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The probes are available in a wide range of shapes and sizes. The variance in the shape and the size is not about aesthetics. Rather, it is because the different shapes will determine the field of view for the ultrasound probe. They will also determine the sound wave frequency as it is sent out from the probe, and this will determine how deep those soundwaves can penetrate. It can also determine the image’s resolution.
How ultrasound probes work
Ultrasounds can be utilized for a range of reasons and to examine many different areas of the human body. Having the right ultrasound probes on hand is always very important, as they can help to find health issues in patients that can then be diagnosed and treated. The probes tend to be easy to use, and there should not be much difference in the basic use and handling from one to another.
About ultrasound probes
The ultrasound probe, or transducer probe as it is often called, is the part of the ultrasound machine that both creates the sound waves and receives the echoes. To do this, the probes utilize the piezoelectric effect, which will generate and receive the sound waves. Without them, the ultrasound machine would simply not work.
Ultrasound Probe Manufacturers
A range of companies are making ultrasound probes. Some of the popular medical manufacturers include Esaote, Telemed, SIUI, WELLD, Samsung, Carestream, SonoSite, and Medi Tech.