patient acceptance. Registered x-ray technologist not required
to operate system.
one button starts and completes the test. The staff member
who takes patients' height and weight can operate the unit.
22 lbs (10Kg), Sahara comes equipped with a built-in handle
for portability. The entire space required to perform a bone
density test with Sahara, including chair, is less than the
footprint of a standard office desk.
a Minimum of Operator Training
20-minute training video covers all the instruction needed
for basic operation.
test takes less than one minute to completed. There is nothing
faster on the market.
high reproducibility of results and minimizes operator influence.
Microprocessor and Printer
computer and printer not required. Saves space and contributes
to ease of operation.
BMD, T-Score and Z-Score
is the only ultrasound bone densitometer that estimates BMD
and determines BMD T-scores. Sahara results can be used to
derive Z-scores which are important for predicting fracture
acceptance by patients and third-party payers.
costs less than half the price of a DXA (dual energy x-ray
absorptiometry) bone densitometer, the "gold standard" of