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.

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...

Fujifilm VisualSonics, Vevo MD, UHF, ultra-high frequency ultrasound, CE Mark
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 — Fujifilm VisualSonics Inc. announced CE mark for the Vevo MD, what the company calls the world’s...

Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | December 30, 2015

Hitachi Aloka Medical America is proud to partner with AccreditCoach to provide customers assistance with...

News | Cardiac Imaging | December 28, 2015 | Dave Fornell

December 28, 2015 — Toshiba announced Dec. 21 it is considering selling off its healthcare division as part of its...

GE Healthcare, Logiq E9 XDclear 2.0, RSNA 2015
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | December 16, 2015

December 16, 2015 — At the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015 annual meeting, GE Healthcare unveiled...

Blog | Cardiac Imaging | December 14, 2015

As one of the largest medical shows in the world, the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015 meeting has...

Videos | RSNA 2015 | December 11, 2015

Video discussion of new technology and trend highlights at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015...

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