SONOSCANNER obtains FDA clearance for ultraportable ultrasound scanner

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the U-Lite EXP, a second generation of ultraportable ultrasound scanners from SONOSCANNER of Ivry-sur-Seine, France.

The U-Lite EXP incorporates six high-definition interchangeable probes, which facilitate diagnosis of musculoskeletal pain-related conditions and smally mammary tumors. The company states that the probes and a patented probe connector enable the U-Lite EXP to be used for examinations in the specialties of gynecology, obsterics, urology, anesthesia, endocrinology, osteoarticular, and general medicine.

The ultrasound system weighs less than 1.3 pounds (600 grams). It has an intuitive touch screen interface for ease of use. The system also has received a CE Mark , and has sold 340 systems in France alone in the past three months, according to SONOSCANNER.

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SONOSCANNER obtains FDA clearance for ultraportable ultrasound scanner.  Appl Radiol. 

By Staff News Brief| December 27, 2017
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