Ultrasound Imaging

Houston Methodist Hospital Enters Multi-Year Technology and Research Agreement With Siemens Healthineers
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 17, 2017

August 17, 2017 — Houston Methodist Hospital and Siemens Healthineers have entered into a multi-year agreement to...

Clarius Wireless Ultrasound Scanners Now Available With Advanced Features
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 09, 2017

August 9, 2017 — Clarius Mobile Health has released advanced features and options for its...

Oregon Tech Partners with Mindray for High-Tech Ultrasound Education
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 04, 2017

August 4, 2017 — To better prepare its ultrasound students to compete and thrive in the evolving healthcare...

Carestream Shows Touch Prime Systems at Society for Vascular Ultrasound Conference
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 03, 2017

August 3, 2017 — Carestream will showcase its Carestream Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE...

Hitachi and West Virginia University Partner to Advance Left Ventricular Mechanical Function Evaluation
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 21, 2017

July 21, 2017 — Hitachi Healthcare and the West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute announced the...

3-D Vascular Ultrasound Quantifies Plaque Burden to Estimate Cardiovascular Risk
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017 — In a large, first-of-its-kind population, researchers found an experimental technique known as...

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 | Business | July 19, 2017

July 19, 2017 — The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) created a reimbursement fee chart for...

Videos | Cardiovascular Surgery | July 19, 2017

This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 19, 2017

This video educational session, provided in partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), is...

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...

Novel Approach May Improve Valve Function in Some Patients

Image courtesy of Messas, et al. JACC Basic to Translational Medicine.

News | Heart Valve Technology | June 30, 2017

June 30, 2017 — Pulsed cavitation ultrasound can be used to remotely soften human degenerative calcified...

Edwards Sapien 3 cleared by FDA to use for valve in valve mitral procedures

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...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 29, 2017

Leyla Elif Sade, M.D., MESC, professor of cardiology at Başkent University, Ankara, Turkey, discusses use of echo...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 27, 2017

Partho Sengupta, M.D., professor of medicine, director of cardiovascular imaging and chair of cardiac innovations at...

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