Medison to launch two ultrasound systems

October 25, 2000

Korea¹s Medison is introducing two new Windows NT 2000-based ultrasound systems at the RSNA meeting. The SonoAce 9900 is a new fully digital system for multispecialty applica-tions. The Voluson 730 is a premium high-end fully digital sys-tem that

Korea¹s Medison is introducing two new Windows NT 2000-based ultrasound systems at the RSNA meeting. The SonoAce 9900 is a new fully digital system for multispecialty applica-tions. The Voluson 730 is a premium high-end fully digital sys-tem that replaces the Voluson 530D.

The SonoAce 9900 incorporates digital multibeam signal processing that supports phased-sector, curved, and linear array transducers. Its transducer frequency range is from 1 to 12 MHz. The system includes m-mode and color, power, and pulsed and continuous-wave Doppler. It also includes a 3-D volume quantification method, Virtual Organ Computer Aided Analysis (VOCAL), to assess volume of anatomical structures and masses.

Voluson 730¹s digital platform offers the capability to enhance the tissue information display, an increased frame rate to define fast-moving structures, and the first real-time 4-D volume imaging for a significant increase in diagnostic information.

The Voluson 730 also offers 3-D volume quantification, advanced harmonic imaging, a quad digital beamformer, and online remote diagnostics. FDA clearance is pending.