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Ultrasound to go: versatile partner on hospital rounds

Interview with Dr. Florian Recker, Assistant Professor, Center for Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Bonn

08.04.2020

Image: Dr. Florian Recker in a doctor's coat; Copyright: Universitätsklinikum Bonn

Dr. Florian Recker, Assistant Professor, Center for Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Bonn

Image: Ultrasound probe in the charging station, next to it a Smartphone; Copyright: Butterfly Network, Inc.

Connected to the smartphone, the ultrasound device is ready for use.

Image: young woman makes an ultrasound with the new system and shows patient the image on her smartphone; Copyright: Universitätsklinikum Bonn

In Bonn, the new ultrasound system is used to train medical students.

Image: Ultrasound probe; Copyright: Butterfly Network, Inc.

The portable ultrasound device offers numerous applications, for example in emergency medicine.

Image: Elena Blume; Copyright: P. Schmitz