Heart, lung and deep vein scans at the bedside. Support from detection through PVC placement.

An integrated imaging solution for critical assessments and guided procedures that never leaves your side.

Central venous catheter placement and critical procedural guidance.

Now with Biplane Imaging™ technology, iQ+ can support critical care clinicians in central venous access, difficult PIV access, arterial access, thora/paracentesis, and percutaneous tracheostomy. Ultrasound guidance has been shown to reduce the number of attempts and decrease the complications associated with CVC insertion2.

Focused cardiac assessment.

Does your patient have systolic heart failure? Is there a pericardial effusion? Are they fluid responsive? With dedicated presets for cardiac imaging, Butterfly iQ+ can give you the confidence to make quick bedside decisions in a large range of patient types. Cardiac activity with POCUS has been shown to be the variable most associated with survival after cardiac arrest1.

Lung evaluation.

Lung ultrasound (LU) can help clinicians rapidly and accurately identify most of the common causes of dyspnea. LU can also help clinicians identify COVID pneumonia severity and can assist in patient management as well as resource utilization in critical care3

As iQ+ can be placed in a simple sheath4, it can help preserve PPE as well as eliminate time-consuming cleaning protocols of larger devices. Butterfly iQ+ can also help limit exposure of additional healthcare practitioners by reducing patient transport.

Deep vein thrombosis surveillance.

For patients who have high coagulation, are sedentary for long periods in a critical state, or are being screened for clot pre-CVC insertion, Butterfly iQ+ offers dedicated presets optimised for assisting the clinician to identify DVT. Developed to display echogenic thrombus within deep vessel lumen, iQ+ can support the clinician’s identification of DVT before it develops into a pulmonary embolism.

Recent studies suggest that the prevalence of DVT on admission to a medical-surgical ICU may be as high as 10%, and that the incidence of DVT developing during the ICU stay (based on systematic screening) ranges from 8% to 40%5.

“....Soft Tissue setting is great for procedures. In my experience with erector spinae and ESP blocks, the needle visualisation is excellent. Good for vascular access as well.”

— Professor Colin Royse

Cardiac Anaesthesiologist, The Royal Melbourne Hospital Academic Director Custom and Professional Education Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne


Clinical evidence.

Critical care ultrasonography

Patients at risk of deterioration and/or death benefit most from the timely, multisystem bedside analysis provided by point-of-care ultrasound. In fact, some applications are the foundation of resuscitation such as the cause of shock in the undifferentiated patient.

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Intensive Care Med

We find there is utility of lung ultrasonography for rapid assessment of the severity of SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia/ARDS at presentation, to track the evolution of disease, to monitor lung recruitment maneuvers, to guide response to prone position, the management of extracorporeal membrane therapy, and for making decisions related to weaning the patient from ventilatory support.

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Critical care

The use of ultrasound has been proposed to reduce the number of complications and to increase the safety and quality of central venous catheter placement.

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The future of ultrasound is here.

Biplane Imaging™2, Imaging Mode and Needle Viz™ technology.

Makes it easier to identify the needle and get the control needed during central line placement and difficult vascular access. You’ll be able to see short and long axis simultaneously to help with confident needle-guided procedures.

Long battery life. Durable hardware.

Enables you to focus more on patients, and less on probe integrity and readiness.

Sharp cardiac & lung imaging.

Allows the you to get the insights they need for regional anaesthesia and beyond such as cardiopulmonary and gastric contents assessment.

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