We are all aware of traditional scanning machines. They are large in size and occupy a considerable amount of space in a clinic. With the advancement in technology today we have something called as portable and handheld ultrasound scanners.
These devices are as small as the size of your palm. You can move these devices from one place to another with ease. They weigh less than a ball used for bowling and the imaging on them is very reliable. They have become a very good option for doctors in diverse areas of practices ranging from ob/gyn, cardiac, medical emergency, orthopaedic and so on.
The devices come with up to date system architecture, the near field resolution is of great significance and the image quality for deeper tissue is of very high quality. It comes with 3D and 4D options and has a very good battery life. It has image optimisation and auto measurement features that go a long way in giving a very good output. The LCD monitors measure about 15 inches on an average. It gives out structured reporting.
A lot of studies that were conducted have shown lot of resemblance and similarity between regular scanning machines and portable and handheld ultrasound scanners. After seeing this, the confidence of doctors in these devices has gone up and they have begun to open up to the use of these devices in their treatment options.
These devices can be connected to iOS and Android software that are available on app stores. Portable and handheld ultrasound scanners are the devices of the future and are sure to capture the market with a good base soon. They are available in different models and for more details you can have a look here. Advancement in medical technologies has gone a long way in making ultrasound process unique and accurate.