I am a vascular sonographer who is employed as supervising sonographer in a
multi-centre Radiology practice. We do not do TCD so my input has limited
value. We are currently assessing machines as we are looking at purchasing
another 3-6 machines. I have recently trialled the latest from a number of
manufacturers. We currently have a number of ATL 3000, ATL 3500, ATL 5000,
Antares and one Siemens Elegra. It is possible to perform excellent Carotid
examinations with any of these machines, and all have their place in general
and obstetrics. Despite the undoubted excellence of the 5000, if you are
looking at only doing vascular then the Antares is for me the one to go for.
I find the operating system to be superior to any of the current machines on
From: Ed Bernaski <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tuesday, 4 March 2003 10:12
Subject: Re: Equipment for Carotid Studies
>We have used both ATL 3000 and 5000 for carotids and TCD's. The 5000 is
>really worth the extra money, especially with SonoCT. We have not found
>anything else on the market that comes close!
> Ed Bernaski, M.D.
> Gramercy Park Cardiology
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>From: "Steven Rudolph" <[log in to unmask]>
>To: <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 8:46 AM
>Subject: Equipment for Carotid Studies
>> I am a neurologist who performs only carotid ultrasound and TCD.
>> I would like to replace my Acuson XP10, and am looking at several
>> alternatives to control the cost. I am considering choosing between a
>> ATL 3000 or possibly 5000, and a newer machine such as the Acuson/Siemens
>> Antares. Any experience or alternatives would be appreciated. In
>> does anyone have recent experience with the Antares platform. Archiving
>> studies on CD is very attractive to me.
>> Thank you.
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