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Researchers have announced the results of a retrospective five-year study, which shows that echocardiography can be useful in identifying new strategies for combating the growth failure in infants...

Researchers have announced the results of a study which shows that among patients readmitted for congestive heart failure (CHF), a high E/e’ (a measure of elevated left ventricle filling...

Researchers have announced the results of a clinical study that shows a key difference in the patient’s baseline heart size and function following transcatheter valve replacement (TAVR) that may...

June 25, 2013 — Siemens Healthcare announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Virtual Touch imaging ultrasound application, Siemens’ first commercially available...

More than 54 companies will display their latest products and services at the American Society of Echocardiography’s (ASE) 24th Annual Scientific Sessions, planned for June 29-July 2 at...

Led by the launch of the Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 ultrasound systems, Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. saw a 28 percent U.S. ultrasound business growth in 2012, far exceeding the...

May 31, 2013 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new expert consensus statement this week focusing on the practice of using ultrasound as a tool for improving patient...

Philips CX50 xMATRIX  TEE, ICE, Diagnostic Features

Philips Healthcare announced that CX50 xMatrix, the first portable ultrasound with Philips' Live 3-D  transesophageal echo (...

MyLab Twice, Esaote, cardiac ultrasound

During the American College of Cardiology 2013 (ACC.13) annual meeting in March, vendors discussed several trends they are observing in the cardiac ultrasound market and displayed the latest echo...

GE, TEE. amplatzer, 3D, 4D

The development of 3-D transesophageal echo (TEE) just a few years ago has enabled a new generation of interventional procedures to be performed, which otherwise would have been...

ultrasound, philips

Royal Philips Electronics showcased its latest addition to the ClearVue ultrasound family of products at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 61st Annual Clinical Meeting...

The Alliance for Integrity in Medicare (AIM), a broad coalition of medical specialty, laboratory, radiation oncology, and medical imaging groups committed to ending the practice of inappropriate...

StatVideo EchoBox

At Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon, India, five EchoBox devices were connected to five GE Vivid ultrasound systems, streaming live echo images over the web to experienced sonographers located in the...

Samsung Ugeo

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the Samsung Ugeo H60, the first ultrasound system integrating Samsung technology and design introduced to the U.S. medical imaging market. The ...

Transesophageal Echocardiogram

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

Toshiba Aplio 500

Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has introduced the Aplio 500 and Aplio 300 CV ultrasound systems to help clinicians more accurately and efficiently diagnose cardiovascular disease. Compact...

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of...

Toshiba, activation imaging, ACC, 2013

This is a roundup of some of the DAIC editor's choice of the most innovative new technologies showcased at ACC 2013, including products in the areas of interventional cardiology, patient...

Choosing Wisely ASE Echocardiogram

The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a list of five interventions whose appropriateness physicians and patients should discuss as part of Choosing Wisely, an initiative of the...

For better treatment planning during cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), Toshiba America Medical System Inc.’s Activation Imaging is the company’s latest addition to its 3-D Wall Motion...