Providing expanded performance
Starting with a reliable platform upgradeable for advanced applications,
the all-in-one Senographe Essential offers remarkable flexibility.
Expert services offer the support you need for expanded performance.
Extend care with one platform
Senographe Essential is designed for screening, diagnostic and interventional
procedures. It lets you choose your upgrade path to advanced applications. Starting
with screening, the platform is upgradeable to increase its range of capabilities:
magnification, stereotaxy, SenoBright* contrast enhanced spectral mammography,
and SenoClaire* digital breast tomosynthesis3.
With the industry’s largest field of view (24 x 31 cm), Senographe Essential also lets
you choose a standard field of view of 19 x 23 cm, allowing you to image a large
range of breast sizes.
Technologist-focused design allows easy and quick patient positioning: Pre-set
gantry positioning enables automatic gantry rotation and quick angle setting.
TechInsight functionality provides fast access to priors and gives accurate indications
to the technologist regarding breast positioning.
80% of contracted detectors manufactured in 1999 were still in service in 20101.
The iLinq* system gives you online access to a technical expert, through your equipment console, to solve procedural or processing issue in real time.
Delivering clinical confidence
Senographe Essential lets you confidently detect and characterize mammo-graphic findings. Every
component of your Senographe Essential — from tube, to detector to post-processing — contributes to
outstanding image quality.
A dual-track X-ray tube (Mo/Rh) delivers an optimal X-ray spectra to penetrate the breast based
on breast density and compressed breast thickness. Automatic Optimization of Parameters
(AOP) helps you identify the densest breast regions. It automatically selects the appropriate
anode, filter, kV and mAs, ensuring repeatable image quality at optimized radiation dose.
GE Healthcare Premium View post-processing helps improve structure visibility by adjusting
brightness and contrast for almost any breast type, including implants. Because visual comfort is
very much dependent on the user’s preference, Premium View post-processing lets you choose
from four contrast strengths: PV Low, PV Medium, PV High and PVi.
An independent conversion detector with a Cesium-Iodide (CsI) scintillator on an amorphous
Silicon (a-Si) flat-panel array results in a high DQE (70%2), for efficient imaging at low dose.
Defining patient experience
Careful attention to a woman’s health — from low-dose imaging to an innovative, interactive approach
to mammography — redefines patient experience.
Low dose by design
The detector provides high DQE due to independent conversion technology for efficient
imaging at low dose.
The GE AOP automatic exposure mode based on breast density delivers optimized and
consistent image quality while minimizing average glandular dose.
The X-ray tube with exclusive rhodium anode provides a high-purity spectrum for
optimum contrast at low dose for dense breasts.
Ergonomics that work
Ergonomic breast handles help reduce patient muscle contraction.
Ergonomic paddle design and rounded bucky shape help optimize patient comfort.
Maximum desired compression can be pre-set and slows when contacting the breast.
Experience SensorySuite (Optional)
SensorySuite is an interactive experience designed to stimulate the senses and distract
your patient from any discomfort, pain, or anxiety she might experience during a
SensorySuite lets your patient choose the environmental ambiance she prefers for her
mammogram: Seaside, Garden, or Waterfall – using an in-room tablet PC remote
With SensorySuite, you may improve your patients’ experience and enhance the high
level of patient care you provide.