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.

SyncVision iFR Co-registration from Philips Healthcare maps pressure readings onto angiogram. Results from an international study presented at ACC 2019 indicates pressure readings obtained using iFR (instantaneous wave-free ratio, also referred to as instant wave-free ratio or instant flow reserve) in coronary arteries may localize stenoses that remain after interventions. FFR in the cath lab.

SyncVision iFR Co-registration from Philips Healthcare maps pressure readings onto angiogram. Results from an international study presented at ACC 2019 indicates pressure readings obtained using iFR (instantaneous wave-free ratio, also referred to as instant wave-free ratio or instant flow reserve) in coronary arteries may localize stenoses that remain after interventions.

Feature | ACC | March 27, 2019 | Greg Freiherr, Contributing Editor
The fingerprints of value-added medicine were all over products and works-in-progress on the exhibit floor of the...
Ultrasound Societies Urge FDA to Remove "Black Box" on Ultrasound Contrast Agents
News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 07, 2019

March 7, 2019 — National and international...

ScImage’s PICOM365 Enterprise PACS enables cath, echo, vascular, ECG, stress and Holter storage and reporting.

ScImage’s PICOM365 Enterprise PACS enables cath, echo, vascular, ECG, stress and Holter storage and reporting.

Case Study | Cardiac PACS | March 05, 2019 | Anthony Pearson, M.D.

Call nights are by far the worst part of being a clinical cardiologist. I love what I do during the day, but on...

Canon Medical Systems introduces 33 MHz Ultra-High Frequency Ultrasound Transducer
News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 01, 2019

March 1, 2019 — Expanding its advanced, high-performing Aplio i-series...

Epsilon Launches EchoInsight Pro Starter Configuration
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | February 15, 2019

February 15, 2019 — Epsilon Imaging recently launched the new EchoInsight Pro Starter configuration for those...

Philips Launches Latest Iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019
Technology | Cardiac PACS | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation...

ASE Releases Guidelines for Transesophageal Echo in Congenital Heart Disease
News | Transesophageal Echo (TEE) | February 05, 2019

February 5, 2019 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document that provides a...

A view of GE Healthcare's volume max, or Vmax, which allows for nearly triple the frame rate speeds on 3-D TEE in a single beat over previous generation systems.

A view of GE Healthcare's volume max, or Vmax, which allows for nearly triple the frame rate speeds on 3-D TEE in a single beat over previous-generation systems.  

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 31, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

The higher expense and lower frame rates of 3-D...

ASE Releases New Guide to Performing Comprehensive Transthoracic Echo Exams
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019 – Medical experts have released “...

This is 3-D blood flow view of blood flow through the chambers of a fetal heart using the GE Healthcare fetalHQ analysis software. #RSNA18 #RSNA #RSNA2018

This is a 3-D view of blood flow through the chambers of a fetal heart using the GE Healthcare fetalHQ analysis software.

Feature | RSNA | January 17, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Many of the latest advances in cardiovascular imaging technologies are unveiled each year at the...

Artificial Intelligence in medical imaging was the top trend and buzz at RSNA 2018.

Artificial intelligence in medical imaging was the major buzz at RSNA 2018. The expo floor had a dedicated area just to highlight artificial intelligence software for medical imaging. More than 150 vendors on the expo floor were showing software using some level of AI or deep learning. 

Feature | Artificial Intelligence | January 17, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Artificial intelligence (AI) was by far the hottest trend discussed in sessions and across the expo floor at the...

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