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Ultrasound General FAQ

How much is a used Ultrasound machine Used machines can cost between 5,000 and 40,000 USD (depending upon the model and brand). Refurbished – The refurbished category is comprised of machines that have been used but refurbished...

Philips Ultrasound Systems & Probes FAQ

What is the Philips Epiq 5 system? The Philips Epiq 5 ultrasound machine has PureWave transducers, which are complementary high-quality imaging features for nSIGHT. With improved contrast, temporal and spatial beamforming, nSIGHT makes this machine cutting-edge...

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)....