Tuesday, 20 June 2017

FINGER MOUNTED PROBES


These are the small ultrasound probe with a finger clip ,that is adapted to mounted on human finger. It slides onto clinician's index finger,allowing them to put hand on the patient for physical exam. The first finger mounted probe SonoEye is developed by Sonivate Medicals

FEATURES
  • The finger probes are supported by the clip
  • The interior surface is adapted to contact in human finger
  • It has a micro array architecture
  • It has a mass less than 280 gm
MAIN PARTS 

1.Finger Clip 
  • Adapted to mount on human finger.
  • Providing support to the probe
2.Connector
  • Adapted to mate to a user-worn mating connector-half
3. Multi conductor cable
  • Electrically connector to the connector
ADVANTAGEOUS
  • Small size
  • Flexible
  • Quickly Detachable 
APPLICATIONS
  • Analysis of wounds
  • Analysis of fluid flow
  • To carry out guided biopsies
  • Can be used to diagnose torn muscles, Tendor tissues ,Fractures, Internal bleeding and swollen organs
  • Surgical applications
USG image of Heart by a finger mounted Transducer
To watch the finger mount transducer application click here


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