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How to maintain your Ultrasound Machine

READ THE USER MANUAL Every machine will come with an operator user guide, so take the time to read it. Even if you have experience operating ultrasound machines—maybe even that specific model—read it anyway. There is a wealth of information in there that will tell you...

Preventative Maintenance of Ultrasound Machines- Customer Story

All Imaging Systems (AIS) received a call at our Irvine office from a customer on a Thursday who indicated their ultrasound machine was not working. Immediately, a Service Repair Technician (SRT) drove an hour to the site to assess the situation. When he turned on the...

Ultrasounds have the potential to damage coronavirus

A study from MIT’s Mechanical Engineering Department suggests ultrasounds have the potential to damage coronaviruses. Simulations show ultrasound waves at medical imaging frequencies can cause the virus’ shell and spikes to collapse and rupture.Through computer...

So you just purchased an ultrasound machine, how do I use it?

Getting started The first steps of performing an ultrasound involve: Turning on the machine (easy, but often overlooked; often a button in the upper left or right corner of the keypad). Entering the patient’s information (e.g. name, date of birth, hospital number)....

What are the main parts of an Ultrasound Machine

Transducer Probe This is the most important part of the machine. The ultrasound linear probe is responsible for sending and receiving the sound waves that create the image. It does this through the piezoelectric effect, a phenomenon that causes quartz crystals within...

The Major Uses of Ultrasound Technology

Ultrasound has been used in a variety of clinical settings, including obstetrics and gynecology, cardiology and cancer detection. The main advantage of ultrasound is that certain structures can be observed without using radiation. Ultrasound can also be done much...

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