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December 7, 2009 – Six widely used tests that determine risk factors for a specific disease are included in Medweb’s new Health Screening Suite, showcased last week at RSNA 2009.

December 7, 2009 – New OEM ultrasound software solutions for dynamic 3D assessment of the fetal heart, 3D ultrasound breast analysis and contrast quantification were introduced by TomTec Imaging...

The incidence of cardiac arrhythmia is expected to increase significantly with an aging U.S. population and rising rates of obesity. In 2008, atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common complex...

November 4, 2009 - “We know it's less expensive to treat a disease in its early stages, yet CMS’ reimbursement policies continue to undermine the effectiveness of early diagnosis for diseases like...

November 2, 2009 — Ascent Healthcare Solutions said last week it received the industry’s first and only 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to reprocess the Biosense...

October 12, 2009 – Medicare regulatory changes expected to be finalized in November pose a threat to 80 million American patients suffering from heart disease, especially for the nearly one in...

October 6, 2009 – ProSolv CardioVascular, a Fujifilm company, recently said the Veterans in Partnership Healthcare Network (VISN 11) has extended its relationship with the company by contracting...

October 2, 2009 – Verathon yesterday released the new AortaScan AMI 9700 aortic measurement instrument, which uses ultrasound to help physicians identify the presence of abdominal aortic aneurysms...

September 28, 2009 - GE Healthcare and Biosense Webster Inc. announced new versions of the Vivid i and Vivid q cardiovascular ultrasound systems, with support for two new intracardiac echo (ICE)...

September 1, 2009 – Echocardiography with Doppler is the method of choice for the noninvasive evaluation of prosthetic valves, according to a new guideline document in the September issue of the...

August 26, 2009 – Siemens Healthcare is now shipping its syngo US Workplace 3.5, with ultrasound applications for clinical workflow and patient care for cardiac imaging, general imaging, OB/GYN...

August 17, 2009 - SonoSite Inc., a specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for the point-of-care, announced that on Aug. 14 it completed the acquisition of CardioDynamics International Corp., a...

August 14, 2009 – Unity Health System-Park Ridge in Rochester, N.Y., upgraded its OB-Windows systems with two OBLinks, providing instant, electronic transmission of patient data from ultrasound...

August 11, 2009 – Medical Technologies International Inc. (MTI) said yesterday it is partnering with the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC) to help clarify and monitor the cardiovascular health of...

June 10, 2009 – GE Healthcare will demonstrate its latest solution for the assessment of heart failure at the 20th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE),...

June 10, 2009 - Interventional cardiac catheterization procedures are one of the most effective treatments for peripheral vascular disease (PVD), but the procedures are not an option for millions...

June 10, 2009 – CardioDynamics yesterday said it entered into a definitive merger agreement whereby SonoSite will acquire the company in exchange for $1.35 per share in cash.

June 8, 2009 - Royal Philips Electronics introduced its microTEE, reportedly the smallest transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) transducer for cardiac imaging of neonatal patients, which Philips...

June 9, 2009 – Physicians can better predict potentially life-threatening cardiac events with real-time, three-dimensional echocardiography technology, according to a study released at the 20th...

June 8, 2009 - At the 20th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) June 6-10 in Washington, D.C., Siemens Healthcare (booth 411) is demonstrating a new...