August 10, 2006
HMI announces arrival of the Hitachi 8500 ultrasound machine to 3310 Richmond location.
The Hi Vision™ 8500 diagnostic ultrasound scanner brings advanced ultrasound technology to Houston Medical Imaging. In addition to such features as tissue harmonics, the Hi Vision™ system offers SonoElastography, providing a new perspective on the physical properties of tumors by displaying the relative stiffness of tissue.
This unit will be used for echocardiography, routine diagnostic and interventional exams. Additionally, dedicated endorectal and prostate probes allow the performance of cancer screening exams of the prostate and tumor staging examinations for rectal neoplasms.