Ultrasound is one of the most widely used diagnostic techniques in the world, for numerous reasons
- ease of execution
- low cost of each examination
- harmless and non-invasive examination
- portable and manageable device
- remarkable effectiveness in detecting pathologies of soft tissue organs
Because of their precision and reliability, ultrasound scanners have been an indispensable aid in obstetrics/gynaecology and cardiology/cardiac surgery for decades, but they are now also used extensively in other branches:
pulmonology, general vascular and internal surgery, orthopaedics, physiatrics, paediatrics, endocrinology, dermatology and rehabilitation physiotherapy.