11/16/2009

ALOKA Holding Europe AG

ALOKA‘s New ProSound Alpha 6 Ultrasound System on Show at MEDICA

ProSound Alpha 6
New, compact ProSound Alpha 6 system for all ultrasound applications

ALOKA Holding Europe AG, showcases the new ProSound Alpha 6, the next generation, compact, color ultrasound systems at MEDICA 2009, the 41st World Forum for Medicine, International Trade Fair and Congress, November 18-21, 2009 Düsseldorf, Germany.

ProSound Alpha 6, designed to address the ultrasound diagnostic needs of public and private hospitals and clinics, provides unprecedented performance in an affordable system. Utilizing the proven technology of the high performance ProSound Alpha 10 and Alpha 7, the Alpha 6 high power processor delivers imaging modes previously seen only in high end systems, with no compromise on image quality or color Doppler sensitivity.

ProSound Alpha 6 has been designed for convenience and ease of use. It is compact and ergonomic featuring a large, programmable, touch screen panel for quick access to frequently-used controls making examinations simpler. The ProSound Alpha 6 is designed to be mobile and with reduced power consumption is economical and environmentally friendly.

“Based on my experience I can recommend the ALOKA Alpha 6 as an excellent ultrasound device with high resolution, perfect picture quality, an excellent Doppler and a very easy and user friendly handling. I think this ultrasound device fits perfectly in outpatient clinics and private practice, where routine scans are frequently done”. Dr Samir Helmy, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Vienna, in Austria.

Carlos Faustmann, Chief Operating Officer, ALOKA Holding Europe commented “The feedback on the new ProSound Alpha 6 has been superb and its addition to our range means the Alpha series now offers diagnostic ultrasound solutions to meet every users’ needs, from research to the daily workflow of ultrasound departments.”

The ProSound Alpha series has a well-established reputation in large facilities and hospital imaging departments worldwide. The robust systems are fully functional in all work environments.

Shipments of the new ProSound Alpha 6, commenced worldwide from October 2009.


About ALOKA
ALOKA CO., LTD is a leading health and scientific company operating in three core areas: Medical Electronic Systems – diagnostic ultrasound; General Analytical Instruments – radiation measurement; and Clinical Laboratory Systems – specimen pre-processing. It has been the world’s leading pioneer of ultrasound systems for the medical and health science industries for nearly 60 years, providing ultrasound solutions to the Obstetrics/Gynecology, General Imaging, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular, Surgical and Endoscopic Ultrasound fields.

ALOKA’s worldwide headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan, and with 40 domestic and 16 overseas business establishments, including subsidiaries, ALOKA exports its products to more than 150 countries. With its commitment to “Illuminate the Change; See the Unseen’, ALOKA is dedicated to excellence providing the systems to advance prognosis, prediction and prevention ensuring the best quality of life for patients and society.