Handheld probe for ultrasound

In this article we present a recently developed portable imaging system designed for point of care diagnostics. The system provides two imaging

modalities: the well known ultrasound technique which provides anatomical and structural information and the newly emerging technique called photoacoustics

which provides vascular bed and functional information, all in a portable and cost-effective scanner. The system was recently described in full

(Optics Express 2014 doi: 10.1364/oe.22.026365.)

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