• Inductive sensing technology to detect metallic objects by a localised electromagnetic field
  • Three detection sensitivity ranges to choose from
  • The GetMet does not create ionising radiation
  • The GetMet excels in both first aid surgery and elective surgery
  • Operates effectively in veterinary use
  • Extremely effective and efficient to use in military and field hospitals due to its ability to replace carry out functions similar to an X-ray in a much more portable form
  • Reduce operating times
  • Place surgical incisions correctly
  • Speed up recovery
  • The GetMet reduces the need for X-ray imaging and the use of a transilluminator


Camilla Vesakas

Assistant surgeon. The Hospital of Central Finland, Jyväskylä

“A pin from a wire brush accidentally got lodged under the skin of the chest. The pin caused distress to the patient. It was not palpable. The radiologist marked the site using a transilluminator. I could not find the pin, so I thought of using the GetMet apparatus we have on trial. I put it in a sterile glove and very soon found the pin.”

C-M Löfhjelm

Gynaecologist. The Hospital of Central Finland, Jyväskylä

“A serious vaginal rupture during delivery – the midwife broke the suture needle. I was called to look for the needle – I was given an exact description of the site of the needle. After half an hour of searching in vain, I remembered my colleagues´ GetMet device. I put it into a sterile operating glove and started to search again. After two minutes the detector found the needle fragment elsewhere. I made a small incision and retrieved the broken needle (about 5 mm in length).”

Jorma Huuhtanen

Member of Finnish Parliament / Former Minister of Social Affairs and Health

“A new device for identifying metal implants and objects from the human body has been developed in Jyväskylä, Finland. The apparatus (GetMet) is especially designed to assist in removing implants and metal fragments from soft tissue and bone. It is highly appropriate for first aid purposes and especially for removing metal used in osteosynthesis of fractures. 

The product is an excellent innovation in the field of surgery. Using this device it is possible to reduce operating times, place surgical incisions correctly and speed up recovery. This product reduces the need for X-ray imaging and the use of a transilluminator.

I believe that the product is of value in both first aid surgery and elective surgery when searching for metal implants or other metal objects. One obvious field of application is military and field hospitals. The product seems to have the potential for international success.”