Mindray Introduces DP-50 Portable Ultrasound System in the U.S.
MAHWAH, New Jersey, Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray
Medical International Limited (NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and
marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced the introduction of the
company's new DP-50 ultrasound system in the United States. The black and white
portable unit provides outstanding imaging quality in a compact system and is
designed for use in numerous specialty markets. With DP-50's launch, Mindray has
expanded the compact solutions to its product portfolio.
"The DP-50 unit is extremely versatile, offering advanced imaging technologies
to improve diagnostic confidence," said Michael Thompson, vice president of
Sales and Marketing, Mindray North America. "Today's healthcare environment
demands innovative technology to reach precise diagnoses quickly and thus
patients can begin treatment faster. This new system augments clinical utility
while enhancing patient throughput."
The DP-50 system is highly suited for a wide array of clinical applications
including fetal, abdominal, pediatric, small organ, neonatal/adult cephalic,
musculo-skeletal, cardiac (pediatric) and peripheral vascular exams. It provides
a wealth of advanced imaging features. These include dynamic beam formation,
iBeam(TM) spatial compounding, iClear(TM) speckle reduction, tissue harmonic and
tissue specific imaging.
"With its unique ergonomic and lightweight form, the DP-50 is designed for use
in any location," said Thompson. "As with all of our products, we strive to
bring the greatest economic and clinical value to the medical professionals. The
DP-50 is feature-rich while offering the image quality that customers would
expect from Mindray."
Several of the features offered on the DP-50 system are found on premium
systems. iZoom(TM) enables the user to view images from a longer distance by
increasing the size of the clinical image display area on the screen and iTouch(TM)
provides a single button image optimization. iStation(TM) offers onboard
reporting while IMT gives the user auto-measurement of the carotid
intimae-thickness. The system has an on-board imaging archive for more than
100,000 still images. With a 15-inch, high definition LCD tilt display, the
battery life is approximately 120 minutes.
Advanced transducer technology supports optimized images for different body
types and target organs. The DP-50 transducer family includes highly sensitive
wideband transducers with up to four imaging frequencies in each transducer.
Imaging can be done from two to ten MHz at up to a 140 degree scanning angle.
The system is also upgradeable as new advances occur.
"Mindray is committed to supporting excellence in patient care and a significant
return on investment for clinicians," said Thompson. "To this end, the DP-50
system's architecture is designed to accommodate future upgrades as imaging
technology advances, which will provide tremendous economic value for any
We are a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices
worldwide. We maintain global headquarters in Shenzhen, China, U.S. headquarters
in Mahwah, New Jersey and multiple sales offices in major international markets.
From our main manufacturing and engineering base in China and through our
worldwide distribution network, we are able to supply internationally a broad
range of products across three primary business segments, comprised of patient
monitoring and life support products, in-vitro diagnostic products and medical
imaging systems. For more information, please visit http://ir.mindray.com.
SOURCE Mindray Medical International Limited