System Introduction and Overview, Philips CX50 Portable Ultrasound Machine

In Probo Medical’s free multi-part Philips CX50 training series, you’ll learn everything you need to know about using the CX50 advanced cardiovascular portable ultrasound machine.

This first video gives a complete overview of how to best use and interact with the ultrasound machine.

It is very important to watch this video. Subsequent videos build on the items presented here and they may be confusing without this base knowledge.

Making Measurements and Annotations on the Philips CX50 Ultrasound Machine

In this part of the Probo Medical’s Philips CX50 training series, learn how to navigate and customize the various measurement, analysis and annotations packages.

Saving Images and Cine Loops

There are many ways of saving loops on the CX50, as well as many settings on how it saves and handles your images.

You can become more efficient and streamline your workflow by customizing how your ultrasound machine saves loops. This is particularly important in cardiology settings. Learn how to set the CX50 to your own preferences in our free ultrasound training series.

Using Doppler Modes on the Philips CX50

This part from our video series on the free Philips CX50 Training series that teaches how to activate, use and optimize PW, CW, and Color Doppler imaging modes. The following video describes how to use the various Doppler modes on the Philips CX50 ultrasound machine.

How to Review Images and View Reports on the Philips CX50

There are multiple ways to review images from current and past exams on the Philips CX50. This free training video shows the various techniques for viewing images and comparing images from a current or past exam. It also covers viewing reports.

System Setup, Customization, and Custom Presets on the Philips CX50 Ultrasound machine

The Philips CX50 has extensive customization and setup parameters, some of which are quite complicated, others not. This video teaches how to save custom presets and get your system optimized for your workflow and preferences.

DICOM and Network Setup on the Philips CX50 Ultrasound Machine

The Philips CX50 is both complicated and not complicated when it comes to networking and DICOM setup. Its versatility, power and diagnostic tools are the best among ultrasound systems, providing tools to tell you what may have gone wrong, and these tools are simply not available on other portable ultrasound machines. It also has excellent explanations about the various parameters that can be adjusted to make your workflow efficient.

It’s important to view this entire video, as just connecting to your DICOM server is only a portion of what needs to be done to properly setup DICOM. Specifically, setting your image and video compression can make a large difference in transferring your studies.

Exporting to USB and DICOM on the Philips CX50 Ultrasound Machine

Learn how to export to USB and DICOM on the Philips CX50 ultrasound machine. While this can be a relatively simple process, it’s important to understand its tools in making your exports faster and getting the correct type of image format and compression to make your workflow more efficient.

This is another video among many more in our free Ultrasound Machine Hands-On Training Library. Looking to service, buy, or sell a Philips CX50 Ultrasound? Call one of our sales experts today at 866-513-8322.

About the Author

Brian Gill is Probo Medical’s Vice President of Marketing. He has more than 20 years of experience in the ultrasound industry. From sales to service to customer support, he has done everything from circuit board repair and on-site service to networking and PACS, to training clinicians on ultrasound equipment. Through the years, Brian has trained more than 500 clinicians on over 100 different ultrasound machines. Currently, Brian is known as the industry expert in evaluating ultrasounds and training users on all makes and models of ultrasound equipment, this includes consulting with manufacturers with equipment evaluations during all stages of product development.