Philips Healthcare's new ultrasound system, EPIQ, uses a novel beam forming technology that allows for more precise imaging of patients with high body mass index and is also equipped with Anatomical Intelligence to improve diagnosis. "Hospitals are increasingly seeing patients who are difficult to image with high body mass index, so the ability to actually get image quality with less clutter and more tissue detail and clarity means less repeat exams," said Dr. Ivan Salgo, a cardiology expert with the company.

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