Technology | June 11, 2007

Convertible Ultrasound Provides Flexibility, Full Exam Capabilities

The first convertible ultrasound system, z.one provides the flexibility to instantly convert from a full-featured, cart-based system to a compact unit with high-resolution, full exam capabilities. Whether dealing with a routine exam in radiology or a trauma case in the ER, z.one allows instant adaption to changing patient and exam needs.

The system delivers image quality and a full-feature set in a compact unit. Its Channel Domain Data feature utilizes all original channel echo data, providing retrospective optimization capabilities. Data can be repeatedly processed with advanced algorithms, resulting in an optimum image from the available data. With more conclusive results, clinicians make more confident diagnostic decisions.

Designed with a software-based beamformer, z.one eliminates the custom hardware of conventional ultrasound to deliver a system with improved reliability and faster access to new applications.

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