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1. (WO2013148730) TABLET ULTRASOUND SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2013/148730    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/033941
Publication Date: Fri Oct 04 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 27 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: A61B 8/06
A61B 8/08
G06F 3/0481
G01S 7/52
A61B 8/00
Applicants: TERATECH CORPORATION
Inventors: CHIANG, Alice, M.
WONG, William, M.
BERGER, Noah
Title: TABLET ULTRASOUND SYSTEM
Abstract:
Exemplary embodiments provide systems and methods for portable medical ultrasound imaging. Preferred embodiments utilize a tablet touchscreen display operative to control imaging and display operations without the need for using traditional keyboards or controls. Certain embodiments provide a multi-chip module for an ultrasound engine of a portable medical ultrasound imaging system, in which a transmit/receive chip, an amplifier chip and a beamformer chip are assembled in a vertically stacked configuration. Exemplary embodiments also provide an ultrasound engine circuit board including one or more multi-chip modules, and a portable medical ultrasound imaging system including an ultrasound engine circuit board with one or more multi-chip modules. Exemplary embodiments also provide methods for fabricating and assembling multi-chip modules as taught herein.