Wednesday, 04 May, 2011 Health & Fitness

Latest Invention: Breast Cancer Scanning Ultrasound System Embedded into A MacBook Pro


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Today it is very important to diagnose breast cancer at an early stage. According to statistics, early diagnosis of breast cancer increases survival rates to 98 percent.

With this in mid a company called Terason, with headquarters in Burlington, Massachusetts, decided to create and launch a commercially available ultrasonography system that is conveniently placed around a Apple MacBook Pro.

The new gadget is called Terason t3200 Ultrasound System and it can be used to easily share pictures and provide access to an EMR.

At the same time the device can play the role of a traditional laptop boasting a hard drive with a capacity of 320 gigabytes, a built-in DVD/CD±R/W drive, as well as an internal storage capacity for over 250,000 images.

The ultrasound system has the following imaging modes: B-Mode, M-Mode, Power Doppler, Color Doppler and Pulsed Wave Spectral Doppler.

[via Terason]

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