............................................................................................................................. 32
MyLabDesk Configuration ...................................................................................................... 33
Application Measurements.................................................................................................... 34
Report Setup & Customizing a Report .................................................................................. 35
Report Heading ..................................................................................................................... 36
Observations and Free Text Configuration ........................................................................... 37
Printers Setup ....................................................................................................................... 38
Glossary ................................................................................................................................ 39
Generic Measurements ......................................................................................................... 40
Digital Workflow with MyLab & MyLabDesk .................................................................... 41
Network Configuration .......................................................................................................... 43
Configuring the IP Address of the PC ................................................................................... 43
Configuring the Windows Network Share ............................................................................. 44
Configuring the MyLab IP Address .................................................................................... 45
Configuring the MyLabDesk Network Configuration .......................................................... 47
Removing a network share from MyLab / MyLabDesk .................................................... 50
DICOM Configuration ................................................................................................................ 53
DICOM Configuration (Stress Echo) ..................................................................................... 54
Appendix A - EMR Integration ................................................................................................... 56
Appendix B - Technical Note: MyLab Preset Editing with MyLabDesk ............................... 57
Appendix C MyLab ARCHIVE Differences ........................................................................... 59

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Frequently Asked Questions


Supported Operating Systems?
MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk on Windows Vista,
Vista, Windows 7?
MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk on a Mac?
Windows 7 is supported starting with MyLabDesk version 5.10, available
from MyLab software STD 10.10. Previous versions can be installed
with a work around described later in this how to guide.
Windows Vista is supported starting with MyLabDesk version 2.00 (build
5.0.191.0). MyLab software STD 6.12 release (MyLabDesk rev 1.17
build 4.1.139.82) does not support Vista. Check the installation README
file to confirm the supported operating systems.
MyLabDesk does not install on the Mac operating systems. However, be
aware that Mac machines support dual-booting technology which allows
the user to boot Windows or Mac operating systems; Boot Camp &
Parallels.
Parallels Be sure to check the recommended specifications to ensure
CPU, RAM, Video RAM is achieved.
Where do I obtain the setup files for the MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk program?
The program is located in the archive review of the MyLab ultrasound
system and may be downloaded to a CD/DVD, USB device or network shared
drive.

Press the ARCHIVE REV button on the MyLab keyboard


Click an exam or group of exams (using CTRL + Click)
Click
Click COPY.
COPY
o There is a checkbox to select to include the MyLabDesk setup
program.
o You may copy the study and program to CD/DVD, USB or
network share.

Can I connect MyLab / MyLabDesk


MyLabDesk to my EMR (Electronic Medical Record
software)?
EMRs typically cannot accept images directly from modalities due to the
lack of a DICOM server on the EMR. Most EMRs can manually upload
files into the patient record. MyLab / MyLabDesk can be used to
provide images and reports in a variety of formats which may be manually
uploaded by the EMR user.

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Why cant I change values (free text, observations, conclusions, etc.


etc.) on the
reports calculation package and thus on the report print preview?
The user may be reading from a readread-only device;
device this may be CD/DVDs
CD/DVDs
which are always read-only.
Is it possible to change the free text on MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk,
Desk, then import the new free
text into the MyLab system?

Yes. See Appendix C for step-by-step instructions.

The MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk window is not on the monitor; it is offoff-center to the right and I
cannot
cannot see the thumbnail images.
The resolution is typically OK in these situations (1024x768
1024x768 or higher). A
resolution of 96 dpi is required for MyLabDesk to be centered on the
screen. To check:
RightRight-click the desktop
Click Properties
Click Settings tab
Click Advanced tab
You will see the General tab. The resolution setting should
be 96 dpi. If not, set it and confirm. You may need to reboot
your PC.
o Recommended screen size is 1280x1024.
1280x1024 1024x768 will
work but the function buttons will be hidden (use ALT+TAB
to show). 800x600 is not supported.
supported
o
o
o
o
o

appear
ar in the
When the user sends general exams, the measurements do not appe
report print preview.
The general applications of MyLab (those measurement packages with
labels VELOCITY,
VELOCITY DISTANCE,
DISTANCE etc.) transfer data into a CLOSED report
instead of an OPEN report because these generic reports may not have
the proper labels in MyLabDesk to populate. So, to protect the user
against false data measurements, the report is CLOSED by default. The
measurements are available from the MyLab. To view, click REPORT,
PREVIEW and NEXT in order to view the CLOSED report.

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I receive a system error when trying to open a study or browse to an ARCHIVE


folder.
In general, this is an error due to the programs inability to read or write
to/from a device. Check the read/write/modify permissions of the folder or
the USER. Be sure to install / run MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk by a user who has
administrator permissions.
permissions
MyLabDesk requires read, write and modify security permissions for the
C:\\MyLabDeskData
C:
MyLabDeskData & C:\
C:\Program Files\
Files\MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk folders in addition
to an ARCHIVE folder the user browses. If MyLab or another user has
access to the same study, you may experience the error if attempting to
delete or modify the study.
Which folder
folder do I share in order for MyLab to transfer directly to the
MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk program?
Share the C:\
C:\MyLabDeskData
MyLabDeskData folder (the ROOT folder of ARCHIVE
folder). Within this folder, there is the folder ARCHIVE which MyLab
modifies by reading and writing the us_archive.xml file (the master
database file).
What is the largest size of MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk archive?
MyLabDesk is designed to support the same size of archive as the
MyLab; so ~ 4040-120 Gbytes,
Gbytes however larger archive sizes are not
uncommon. The larger the database the more likely the data is to become
corrupt and fail. Running the Recover Archive utility is VERY
IMPORTANT (see Archive Maintenance) as the size of the archive
increases. Biosound recommends keeping the archive small in size (<
120 Gbytes) and running the recover archive once per week.

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Will MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk read DICOM images? What type of images does MyLab and
MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk export?
MyLab and MyLabDesk will not display/read DICOM studies.
The COPY function is the only format the MyLab and MyLabDesk will
read/write/modify.

Using COPY will produce a folder called Archive. It opens with


MyLab or MyLabDesk only.
Using DICOM will produce a folder called Images and a file named
DICOMDIR. It opens by a PACS software system or DICOM viewer
software.
Using EXPORT will produce a folder named with the patients first and
last name. The exported images open with Microsoft Paint, Imaging,
Media Player, other default or specified PC applications.

Can you tell me the average size of the exams?


The typical Cardiac exam (normal):
COPY
= 39 MByte
DICOM = 48 MByte *
EXPORT = 52 MByte
One loop (3 R-R cycle) and one still image:
COPY Format
Still = ~604 Kbyte
Loop = ~2.3 Mbyte
DICOM Format
Still = ~150 Kbyte
Loop = ~5.3 Mbyte
*Default compression settings Low quality (lossy JPEG baseline) still image,
Medium Quality loop)
EXPORT Format
Still (.bmp uncompressed ) = ~1.5 Mbyte
Still (.png lossless compression) = ~250 Kbyte
Still (.jpg lossy compressed) = ~100 kbyte
Loop (.avi, MPEG4V2) = ~1.6 Mbyte

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Installation of MyLabDesk
Check the README file located in the MYLABDESKSETUP folder for up-todate, recommended PC specifications.

Intel Core 2 Duo E7500 (CPU) 2.66 GHz or better


2 GByte (or more) of RAM
A video card with 512 Mbyte (or better) RAM
o Supporting 1280x1024 pixels resolution and 32 bit color
depth*
At least 50 Gbyte hard drive space available
Microsoft WINDOWS XP, Microsoft VISTA operating system
(Check your installations README file.)

*256 MByte Video Card is an acceptable substitute for the 512 MByte version.

Installation Procedure Steps:


(1) Obtain a copy of MyLabDesk from the MyLab ultrasound machine.
(2) Insert the USB device, CD/DVD containing the MyLabDesk Setup folder.
(3) In the MyLabDesk Setup folder, Double-click the Setup file (Setup.exe
Setup.exe).
Setup.exe
(4) If Microsofts .NET is not installed, the .NET wizard will appear first. Click
to agree with the license, choose the default settings (by clicking NEXT)
and allow the installation to finish.
(5) Once the .NET framework is installed OR if the .NET framework has
previously been installed, the MyLabDesk setup should begin
automatically.
(6) Click START to begin the installation to the default directories
(recommended).
(7) Choose the installation choice HUMAN or VET.
(8) The installation will begin scrolling through each components installation.
During the Adobe SVG installation, the license agreement will appear in
your default web browser. You may need to allow the blocked content to
appear. Agree to allow the script to run so the Adobe SVG program loads.
After agreeing to the license you may close the Internet Explorer (or
default Web browser) window.
(9) DirectX update and C++ Distributable programs will also install.
(10)
The installation finishes with a tone from the speakers and a DONE
DONE
button appears.
(11)
The MyLabDesk icon is created on your desktop. Double-click to
begin using the program.

If an error occurs during the installation, please click export log and email the text
file to MyLabdesk@biosound.com.

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Screen Resolution
The recommended resolution*, allowing the entire program to be viewed, is
1280x1024 or higher. The minimum supported resolution is 1024x768 (32
32 bit,
bit 96
dpi).
dpi The difference between the two is shown below:

1280x1024
1280x1024
program buttons are
shown on the left-side
no toggle needed to
activate the program
buttons
MyLabDesk program
enclosed in a window

1024x768
program buttons are
hidden from view
program buttons may be
viewed by pressing
ALT+TAB together OR
clicking on the finger
(pointing to button) icon
at the top of the screen
MyLabDesk not
enclosed in window
must click ALT+Q or Quit
button to exit program

Right-click on the desktop, click PROPERTIES & SETTINGS to display the


resolution.

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Installation of MyLabDesk on Windows 7

Please check the README file located in the MyLabDeskSetup folder


before proceeding with the installation of MyLabDesk to verify your PCs
specifications and operating system.
Please log in as the administrator user of the PC to install MyLabDesk
for all users.
Please give users of the PC FULL CONTROL access permissions to
C:\Program Files\MyLabDesk & C:\MyLabDeskData after the
installation of MyLabDesk to prevent errors.

Currently, only MyLabDesk


MyLabDesk release 5.10 (build 8.0.141.0) from MyLab
25,30,40,50 Version STD 10.10 is compatible with Windows 7 (all versions:
Home Premium, Business and Ultimate). Meaning, the Setup.exe will install the
program completely, without error messages.
For previous versions, Biosound recommends using the COMPATABILITY
MODE option included in Windows 7 which emulates previous Windows versions.

MyLabDesk Setups from STD 7.x to 9.x MyLabDesk


MyLabDesk Versions 2.x2.x-V4.x
machines, use VISTA compatibility mode.
MLDesk Setups from STD 6.x, MyLab
MyLabDesk
LabDesk Versions 1.1x use XP SP2 or
SP3 mode.

For MyLabDesk version < 5.10 (all MyLab versions < 10.10) the setup.exe will
fail at the end of the installation. It is then necessary to copy a shortcut to the
C:\
C:\Program Files\
Files\MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk\
Desk\Esaote.Star.App.exe
Esaote.Star.App.exe to the desktop to allow the
program launch of MyLabDesk.

Obtain the MyLabDeskSetup folder


from your MyLab ultrasound system.
Press the ARCHIVE REV button.
Click to select a study or a group of
studies.
Click the COPY.
Click to choose your preferred destination
device; USB, CD/DVD or Network Share.
Open the device and view the
MyLabDeskSetup folder. The
Setup.exe file launches the MyLabDesk
installation.
Be sure to double-click README and
read the recommended specifications of
MyLabDesk.
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Double-click the MyLabDeskSetup folder and you are ready to begin the
installation.

Right-Click the Properties


menu.
Click the Compatibility tab.
Check Run this program in
compatibility mode for:
Choose Windows XP
(Service Pack 2, 3 OR Vista
depending on the MyLab
Desk README file
specification.)
Check Run this program as
an administrator.
Click Change settings for all
users.
Click OK.

Double-click the Setup.exe (remember to be the administrator for the PC


for this installation).
The Setup will continue to the end then fail, as shown.
Click Cancel OR View Log to view the log file description of the error at the
end of the log file.

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The Shortcut is the link to the


startup application for MyLabDesk.
The program that launches
MyLabDesk is located in
C:\Program Files\MyLabDesk\
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Right-click the Esaote.Star.App.exe file


Right-click your desktop and left-click Paste shortcut.
This will create a generic shortcut (no icon) called
Esaote.Star.App shortcut
The shortcut
shortcut is ready and will launch MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk
when doubledouble-clicked

It is then possible to rename the shortcut


Right-Click the shortcut icon and click
Rename
Enter the text

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To give the shortcut the correct icon


image:
Right-click the shortcut and click
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Left-click the Shortcut tab


Click Change Icon

Browse to the C:\Program Files\MyLabDesk\Bmp\MyLabDesk folder.


Click the MyLabDesk icon.
Click OPEN.
Click OK to accept.
You will then see the shortcut has the MyLabDesk icon.

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Uninstalling MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk Version 3.00 and above:
Click START.
Click ALL PROGRAMS.
Click ESAOTE.
Click UNINSTALL.

Previous versions or manual uninstall:


MyLabDesk uninstall is not available through the Windows control panel.
Uninstall of the MyLabDesk program must be done by manually deleting folders.
Programs associated with MyLabDesk may be removed if they are not used by
other programs*. These programs are listed and may be removed through
Control Panel | Add/Remove Programs.
1. Shutdown and reboot the PC to ensure all associated services and
programs are stopped.
2. Manually DELETE the MyLabDeskData folder and MyLabDesk
Program folder. By default, these folders are located:
a. C:\MyLabDeskData
b. C:\Program Files\MyLabDesk
3. In the Windows control panel:
a. Click Add/Remove Programs
b. Click each of the following programs, listed then REMOVE:
REMOVE:
i. Adobe SVG Viewer*
ii. Microsoft .NET framework *
iii. MSXML 4.0 Parser and SDK*
iv. Microsoft C++ 2005 redistributable
*If unsure,
unsure, leave the programs installed as other programs may depend on their availability.

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Maintaining Your ARCHIVE Data


Maintaining your MyLabDesk application is made easy with software tools from
Microsoft and third-party vendors. It is very important to design a data backup
strategy. An example:

Use Microsofts backup program to automatically backup the entire


computer as often as required (once per week, for instance). Destination
may be an external USB hard drive device or networked hard drive.
MyLabDesks COPY function will create an ARCHIVE folder compatible
with MyLab systems and MyLabDesk software (always check which
version!). Use COPY to create an archive of your studies (perhaps
selecting a month of studies). Select your PCs desktop as the COPY
destination and burn the created Archive folder to DVD with Windows or
your favorite third-party DVD burning software. Label the DVD with the
dates of the selected exams (Month of September, for instance.). Place
the DVD into a plastic sleeve or DVD binder and you have an offline
storage solution.
o Biosound recommends the use of high quality CDs and DVDs such

as the Tayio Yuden.


Yuden
It is up to you to plan and execute the backup strategy that best fits
fits your
companys practices.
practices. When in doubt, consult with local IT support in your
area to create a custom data backup solution.
solution.

Please Run Archive Recover (See MyLabDesk How To Guide Pg 13) once a
week to optimize the MyLab/MyLab Desk database. Archive Recover
rebuilds the vital database files. This should be done when there are no users
accessing the data folder (through the MyLabDesk network).

Burn DVDs in COPY format once a week or month, your choice. The
COPY format is the most flexible, allowing the possibility to convert the
studies into DICOM/EXPORT in the future.

DVD formats supported: DVD-r, DVD+r. The cost is the same. DVD-r
offers only a fractional speed improvement over DVD+r.

Backup PCs on a regular basis (once a week) either locally to USB or to


network. If the PC begins to act up simply restore the PC and continue
working.

Windows offers a backup utility or third-party software/services.

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Keep a limited number of studies on the MyLab (only 2-3 month's worth
normally). I suggest at the beginning of the third month, be sure the first
month's studies are archived (using COPY to DVD or network) and delete
them from the machine. You may choose to keep a USB hard drive
connected the MyLab as a short term reference.

USB hard drives tested: Maxtor 300 Gbyte, Seagate 300 Gbyte, Western
Digital My Book 1 TByte. Although these drives offer HUGE storage, it is
better to keep the archive sub-divided into folders by month (for
instance). MyLab/MyLab Desk will respond faster and offer fewer
problems in managing the data.

The ultimate in digital data management is to have a detailed disaster recovery


plan in place for all data of the business. That plan is more detailed but also
includes off-site data backups (either taking USB drives home each night) or
subscribing to a virtual storage network. Most people like the USB or digital tape
solution because of cost.
Please send inquiries for more details on all things digital/connectivity related to
MyLabdesk@biosound.com.

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Organizing Studies with Year | Month Folders


It is possible to use MyLab and MyLabDesk to BROWSE to your USB,
network shared device and create new folders to organize your studies.
Creating a month-by-month archive for your MyLabDesk:
Organizes the studies by month
Reduces the size of the main Archive
o Improves performance of MyLabDesk as well as when reading
studies over the network
o Reduces the need to run recover archive as the Archive folder for a
month is reduced in size

Select one or a number of studies by left-clicking the study (LC), CTRL+LC


to select multiple studies or SHIFT + LC to select a page of studies.
Click COPY.
Click BROWSE.
Click the grey box in order to view the MY COMPUTER window.

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Click the destination device of your choice:


o USB device, network attached storage (NAS) or computer shared
folder
Click the Make New Folder button to create and name a new folder to
use as your destination, for instance:
o 2009
 Jan
 Feb
 March
 Etc.
 If you end up with a New Folder folder; simply right-click the
folder and left-click the RENAME option to name the folder
appropriately.
When you use COPY to store studies into the Jan folder
MyLab/MyLabDesk creates a folder called Archive in the January
subfolder.
o 2009
 Jan
Archive
To view the studies, simply right-click the network archive icon
and
browse to the device (in the same manner as above), to the appropriate
subfolder.

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Archive Maintenance

The Archive of MyLabDesk may need to be rebuilt in case the Archive size
is large, missing studies or incomplete studies are seen or as general,
preventative maintenance.

Disconnect the MyLab and MyLabDesk from the network or shut down.
Click on the ARCHIVE you wish to recover (Local Archive, USB, Network
or browse to your Archive location).
Right-click the system hard drive icon.
Left-click the Recover Archive menu selection.
The archive will be searched for all images and the database files rebuilt.
The process may take a few minutes or up to an hour or more, depending
on the size of the archive folder and the performance of your PC.

It is recommended that the recover archive procedure be performed once a


week, in general, for best performance of your software and ultrasound
system.

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Program Layout

Working with keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts are available for the majority of the features.


The button ALT is used in conjunction with the labeled key. For instance
to QUIT the program, press and hold ALT plus press Q.
Each shortcut key combination is listed on the control button.

Working with your mouse

The mouse controls most of MyLabDesks features


o Clicking on a control button (PLAY
PLAY to stop or start a multi-frame
image)
o Right-clicking to release the mouse pointer control from the
program or from the programs control (examining a multi-frame
image frame-by-frame, measurements, etc.)

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Archive
Archive Review

Archive Review section of MyLabDesk.


Each archive location may be used to import/read MyLab studies.
Local/USB and network locations must have permissions set to
READ/WRITE/MODIFY to allow manipulation of measurements and
reports.

From left to right:

Review Button Opens/closes selected exams from selected archive


location.
Local Archive The hard drive of the PC where MyLabDeskData
MyLabDeskData folder is
installed (default is the C:\). This icon is dark, meaning it is the selected
ARCHIVE.
CD/DVD drive CD/DVD media are ReadRead-only.
only To use
measurement/reporting tools, first select the studies and use COPY to
LOCAL ARCHIVE,
ARCHIVE for read/write/modify permissions.
USB drive USB connected storage device. The program searches for
Removable Device with the lowest character alphabetically. So, E:\ drive
would be recognized before your F:\ drive.
Network (Windows File Sharing) and Browse to any Archive folder location
by rightright-clicking the Network Archive icon.

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Reviewing Studies
Studies
With MyLab and MyLabDesk it is possible to review studies from any device
connected to your PC; hard-wired or networked.

The archive review section of MyLabDesk includes:

Exam Review button


o Toggles the view from archive review to exam(s) review.

Archive Locations
o Local hard drive, CD/DVD, USB device, Network Shared Drives.

It is possible to BROWSE to the Archive folder located on the PC, USB


device, network location by RIGHT-CLICKING the Network Archive icon.

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Database Search Filter


o Search the selected archive location by: Last Name, First Name, ID,
Exam, Exam Date, Time, Application, Diagnosis

Reviewing Exams:
Exams:

Left-click on the patient name and click the Review button.


Double-click the patient name.
Select multiple patient names by holding CTRL + left-click
left click.
click.
Select a range of patient names by left-clicking the top-most name, scroll
to the last patient, hold SHIFT + left-click
left click.
click

It is recommended to open and review the multiple exams rather than opening
one exam, returning to archive review, selecting and opening another exam, etc.
Opening multiple exams will save time and mouse clicks.

With multiple exams selected as above, click the Review button to enter
the exam review screen.

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When reviewing exams, the center screen shows the image selected from the
thumbnail images on the right side of the window. The exam list is to the left of
the thumbnails. The EXAM button controls which exam is displayed, PAGE
toggles the user through exams by skipping over eight images while SCROLL
selects one thumbnail to display at a time.

The selected thumbnail shows an arrow in the upper left corner and a light
frame around the image.
An image may be selected by clicking the desired thumbnail image or by
using the PAGE or SCROLL buttons.

An exam may selected by clicking the desired exam or you can use the
EXAM button to scroll through the exam list.

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Multiple Image View


By clicking the Multiple Image viewing button, the study is displayed in rows and
columns; up to 4x4 depending on the number of images available in the study.

Select the study you wish to review.

Click the Review button or double-click the patient name to open.


Click the Multiple Image Review button to toggle to the review screen.
You may double-click on an image to view in the magnified, 1x1 view.
You may exit multiple image view by clicking the review icon.

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Exam Comparison Tool

Select one or two studies to view.


o To select two exams: click the first exam to select, hold CTRL and
click the second study.

Click the open icon.

Click the Exam Comparison icon.


Click the image to review from the thumbnail (the small images to the
right).
Move the cursor arrow to the quadrant you wish to place the image and
left-click to add the image to the quadrant view. Repeat this process to
add other images.

Exam Comparison Tool: Comparison Views

Select from 2x2 view or 4x4 image views to compare two images or four
images with the view button:

Exam Comparison Tool: Synchronize Loops

In exam compare mode, it is possible to synchronize the loops shown with


the synch button:

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Exam Comparison Tool: Panning Tool

In exam compare mode, it is possible to select an image and move or pan


the image in order to obtain a different view:
o Select the image from either 2x2 or 4x4 view.
o Click the Pan button.
o Move your mouse to position the image.
o Right-click to leave the panning mode.

Zoom

In exam compare mode, it is possible to zoom a selected image:


o Click the image of your choice to select or drag the image from the
thumbnail to the review quadrant.
o Use the scroll wheel or, press ZOOM and use the mouse
movement to zoom in/out.
o Use the RESET button to return the image zoomed to the default
size and position.

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Reviewing a Loop

Reviewing a loop is controlled by the PLAY,


PLAY BEGIN/END
BEGIN END,
END CINE MODE,
MODE
SPEED buttons and the mouse. Loops automatically start when clicked.
PLAY toggles the loop on/off or start/stop.

When stopped, the mouse controls which frame is displayed. This is and
shown by the frame counter.

Right-click when you are finished reviewing the loop to gain control of the
mouse pointer.

SPEED toggles loop playback speed +5 (fast) to -5 (slow).

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Image Review Configuration


Image review allows you to set the brightness and contrast to better display the
images. You may choose to raise or lower both contrast and brightness. After
making the change it is necessary to restart the application.

Move the slider by clicking the arrow and moving the mouse left or right.
Click OK to accept the change.
Restart the application.

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Import from USB

It is possible to overwrite the presets in MyLabDesk with the presets from


the MyLab unit. The existing presets are overwritten and lost, replaced with
the presets introduced from the MyLab.
The presets include changes in the Application Measurements,
Measurements, Reports,
Report Printing Layouts, Glossary and Observations
Observations.
ions.

Click SETUP MENU.


Insert the USB device containing the MyLab presets.
Click IMPORT FROM USB.
Restart the MyLabDesk application.

Generic Measurements

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Generic measurements are measurements displayed and may be saved on the


image, but do not populate the report. Generic measurements are user
configurable through the SETUP MENU.
MENU

Click GENERIC or ALT+G


ALT G.
The measurement is active automatically.
Position the cursor with the mouse and perform the measurement with a
left-click.
To select another measurement, right-click and move the mouse up/down.
Left-click the desired measurement to select. Repeat as necessary.
Multiple measurements are shown on the left side of the image.
NOTE: Generic measurements do NOT populate the report.
NOTE: Generic measurements are NOT stored automatically.
In order to save a copy of the image with generic measurements:
o Perform the generic measurement.
o Click the IMAGE Button or ALT+I
ALT I.
o A copy of the image with the generic measurement is made and
stored at the end of the current exam.
Right-clicking to exit will free the mouse from controlling the image or
measurements.

Application Measurements

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MyLabDesk offers the same measurement packages that are available in the
MyLab system from where it was copied. The setup/presets are identical to
those on the machine. Presets are transferable from MyLab to MyLabDesk
and offer a convenient way to program to your own specifications (see Setup
Menu).

Click MEASURE or ALT+M


ALT M.
The measurement is active automatically.
Position the cursor with the mouse and perform the measurement with a
left-click.
To select another measurement, right-click and move the mouse up/down.
Left-click the desired measurement.
Multiple measurements are shown on the left side of the image.
Application measurements are stored as taken, automatically, in the
Report calculation package.
Right-clicking to exit will free the mouse from controlling the image or
measurements.
In order to save additional copies of the image with application
measurements:
o Perform the measurement.
o Click the IMAGE Button or ALT+I
ALT I.
o A copy of the image is made and stored at the end of the current
exam.

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Body Mark
Body marks are available to add to the selected image. Type of body mark is
dependent on the exam type (cardiac, vascular, etc.).

Click the MARK button or ALT+B


ALT B.
Choose between the shown body marks by using the MARK button or F3.
Position the arrow with the mouse.
Left-click the mouse to anchor the arrow on the mark.
o Use the Arrow button or F4 shortcut key to change the direction of
the arrow.
Click the CLEAR button to remove the body mark.
The body mark is automatically saved on the image.
Right-click to exit the body mark control.

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MyLabDesk Configuration
The SETUP MENU button (ALT
ALT+S
ALT S) is the main interface into the user-defined
setups for:

Report
o Report setup includes
header configuration, text
size, background colors,
logos, etc.
o Observations and free text
configuration.
Application Measurements
o Measurement packages for
Cardiac, Vascular, etc.
o You may turn
measurements on or off.
o You can control which
measurements are
displayed in the printed
Report.
Generic Measurements
o The user setup for generic
measurement button
o Unique configuration
available for each exam
type.
Glossary
Glossary
o Setup of the annotation
glossary for on-image text.
o Unique setup for each
application
o Configurable libraries
Peripherals
o Windows printers setup
o Print 1 and Print 2 buttons
available for individual
configuration.
o Each print button supports a
choice of print layouts (1x1,
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Network Configuration
o Allows you to map
MyLabDesk network
archive location to a shared,
network drive.

DICOM Configuration
o Allows you to change
DICOM parameters: AE
Title, DICOM Compression,
Stress Echo format, DICOM
Report Type.

Export Settings
o Allows you to choose Image
and loop compression
formats for the EXPORT
function.

General Configuration
o Allows the user to change
Language, Date format,
Time format, Height and
weight, Center information
and the VET or Human
Environment.

Image Review Configuration


o Allows you to configure
image brightness and
contrast.

Import From USB


o Allows you to import the
presets saved on the USB
device from the associated
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Application Measurements
The setup and configuration of the packages are edited by clicking SETUP
MENU | REPORT | APPLICATION MEASUREMENTS then by the package.
Each measurement package is available to be edited in terms of how the
measurement is taken and how it appears in the report section.

PREVIOUS and NEXT buttons toggle the view to the next or previous
application, Doppler, M-Mode, B-Mode.
SCROLL buttons toggle the view through the selected MODE.
MODE.
Include Page turns the entire section on/off in the reporting package.
Enable Average turns on/off the averaging mode of the report.
WS Worksheet check boxes allow or disallow the selected measurement.
o WS supersedes PL.
PL If WS is unchecked, PL is automatically off
(even if the PL box is checked).
PL Print Layout turns the selected measurement on/off on the printed
report.

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o Again, WS supersedes PL.


PL PL is available only if WS is checked.
Factory Settings will permanently replace the user configuration with the
factory settings.
Mode controls the behavior of the measurement function.
o ON:
ON the measurement is available to the user.
o OFF:
OFF the measurement is not available to the user.
o AUTOMATIC:
AUTOMATIC the measurement is available to the user and is
toggled to automatically.
o CONTINGENT:
CONTINGENT the measurement is dependent on a previous
measurement.

Report Setup
Setup & Customizing a Report
You may setup the report with unique headers per application, fonts, colors, logo
images, etc.
User defined report options:
Report Header
Measurement print layout (see Application Measurements section for details)
Free Text
Observations
Observations
NOTE: While these options may be turned on/off, placement of the text is

controlled by the program and is not user-defined.


NOTE: The color banners and images on the report print out may be

changed by the Internet Explorer settings. To check the IE settings:


o Open Internet Explorer
o Click Tools
o Click Options
o Click Advanced
o Scroll to the Printing option
o Click Print background colors and images
o Click Apply
o Click OK

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Report Heading

Report heading allows the user to create unique headings per application. The
report heading menu is available in Setup Menu, Report.

Each Title text box may contain multiple lines of text.


Each Title text box is user configurable
o Text font, text size, text color, background color
A logo may be set using the Change button.

o Standard PC graphics accepted (.bmp, .gif, .jpeg, .png)


Factory settings (blank) will permanently overwrite existing configuration if
applied.

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Observations and Free Text Configuration

The Field selected is updated automatically when the Title:


Title: text is edited
The Content selection may be edited, order changed or deleted by:
o Selecting the preexisting text, clicking Edit
o Clicking Add and entering custom text
o Selecting the entry and clicking Delete
Factory Settings will permanently change the observations to the
programs default.
NOTE: Observations may be stored on the MyLab machine, saved as a
preset to USB and imported into MyLabDesk using SETUP MENU |
IMPORT FROM USB.
USB.

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Printers Setup

Buttons Print 1 and Print 2 are user configurable in SETUP MENU | PRINTERS.
PRINTERS
Printers may be any attached PC printer or printing software (.pdf creator
program, Microsoft office document writer, etc.).
Select Peripheral:
Peripheral
o Set to Windows Printer
Select Model
o Set to the printer or printing software of choice
Choose Layout
o Consider unique layouts for image prints (2x2) and report printing
(1x1). Please NOTE: The REPORT layout must be 1x1.
1x1.
Factory Settings will permanently change your user settings to factory
default settings.
NOTE: Not all printer models support high resolution image printing and do

not print high-quality images. Image resolution of 300 dpi or better is


recommended.
Printing to software printers such as Adobe and pdfCreator is possible.

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Glossary

The glossary of application annotations is user customizable and configurable.


Existing libraries may be added, edited or deleted. New glossaries may be built
from scratch. Mode is by word or by sentence. Editing libraries:

Choose Mode,
Mode by word or by sentence.
Choose library.
library.
Double-click the text box and type.
Click Save Library to save.
To add a new library, click New Library and type in a name.
Click OK to save changes.
The Glossary changes may be saved to USB device (thumb drive
provided with the MyLab system) by saving the PRESETS of the
machine. You may import the Glossary into MyLabDesk by clicking
SETUP MENU | IMPORT FROM USB.

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Generic Measurements

Select the Application.


Application.
Select the Mode.
Mode.
Add generic measurements by clicking the check box.
Change the default measurement by clicking the drop-down box and
clicking the desired measurement.
Click OK to confirm.

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Digital Workflow with MyLab & MyLabDesk


MyLabDesk software offers viewing, reporting and archiving in a user interface
which is similar to the MyLab ultrasound machine. The software allows the user
a full range of clinical application measurements which until recently were only
available on the MyLab ultrasound machine. With MyLabDesk, clinical
measurement packages are available for use on archives located on network
shared resources or appliances, USB devices or the local hard drive.
MyLabDesk software provides other convenient options such as multiple printer
support options and multiple print layout configurations, three image format
export options, network file sharing for access to a common database and no
license stipulations for multiple installations.

MyLab digital workflow offers the user, system and office administrators many
choices for digital transfer and storage of exams. Efficiency is increased with the
ability to connect the MyLab and MyLabDesk via a local network. Stand-alone
servers, network appliances and USB hard drives, together with managed
integration, offer even the novice user the tools to network, archive and share
data.

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If you are planning to integrate MyLab into your office network:

Contact your local IT support for initial network setup and advice for
automated backups.
If proficient in networking terms and techniques, MyLab offers standard
Windows networking interfaces.
In any case, plan ahead for data recovery. Backup your systems data
often.
Protect the data with the appropriate security tools available from your PC
and software vendors.
NOTE: Any peripheral device which installs drivers must be supported
and installed by a Biosound Esaote representative.
If you have any questions regarding MyLabs digital workflow or
MyLabDesk, please e-mail your questions to
MyLabDesk@Biosound.com.

NOTE: MyLabDesk is designed to read MyLab archive files from software at


or below the currently-installed version number. Archives from devices above the
currently-installed MyLabDesk software will not be read.
NOTE: MyLabDesk will attempt to read an older archive and may do so if the
currently-installed version is greater than the software which created the archive;
once it has read the archive, the archive format is changed to match the recent
software and will be UNREADABLE by the original MyLabDesk version. It is
important to make a copy of the Archive folder in order to maintain the original
archive configuration and compatibility with older MyLabDesk versions.

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Network Configuration
MyLab and MyLabDesk offer the user a configuration menu to map (connect
to) a shared folder over the LAN (local area network) network which allows
MyLabDesk the ability to open studies through the network from the network
shared drive.
A basic knowledge of Windows and networking is required, as well as the
network name or IP address of the PC hosting the shared folder and the name of
the folder share; for instance, \\192.168.1.66\MyLabDeskData. And finally, the
user name and password with permissions to read/write/modify the network
share 192.168.1.66\administrator and associated admin password.

Configuring the IP Address of the PC


The IP Address is the set of numbers which identify the PC to the members of a
network. By default, Windows PCs are set to obtain an IP address automatically
(known as DHCP). It is also possible to manually configure the PC to a known
set of numbers (known as STATIC IP).
To configure the IP address in Windows XP:

Click START.
Click CONTROL PANEL.
Click NETWORK CONNECTIONS.
Double-click LOCAL AREA CONNECTION.
In the General tab, click INTERNET PROTOCOL (TCP/IP) and
PROPERTIES.
Click OBTAIN AN IP ADDRESS AUTOMATICLALY (for DHCP) OR Click
USE THE FOLLOWING IP ADDRESS and manually enter.
If unsure about IP address, contact your network administrator.

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Configuring the Windows Network Share


There are several choices when choosing a network share

To copy studies directly to a users PC: share the C:\


C:\MyLabDeskData
MyLabDeskData
folder. MyLabDesk will automatically update the subfolder ARCHIVE of
the C:\MyLabDeskData directory (folder).
To copy studies to a network share allowing multiple users access: choose
a PC hard drive or USB drive, server OR network archive storage (NAS)
device. MyLabDesk and MyLab setup are identical.
We recommend local IT support for advanced network sharing. We are
available via email MyLabdesk@biosound.com for assistance via email,
online meetings and phone support.
We recommend, before creating a shared folder, that a new user is
created. The new user can be managed easily and used by MyLab to
connect to the shared folder. This new user should be allowed FULL
CONTROL permissions which, in turn, will allow MyLab and users
connecting as this user to have proper use of the MyLab studies.
For more information, please search using your favorite search engine for
the plethora of online tutorials and documentation on creating a Windows
shared folder for your network and your operating system.

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Configuring the MyLab IP Address


Configure the MyLab IP address to connect to the LAN network. The MyLab
offers both DHCP (automatic IP) and STATIC (manual IP) configuration.
1. Click ARCHIVE REVIEW.
2. Place the pointer on the hard drive icon.

3. Use your left or right trackball buttons to access the drop-down menu (if
you see OPERATIONS, click CANCEL and use the opposite trackball
button).
4. Click on the IP ADDRESS CONFIGURATION menu.

5. For DHCP, click Obtain the IP Address automatically and the MyLab will
update the IP address from the network server.

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6. For STATIC (manual) IP address configuration, Click MANUAL:


a. Enter the IP address of your choice (you may lead? leave off
leading zeros, for instance 192.001.001.001 becomes 192.1.1.1).
b. The MASK is the SUBNET MASK and is usually 255.255.255.0.
c. The GATEWAY is the router for the network; if in doubt, you may
duplicate the numbers used for the IP address.

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Configuring the MyLabDesk


MyLabDesk Network Configuration
Which folder do I share?
share?
to use the browse function in MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk and browse to the network share
Share any folder on a PC, server or network attached storage device
(NAS). You will be able to browse to the ARCHIVE folder and view,
measure and report.
in order for MyLab to transfer directly to the MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk program?
Share the C:\
C:\MyLabDeskData
MyLabDeskData folder (the ROOT folder of ARCHIVE
folder). Within this folder, there is the folder ARCHIVE, which MyLab
modifies by reading and writing the us_archive.xml file (the master
database file).

Press MENU (located among the MyLab function buttons; not the alphanumeric keyboard).
Click NETWORK CONFIGURATION (SETUP MENU in MyLabDesk).
Click Add to start and be sure to have:
o The PC name or IP address of the computer sharing the folder.
o User name and password with read/write/modify rights.
o If you have questions, please ask your local IT support.
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Add your Description.


Description This can be any text.
Click Enabled (just to be sure).
Click Connect
Connec Drive
o This will start the Windows Drive Mapping Wizard.

Windows will select the drive letter automatically.


You may click Browse to select the PC and folder share.
You may manually type in \\ + IP address or name of the PC + \ + folder
share
share name.
After entering or browsing to the network share, click Finish.

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Enter the IP address (OR PC domain name) followed by a forward slash \


and the name of a user with FULL CONTROL
CONTROL Security and Sharing
permissions to the network file share. For instance, the ADMINISTRATOR
user or a user with ADMINISTRATOR rights.
We recommend creating a new local PC user for the MyLab.
Click OK to confirm.
Test by sending a study to the network archive:
o Click ARCHIVE REV
o Click a study
o Click COPY
o Choose the network archive location
Be sure to restart the unit to test if the MyLab / MyLabDesk connects to
the share. Simply click the Network Archive icon in Archive Review and
the transferred study should appear. If not, it is likely the drive was not
mapped correctly (as shown).
Windows will store the user and password given.
o If a new user was created on the PC, delete the user, create a new
user (perhaps named ultrasound
ultrasound)
ultrasound and map to the drive as the new
user. Again, be sure to reference the IP address or PC name of the
computer: example, 192.168.1.10\
192.168.1.10\ultrasound + the ultrasound
users password.

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Removing a network share from MyLab / MyLabDesk


MyLabDesk
Removing a network share may be done by the following method.

Click on the Main Menu OR the SETUP MENU (for MyLabDesk).

Click the NETWORK DIRECTORY sub-menu.


Click the network share to select.

Click EDIT.

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Click DISCONNECT DRIVE.

Click the network share you wish to delete.

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Click OK.

Click CANCEL.
Click to select the drive letter, DELETE and OK to finish.

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DICOM Configuration
DICOM copy is available in MyLabDesk; that is, the ability to copy selected
exams to a local (hard drive or USB) or network location. The DICOM menu
selection allows the user to define the AE TITLE of MyLabDesk, the
compression value of the images and loops and how stress echo exams are
viewed in a DICOM viewing software (by stage, view or single image).
The report may be configured as a DICOM image file (export
export to other servers,
servers the
default) or may be configured to export to Biopacs which embeds the
measurements as .xml data for software to decode and populate a report and in
DICOM Structured Reports (Cardiac from STD 9.12, Cardiac and Vascular as of
STD 10.x).
DICOM compression is set in the Quality tab; high, medium and low stands for
the overall quality of the images.
Images
Uncompressed, RGB image = high quality = largest file size
RLE, lossless compression = medium quality = smaller file size
Lossy JPEG = low quality = smallest file size
Loops
Uncompressed = Very large file sizes typically used only for testing
purposes or high-end video production.
High quality = low compression = largest file size
Medium quality = medium compression = smaller file size
Low quality = high compression = smallest file size
o NOTE: All loops are compressed with the same type of
compression
MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk does NOT connect to DICOM server software and does NOT
perform DICOM network transfers (DICOM Store, etc). MyLabDesk may be
used to produce unique DICOM archives; DICOMDIR files and IMAGES folders
for selected studies. You may burn these files to CD and thus produce a DICOM
compliant archive or use a PACS or DICOM reader to reference and upload the
studies.
For information on connecting your MyLab unit to a DICOM server, please email MyLabdesk@biosound.com for more information or see the MyLab User
Manual.
DICOM Conformance statements are available for MyLab ultrasound units:
http://www.esaote.com/products/ultrasound/statements/confstat.hTM.

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DICOM Configuration (Stress Echo)


The DICOM menu, STRESS IMAGES menu determines the DICOM & EXPORT
layout of selected Stress Echo exams. After selecting the STRESS IMAGES
export style, the program must be restarted.

BY STAGE (default)

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BY VIEW

SINGLE VIEW

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Appendix A - EMR Integration


MyLabDesk does not offer an HL7 interface, the official protocol used by EMRs,
however there is an option to print an electronic document and manually upload
and attach the to the patient record.
Try out several of the free software installations available for .pdf printing. There
are many free and commercial options available. The software installs on a PC
and acts like a printer. In fact, you are printing an electronic document.
MyLabDesk recognizes the pdf printer and sends the report and images to the
pdf printer which then prompts you for the destination folder to save the file.
Electronic documents can be saved with security options and encrypted to
protect patient privacy.
For more information on integrating MyLab and MyLabDesk
MyLabDesk to your EMR,
please eMyLabdesk@biosound.com.
desk@biosound.com.
e-mail MyLabdesk@biosound.com

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Appendix B - Technical Note: MyLab Preset Editing with


MyLabDesk
Software:

All MyLab and MyLabDesk software

As a MyLab user, you may find it helpful to use MyLabDesk in order to


add/edit free text observations, edit measurement labels, report headings
etcetera, in order to customize reports. Updating the MyLab with the new
presets is simple. This document describes how to import the presets after
editing the settings in MyLabDesk .
Material needed: One (1) USB memory stick or USB hard drive. The USB
device must NOT use U3 technology! The U3 technology will not allow the
MyLab to save or load presets. Remove the U3 technology by visiting the
uninstall page of the U3 website: http://www.u3.com/uninstall/.
Step 1: Save the PRESETS from the MyLab to a USB memory stick.

Insert a USB stick into the MyLab.


Press MENU.
Select PRESETS.
Select SAVE PRESETS.
Allow time for the MyLab to save the machines presets to USB.
Remove the USB device when finished.

Step 2: Replace the presets with the current (edited) files from your PC running
MyLabDesk .

Double-click or Open My Computer.


Double-click or Open C:\MyLabDeskData folder.
Double-click or Open the PRESETS folder.
Right-Click to select the specific preset you are interested in importing into
MyLab.
Select COPY.
View the contents of the USB device (you should see the
MyLabPresets folder and a DATA file).
Double-click or Open MyLabPresets.
Click to select the specific preset you wish to update.
Press DELETE on the keyboard to remove the application preset from the
USB device.
Click EDIT and PASTE to paste the new application preset folder onto the
USB device.
Remove the USB device when the copy is finished.

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Step 3: Load the new, edited presets into the MyLab.

Insert a USB stick into the MyLab.


Press MENU.
Select PRESETS.
Select LOAD PRESETS.
Since the presets are from the same MyLab, nothing should change
except the application presets you have edited with MyLabDesk . For
instance, your network connection settings shouldnt be affected.

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Appendix C MyLab ARCHIVE Differences


Systems Affected: MyLab70XV?, MyLab 50 XV?, MyLab30, MyLab25
MyLab 25,30,50XV Software: 8.x, 7.x
MyLab 70XV Software: 3.0
Software:
MyLabDesk Version 2.0 build(s) and prior releases
MyLab and MyLab Desks ARCHIVE folders are unique for each software
installation. The differences in the structure of the ARCHIVE may prevent access
by systems running MyLab STD 6.12 and prior releases. Take care in
understanding these differences when accessing patient studies created by
MyLab ultrasound machines running different software levels.
The incompatibility of the different software versions (STD 6.12 & prior and STD
7.X & higher) is true for writeable/modifiable archive locations: such as local hard
drives, USB devices or network shares where the newer software may change
the format of the original ARCHIVE structure and therefore, preventing the
previous (older version) software access and providing the following error
message:

MyLabDesk version 3.xx/2.xx (available from MyLab STD 8.x/7.x) shows the
following message / warning when attempting to access an older ARCHIVE:

MyLab 6.12 ARCHIVE, once accessed by a 8/7.xx


MyLab/MyLabDesk will change the format from 6.12 to 7.xx making
the ARCHIVE incompatible with the STD 6.12 MyLab/MyLabDesk .

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Example: One or several MyLab and/or MyLabDesk installations


accessing the shared archive folder on a network.

MyLab/MyLabDesk can access an ARCHIVE on a USB device or


network share(s) when the ARCHIVE has been created by a machine with
the same software release (STD X.XX).

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MyLab/MyLabDesk STD 6.12 (and below) cannot access an ARCHIVE


on a USB device or network share(s) when the ARCHIVE has been
created by a machine with a more recent version of software; release (for
instance, STD 7.1 being accessed by STD 6.12).

In the above example, MyLab with STD 7.1 may access but not alter the
STD 6.12 archive using the read only option. MyLab and/or
MyLab
MyLabDesk from STD 6.12 do not offer a read only option; so
accessing older archives (from previous releases such as STD4.x, STD5.x)
will always change the format to the STD 6.12. This issue was addressed
in the 7.X release with the read only option.

MyLab/MyLabDesk from STD 7.X does offer the read only option.
The read only option allows MyLab/MyLabDesk to access the
ARCHIVE folder and allow you to view studies but not modify the studies
(add measurements to the report, for example). You may use the COPY
button to copy the study to the LOCAL ARCHIVE; which then allows
modifications to take place.

CONTINUE will PERMENATELY CHANGE the structure of the ARCHIVE


folder.

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OPEN AS READREAD-ONLY will NOT change the ARCHIVE folder and allow
older units access.

A workaround solution is to create multiple network shares; one for each


archive type. MyLab supports up to five (5) different, shared network
locations.
o If MyLab #1 is at STD6.12, create access to a unique network
archive. Then, if accessing the archive with a newer version of
MyLabDesk , use the OPEN AS READREAD-ONLY option to access
and COPY files to the LOCAL ARCHIVE of the MyLabDesk used
to view the files.

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o You may also install the STD6.12 MyLabDesk on another PC or


the same PC only on a different hard drive partition or separate
USB device. For example, the STD 7.X MyLabDesk installed on
the C:\ drive and the STD6.12 MyLab Desk may be installed on a
USB device, ex. G:\. This is an advanced example, but is possible,
allowing measurements and reporting which the OPEN AS READREADONLY option does not.

NOTE: It is not possible to write a report on a READ-ONLY archive. First,


use COPY to copy the studies to the LOCAL ARCHIVE in order to allow
measurements and reporting. Of course, the study will assume the format
of the LOCAL ARCHIVE.

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U.S. Headquarters: BIOSOUND ESAOTE, Inc.


8000 Castleway Drive Indianapolis, Indiana 46250
Phone: 317 813.6000 or 800 428.4374 Fax: 317 813.6600 E-mail: info@biosound.com www.biosound.com
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Specifications subject to change without notice. MyLab is a registered trademark of Esaote, S.p.A. Windows is a
registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. DICOM is a registered trademark of the National Electrical Manufacturers
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