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SONOLINE G40 Ultrasound System

SONOLINE G40 Ultrasound System

The ultra-portable SONOLINE G40™ ultrasound
system brings the benefits of migrating Siemens
core technology to an entirely new level of
diagnostic performance and workflow efficiency
in the world of compact, mobile, color Doppler
ultrasound systems. The G40 system combines
best-in-class image quality and a robust set of
features to meet daily clinical needs. It enhances
diagnostic confidence with high quality color
Doppler and pulse-wave Doppler capabilities. It
also provides a pathway to seamlessly integrate
future technology advancements.

SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE • Easy accessible, full size QWERTY keyboard for

All-digital signal processing technology provides text entry, function keys and system programming
best-in-class 2D and Doppler image quality for • Wrist support to help reduce operator repetitive
greater diagnostic confidence. stress injuries
• Up to 32 QuickSet™ user-programmable system
The DIMAQ-IP integrated workstation provides parameters. Allow users to program system
digital acquisition, storage, review and transfer parameters for individual transducer/application
of ultrasound studies. Studies can be reviewed settings. QuickSet parameters combine all
and quantified on-board, stored on the system preferred imaging mode parameters, annotation
hard drive and transferred to the built-in CD R/W text and measurements into one user preset
for cost-effective archival.
Language Support
The all-digital system architecture enables • Image screen, control panel text and operating
seamless integration of optional features to instructions are all available in English, French,
enhance productivity such as phase inversion German, Spanish and Italian
Tissue Harmonic Imaging (THI) and connectivity - Instructions for Use are available in the
solutions such as DICOM Print/Store and DICOM following languages — Chinese, Czech,
Worklist. Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian,
Japanese, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian,
User Interface
Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Swedish
• Intuitive PC-based operating principles
• User-centric control panel with HomeBase Monitor
layout • MultiSync,15-inch, high resolution,
• On/Off tasklight and back-lit illumination of progressive scan(non-interlaced)
control panel • 800 x 600 pixel display matrix with a recordable
• Variable brightness indicates active state of image area of 800 x 600 pixels (SVGA)
function keys • Monitor tilt of 15 degrees up, 10 degrees
• On Screen Menu (OSM) provides easy and down and swivel of 180 degrees
immediate access to secondary imaging controls • Digital on-screen display brightness and
contrast controls with factory default presets
• Energy Saving Display Power Management Acoustic Output Management
• 4 levels of illumination intensity: Off, 1, 2, 3 • On-screen acoustic power indicator
(AIUM/NEMA output display standard)
Hard Drive
• Internal 40 GB Hard Drive for patient database OPERATING/DISPLAY MODES
• 2D imaging in fundamental and harmonic
• Allows storage of patient studies that include
images, reports and measurements
• M-mode
• Image storage capacity up to 120,000 images;
• Color Doppler Velocity mode
color or black/white
• Power Doppler mode
CD-R/W Drive • PW Pulsed Wave spectral Doppler mode
• Support either 650 MB or 700 MB read/write • Duplex mode
CD-R • Triplex mode
• Allows storage and archiving of complete • Flexible combination of imaging modes in side-
patient studies including still images, reports by-side Dual and Dual Select in real-time, and
and measurements digital cine replay
• Storage capacity dependent upon patient • Selectable split screen display formats in 2D or
study size 2D/color with M-mode and/or spectral Doppler
• Export of images in TIFF format, DICOM mode: top-bottom or side-by-side in real-time
exchange Media (requires DICOM connectivity and digital cine replay
Beamforming in 2D Imaging
• Individual selection of single study for
• New generation all-digital beam former
technology enables parallel processing
Transducer Ports of the RF signal data in the time and
• Two active universal transducer ports amplitude domains
that support Phased Array, Curved Array • Patented ASIC technology preserves signal
and Linear Array transducers integrity through precision up-sampling for
• One parking port better beam definition
• Electronic transducer selection (instantaneous • 2-D mode line density up to 256 lines
switching between transducers) • Up to 512 processing channels
• Industrial design provides easy access to the • Total system dynamic range > 150 dB
transducer ports
Transducer Storage • Up to four transmit focal zones
• Four configurable transducer holders support all • Digital dynamic receive focusing with dynamic
transducer designs and provide gel bottle storage apodization
• SuppleFlex™ transducer cables and integrated
2D Image Processing
cable management for protection during
• All-digital parallel signal processing with frame
exams and transport
rate up to 469 F/sec – transducer dependent
• Special transducer holder for endocavity
• MultiHertz™ multiple frequency imaging with
transducers provides easy access and storage
up to 5 user selectable transmit frequencies,
• Transducer holders can be removed for
including THI
• 6 levels Res/Speed selection: 0 – 5 MultiHertz Multiple Frequency Imaging
• 5 Persistence levels: 0 – 4 Siemens’ unique MultiHertz multiple frequency
• 4 Edge enhancement levels: 0 – 3 imaging capability provides the resolution and
• Display dynamic range: 30 to 70 dB in penetration of several transducers in one. At the
five-decibel increments push of button, the user can change frequencies
• Adjustable gain from 0 to 60 dB in one-decibel for 2D, THI (optional), color and spectral Doppler
increments independently for optimal choice of image
• 8 DGC controls for Depth Gain Compensation resolution, penetration and sensitivity.
• 9 user-selectable gray maps • Number of frequencies is transducer dependent
• 16 user-selectable 2D colorization maps • Up to 7 user-selectable transmit frequencies:
- 3 frequencies in 2D and M-mode
2D Image Display
- Up to 2 frequencies in THI
• Full screen, Split, Quad and Dual Select
- Up to 2 frequencies in color Doppler modes
screen formats
- Up to 2 frequencies in Power Doppler modes
• L/R flip and U/D flip for all formats in real-time
- Up to 2 frequencies in Pulsed Wave modes
and digital cine replay
• Image Depth from 3 to 28 cm in 1.0 cm PW Pulsed Wave Spectral Doppler
increments – transducer dependent • Available on all imaging array transducers
• Virtual Format Imaging • Up to two user-selectable transmit frequencies
- Left/right steer per transducer
- Trapezoid Imaging • 5 sweep speed selections: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
• Digital read/write zoom with image pan • 8 selectable post processing gray maps
- Available on live and cine replay images • 12 user-selectable Doppler colorization maps:
- Up to 10 x zoom – transducer dependent 0 – 11
• Adjustable gain from 0 to 90 dB in one-decibel
2D Calipers – Generic Measurements and
• PRF range: 100 to 19,500 Hz
• Multiple cursor sets on frozen, live, dual screen
• Velocity scale range: ±0.5 cm/sec to
and cine playback images
±150 cm/sec at 0º angle correction
• Up to eight distance measurements per screen
• Angle correction 0 - 89º in one-degree
• Distance, depth from skin line
• Angle measurement
• Gate size: from 1.0 up to 20 mm
• Area and circumference: ellipse, trace
• 8 wall filter selections – transducer dependent
• Compound Measurements:
• 17 levels of baseline shift
- Volume: user-selectable preset by 1 distance,
• Spectral invert
2 distance, 3 distance; 1 ellipse and 1 distance
• Autotrace function
- Flow volume: 1 velocity and 1 distance,
or 1 velocity and 1 ellipse
- Stenosis: user-selectable preset calculated
by 2 ellipse, or 2 distance measurements

Spectral Doppler Display
• Full screen D trace, 2D/Doppler mode,
triplex or update 2D/C/Doppler
• Four imaging display formats – top-bottom:
1/3-2/3, 1/2-1/2, 2/3-1/3; side-by-side: 40-60

Doppler Calipers – Generic Measurements

and Calculations
• Multiple cursor sets on frozen and cine
playback images
• Velocity/Frequency/Pressure Gradient
• Heart rate/Heart cycle/Time
• Autotrace measurements and calculations
including PS, ED, TAMx, TAMn,PI, RI and S/D
• Resistive Index (RI)
• 6 color line density selections
• Pulsatility Index (PI), including Peak-to-Peak
• 4 wall filter selections
• 4 levels of color smoothing
• Time Average Velocity max (TAV)
• 5 Tissue/color priority selections
• Systolic/diastolic ratio (S/D)
• 5 color persistence levels
• Velocity Time Integral (VTI)
• Color invert
• Acceleration/Deceleration
• Flow volume using combined velocity and Power Doppler Imaging
distance, or velocity and ellipse measurements • Available on all imaging array transducers
• Doppler angle correction after measurement • Left/right steer on all linear array transducers
• Up to two user-selectable transmit frequencies
Color Doppler Velocity Imaging
per transducer
• Available on all imaging array transducers
• Selection of 8 Power Doppler maps
• MultiBeam Formation technology provides
• PRF scale range: 100 Hz to 19,500 Hz –
parallel signal processing for high color Doppler
transducer dependent
frame rates – transducer dependent
• Gain: -20 to 20 dB in one-decibel increments
• Left/right steer on all linear transducers
• 6 color line density selections
• Advanced processing in color mode resulting
• 4 wall filter selections
in excellent spatial resolution and superior flash
• 4 levels of power smoothing
• 5 Tissue/color priority selections
• Up to two user-selectable transmit frequencies
• 5 color persistence levels
per transducer
• Up to 8 user-selectable color velocity maps Color and Power Doppler Display
(6 velocity & 2 velocity/variance) • 2D/C mode, Split 2D-2D/C mode
• Velocity scale range: ±0.6~±150.4 cm/sec • Dual real-time 2D/C mode
• PRF scale range: 100 to 19,500Hz – transducer • 2D/C/D mode (simultaneous triplex),
dependent 2D/C/D mode (update)
• Adjustable gain from -20 to 20 dB in one-decibel
increments M-Mode
• Available on all imaging array transducers

• Up to three user-selectable transmit frequencies, Post Processing Features in Freeze Frame
including fundamental and harmonics or Cine
• 4 Edge Enhancement selections • 2D-mode
• Display dynamic range: 30 to 70 dB in five - Zoom/pan
decibel increments - Gray map
• Adjustable gain from 0 to 60 dB in one-decibel - 2D-mode colorization map
increments - Measurements/reports/annotations/
• 7 user-selectable gray maps pictograms
• 16 user-selectable M-mode colorization maps • Color
• 5 sweep speed selections: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 - Zoom/pan
- Color map
M-Mode Image Display
- Color invert
• Full screen M-mode, 2D/M-mode
- Measurements/reports/annotations/
• Four imaging display formats – top-bottom:
1/3-2/3, 1/2-1/2, 2/3-1/3; side-by-side: 40-60
• Doppler
M-Mode Calipers – Generic Measurements - Gray map
and Calculations - Doppler colorization map
• Multiple cursor sets on frozen and cine - Angle correct
playback images - Measurements/reports/annotations/
• Distance pictograms
• Time • M-mode
• Slope - Gray map
• Heart rate - M-mode colorization map
- Measurements/reports/annotations/
Cine Review
Cine feature is standard and offers post-acquisition Ultra-sensitive, wideband transducers, matched
optimization of all real-time post-processing with user-selectable MultiHertz multiple frequency
functions. imaging, improve resolution and penetration.
• Frame-by-frame cine loop review and Depending on the transducer, the user can select
continuous cine motion review, including up to five 2D and THI frequencies and two color
control of playback rate and spectral Doppler frequencies, expanding the
• Independent cine review in mixed modes clinical versatility of a single transducer, and
(2D/M, 2D/Doppler, 2D/C/Doppler) thereby maximizing transducer investment.
• Independent cine review in 2D Dual Select • Wideband MultiHertz imaging allows user
mode with image align playback feature selection of independent 2D and color frequencies
• Standard Cine Memory: providing 225 for optimal resolution and penetration
2D mode images or 225 2D/C images • Universal, stainless steel and disposable
• Up to 30 seconds Doppler Cine, or up to biopsy guides for specified linear and curved
16 seconds M-mode Cine array transducers
• Cine Store: Multiple single frame storage with • Innovative ultra low-loss lens materials and
clipboard review allowing post processing, microelectronic technologies for efficient
measurement and annotation functions performance and increased signal bandwidth

• Frequency range: 2.0 – 13.0 MHz • Five user-defined labels are available in
• Hanafy Lens acoustic technology 2D-mode
• MicroCase™ transducer miniturization technology • Calculations include: EFW from the selected
and SuppleFlex cables reference, HC/AC, TCD/AC, LVW/HW, CorBPD,
Note: See dedicated transducer flyer for more information. FL/AC, FL/BPD, CI, AFI, AXT, and Fetal Heart Rate
• Calculations for both Gestational Age (GA) and
APPLICATIONS ultrasound menstrual age, and Estimated Date
of Confinement (EDC)
The G40 system is designed to support a wide
• Early Obstetric patient report and Standard
range of general and specialty imaging applications.
Obstetric patient report include a worksheet
Factory supplied exam and transducer dependent
for viewing the progress of the report during
imaging presets have been carefully optimized for
the exam process and to edit the report
each application to provide consistency, reliability,
• Multiple fetus reporting capabilities
and increased productivity. Selected applications
• Growth Analysis Graphs with exam file linking
include body markers, text and annotation labels,
• OB patient report and worksheet including
worksheets and reports.
Fetal Heart report page
• Abdominal
• Renal Gynecology
• Obstetrics • All general measurements and calculations
• Gynecology • Micturated and residual volume calculation
• Cardiac Survey • Uterus and right and left follicle ovary
• Early Obstetrics measurements
• Vascular (C-Vas, P-Vas, Venous) • Gynecology patient report
• Small Parts (Breast, Testicle, Thyroid)
• Orthopedics Cardiac
• Endorectal • All general measurements and calculations
• Volume formulas for Left Ventricular function
EXAM-SPECIFIC MEASUREMENTS assessment in 2D-mode and M-mode
AND CALCULATIONS • 2D-mode, M-mode, and Doppler calculations
• M-Mode Slope, Heart Rate, Time, and Distance
The measurement function is arranged by exam measurements
type and is available for use with all exam types. • Doppler Acceleration, Trace, Heart Rate, Time
The G40 system has measurement and report and Velocity measurements
packages for the following exam types: • Cardiac patient report and worksheet for
2D mode, M-mode, and Doppler
• All general measurements and calculations Cerebrovascular
• All general measurements and calculations
• CCA, ICA1, ICA2, ICA3, ECA, and VA
• All general measurements and calculations
• Early Obstetrics Menstrual Age (MA)
• Area Percent Stenosis and Diameter Percent
measurements are MSD, CRL, and Yolk Sac
Stenosis measurements
• Menstrual Age parameter labels are MSD, CRL,
• Cerebrovascular patient report
FTA, and BN

Peripheral Vascular • Storage and retrieval of frozen static images
• All general measurements and calculations • Storage and retrieval of reports
• Right and left extremity measurements • Instant dial-in and replay of static images in
• Peripheral vascular patient report 1-up screen format
• Supports Measurements and Calculations
on current, as well as on saved and retrieved
• All general measurements and calculations
• Right and left extremity measurements
• Export of patient studies from hard drive
• Venous patient report
to CD-R/W drive. Studies can be individually
Thyroid selected
• All general measurements and calculations • Images are exported in PC compatible TIFF
• Thyroid volume format or DICOM format (optional)
• M-mode Still Frame Scroll and Store
Urology • PW Spectral Doppler Still Frame Scroll and Store
• All general measurements and calculations • Patient database sorting by Name, ID, Study
• Residual volume calculations Date and Exam type
• Prostate and urology patient report
• All general measurements and calculations Tissue Harmonic Imaging (THI)
Tissue Harmonic Imaging with selectable frequencies
Orthopedic increases success with difficult-to-image patients,
• All general measurements and calculations improving diagnostic confidence. Dramatically
• Right and left hip angle measurement improves contrast and spatial resolution by
• Classification and Graf Sonometer reducing noise and clutter in the image.
• Hip angle patient report • MultiHertz multiple frequency imaging
capability in Tissue Harmonic Imaging (THI)
DIGITAL PATIENT STUDY • Available on the CH5-2 curved array and
STORAGE AND ARCHIVING P4-2 phased array transducers
The DIMAQ-IP integrated workstation allows for
DICOM 3.0 Connectivity
digital acquisition, storage and review of complete
Provides digital image transfer via a DICOM
ultrasound studies, including static images as well
network for both printing and storage. The G40
as measurements, calculations and reports.
system acts as a DICOM Storage Class User and
Patient Study Management DICOM Print Class User and can be connected to a
Replay of digitally stored images in a selectable DICOM color or grayscale Printer and/or to DICOM
1-up, 4-up, 9-up or 16-up screen format. The workstation and archive devices.
patient study screen allows for study selection,
DICOM Storage Class
search, and deletion or for export to CD-R.
• Allows connectivity to PACS
• Internal 40 GB hard drive for patient data
• Allows storage of all digital images and
dynamic clips with patient demographic data
• CD-R/W drive for 650 and 700 MB CD-R
• Allows In-Progress Store during the exam
provides patient study archiving
• Hard drive capacity: DICOM Print Class
- Approximately 120,000 b/w and color images • Allows connectivity and printing to DICOM
print device
DICOM Storage Commitment Class
DICOM Exchange Media CD-R
DICOM Region Calibration

DICOM Modality Worklist

(Requires DICOM 3.0 Connectivity option)
Enables digital network connectivity to
Hospital/Radiology Information Systems (HIS/RIS)
via DICOM (HIS/RIS) network protocol gateway.
• Allows query and direct download from HIS/RIS
system of the patient work schedule to the G40
• Automatically populates the New Patient form
with patient demographic information

DOCUMENTATION DEVICES • 1 Y/C Video out, S-terminal (SVHS)

• 1 2-Channel Audio (Right/Left), RCA jack type
Optional On-Board Video Devices • 1 VGA out, mini D-SUB(15pin)
• Up to two (B&W printer & color printer/VCR)
documentation devices can be integrated into Other Input/Output
the system cart and controlled through the • 1 Foot switch connector, phone jack-type
control panel • 1 Remote control connector, mini jack (stereo)
• Supported devices:
System Interface Connections
- Mitsubishi P93W B&W Printer
• Network
- Mitsubishi CP900UM Color Printer (NTSC)
- 1 Ethernet connector, type RJ45 (10/100 BaseT)
- Mitsubishi CP900E Color Printer (PAL)
• Peripherals
- Mitsubishi MD3000UM S-VHS VCR (NTSC)
- 1 Serial port RS232-C connector, D-SUB (9-pin)
- Mitsubishi MD3000E S-VHS VCR (PAL)
- 2 USB ports, Series A-type


• PAL/CCIR: 625 lines, 50 Hz
• Height: 136.0 cm (53.5 inch)
• NTSC/EIA: 525 lines, 60 Hz
• Width: 51.8 cm ( 20.4 inch)
Video/Audio Input • Depth: 85.1 cm (33.5 inch)
• 1 Composite color Video in, BNC-type • Weight: 93 kg (205 pounds) without OEM’s
• 1 Y/C Video in, S-terminal (SVHS)
• 1 2-Channel Audio in (Right/Left), ELECTRICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL

Video/Audio Output The SONOLINE G40 ultrasound system is available

• 1 Composite B/W Video out, BNC-type in one mainframe configuration, suitable for use
• 1 Composite color Video out, BNC-type in 100/115V and 230V environments.
• 1 RGB & Composite Sync out, mini D-SUB
(15 pin)

• Power connections: Acoustic Output Standards
- 100-120/200-240 VAC, 50/60Hz • IEC 61157 (Declaration of Acoustic Power)
• Built-in AC isolation transformer • AIUM/NEMA UD-2, 1998 Acoustic Output
• Power consumption: maximum 600VA Measurement Standard for Diagnostic
with OEM’s Ultrasound
• Atmospheric pressure range: 700 hPa to • AIUM/NEMA UD-3, 1998 Standard for Real-Time
1060 hPa (525 to 795 mm Hg) or up to Display of Thermal and Mechanical Acoustic
3050 m (10,000 ft) Output Indices on Diagnostic Ultrasound
• Ambient temperature range (without OEM’s): Equipment
+10°C to +40°C (50° to 104°F)
CE Declaration
• Humidity: 10 – 80%, non-condensing,
The 230V/115 V version of the
during operation
G40 system is provided with a
• Maximum heat output: 2150 BTU/hr 0123
CE marking in accordance with
STANDARDS COMPLIANCE the regulations stated in Council Directive
93/42/EEC of June 14, 1993 concerning Medical
The G40 system meets the requirements of the Devices. Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., is
Medical Device Directive and carries the CE Mark. certified by notified body 0123 to Annex 11.3 -
Full Quality System.
Quality Standards
ISO 9001:2000 Authorized EC Representative:
ISO 13485:2003 Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
EN46001:96 Medical Solutions
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Design Standards
D-91052 Erlangen
UL 60601-1
CSA C22.2 No. 601-1 G40, MicroCase, MultiHertz, QuickSet, Siemens,
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EN 60601-2-37 and IEC60601-2-37 Siemens reserves the right to modify the design
and specifications contained herein without prior
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