CN104545989A - Ultrasonic probe and corresponding ultrasonic machine - Google Patents

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CN104545989A
CN104545989A CN201310511665.4A CN201310511665A CN104545989A CN 104545989 A CN104545989 A CN 104545989A CN 201310511665 A CN201310511665 A CN 201310511665A CN 104545989 A CN104545989 A CN 104545989A
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陈霄翔
王改娟
刘宁梅
章海涛
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/42Details of probe positioning or probe attachment to the patient
    • A61B8/4272Details of probe positioning or probe attachment to the patient involving the acoustic interface between the transducer and the tissue
    • A61B8/4281Details of probe positioning or probe attachment to the patient involving the acoustic interface between the transducer and the tissue characterised by sound-transmitting media or devices for coupling the transducer to the tissue
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/44Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device
    • A61B8/4444Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device related to the probe
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Abstract

The invention relates to an ultrasonic probe. The ultrasonic probe comprises a shell, a key and a liquid detecting device, wherein the liquid detecting device is located in the shell and is used for detecting whether liquid exists in the shell or not.

Description

A kind of ultrasonic probe and corresponding ultrasonic machine

Technical field

The present invention relates to a kind of detecting devices, particularly relate to a kind of ultrasonic probe and corresponding ultrasonic machine.

Background technology

The control circuit board that existing ultrasonic probe generally comprises ultrasonic transducer and is connected with transducer, ultrasonic transducer and circuit board are wrapped within the shell of ultrasonic probe usually.In addition, connection cable also can be utilized to be connected with ultrasonic main frame by ultrasonic probe.One end of connection cable is stretched in shell and is connected with circuit board and transducer, and the other end is connected with ultrasonic main frame by probe connector.Usually, also can arrange several buttons on shell, the user to ultrasonic probe provides the common function in some use procedures.

Carry out in the process checked at use ultrasonic probe, especially carry out in the process of medical inspection at use ultrasonic probe, user can press the button on shell continually.There is elastic material be made because button generally adopts, after frequent pressing, just probably there is small crack in the position that the surface of button and button connect with shell, and then cause some liquid in ultrasonic examination process to penetrate in shell by these cracks, affect the normal work of transducer in shell and circuit board.Shell itself, after long-time use, also may produce crack, causes liquid to infiltrate wherein.In addition, when carrying out medical inspection with ultrasonic probe, deep liquid probably includes antibacterial and virus, easily causes interpatient cross infection.

And existing ultrasonic probe is after having liquid to infiltrate, any checkout gear can not detect and alarm in time.For small crack, user is also difficult to be perceived by naked eyes.

So, need to provide a kind of new ultrasonic probe, solve the problems referred to above.

Summary of the invention

An embodiment provides a kind of ultrasonic probe, comprise shell and button, ultrasonic probe also comprises liquid-detecting, and it is positioned at shell, for detecting in shell whether have liquid.

Another embodiment of the present invention provides a kind of ultrasonic machine, includes according to ultrasonic probe of the present invention.

Accompanying drawing explanation

Be described for embodiments of the invention in conjunction with the drawings, the present invention may be better understood, in the accompanying drawings:

Figure 1 shows that the schematic diagram of an embodiment of ultrasonic probe of the present invention;

Figure 2 shows that the schematic diagram of an embodiment of liquid-detecting of the present invention;

Figure 3 shows that the schematic diagram of another embodiment of liquid-detecting of the present invention;

Figure 4 shows that the schematic diagram of an embodiment of ultrasonic machine of the present invention.

Detailed description of the invention

Below will describe the specific embodiment of the present invention, and it is pointed out that in the specific descriptions process of these embodiments, in order to carry out brief and concise description, this description can not all do detailed description to all features of the embodiment of reality.Should be understandable that; in the actual implementation process of any one embodiment; as in the process of any one engineering project or design object; in order to realize the objectives of developer; in order to meet that system is correlated with or that business is relevant restriction; usually can make various concrete decision-making, and this also can change to another kind of embodiment from a kind of embodiment.In addition, it will also be appreciated that, although the effort made in this development process may be complicated and tediously long, but for those of ordinary skill in the art relevant to content disclosed by the invention, some designs that the basis of the technology contents of disclosure exposure is carried out, manufacture or production etc. changes just conventional technological means, not should be understood to content of the present disclosure insufficient.

Unless otherwise defined, the technical term used in claims and description or scientific terminology should be in the technical field of the invention the ordinary meaning that the personage with general technical ability understands." first ", " second " that use in patent application specification of the present invention and claims and similar word do not represent any order, quantity or importance, and are only used to distinguish different ingredients.The similar word such as " one " or " one " does not represent that quantity limits, but represents to there is at least one." comprise " or the similar word such as " comprising " mean to appear at " comprising " or " comprising " before element or object contain the element or object and equivalent element thereof that appear at " comprising " or " comprising " presented hereinafter, do not get rid of other elements or object." connection " or " being connected " etc. similar word be not defined in physics or the connection of machinery, be also not limited to direct or indirectly connect.

Figure 1 shows that the schematic diagram of an embodiment of ultrasonic probe of the present invention.In FIG, ultrasonic probe 101 can comprise ultrasonic transducer 102 and the shell 103 for wrapping up ultrasonic transducer 102.Shell 103 can be provided with one or more button, the shell 103 shown in Fig. 1 is provided with four buttons 104,105,106 and 107, these buttons can provide function conventional in certain operations process to user.

Liquid-detecting 108 can be arranged in shell 103.Life-time service due to button can cause button produces small crack, and these crack places are modal leakage position just.Therefore, in one embodiment of the invention, liquid-detecting can be arranged on the position near button, make once there be liquid to enter in shell 103 by these cracks, liquid-detecting 108 can detect liquid in time.In a non-restrictive example of the present invention, testing result can be sent to ultrasonic main frame by the connection cable 109 between ultrasonic probe and main frame by liquid-detecting 108.

Usually, a ultrasonic probe can be provided with a more than button, just as the ultrasonic probe 101 shown in Fig. 1, just be provided with four buttons.Therefore, in a non-restrictive example of the present invention, in the position near each button, at least a set of liquid-detecting can be set, for detecting the leakage because the crack on this button causes.In another non-restrictive example of the present invention, near several buttons that also can close in position, at least a set of liquid-detecting is set.Such as, button 104 and 105 position in Fig. 1 is closed on, and just can arrange a set of liquid-detecting 1081 in the position near button 104 and 105.Button 106 and 107 position is closed on, and just can arrange a set of liquid-detecting 1082 in the position near button 106 and 107.In another non-restrictive example of the present invention, liquid-detecting can also be set for the position of some other easy leakage in shell 101, such as: when shell 103 be by two block parts mutually engage form time, can near engaging position arrange at least a set of liquid-detecting.

Figure 2 shows that the schematic diagram of an embodiment of liquid-detecting of the present invention.As mentioned above, interior can being provided with of shell 101 overlaps liquid-detecting more.Figure 2 shows that the schematic diagram of an embodiment of wherein a set of liquid-detecting.

Liquid-detecting shown in Fig. 2 can comprise wire group 200 and wire group condition checkout gear 206.Wire group 200 can comprise the first wire groupings 207 and the second wire groupings 208.As shown in Figure 2, have two wires 201 and 202 in the first wire groupings 207, one end of wire 201 and 202 is connected with high level VCC, and the other end is unsettled.Have three wires 203,204 and 205 in second wire groupings 208, wire 203,204 with 205 one end ground connection or be connected low level, the other end is unsettled.Wire group condition checkout gear 206 is connected to the two ends of wire group 200.When not having liquid comes into contact to wire group 200, between any wire in the first wire groupings 207 and any wire in the second wire groupings 208, be in off state.When there being liquid comes into contact to wire group 200, between at least one wire at least one wire in the first wire groupings 207 and the second wire groupings 208, be in electric conducting state.When becoming conducting state from off state, the wire group condition checkout gear 206 being connected to wire group 200 two ends just can detect the change in voltage at wire group two ends, thus produce corresponding warning information, this warning information can be sent to ultrasonic main frame and by the screen display on main frame out, also may be used for control sound, light device provides corresponding alarm.

In one embodiment of the invention, the wire in the first wire groupings 207 and the wire in the second wire groupings 208 arranged in parallel spaced reciprocally.As shown in Figure 2, all wires in wire group 200, from left to right successively: belong to the wire 205 of the second wire groupings 208, belong to the wire 202 of the first wire groupings 207, belong to the wire 204 of the second wire groupings 208, belong to the wire 201 of the first wire groupings 207 and belong to the wire 203 of the second wire groupings 208.Like this, adjacent two wires in wire group 200 belong to different wire groups respectively, and when not having liquid comes into contact to wire group 200, adjacent two wires are in off state.When there being liquid comes into contact to wire group 200, adjacent two wires are in electric conducting state.

In order to can detect and a small amount of liquid enters into the situation of shell 101, the spacing between above-mentioned adjacent two wires should arrange little as far as possible.Like this, even if the wire group 200 that considerably less liquid comes into contact arrives, also can cause having at least two wires to be in electric conducting state.While reducing the spacing between adjacent wires, more wire can be set, one group of wire group can be enable like this to detect in larger scope whether have liquid.In a word, the setting of wire should be that radical is many and close to each other, instead of on the contrary.

In an indefiniteness example, in probe 101, a set of wire group condition checkout gear 206 can be only set, for detecting the conducting state of many group wire groups, as long as there is any one group of wire group to be in conducting state, wire group condition checkout gear 206 just can outputting alarm signal.In one embodiment of the invention, can will overlap wire group and wire group condition checkout gear 206 is parallel with one another more, arrive above-mentioned purpose.In one embodiment of the invention, wire group condition checkout gear 206 can comprise Schmidt trigger, for detecting the change in voltage at wire group two ends and exporting corresponding warning signal.

Ultrasonic probe generally can be provided with display lamp (not shown), and when user presses certain button, display lamp can be lighted, and when unclamping this button, display lamp can extinguish.Therefore, in one embodiment of the invention, wire group condition checkout gear 206 can when having detected that liquid infiltrates, and except sending a warning message to ultrasonic main frame, this display lamp that can also control on popping one's head in is in long bright state.Like this, user just easily can find that this ultrasonic probe has had liquid to infiltrate.

Figure 3 shows that the schematic diagram of another embodiment of liquid-detecting of the present invention.In the embodiment shown in fig. 3, the liquid-detecting be arranged in probe 101 can comprise sensor 301 and connecting line 302.Sensor 301 can be any sensor that liquid infiltrates that can detect, as: liquid sensor.Sensor 301 also can be the sensor deeply causing the local environment parameter change in probe due to liquid, as: humidity sensor.Sensor can arrange one or more.In one embodiment of the invention, sensor 301 can be arranged on position liquid easily occurring and infiltrates.Sensor 301 is connected with ultrasonic main frame by connecting line 302, when sensor has detected that liquid infiltrates, by connecting line 302, corresponding cue will be sent to ultrasonic main frame, ultrasonic main frame can show this information by the user interface on it, the display lamp that ultrasonic main frame can also control on corresponding ultrasonic probe after receiving this information is long bright, to be used the user of this probe to remind in time.

It should be noted that, in a ultrasonic probe, kind of the liquid-detecting of two shown in Fig. 2 and Fig. 3 can also be adopted simultaneously.Such as, the liquid-detecting 1081 in the probe 101 in Fig. 1 can be Fig. 3 and the above-mentioned sensor to relating in the description of Fig. 3, and liquid-detecting 1082 can be Fig. 2 and the above-mentioned wire group to relating in the description of Fig. 2.

Figure 4 shows that the schematic diagram of an embodiment of ultrasonic machine of the present invention.Ultrasonic machine shown in Fig. 4 comprises main frame 401 and has the probe 101 of liquid-detecting 108.Probe 101 is connected with main frame 401 by cable 109.When having detected that liquid infiltrates in probe, liquid-detecting 108 can send information to main frame 401, and the display lamp that can also control on popping one's head in is long bright.Also the display lamp on can being controlled to pop one's head in after receiving this information by main frame 401 long bright or by the user interface on main frame 401 to user's display reminding information.

Whether ultrasonic probe provided by the invention and corresponding ultrasonic machine, effectively can detect and have liquid to infiltrate in ultrasonic probe, and provide corresponding information.Avoiding problems because liquid infiltrates components and parts fault in the probe caused.The antibacterial of carrying in liquid or viral communication can also be avoided to be ultrasonographic patient to other.Ultrasonic probe provided by the invention and corresponding ultrasonic machine, be particularly useful for medical inspection field, because penetrate into liquid in probe (as: the auxiliary liquid etc. in the various body fluid of human body, medical ultrasonic checking process) in medical examination procedure, nearly all conductive liquid, like this, liquid-detecting in ultrasonic probe provided by the invention, just can detect the liquid infiltrated in probe delicately.

The foregoing is only embodiments of the invention, be not limited to the present invention, for a person skilled in the art, the present invention can have various modifications and variations.Within the spirit and principles in the present invention all, any amendment done, equivalent replacement, improvement etc., all should be included within right of the present invention.

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1. a ultrasonic probe, comprises shell and button, it is characterized in that, described ultrasonic probe also comprises liquid-detecting, and it is positioned at described shell, for detecting in described shell whether have liquid.
2. ultrasonic probe according to claim 1, it is characterized in that, described liquid-detecting comprises: at least one group of wire group, described wire group comprises the first wire groupings and the second wire groupings, described first wire groupings and the second wire groupings comprise at least one wire respectively, when there being liquid in described shell, at least one wire at least one wire in described first wire groupings and described second wire groupings is in conducting state.
3. ultrasonic probe according to claim 2, is characterized in that, described wire group is arranged on the position near described button.
4. ultrasonic probe according to claim 3, is characterized in that, button described in each is provided with wire group described at least one group.
5. ultrasonic probe according to claim 2, it is characterized in that, one end of the every root wire in described first wire groupings connects high level, and the other end is unsettled, one end ground connection of each the root wire in described second wire groupings or connection low level, the other end is unsettled.
6. the ultrasonic probe according to any one in claim 2-5, it is characterized in that, described liquid-detecting comprises: wire group condition checkout gear, it is connected with described wire group, for detecting the conducting state of the wire in described first wire groupings and the wire in the second wire groupings and output detections result.
7. ultrasonic probe according to claim 1, is characterized in that, described liquid-detecting comprises:
Sensor, when it has liquid in described ultrasonic probe, sends warning signal;
Transmission cable, its one end is connected with described sensor, and the other end is connected with the recipient of described warning signal.
8. ultrasonic probe according to claim 7, is characterized in that, described sensor is liquid sensor or humidity sensor.
9. ultrasonic probe according to claim 7, is characterized in that, the recipient of described warning signal is the ultrasonic main frame be connected with described probe.
10. a ultrasonic machine, is characterized in that, comprises the ultrasonic probe described in any one in claim 1-9.
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