Ultrasound and Melanoma

On June 21st, summer is officially here! We’re finally able to enjoy sunshine and don’t have to worry about bundling up with coats, hats, and boots to brave the cold. But with summertime right around the corner, the importance of protecting yourself against harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays while out in the sun is in full […]

May 31, 2017 Uncategorized

Why Does an Ultrasound Probe Need Matching Layers?

(Written by Director of Repair Development Kyle Takenaga) This month I want to focus on the matching layer–a term most of us have heard but likely have not seen and/or fully understand why a probe needs them. The matching layer(s) are located between the elements and the lens. They are made of materials that are […]

May 17, 2017 Probe Repair

Probo Medical Donations for Global Good

At Probo Medical, our day job is to drive down worldwide healthcare costs by providing budget-conscious equipment and repair solutions. Our “why” is to transform lives across the globe by improving universal access to affordable healthcare. We believe that cost saved should equal lives saved, which is why we have committed to donating ultrasound machines […]

May 10, 2017 Outreach | Uncategorized

Ugandan Women Begin to Embrace Ultrasound Technology

In Uganda, for centuries women have relied on traditional healers for pregnancy care. According to a study recently published in PLOS One, that may be changing due to a radio campaign advertising free prenatal ultrasound scans. The radio ads increased the number of Ugandan women who attended a modern medical clinic by 490%. Dr. William Cherniak, […]

May 4, 2017 News | Outreach
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