Ultrasound or sonography is one of the most powerful and popularly used technologies used to enhance the quality of patient care. This widely employed imaging tool is playing a major role in medicine and diagnostic care, as it is non-invasive, safe, painless for patients, and capable of providing accurate images without using radiation emitted by other techniques like X-rays, CT scans, and the magnetic fields of MRIs.
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The technology involves the use of high-frequency sound waves to get high-quality, real-time pictures from target organs and tissues inside of the body for a diagnostic and therapeutic purpose to improve patient care.
During the ultrasound test, a transducer is placed on the skin that delivers the sound waves into the body and records the echoes as the waves bounce back after striking the target internal soft tissues and organs, thereby defining their shape, mass, and size. The information is relayed to the computer that translates it into images to be displayed on the monitor screen. This makes it possible for the doctors to view, interpret, and evaluate the inside condition of the ailing organs or tissues of the patient.
As compared to CT scans, X-rays, and MRIs, ultrasound is far less costly and far more portable. Today, ultrasound is used across multiple disciplines from anesthesiology to urology.
Its application is not only limited to diagnostics but also others like treatment of soft-tissue injuries, guiding the doctors during some procedures like needle biopsies, delivery of drugs to precisely targeted areas, and breaking up of kidney stones. Continue reading, to learn how ultrasound technology is helpful for the medical sector.
Applications of ultrasound technology in different medical specialties to detect or diagnose various health concerns and provide patient improved health.
Cardiology- Cardiac ultrasound (or echocardiography) is recommended by the doctors for evaluation of the structure and function of the heart and its connecting blood vessels. It is done to check for the patient’s heart health. Ultrasound technology can help accurately diagnose various heart ailments like cardiovascular diseases that are the leading cause of mortality worldwide. It can allow for easy monitoring of the heart disease progression and even treat it at an early stage.
Urology- Ultrasound is considered an indispensable modality for giving superior care in Urology. It can be used for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and surgeries related to the prostate, urinary bladder, scrotum, and kidney. Bladder ultrasound is mostly done to check bladder draining or dysfunction. It can give information regarding prostate size, stones, large tumors of the bladder, bladder pouches, and the bladder wall.
Renal ultrasound can show if there are any kidney stones, blockages, or tumors. Testicular ultrasound can help detect cancer patterns in the scrotum and testicles, evaluate all issues in the scrotum and testes like blood flow problems in the testes, used for testicular torsion, and prevent testicular death. Prostate ultrasound can measure the size and volume of the prostate to plan out the treatment.
Gynecology- Standard ultrasonography can aid gynecologists to get images of the pelvic anatomy including the uterus, ovaries, and other tissues. It can help accurately diagnose various gynecological problems like congenital anomalies, locate fibroids and polyps, identify uterine adhesions, and examine intrauterine device placement.
Trivitron Healthcare Contribution In Bringing The Best Ultrasound Solutions With SonoRad Series:
Trivitron Healthcare offers a broad section of advanced series of Color Doppler SonoRad ultrasound machines that showcase the latest technologies and provide absolute image quality for even difficult patients along with a full spectrum of functions available. The SonoRad ultrasound imaging systems are best in streamlining the workflow process with fewer keystrokes and faster processing times
The SonoRad K40 has a wide range of probes that suit application like Obstetrics/Gynaecology, Radiology, and Cardiology features like TDI and CW/PW/HPRF is available with supporting probe. The SonoRad V20 offers extensive diagnostic experience and is an idyllic choice for Nursing Homes, Diagnostic Centres, and Large & Mid-Size Hospitals.
Along with excellent images and probe options, Trivitron also presents the Portable Color Doppler series SonoRad K9 that bids high clinical excellence with user-friendly workflow and clinical applications. The device has High-Resolution B-Mode, M-Mode, PW, Triplex, CPA, DPD, and a wide range of Imaging Modes with Continuous Wave Doppler Tissue Doppler Imaging and comes with a wide range of probes like Convex, Linear, Micro Convex, Transvaginal, Transrectal, and Phased Array with a range of applications in Urology, Abdomen, Obstetrics/Gynaecology, and Cardiology.
SonoRad V8 & V9 series gives the user the diagnostic confidence with Tomographic Ultrasound Imaging and Comprehensive Image Processing Tools and allows shorter hand movements, making the system more ergonomic.