News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 01, 2019

Canon Medical Systems introduces 33 MHz Ultra-High Frequency Ultrasound Transducer

New transducer helps expand clinical applications of ultrasound

Canon Medical Systems introduces 33 MHz Ultra-High Frequency Ultrasound Transducer

March 1, 2019 — Expanding its advanced, high-performing Aplio i-series ultrasound platform Canon Medical Systems introduced what it calls the industry’s first 33 MHz ultra-high frequency linear transducer on Aplio i800 to provide extremely fine detail and spatial resolution in the near field.

The ultra-high frequency transducer uses intelligent Dynamic Microslice (iDMS) and Superb Micro Vascular Imaging (SMI) technologies to provide high resolution and detail for B-mode and Color Flow imaging, making Aplio i800 ideal for superficial subcutaneous imaging, exams of small joints, superficial nerves, as well as for superficial vascular evaluations. Furthermore, Smart Sensor 3-D allows the user to acquire accurate volume images with the 33MHz transducer, also in SMI mode, and visualize microvascular structures in 3-D, which can be helpful during surgical planning.

Canon Medical is showcasing the Aplio i800 with its new 33 MHz transducer at the 2019 European Congress of Radiology (ECR), Feb. 28-March 3 in Vienna, Austria.

For more information: www.us.medical.canon

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