Ultrasound Probe Repair with Free Loaner Program

Ultrasound machines are a vital part of your medical practice. In addition to the added value provided by the scans, in-house ultrasound screenings also increase office revenue. At Probo Medical, we understand that having an ultrasound probe out of commission for repairs results in a loss of time and money. That’s why we created an […]

May 25, 2018 Probe Repair

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 […]

Tulsa TEE Repair Operation Turns One Year Old!

Our Tulsa, Oklahoma, repair experts have officially been part of the Probo Medical Team for one year now. We opened Probo Tulsa on October 3, 2016, and welcomed nine employees as part of the process. In the past year, our Tulsa team has repaired more than 200 TEE probes. The expansion has allowed us to have […]

October 3, 2017 Probe Repair | Uncategorized

Capacitance in Probe Repair

What is capacitance? Capacitance is the ability of a body to store an electrical charge. A material with a large capacitance holds more electric charge at a given voltage than one with low capacitance. A capacitance meter reads in units of measure called farads or symbol F.  Trouble shooting electrical shorts or drop offs in […]

October 3, 2016 Probe Repair

The Case of the Missing Mesh

Our repair experts have written another blog post providing a glimpse into TEE probe repair. Read on to learn more! What is the purpose of mesh under the bending rubber of a TEE probe? Is it necessary? Yes, it is. Why? Mesh keeps the articulation ribs from puncturing the bending rubber as well as adding […]

September 8, 2016 Probe Repair
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