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Bladder Volume Scanner

The Mediate Medical BVS Pro Bladder Volume Scanner is a portable, 3D ultrasound instrument.

  • Quick, accurately, and noninvasively measures bladder volume
  • Helps health care providers diagnose, manage, and treat urinary outflow dysfunction

Mediate Medical BVS PRO Benefits

  • Noninvasively measures bladder volume and post-void residual (PVR)
  • Helps assess urinary retention and postoperative urinary retention (POUR)
  • Helps evaluate many common urological conditions
    ◦ Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
    ◦ Bladder outlet obstruction (BOO)
    ◦ Overactive bladder (OAB)
    ◦ Lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS)
  • Helps prevent unnecessary catheterization and unnecessary trauma to patient
  • Helps reduce rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI)
  • Helps caregivers manage and treat incontinence
  • Improves efficiency of health care professionals by reducing costs and saving staff tim

  • Precision aiming ability via lightweight, portable, handheld probe
  • Can upload exam data to electronic health record systems (EHRs and EPDs)
  • Battery-operated

Mediate Medical BVS Pro Technology

  • Calculates bladder volume using Bladder Wall AutoSelect™ Technology
  • A exam with the BVS Pro is quick, easy, and comfortable for the patient
  • The instrument measures ultrasonic reflections on multiple planes inside the body producing a 3D image

 

  • Bladder volume measurements made with Wall AutoSelect™ Technology are very accurate
  • Scanning begins as you press the scan button without the need to select male, female or child.

The fusion of comfort, portability and advanced features makes the new Mediate Medical BVS Pro Bladder Volume Scanner the ultimate go-anywhere Bladder Scanner Instrument!

 

To scan or not to scan - the indications

Consider bladder scanning for patients with the following conditions:

If the patient has undergone an abdominal surgical intervention that may impair the ability to void by causing localized edema in the abdomen, the edema may compress the urethra, resulting in partial or complete occlusion.

This condition can impair the patient's ability to void by partially compressing the urethra and occluding the urinary exit pathway.

This can impair the patient's ability to fully empty the bladder because the urethral pathway, through which urine exits, is narrowed.

The patient's inability to void may be due to damaged neural pathways to or from the bladder.

These conditions can cause urinary retention because of edema resulting from the injury.

A stroke patient may experience an impaired ability to void because of neurologic injuries, such as paralysis or cerebral edema.

This may prevent the patient from correlating the sensation of needing to void with the physical act of voiding.

Renal calculi (kidney stones) or a renal mass may physically obstruct the outflow of urine. Although a bladder scan isn't utilized to diagnose an obstructive mass or stone, occasionally these conditions can be visualized during the scan.

This can result in incomplete emptying of the bladder due to infection, neurologic conditions, or anomalies of the renal structures. A bladder scan can assist the nurse in noting the frequency and volume of retained urine to tailor an individualized bladder retraining program for the patient.

Patients with diabetes may not have the sensation or urge to void.

Technical specifications

Bladder volume range: 0 to 999 ml

0 to 150 ml = ± 15 % / 150 to 999 ml = ± 10 %

< 4 seconds

< 450 grams

3.7v Li ion rechargeable battery / 250 exams with full charged battery / wireless battery charging on cradle

BVS Lite, Optional ; Tablet, Smartphone or Laptop/Computer, BVS Pro OLED 1.4” Touchscreen

Shut down after 5 min.

English, Chinese Traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

External

USB 2.0

IPX1

2.5 MHz, 3D sector scan. Scan angle of 120°

Available; software to upload scan data to Digital Patient System

Available in app / Camera in unit

Audio sound available for recognizing different functions

Pre-scan function – real-time bladder images (12x) – print options Scan data storage + browser (100 patients) – bladder wall recognition (line) - WiFi indication – Scan angle display – Battery power indication

4 years, excluding misusage and batteries

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