Bladderscan BVI 3000
Bladder Volume Instruments
BladderScan BVI 3000 System
The BladderScan® BVI 3000 bladder volume instrument, with VMODE® technology, is a portable 3D ultrasound device that quickly, accurately, and noninvasively measures urinary bladder volume and post-void residual (PVR) in adults.
The BVI 3000 is quick and easy to use. When the user releases the scan button, within seconds, the instrument measures ultrasonic reflections on multiple planes inside the body and produces a 3-dimensional calculation and display of the bladder volume.
- Helps assess urinary retention and postoperative urinary retention (POUR)
- Helps evaluate many common urological conditions
- Helps prevent unnecessary catheterization
- Helps reduce rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI)
- Helps differentiate between types of incontinence to determine appropriate care
- Helps monitor postoperative recovery
- Helps improve efficiency of healthcare professionals by reducing costs and saving staff time
BladderScan BVI 3000
The BladderScan BVI 3000 Solution
Improves efficiency of health care professionals by reducing costs and saving staff time.
The BladderScan BVI 3000 calculates bladder volume using patented VMODE ultrasound technology. Bladder volume measurements made with Vmode ultrasound are more accurate than those from conventional 2-dimensional ultrasound, as they are based on this more complex, 3D image.
Savings calculator helps document cost savings and catheterizations prevented based on user-determined statistical input.
bladderscan® bvi 3000 Components
- Easy-to-read console features grayscale LCD display with aiming assistance
- Easy-to-use, handheld probe
- Batteries – two NiMH rechargeable batteries included
- Battery charger – holds one battery; brings a battery to full charge in 6 hours or less
- Ultrasound gel
- Two rolls of printer paper
- Optional medical cart with locking wheel
- Educational Material
- Optional in-service session to train staff
- One-year warranty
- BVI 3000 In-Service CD—includes:
- Operations & Maintenance Manual
BladderScan BVI 3000 Tutorials
bladderscan bvi 3000 FAQ
Is it possible to send BladderScan exam data to EMR systems?
- Some BladderScan instruments, such as 6000 series and 9000 series devices, can deliver exam data to various EMR systems through the ScanPoint Image Management System. To learn more about this feature, please refer to the appropriate Operations and Maintenance Manual (available at bladderscan.com), or visit scanpoint.com.
Can the BladderScan BVI 3000 be used on pediatric patients?
- The BVI 3000 is not intended or designed for use on pediatric patients. The BVI 9400 instrument, however, has a Small Child mode specifically designed for use on pediatric patients.
Is calibration required on BladderScan instruments?
- Periodic calibration of BladderScan instruments is required to ensure accurate exam results. The required frequency of calibration depends on your Total Reliability service plan. For calibration requirements specific to your BladderScan instrument, please refer to the appropriate Operations and Maintenance Manual, available at bladderscan.com.
Can BladderScan instruments be calibrated on site?
- Yes. If you have the calibration kit and ScanPoint with QuickPrint, you can easily and quickly calibrate your own BladderScan instruments. You may also send your instruments to a Verathon service center.
How should I clean and disinfect my BladderScan instrument?
- BladderScan instruments must be cleaned and disinfected before use and between patient exams. Your instrument may only be cleaned and disinfected by using the approved processes provided in your Operations and Maintenance Manual (available at bladderscan.com). Cleaning and disinfection methods are recommended based on compatibility with component materials.
Is the BladderScan BVI 6000 series instrument battery replaceable?
- Yes. If the instrument battery no longer holds a charge, or requires frequent charging, you may order a BladderScan BVI 6000 lithium-ion battery replacement kit. Instructions for replacing the batteries are included in the kit.
Is the ScanPoint Image Management System required to use a BVI 6100 or BVI 6400 instrument?
- No, the ScanPoint Image Management System is not required to operate a BVI 6000-series instrument.
Is it possible to combine a BVI 3000 rolling cart with a BVI 9400 instrument?
- BladderScan rolling carts are specifically designed to be used with their respective instruments.
May I buy parts to service BladderScan devices myself?
- Verathon does not make available any circuit diagrams, component parts lists, descriptions, or other information that would be required to repair the instrument or related accessories. Premium warranty customers have access to a loaner unit and free shipping options that vary according to the service plan. For more information, contact your local Verathon representative or Verathon Customer Care.
May I purchase a second probe for my BladderScan BVI 3000 or BVI 9000 series instrument without buying a second console?
- Yes. For more information, contact your local Verathon representative or Verathon Customer Care.
Is there a Clinical Competency checklist for users of the BladderScan BVI 3000?
- Yes. You may obtain a copy of the In-Service Checklist for the BVI 3000 by contacting your local Verathon representative or Verathon Customer Care.