Interventional radiology looks to the future with touch screen ultrasound

Author(s): Dr Alex Horton

Hospital: Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Reference: RAD Magazine, 40, 466,19


Point-of-care ultrasound systems continue to improve in quality and practicality and undoubtedly have a role to play in many clinical settings, at the patient’s bedside or in primary care. However, until recently, they have been of limited use within general radiology departments where high-end instruments with superior processing power are close at hand. With ever-improving technology, a new generation of point-of-care ultrasound systems has evolved, combining good image quality and robustness in a format that is ideal for use in the interventional radiology suite.

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