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.

Lund University Sweden study, harmful plaque, cardiovascular health, ultrasound

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...

Technology | Cardiac PACS | March 21, 2016

March 21, 2016 — Core Sound Imaging Inc., provider of Studycast cloud...

Fujifilm, Synapse Cardiovascular, ACC 2016
News | Cardiac PACS | March 18, 2016

March 18, 2016 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc., will demonstrate the next generation of echocardiography,...

Technavio market report, global medical imaging market, refurbished systems
News | March 10, 2016

March 10, 2016 — According to the latest research study released by Technavio, the global medical imaging market is...

Toshiba, Aplio 500 Platinum cardiovascular ultrasound, Trinity Mother Frances, East Texas
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 09, 2016

March 9, 2016 —The Louis and Peaches Owen Heart Hospital at Trinity Mother Frances Hospitals and Clinics is...

Laerdal Medical, SonoSim, Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Solution, education and training simulator

The Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Solution for SimMan3G and SimMom brings ultrasound training to life with computerized mannequins that can breathe, blink, and bleed just like humans, bridging classroom learning and real-life clinical experience without putting actual patients at risk.

Technology | Simulators | February 17, 2016

February 17, 2016 — Laerdal Medical, provider of...

Mitral Valve, cardiovascular ultrasound, GE E95, cardiac ultrasound, comparison of ultrasound systems

A view of the mitral valve with the new GE Vivid E95 ultrasound system. The E95 uses technology to process much more image data than previous ultrasound machines, enabling clear images than available on previous generation systems.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | February 12, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis and Dave Fornell

(Read a 2018 update on cardiac ultrasound technologies...

ultrasound-activated microbubbles, heart attack, pig model, NIBIB, human clinical trials

An ultrasound-stimulated microbubble burrows through a fibrin clot (green) allowing penetration of the surrounding fluid into the clot (yellow). Image courtesy of Christopher Acconci and David Goertz, University of Toronto.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 — Researchers funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)...

Alpha Source, data study, ultrasound equipment, total cost of ownership
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | February 01, 2016

February 1, 2016 — Alpha Source, a Milwaukee-based provider of healthcare technology management solutions, announced...

AMA, investigational CPT code, myocardial strain imaging, cardio-oncology
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016 — Effective Jan. 1, 2016, the American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (...

Technology | Ultrasound Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE) | January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 — Conavi Medical Inc. (formerly Colibri Technologies Inc.) has received U.S. Food and Drug...

Fujifilm, SonoSite Edge II, portable ultrasound system, FDA and CE clearance
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. announced CE mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)...

Case Study | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 21, 2016

This case study is from the Cardiac Imaging Department, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain. A woman in her early 60s...

Csound, GE ultrasound

4D Clarity, HDlive and cSound acquisition provide excellent TTE and TEE images.

Case Study | January 21, 2016

GE Healthcare is taking the next leap in image quality performance, quantification and workflow with the...

Cath lab radiation dose reduaction, doseaware, raysafe

The Philips DoseAware Xtend system is an advanced version of the Unfors RaySafe system, combining real time radiation detection badges and a live video screen showing each person in the cath lab in a different color. The system reports their real-time exposure rate and cumulative dose since the start of a procedure. It shows changes in dose exposure the closer a person gets to the C-arm.

Feature | Cardiac Imaging | January 12, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Each year radiology vendors use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting as a springboard to unveil...

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