What is trophon2?

Distributed by GE Healthcare, trophon2 is an automated high level disinfection for endocavitary probes. Smart Protection - trophon2 contributes to protect patients, caregivers and the environment by helping to reduce risk10.

What procedure will your probe be used for ?

Smart Flexibility

trophon2 streamlines set-up, can be customised to your workflow and has extensive probe compatibility to help improve efficiency.

Smart Traceability

AcuTrace™ simplifies the creation of accurate digital records, all stored on your trophon2 to help increase audit-readiness.

Want to know more?

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  2. EFSUMB (European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology) - 2017 http://www.efsumb.org/safety/resources/2017-probe_cleaning.pdf
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  10. https://www.nanosonics.co.uk/clinical/microbial-efficacy/
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  14. https://www.nanosonics.co.uk/trophon/probe-compatibility/

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