Ultrasound Imaging

Ultrasound uses sound waves to create images. This section includes echocardiography (echo), transthoracic echo (TTE), transesophageal echo (TEE), echo contrast, transducers, ultrasound software and point of care (POC) ultrasound.

ZOOM+Imaging, on-demand service, X-ray, ultrasound, CT
News | Cardiovascular Business | June 15, 2016

June 15, 2016 — ZOOM+ announced the launch of ZOOM+Imaging, a proprietary digital platform for on-demand scheduling...

hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, HCM, strain echocardiography, risk assessment, ASE 2016
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016 – After following a large sub-set of patients, researchers found that by using...

ASE 2016, Mayo Clinic study, echocardiography, aortic flow rate, patient risk stratification
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016 — Researchers from Mayo Clinic believe they have found a better way to risk stratify some of their...

ASE 2016, echocardiography, telemedicine, Arkansas, pediatric patients
News | Telecardiology | June 13, 2016

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

cardiac ultrasound, ASE, American society of echo
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...

TeleHealthRobotics, Tele-Robotic Ultrasound, TRUDI, robotic ultrasound

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...

ASE 2016, echocardiography, Seattle
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-...

Siemens, Acuson S3000 ultrasound system, HELX Evolution with Touch Control, usability study, Macadamian Technologies
News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 17, 2016

May 17, 2016 — Macadamian Technologies, a user experience research, design and software development firm, recently...

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...

American Society of Echocardiography, ASE guideline, left ventricular diastolic function, LV, heart failure, JASE
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...

echocardiography, cardiac ultrasound, E95, GE Healthcare

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...

News | Ultrasound Transesophageal echo (TEE) | April 21, 2016

April 21, 2016 — CS Medical announced the release of their newest product designed to aid in the circle of care for...

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