Prostate Imaging Ultrasound Systems For Sale
Portable ultrasound can be used to image the prostate, which is a walnut-shaped gland surrounding the beginning of the urethra anterior to the rectum and inferior to the bladder. There is risk of the prostate becoming enlarged (particularly in men over age 50). The prostate can develop diseases such as prostate cancer or inflammation (prostatitis). Although a large tumor can be felt by a rectal examination, The most effective way of detecting the early signs of prostate cancer is a combination of a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test and a prostate ultrasound examination using portable ultrasound.
Transrectal sonography is an important diagnostic ultrasound procedure in determining whether there is any benign enlargement of the prostate or any abnormal nodules. The scan can be performed with a rectal probe, yielding high resolution. Additionally, ultrasound elastography is a technique in development to improve the specificity and sensitivity of cancer detection. Ultrasound is also used to detect whether cancerous tissue is still only within the prostate or whether it has begun to spread out and to guide a diagnostic biopsy or ultrasound therapy. Portable ultrasound can be used for Brachytherapy with a stepper unit.
Select an ultrasound machine for prostate imaging below to see the detailed system specifications and transducer probe types available.