Updated: September 21st, 2021

To ensure optimal ultrasound performance over long equipment lifetimes in rigorous operating environments, design engineers should consider five primary characteristics when specifying medical connectors.

Sonography, better known as ultrasound imaging, is one of the most utilized and beneficial medical diagnostic imaging techniques. Ultrasound imaging technology has been used to help physicians evaluate, diagnose, and treat a wide range of medical conditions since the 1950s and has steadily improved in capabilities, particularly since the arrival of digitalization and high-speed communications. Recent advancements have significantly improved image resolution, enabling high-quality 3D- and 4D-imaging techniques. They have helped to reduce the size of ultrasound equipment, enabling portability and the development of wearable equipment. All these developments are made possible by smaller, more robust, higher-density, higher