Technology | November 01, 2010

Ultrasound Systems Provide New Insight Into Complex Anatomy

The Siemens Acuson S2000 ultrasound system, release 2.0, is a multi-specialty platform featuring 2-D and color Doppler imaging performance and a wide breadth of applications.

Applications such as Virtual Touch HD, the second generation of Acoustic Radiation Forced Impulse (ARFI) imaging, Cadence contrast pulse sequencing technology and 3-D/4-D imaging capabilities to provide insight into complex anatomy. Virtual Touch HD is not available in the United States.

The Acuson S2000 Automated Breast Volume Scanner (ABVS) is the first multi-use ultrasound system that automatically, quickly and comfortably acquires full-field sonographic volumes of the breast. It takes operator dependence and variability out of breast ultrasound while also cutting acquisition time to less than 10 minutes.

The Acuson X300 PE is a compact, portable imaging solution that delivers exceptional clinical performance across a wide variety of applications. It features a 17-inch, high-resolution monitor to provide a larger image display without sacrificing quality. The systems supports dual, live bi-plane prostate imaging and live bi-plane biopsy with the BP9-4 transducer.

The syngo.fourSight Workplace, an image management tool for obstetrical ultrasound, provides off-system 3-D/4-D volume manipulation and 2-D image and clip review.

For more information: www.siemens.com

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