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.

Carestream Touch Prime XE ultrasound, North Fulton Hospital Georgia, first U.S. purchase
News | Ultrasound Imaging | April 05, 2016

April 5, 2016 — North Fulton Hospital, Roswell, Ga., is one of the first healthcare providers in the United States...

Toshiba, ACC 2016, American College of Cardiology, CT, MR, ultrasound, angiography, interventional radiology

Infinix 4-D CT image courtesy of Toshiba America Medical Systems.

News | Cardiac Imaging | March 30, 2016

March 30, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced it would demonstrate the following diagnostic...

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 28, 2016

March 28, 2016 — Civco Medical Solutions announced that it has acquired PCI Medical, a market leader in high-level...

GE cSound
News | March 28, 2016

Conventional ultrasound systems too often yield non-diagnostic exams. Recognizing this, GE Healthcare has developed...

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,...

Clarius Mobile Health, wireless handheld ultrasound scanner, AIUM 2016, iOS and Android smart devices

Image courtesy of Clarius Mobile Health

News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 — Clarius Mobile Health is showcasing a new...

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 (...

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