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The EU-ME2 is a high-quality compact ultrasound processor for use with OLYMPUS endoscopic and endobronchial ultrasound (EUS and EBUS) equipment that has been designed for integration with conventional endoscopy on a single workstation. With its high resolution and an image display that promotes clear visualization, the EU-ME2 brings real clarity to your EUS and EBUS procedures, supporting better detection and characterization of lesions. A variety of new features such as the Elastography mode will explore the future of endosonography.

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B-mode image quality has been substantially improved, making it possible to support more efficient localization of tumors and more accurate identification of tissue properties and boundaries. Clearer image delineation helps enable more precise direction for puncturing and aspiration during EUS-FNA and may make it easier to develop effective therapeutic practices.

Tissue Harmonic Echo (THE) mode

When ultrasound waves are propagated through tissue, distortion occurs and harmonic components are generated. The THE mode uses these components to build an image of the targeted area. Potential advantages of harmonic imaging include improved resolution, improved signal-to-noise ratio, and reduced artifacts.

Elastography (ELST) mode

An advanced form of ultrasound, elastography displays the relative stiffness of tissues by taking advantage of the deformation caused by the compression or vibrations generated by the heartbeat or vascular pulsations.

Pulse Wave Doppler (PW) mode

Pulse Wave Doppler measures blood flow velocities at specific locations, while cross-sectional images are viewed to spot the target vessel.

H-FLOW (High resolution Flow) mode

Especially useful for imaging small vessels around the tip of the endoscope, the H-FLOW mode can help facilitate more precise maneuvering during EUS-FNA/EBUS-TBNA by making it potentially less difficult to avoid vessels.

Contrast Harmonic EUS (CH-EUS) mode

Using technology designed to depict harmonics, the CH-EUS mode is expected to help realize enhanced sensitivity to tumors and other abnormal growths.
* Regulations and usage of ultrasound contrast agents vary according to the country where they are used and the type of agents. Please use the ultrasound contrast medium according to the instructions attached to the products.

Fully compatible with a wide range of EUS and EBUS scopes and probes

Integrating both electronic and mechanical scanning technologies, the EU-ME2 is a total endosonography solution compatible with virtually all available OLYMPUS ultrasound endoscopes and miniature probes, providing access to a full range of endosonographic applications.

Single monitor and single keyboard

The EU-ME2 features a user-friendly keyboard with a touch panel and trackball. The picture-in-picture function is standard, and when available, both endoscopic and ultrasound images can be displayed on a single monitor.

EVIS-ready and space-saving design

The EU-ME2 is designed to save space in your endoscopy suite. As an integral part of the OLYMPUS EVIS endoscopy system, it fits snugly on the standard endoscopy trolley, leaving plenty of room for all the other equipment you need.

Full support for endobronchial ultrasonography

The EU-ME2 is designed to support a wide range of EBUS procedures, such as EBUS guide-sheath guided transbronchial biopsy. By placing the guide sheath near the target lesion, which has been delineated by the miniature probe, you can easily perform brush cytology. Advancing the sampling device through the sheath after the miniature probe has been withdrawn helps improve accuracy and shorten examination time.

Power Supply Voltage 100 - 240 V AC (for NTSC)
220 - 240 V AC (for PAL)
Voltage fluctuation Within ± 10%
Frequency 50/60 Hz
Frequency fluctuation Within ± 1 Hz
Consumption electric power 370 VA
Size Dimensions Main unit 371 (W) x 175 (H) x 480 (D) mm
445 (W) x 184 (H) x 495 (D) mm (maximum)
Ketboard 392 (W) x 39 (H) x 207 (D) mm
Weight Main unit 22.5 kg
Ketboard 2.5 kg
Classification Type of protection against electric shock Class I
Degree of protection against electric shock of applied part TYPE BE applied part
Where no classification mark appears, the device is a TYPE BF applied part
Degree of protection against explosion The ultrasound center should be kept away from flammabale gases
TYPE BF Applied Part   This instrument can safely be applied to any part of the body except the heart
EMC   This instrument complies with the standards listed as follows :
IEC 60601-1-2 : 2001
IEC 60601-2-37 : 2007
CISPR 11 of emission : Group 1, Class B
Ultrasound scanning format   Mechanical scanning, Electronic scanning
Mechanical Scanning Display mode B-mode
Scanning Radial scanning
Compatible equipment Mechanical radial scanning ultrasound endscopes, Miniature probe
Usable frequencies C5, C7.5, C12, C20, 7.5, 12, 20 MHz
Display range 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12 cm
Image adjustment Gain, Contrast, STC, Enhance
Display processing Rotation Rotatable
Display area Full circle, bottom sector, top sector, scroll
Direction Normal/Inverse
Cine memory Maximum 160 frames, Cine review function
3D 3D display, MPR display
Measurement Distance, Area, Circumstance
Electronic Scanning Display mode B-mode, FLOW mode, PW mode, THE mode, CH-EUS mode, ELST mode
Scanning Radial scanning, Curved linear array scanning
Compatible equipment Electronic radial scanning ultrasound endoscope
Electronic curved linear array scanning ultrasound endoscope
Usable frequencies 5, 6, 7.5, 10, 12 MHz
Display range 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12 cm
Image adjustment Gain, Contrast, STC, Enhance, Compound
Display processing Display area Radial: Full circle, bottom sector, top sector, scroll
Curved linear array : Convex
Direction Normal/Inverse
Display pattern Single-screen/Dual-screen
Cine memory Over 600 frames storable depending on the conditions
Cine review function
Focus Auto Preset Near/Far
Focus setting Focus locatiion adjustable, Focus number adjustable
FLOW mode COLOR FLOW mode, POWER FLOW mode, H-FLOW mode
Measurement Distance, Area, Circumstance, PW measurement
THE (Tissue Harmonic Echo) mode *1, *2 THE-P, THE-R
(Contrast Harmonic EUS) mode *1, *2
Display pattern CH-B, CH-Color
Preset (CH agent type) 2 types, adjustable (middle or low)
Frequency selection 2 types, adjustable (CH-R or CH-P)
TIC analysis Displays the change over time of the average brightness of each ROI
ELST (Elastography) mode *2 Pressurization state guide Strain graph, Pressurization bar
Strain ratio *3 Displays the amounts of the strain and their ratio in two areas
Recording Data Data format Still image Bmp, Jpeg, 3dv
Movie data *1, *2 Avi
Ancillary Equipment Keyboard Keyboard with built-in trackball, LCD touch panel and LED backlit keys
Recording device Video printer (color/monochrome), DVR
Video system center Monitor display selection Endoscopic/Ultrasound image
Picture-in-picture Displays the endoscopic image as PinP sub-display on the ultrasound image
Patient data Shares patient data with the video system center
*1 Only available on EU-ME2 PREMIER *2 Only available on EU-ME2 PREMIER PLUS *3 Not available in some areas
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Linear Scanning Ultrasound Endoscope


  • NBI
  • Echoendoscope for therapeutic applications
  • Increased penetration depth
  • 180° ultrasonic view
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Radial Scanning Ultrasound Endoscope GF-UE160-AL5

Radial Scanning Ultrasound Endoscope


  • 360° ultrasound view
  • High resolution ultrasound images
  • High quality video images
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Ultrasound Gastrovideoscope TGF-UC180J

Ultrasound Gastrovideoscope


  • NBI
  • Straight channel port
  • Shorter distal end
  • Wide 180 degree (up) angulation
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Linear Ultrasound Bronchoscope BF-UC180F

Linear Ultrasound Bronchoscope


  • Specially designed for lymph node staging
  • Large 2.2 mm instrument channel
  • Compatibility and ease of use
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Miniature Probe UM-2R/UM-3R

Miniature Probe


  • Ultrasound imaging via a standard endoscope
  • Excellent 'all-rounder' ultrasonic probes
  • 360° ultrasound view
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Miniature Probe UM-BS20-26R

Miniature Probe


  • Clear ultrasound diagnostics
  • Adapts to standard therapeutic bronchoscopes
  • Panoramic 360° ultrasound view
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Miniature Probe UM-S20-17S

Miniature Probe


  • Ultrasonic imaging via a slim endoscope
  • Extra-slim probe design
  • 360° ultrasonic view
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