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Thyroid Coanalyzer

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DUSSELDORF, Germany, May 27, 2016 — Thyroid CoanalyzerPhotonics21 has announced the LUCA, a laser and ultrasound coanalyzer for thyroid nodules, designed to make thyroid nodule diagnosis more accurate and objective.

The Luca probe is placed on the neck of a patient, sending light and ultrasound of different wavelengths and frequencies into the skin to see physiology in great detail. The platform combines ultrasound and near-infrared diffuse optical technologies in a single device and probe.

By combining information about tissue hemodynamics, chemical constitution and anatomy, the technique overcomes the shortcomings of present techniques while screening for malignant thyroid nodules.
May 2016
ProductsPhotonics21LucaLaser and Ultrasound Co-Analyzer for Thyroid NodulesEuropeBiophotonicsdiagnosticssurgerymedicalthyroidoptical imaginglasersultrasoundGermany

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