Transonic Ultrasound Gel
Transonic Ultrasound Gel for Ultrasound Diagnosis
- Does not irritate skin.
- Does not contain salt.
- Does not damage the transducer.
- High density.
- It spreads out easily and uniformly.
- This product is free of natural latex, phthalates and animal or biological origin compounds.
Transonic ultrasound gel is a fundamental component of ultrasound imaging, crucial for obtaining high-quality, detailed images in various medical settings, including obstetrics, gynecology, cardiology, and musculoskeletal imaging, among others. Ultrasound gel is formulated to improve the transmission of ultrasound waves by reducing air gaps and enhancing the acoustic coupling between the transducer and the skin. It ensures the efficient propagation of ultrasound waves through the gel and into the body, allowing for accurate and high-resolution imaging.
Transonic ultrasound gel is a water-based gel used to facilitate ultrasound scans. Allows you to get the best results possible with the least discomfort for patients. Available as a blue or colourless gel, in various size options. Salt-free. Does not irritate the skin. Non-greasy. Hydrosoluble. Does not damage the transducer. Spreads out easily and uniformly.
- DESCRIPTION: Odourless water-based viscous gel.
- EFFICIENCY: > 90%from 0,5 MHz
- DENSITY: 1,0 g/ml
- VISCOSITY: >800.000 mPa.s (Brookfield LVT
- ACOUSTIC IMPEDANCE: 1,62 (106 Rayls)
About Ultrasound Gel
Ultrasound gel is a gel-like substance used in medical diagnostics and imaging procedures, particularly in ultrasound examinations. This gel serves as a crucial medium for efficient and effective sound wave transmission between the ultrasound transducer and the patient's skin, allowing for the creation of detailed and accurate images of internal body structures.
The primary function of ultrasound gel is to eliminate air gaps and provide a conductive interface between the transducer and the skin's surface. It enables ultrasound waves to pass through the body and bounce off internal tissues, creating real-time images of organs, blood vessels, and other structures. The gel's composition is water-based, hypoallergenic, and non-irritating, making it safe for both patients and medical practitioners. The gel is easily applied and wiped off, leaving no residue on the skin.
Ultrasound gel plays a pivotal role in a wide range of diagnostic and interventional applications, including obstetrics, cardiology, and abdominal imaging. Its use is essential for obtaining high-quality ultrasound images that aid in the diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of various medical conditions, making it an indispensable tool in healthcare settings.
Ultrasound Gel FAQs
What is ultrasound gel?
Ultrasound gel, also known as ultrasound coupling gel or sonographic gel, is a clear or slightly coloured gel-like substance used in medical imaging procedures, particularly ultrasound examinations. It serves as a medium to enhance the transmission of ultrasound waves between the skin and the ultrasound transducer, improving the quality of imaging.
How is ultrasound gel applied during an ultrasound procedure?
Ultrasound gel is applied directly to the skin over the area being examined. An adequate amount of gel is spread to ensure good contact between the ultrasound transducer and the skin's surface.
Is ultrasound gel safe for the skin?
Yes, ultrasound gel is formulated to be safe for the skin. It is non-irritating and gentle, designed to be applied to the skin without causing any harm or discomfort during ultrasound procedures.
Is it easy to clean off ultrasound gel after the procedure?
Yes, ultrasound gel is water-based and designed to be easily wiped off the skin using a towel or tissue after the ultrasound procedure.
Can ultrasound gel be used for therapeutic ultrasound?
Yes, ultrasound gel can also be used during therapeutic ultrasound treatments to ensure proper transmission of the therapeutic ultrasound waves.
Can ultrasound gel be warmed before use?
Yes, warming ultrasound gel slightly can enhance patient comfort during the procedure. However, avoid overheating, as excessive heat can degrade the gel's quality.