Many techs and patients who apply a fractured ultrasound probe device are exposed to potential risks, and it can also lead to misdiagnosis if not correctly handled. You are going to incur more cost and more damaged if you fail to cater for the repair of a failed ultrasound probe device. Repairing a broken ultrasound probes machine is the best thing to do as it will save you a lot of cash that could have been used to purchase a new device. For efficient operation of a probe device, it is essential to learn some of the causes of the damages and the best remedy to ensure that it is running and giving a perfect diagnosis.
Look for back lines on the screen, and if you find any of them, then you need to look for a specialist to fix the issue. The the main cause of formation of lines on the screen is the failure of the piezoelectric crystal to send and receive signals. You can get some of the harmless lines, but some of them are large and can affect a diagnosis. When you notice weak lines on the screen, it is right to look for a repair expert. Having a properly maintained machine will ensure that you get the best diagnosis.
When you notice damage on the cable sheath which comes in the form of cuts or tears, it is good to look for replacement. If one is not careful when dealing with a broken cable, then there is a high possibility of the team or patient getting an electric shock which may cause serious damages. The cable mostly get cuts when a bed wheel runs over it thus the need to be careful when using the device to avoid such problems. Take care of the rubber to make sure that the cables are protected. Make sure that you have replaced your cables as soon as possible when you notice any cuts to prevent more damages
Blocking of the locking system is another issue that is associated with the probe machine. Note that you can get the best locking mechanism which is durable if the device is from a reputable manufacturer but you can also land on the one that breaks down fast. One of the main cause of locking issue is repetitive tugs and insertions which leads to wear over time. When the connectors get damaged, they will not fit securely, and they can fall out. Clients are not going to enjoy when your system fails to operate as it consumes a lot of time to perform a single diagnosis.
Shadow and light, probe leakage and cracked membrane are some of the problems also experienced when using an ultrasound probe machine.