OtoNexus Medical technologies, a company based out of the United States developed a revolutionary otoscope which constitutes of a unique CMUT chip form Fraunhofer IPMS based on ultrasound technology; at its heart.
There is a lot of subjectivity involved when it comes to diagnosing infections of the middle ear. Incidentally many patients, who are not even infected, unfortunately get treated by the typical course of treatment that involved antibiotics. Being treated by antibiotics for a condition that is not even there can lead to severe issues including the creation of bacteria that are antibiotic resistant.
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