MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., a developer of high-end ultrasound solutions, loaned a z.one Ultrasound System to Woodlands Church of Plover, WI, for use on medical missions to Sumpango, Guatemala. Over the past year, ZONARE has provided six systems to Woodlands Church and other organizations for international relief efforts and medical missions.
Woodlands Church performs annual global relief efforts and medical missions throughout the world. Recently, more than 30 doctors, nurses, EMTs and medical students traveled to Sumpango to offer medical examinations and diagnostic imaging services, which were supported by the z.one Ultrasound System. Over the course of the trip, Nicholas Wyskoarko, M.D., a cardiologist at Marshfield Clinic of Weston, WI, and the team saw more than 900 patients and provided general medical, gynecological, cardiac and pediatric care.
"Sumpango is a pretty remote mountain town of Mayan farmers with very limited access to healthcare. The ZONARE System was incredibly helpful - the combination of great image quality and versatility enabled us to identify several significant medical conditions that could have had tremendous impact on the patients' lives. While some of these conditions may be relatively easy to find in the U.S., they may not have been found until too late in Guatemala. As a result of this impact, the Woodlands Church is looking into acquiring a system for future medical missions," said Dr. Wyskoarko.
In addition to general clinic services, Dr. Wyskoarko worked with a local physician to evaluate patients with cardiac concerns, including:
|SOURCE ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc.|
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