Philips Receives 510(k) Clearance for Ultrasound Device

October 16, 2017

Royal Philips received 510(k) marketing clearance for the eL18-4 transducer for ultrasound exams to detect abnormalities in the small organs that are close to the skin.

The device features four innovations: the eL18-4 PureWave linear array transducer, Philips MicroFlow Imaging, Philips Elastography and Philips Precision Biopsy.

The transducer can be used to assess diseases and disorders of small organs such as breasts, testicles and thyroid, as well as musculoskeletal injuries like sprains and tears.

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