SonoSight gets 510(k) for handheld unit

May 13, 1998

ATL Ultrasound spin-off SonoSight of Bothell, WA, reported this month that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for the handheld ultrasound scanner it is developing (SCAN 3/18/98). The clearance covers 11 clinical

ATL Ultrasound spin-off SonoSight of Bothell, WA, reported this month that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for the handheld ultrasound scanner it is developing (SCAN 3/18/98). The clearance covers 11 clinical applications, including ob/gyn, abdominal, and cardiovascular imaging. SonoSight plans to begin selling the handheld unit in the second half of 1999, with women’s healthcare the first target market.