Modern healthcare has been taken over by advancement of technology. Today, we have with us devices as small as our tablets which can be used for conducting full-fledged scans just like our regular scanning machines.
Portable and handheld ultrasound scanners come in different shapes and sizes. Some can even fit in your pocket. The screen sizes ranges on an average to about 7 inches in size. These devices use functionalities in the likes of Color Doppler, PW Doppler, Composite Image, Harmonic Imaging and Portable Ultrasound U-Lite.
The boot time is less than 10 seconds, which guarantees you fast diagnosis. It can be used for emergency scans, cardiology, gynaecology, urology and other such specialisations of medicine. They consume very less energy and the battery lasts a long time on a single charge.
The cost of these devices is very reasonable and doctors prefer going in for these devises in order to save costs. They play out an updated version of system architecture, improve near field resolution and have a great image resolution for deeper tissue. It comes with 3D and 4D options that are of a great use. There is also optimization of image and auto measurement features on this device. It comes with a high resolution LCD monitor for good viewing and good reporting procedures.
The devices have played a great role in medical research and are also used in medical colleges for teaching purposes. These devices were also used during natural calamities like earthquakes and tsunamis and major sporting events.
Doctors are getting attracted towards these wonder devices as it enables them to carry the device as and where they go. Studies have shown that there is no difference in output of quality and diagnosis after using the portable and handheld ultrasound scanners as well as the regular scanners. Both reports were nearly the same.