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HealthcareHitachi Ultrasound Scanner Portal

HISTORY 日立超音波装置イノベーションの系譜


In 1960 Hitachi gave the world its first Diagnostic Ultrasound System. A technology using ultrasonic waves to visualize the inside of the body made ultrasound a vital tool to “see in real time”. Over the past 60-years this diagnostic technology of seeing with ultrasound has continued to evolve. As innovation has accelerated for both system functionality and transducer design it has also allowed for the compatibility with other modalities and medical technologies. Today, the diagnostic fields where ultrasound systems are used continue to expand, making this technology an indispensable pillar of contemporary medicine.