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April 27, 2012 — GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance and availability of the latest version of its Vivid E9...

December 12, 2012 — Nearly 12 months after their first collaborative medical outreach project, the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and GE Healthcare are in rural northwest India again...

The latest advances in cardiovascular imaging are usually shown first at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, the largest radiology show in the world, held the last...

November 26, 2012 — At the 98th annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) in Chicago, Siemens...

November 20, 2012 – With the Acuson X700 ultrasound system, Siemens Healthcare has developed a powerful ultrasound system that offers exceptional image quality, robust technologies, and...

Corindus CorPath robotic system

Hospitals constantly try to predict what the future holds when planning new facilities and equipment purchases that need to last for the next decade. Martin Leon, M.D., attempted to answer that...

Ultrasound systems RSNA 2012 Cardiovascular ultrasound Toship Assurance Program

November 6, 2012 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has expanded its Assurance Program to offer reconditioned Toshiba...

RSNA 2012 GE Healthcare Logiq Ultrasound Women's health

At RSNA 2012, GE Healthcare will be showcasing a comprehensive portfolio of...

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Ultrasound First Forum

October 16, 2012 — The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) will host an Ultrasound First Forum on Nov. 12, 2012, in New York City. The forum will address the expanding role of...

October 11, 2012 — With this month’s approval of the Standards and Guidelines for Advanced Cardiovascular Sonography by the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health...

New research from the Netherlands suggests tiny microbubbles can be used to more effectively deliver a blood clot busting drug to patients while they are in the ambulance during acute heart attack...

Simbionix U/S Mentor Simulator

October 8, 2012 — Simbionix USA Corp. will introduce the new advanced U/S (ultrasound) Mentor simulator at the upcoming American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Exhibition in Denver, Colo....

September 19, 2012 — In response to criticism by physicians about the restrictiveness of conditions put forth by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for reimbursement for...

Cardiac computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), echocardiography and nuclear myocardial perfusion imaging each offer advantages and disadvantages, and frequently at least two...

August 28, 2012 — The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) applauded the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to modify the U.S. product label for several ultrasound...

August 28, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced important changes to the U.S. product label for Optison (perflutren protein-type A microspheres injectable suspension, USP), a...

July 26, 2012 — Any exposure to radiation, no matter how small, has the potential of leading to future health issues, including many types of cancer, medical experts agree. Doing all you...

July 23, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare expands its ultrasound portfolio with the portable Acuson P300 ultrasound...

July 20, 2012 —Acusphere Inc. announced that it had completed the marketing authorization application (MAA) dossier for its lead product candidate, Imagify (perflubutane polymer microspheres) for...

July 16, 2012 — Medical imaging has always been an important part of clinical trials.  Echocardiography, which uses sound waves to create moving real-time images of cardiac structure and...