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Hong Kong Polytechnic University Develops Palm-Sized 3-D Scoliosis ultrasound imaging System

Published May 11, 2019
Category: Scoliosis
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 Scoliosis is one of the most prevalent spinal diseases affecting adolescents. The Portable, radiation-free ultrasound imaging system will allow more efficient mass scoliosis screenings in schools. X-ray imaging is the standard for scoliosis assessment but radiation exposure may pose increased risk for cancer. Being radiation-free and more cost-effective makes this system prevail over x-ray imaging. 

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Last change: May 10, 2019

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