Scolioscan® is an ultrasound-based assessment system integrated with 3D spatial tracking technology. It consists of a spatial sensing system with the sensor embedded in the ultrasound probe. In addition to conventional B-mode imaging, it collects the spatial location of each image. Thus Scolioscan® can form a volumetric data set of spine for further processing.

It can provide 3D ultrasound scanning for the whole spine and other related body parts and display bony information in different ways. After scanning by Scolioscan®, an image in the coronal plane can be provided for analysis. Using the advanced 3D analysis software Scoliostudio®, a full spine profile and 3D spine model can be established to measure the deformity in coronal, sagittal and transverse planes. 3D ultrasound images of other body parts can also be displayed if they are covered during the scanning.

Scolioscan® evaluates the scoliotic deformities based on the posterior structure of vertebrae, including the spinous process, transverse process, lamina, etc. 3D ultrasound imaging is used to form a coronal view image to measure angles. An advanced 3D analysis software called Scoliostudio® has been developed for the 3D analysis of the ultrasound images and can form sagittal view of spine, measurement of spinal axial rotation, as well as generate 3D spine model with vertebral plate information.

The SCN800 series uses three-dimensional ultrasound imaging technology to evaluate and measure the curvature of scoliosis. The clinical test results show that the SCN800 series is highly consistent with the X-ray curvature measurement results, with a linear correlation of 0.94. The SCN800 series can be used for the diagnosis of scoliosis if the user strictly follows the user manual for ultrasound image selection and angle measurement. Since scoliosis can be caused by a variety of reasons and can also be accompanied by other lesions of the spine, it is recommended to perform an X-ray imaging for a comprehensive understanding of the spine.

In addition, the main advantage of the SCN800 series is that it can achieve frequent monitoring without any radiation hazards, which helps to timely detect and prevent the patient deterioration in the growth and development period, and provide long-term diagnosis and treatment effect comparison.

The mainstream clinical application of ultrasound technology is for soft tissue imaging detection.

At present, Scolioscan® is mainly used to detect the left and right curvature of scoliosis. In acquiring a 3D ultrasound image, Scolioscan® first acquires a series of B-mode images, which allow us to see the soft tissue.

Yes, it includes an optimized patient management database and supports DICOM communication with a DICOM server in hospitals to retrieve selected patient information and to upload result images.

There are 16 languages available, including English, Simplified Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

An angle phantom developed and fabricated by the Scolioscan® Team is now available. With this angle phantom, you can conduct accurate calibration anytime.

In SCN800 series, there are supporter, power cord, grounding wire, etc.

In SCN200 series, no spare parts required

In SCN800 series,

  • Sensor embedded into the probe to receive spatial signals
  • Transmitter to generate and transmit signals
  • Electronic control unit

In SCN201 series,

  • An optical tracking sensor is embedded in the probe, and it provides spatial information during scanning

For the specifications of the probe in SCN800 series:

  • Transducer type: Linear array
  • Central frequency: 7.5MHz (Range from 5MHz to 12MHz)
  • of elements: 192
  • Scan width: 75mm
  • Maximum scan depth: 95mm

For the specifications of the probe in SCN200 series:

  • Transducer type: Linear array
  • Central frequency: 7.5MHz
  • of elements: 256
  • Scan width:8mm
  • Maximum scan depth:100mm

For SCN800 series: Operator monitor: 1920×1080

For SCN200 series: 2736 x 1824 (recommended, prepared by the user)

The image is 640 pixels in width and the height depends on the scanning range, i.e. the height of subject (capable >3000 pixels).

  • Room space >60 square feet
  • Keep metal material 1-1.5m away
  • No ferromagnetic distraction

100-120V~ or 220-240V~, 50/60Hz, 800VA

DICOM is available on SCN800 series only, data in DICOM format can be transferred to DICOM server via the network and the SCN800 series can also support PAC System.

Minimum required configuration

Operating System              Windows 7, 64bits

CPU                                   Intel Core i7 @ 3.4GHz

Graphics                            Nvidia GTX 1060, 6 GB

Display Resolution             1920 x 1080

Memory                              16 GB RAM

Storage capacity                100 GB

Recommended required configuration


Operating System              Windows 10, 64bits

CPU                                   Intel Core i7 @ 4.2GHz

Graphics                            Nvidia GTX 1070Ti, 8 GB

Display Resolution             Dual screen, 22” each,

resolution 1920 x 1080

Memory                              32 GB RAM

Storage capacity                500 GB

  • Data files (in uvf format) can be extracted from Scolioscan® machine to PC Workstation with 3D software using network (we provide an automatic data uploading method, with requires additional cost for a router and data storage device); and
  • Load files in optional 3D analysis software, Scoliostudio® for 3D analysis
  • Data transfer in less than 30 seconds

Yes, 3D images can be rendered immediately after the file is opened by the Scoliostudio®. If the scanning speed is too fast, leaving large number of gaps in the volumetric data set, the software may take a while for image reconstruction with data interpolation.

It is feasible if it is used for research purposes only, but it is suggested to use a PC based workstation with recommended configurations. Besides, it requires a keyboard and a mouse to operate the 3D analysis software Scoliostudio®.