Giving Tuesday

In addition to the giving back of refurbished ultrasound probes we do on a year-round basis here at Probo, we celebrated Giving Tuesday today along with the rest of the world! We took a mid-day break and packed up bags filled with items that we hope will be useful to the Indianapolis homeless community, such […]

November 28, 2017 Outreach | Uncategorized

Refurbished Ultrasound Probe Donations

As the season of giving thanks and spreading cheer approaches, we are excited to continue to donate refurbished ultrasound probes and systems to underserved communities around the world. At Probo Medical, our vision is to provide high-quality, reconditioned ultrasound equipment responsibly to hospitals and other qualified facilities globally to improve access to life-saving medical imaging. We […]

November 20, 2017 Outreach | Uncategorized

Pediatric Ultrasound Probes and Appendicitis

Pediatric ultrasound probes are transducers that provide safe, non-invasive scanning for young patients so a physician can achieve a diagnosis such as appendicitis. If your child is preparing to get an ultrasound scan, he or she should know there is no pain involved and it’s an easy procedure with no known side effects. Pediatric ultrasound […]

November 14, 2017 Uncategorized

The Significance of Ultrasound Probe Repair in the Developing World

Here in the United States, ultrasound probe repair is a business, part of a larger medical equipment repair industry that keeps the wheels of our hospitals spinning. But for thousands of remote communities across the world, one properly placed refurbished ultrasound probe can mean the difference between life and death. In these areas, ultrasound probe […]

November 7, 2017 Outreach | Probe Repair | Uncategorized

Transesophageal Ultrasound Transducers: What Are They?

Transesophageal ultrasound transducers are used as an alternate way to perform a heart scan. A narrow probe with a specialized tip is inserted into the patient’s esophagus and provides life-saving imagery and Doppler evaluation of the heart and the arteries around it. Doctors often use this option, known as an echocardiogram, when they want a […]

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