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.

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News | Telecardiology | June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016 — Two new research studies verify that echocardiography, linked to experts through...

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News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 09, 2016

Below is a roundup of recent echo news that highlights technologies and topics that will be featured at the American...

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The Tele-Robotic Ultrasound for Distance Imaging (TRUDI) system uses a robotic arm so a remote sonographer can control the echo probe without the need for them to be in the same room or even be in the hospital during an exam or procedure. 

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 09, 2016

June 9, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host Echovation Challenge 2016, a competition for...

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News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 01, 2016

June 1, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host its 27th Annual Scientific Sessions, June 10...

Technology | Cardiac Imaging | May 18, 2016

May 18, 2016 — The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) recently announced its launch of the IAC QI Self-...

GE Healthcare's cardiac ultrasound strain assessment software helps quantify left ventricular wall motion to determine if there is damage to cardiac function due to cancer therapy. GE Ultrasound, GE echo, strain, cardio-oncology

GE Healthcare's cardiac ultrasound strain assessment software helps quantify left ventricular wall motion to determine if there is damage to cardiac function due to cancer therapy.

Feature | Cardio-oncology | May 11, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Cardio-oncology is an emerging field that combines the expertise of both cardiology and oncology to assess and treat...

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News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | May 03, 2016

May 3, 2016 — Good news for clinicians and their patients: the evaluation of left ventricular (LV) diastolic...

Konica Minolta, Sonimage HS1, version 3.0, compact ultrasound
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 28, 2016

April 28, 2016 — Konica Minolta introduced the latest version of the Sonimage HS1 compact...

Siemens Sensis Vibe, hemodyanamics system

Siemens released the Sensis Vibe hemodyanamics system at ACC.16. The newer system offers better integration of cath lab data into cath lab reports and the electronic medical record (EMR).

Feature | ACC | April 25, 2016 | Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT, Tom Watson, BS, RCVT, and Sabrina Newell MS, RCS

There were several trends seen in new cardiovascular technologies showcased on the expo floor at the 2016 American...

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GE's cSound 4-D echo showing the mitral valve open with chordae tendineae and papillary muscles.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 21, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis

Healthcare institutions are trying to drive productivity by increasing patient throughput while still maintaining a...

Toshiba, Aplio Platinum ultrasound, U.S. Department of Defense, ATO, cybersecurity
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 08, 2016

April 8, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. has received authorization to operate (ATO) with the U.S. Air...

Carestream Touch Prime XE ultrasound, North Fulton Hospital Georgia, first U.S. purchase
News | Ultrasound Imaging | April 05, 2016

April 5, 2016 — North Fulton Hospital, Roswell, Ga., is one of the first healthcare providers in the United States...

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016 — Civco Medical Solutions announced that it has acquired PCI Medical, a market leader in high-level...

GE cSound
News | March 28, 2016

Conventional ultrasound systems too often yield non-diagnostic exams. Recognizing this, GE Healthcare has developed...

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Illustration shows how harmful plaques are built up in the carotid artery. Image courtesy of Catrin Jakobsson/Lund University.

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 24, 2016

March 24, 2016 — Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have discovered a new and more accurate way to distinguish...

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