Cardiovascular Ultrasound

This channel includes news and new technology innovations about cardiovascular ultrasounds. Cardiovascular ultrasounds, or echocardiograms, use ultrasound imaging to provide a picture of the heart.

Floyd Medical Center Acquires Quartet of Toshiba Cardiac Ultrasound Systems
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017 — Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga., recently installed three new Aplio 500 Platinum CV ultrasound...
Cardiac CT scan showing plaque and calcification in the coronary arteries, from a Toshiba CT scanner
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 19, 2017
July 19, 2017 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) created a reimbursement fee chart for cardiac...
Videos | Cardiovascular Surgery | July 19, 2017
This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is titled...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 19, 2017
This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is titled...
Automated medical imaging views using deep learning, artificial intelligence, Philips Epiq

GE, Siemens and Philips are among the echocardiography vendors that incorporate deep learning algorithms into its echo software to help automatically extract standard imaging views from 3-D ultrasound datasets. This is an example of the Philips Epiq system, which uses the vendor's Anatomical Intelligence software to define the anatomical structures and automatically display standard diagnostic views of the anatomy without human intervention. This can greatly speed workflow and reduce inter-operator variability. 

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | July 17, 2017 | Oksana Bandura
Medical image analysis based on artificial intelligence (AI) employ convolutional neural networks, support vector...
Edwards Sapien 3 cleared by FDA to use for valve in valve mitral procedures. #DAIC

One of the top stories for the month was the Edwards Sapien 3 TAVR valve gaining FDA clearance for use in transcatheter valve-in-valve aortic and mitral procedures. 

Feature | June 30, 2017
June 30, 2017 — Here is the list of the most popular pieces of content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 29, 2017
Leyla Elif Sade, M.D., MESC, professor of cardiology at Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey, discusses use of echo for...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 27, 2017
Partho Sengupta, M.D., professor of medicine, director of cardiovascular imaging and chair of cardiac innovations at...
GE Healthcare Vivid T8 cardiac ultrasound, highlights from the American Society of Echo ASE 2017
Feature | ASE | June 26, 2017
June 26, 2017 — Here is a list of some key clinical presentations and video interviews with cardiac ultrasound thought...
Videos | Cardiovascular Business | June 23, 2017
Linda Gillam, M.D., MPH, FACC, FAHA, FASE, chair, cardiovascular medicine, Atlantic Health System, suggests how...
BioImage-2 Study to Investigate Atherosclerotic Disease Progression
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017 — Mount Sinai Heart and BioImage-2 LLC recently announced the start of the BioImage-2 study investigating...
Cardiac ultrasound, echocardiography echo imaging will see big advancements in the future with Echopixel true 3D imaging for structural heart

Echopixel's true 3-D rendering of a ASD with a virtually implanted Amplatzer occluder to check sizing on a 3D echo prior to a procedure.

Blog | ASE | June 20, 2017
I saw several elements of what will likely make up the next generation of echocardiography imaging systems at the the...
Stroke2prevent Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for A-View
Technology | Transesophageal Echo (TEE) | June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017 — Dutch medical device company Stroke2prevent BV recently announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug...
Bayer Arterion contrast media Injector used to administer medical imaging contrast for CT scans.

Bayer Healthcare's Arterion contrast media injector system.

Feature | Contrast Media | June 19, 2017 | Dave Fornell
Here are several updates in medical imaging contrast media agents. Two of the biggest news items were related to safety...
Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2017
DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new cardiac ultrasound technologies at the...