Esaote

December 24, 2003

The ultrasound business is part of the Italian Bracco Group, best known as a provider of contrast media for x-ray, MR, and ultrasound procedures. The Technos MPX system made its first RSNA show appearance this year, although the product had been released

The ultrasound business is part of the Italian Bracco Group, best known as a provider of contrast media for x-ray, MR, and ultrasound procedures. The Technos MPX system made its first RSNA show appearance this year, although the product had been released in the U.S. some eight months earlier.

  • Ergonomics tops the list of selling points for this multispecialty unit designed to support vascular, cardiac, musculoskeletal, abdominal, and obstetrics imaging. Advanced diagnostic tools include 3D and extended field-of-view.
  • A digital beamformer, harmonic imaging, and Doppler are standard. Transducers provide frequencies ranging from 2 to 14 MHz.
  • A biopsy transducer is configured with a needle through the transducer's center, providing a 0° angle.