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.

Conavi Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Feature Expansion on Foresight Intracardiac Echocardiography System
Technology | Ultrasound Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE) | May 01, 2017
May 1, 2017 — Conavi Medical Inc. announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its...
Updated AATS Guidelines Help Cardiovascular Surgeons Navigate Challenges of Managing Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation
News | Heart Valve Technology | April 20, 2017
April 20, 2017 — Mitral regurgitation can occur in up to 50 percent of patients with ischemic heart disease and even...

Physicians will need to use a CMS-certified appropriate use criteria (AUC) clinical decision support software that documents the appropriateness of an imaging order to receive full reimbursement for Medicare patients starting Jan. 1, 2018.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | April 18, 2017 | Dave Fornell
As part of U.S. healthcare reform efforts, starting Jan. 1, 2018, physicians will be required to document they are...
Cardiovascular Institute of the South Upgrades Cardiac Ultrasound With New Toshiba Medical Systems
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 17, 2017
April 17, 2017 — To bolster its technology and treatment capabilities for coronary and peripheral artery diseases...
ASE, EACVI, focused update document, aortic stenosis, AS, echocardiography, new classification scheme
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 03, 2017
April 3, 2017 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (...
Philips, cardiology solutions, ACC.17, Azurion angiography system, iFR outcomes results, IntelliSpace Cardiovascular
News | Cardiac Imaging | March 24, 2017
March 24, 2017 — At the 2017 American College of Cardiology's Annual Scientific Session & Expo (ACC.17), Philips...
Toshiba Medical, Aplio i900 cardiovascular ultrasound, FDA clearance, ACC 2017, RSNA 2017
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 20, 2017
March 20, 2017 — Cardiologists can now access the advanced ultrasound imaging technology needed for fast and confident...
valve regurgitation, ASE, new guidelines, imaging, evaluation, SCMR, echocardiography, ultrasound, cardiac MRI
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 16, 2017
March 16, 2017 — A new document from the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) provides a comprehensive update to...
Videos | Artificial Intelligence | March 01, 2017
Machine learning is now being commercialized in medical imaging products designed to help improve workflow efficiency...
GE Healthcare, Rapiscan stress imaging agent, North America, Rapidscan Pharma Solutions Inc.
News | Pharmaceuticals | February 07, 2017
February 7, 2017 — GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business announced in January that it acquired Rapidscan Pharma...
stress echo, complex heart conditions, guideline document, ASE, EACVI
News | Stress Test Systems | February 03, 2017
February 3, 2017 — For over 20 years, stress echocardiography (SE) has been widely used to help clinicians diagnose...
Lantheus Medical Imaging, Definity, FDA approval, label update, echocardiography, cardiac shunt contraindication
Technology | Contrast Media | February 02, 2017
February 2, 2017 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a label...
ultrasound systems market, $5 billion, 2023, GlobalData report
News | Ultrasound Imaging | January 25, 2017
January 25, 2017 — The ultrasound systems space, which covers 39 major markets, is set to rise steadily from $4.2...
3-D echocardiography, ASE/EACVI guidelines, congenital heart disease, CHD, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography, JASE
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 20, 2017
January 20, 2017 — A new document from the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the American...
Arterys, Cardiac MRI, cardiac MRI advances

An example of the Arterys blood flow imaging assessment software that can help automate cardiac MRI. 

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell
Each year imaging system manufacturers use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting at the end of the...