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Canon Medical Introduces 33 MHz Ultra-High Frequency Transducer to Help Expand the Clinical Applications of Ultrasound

November 26, 2018

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 26, 2018--Expanding its advanced, high-performing Aplio TM i-series ultrasound platform, today Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.  introduces the industry’s first 33 MHz ultra-high frequency linear iDMS transducer, providing extremely fine detail in the near field and the highest frequency on the market. The ultra-high frequency transducer uses iDMS technology and a single crystal wide band to provide superb resolution and detail in ultrasound imaging.

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Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. introduces the industry’s first 33 MHz ultra-high frequency linear iDMS transducer, providing extremely fine detail in the near field and the highest frequency on the market. (Photo: Business Wire)

The new transducer extends the existing lineup of transducers currently available in the Aplio i-series ultrasound platform and is ideal for superficial subcutaneous imaging, carotid exams in pediatrics and pediatric/neonates, superficial nerves and superficial vascular evaluations such as varicose veins. The all-new 33 MHz ultra-high frequency transducer, available on the premium Aplio i800, is currently being showcased at this year’s Radiological Society of North America ( RSNA ) annual meeting in Chicago, November 25 – 30, 2018 (Booth #1938, South Level 3).

“The Aplio i800 is known for its excellent imaging detail and robust lineup of high-frequency transducers and we’re building on that reputation with the introduction of the all-new 33 MHz ultra-high frequency transducer,” said Dan Skyba, director, Ultrasound Business Unit, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. “By delivering this new transducer, we are expanding the use of ultrasound to new territories and helping customers deliver diagnostic imaging that is safe, less invasive than other modalities and offers clear images for confident diagnoses.”

About Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.

Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc., headquartered in Tustin, Calif., markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and interventional X-ray equipment. For more information, visit Canon Medical Systems’ website at https://us.medical.canon.

About Canon Medical Systems Corporation

Canon Medical Systems Corporation develops and manufactures diagnostic imaging systems including CT, MRI, ultrasound, X-ray systems and clinical laboratory systems and provides them to around 140 countries and regions around the world, offering technology that provides faster diagnosis and early treatment. Under the slogan “Made for Life” (Made for Partnerships, Made for Patients, Made for You.), Canon Medical Systems is making positive contributions toward hospital management, and provides a range of patient-friendly healthcare systems and services, continuing its long tradition of contributing to healthcare.

Aplio and Made for life are trademarks of Canon Medical Systems.

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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA ILLINOIS

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SOURCE: Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.

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