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December 19, 2011 – The role of cardiovascular ultrasound in the catheterization laboratory has never been appreciated more than it is today. Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)...

December 9, 2011 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) have released a new performance guideline for heightening the use of...

December 8, 2011 Two new studies report that echocardiography has a central role to play in identifying patients at risk of suffering heart damage from cancer therapies. They also...

December 8, 2011 Speckle training echocardiography (STE) is the subject of two studies being presented at EUROECHO 2011, Dec. 7-10 in Budapest, Hungary. They compare STE, a recent...

After spending a week walking the show floor and meeting with scores of vendors at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2011 annual meeting, the following are my choices for the most...

November 30, 2011 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc., launched the Aplio 500 ultrasound system, enabling clinicians to diagnose using advanced visualization tools. The system is 510(k) cleared...

March 23, 2011 –The fifth in a series of in-depth market studies dedicated to the compact ultrasound market indicates that this segment outpaced the overall ultrasound market in 2010, reaching $...

November 27, 2011 – BRIT Systems, Inc., announced new cardiac imaging enhancements to WebWorks, a 100% browser-based viewer. The new tools for cardiac ultrasound and optional MPR capabilities are...

November 28, 2011 – Siemens Healthcare launched the Acuson S3000, its latest ultra-premium ultrasound platform, at the 97th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of...

Biodex is introducing its new line of vascular ultrasound tables for vascular and echocardiography imaging during RSNA 2011.

November 21, 2011: Each year, more than 600,000 Americans are stricken with a pulmonary embolism (PE), which is a clot in the lung. Without immediate help, almost half of these individuals may...

Each year I attend Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), I comb the event and its sessions looking for the next big trend or technological innovations in cardiovascular devices. Below...

November 16, 2011 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) issued a response voicing concerns over the implications of a study published this week in the Journal of the American...

November 14, 2011 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) reported that the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee of...

November 7, 2011 — This year’s annual meeting of the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE), a registered branch of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), is changing its name to “...

November 3, 2011 – Lantheus Medical Imaging announced important changes to the U.S. product label for Definity Vial for (perflutren lipid microsphere) Injectable Suspension. The contrast agent is...

October 31, 2011 — A panel presentation at the American College of Surgeons' annual clinical congress detailed how the contemporary practice of vascular surgery has evolved during the Iraq and...

October 26, 2011 –Lantheus Medical Imaging announced it has been awarded three-year supplier contracts with Premier Purchasing Partners, the group purchasing unit of the Premier healthcare...

October 24, 2011 – The European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) has announced that it is working together with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) to issue joint recommendations...

October 14, 2011 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is preparing a guideline document on using strain echocardiography to evaluate cancer patients for early signs of cardiac toxicity...