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.

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...

GE Healthcare Vivid T8 cardiac ultrasound, highlights from the American Society of Echo ASE 2017
Feature | ASE | June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017 — Here is a list of some key clinical presentations and video interviews with cardiac ultrasound...

Videos | Cardiovascular Business | June 23, 2017

Linda Gillam, M.D., MPH, FACC, FAHA, FASE, chair, cardiovascular medicine, Atlantic Health System, suggests how...

BioImage-2 Study to Investigate Atherosclerotic Disease Progression
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — Mount Sinai Heart and BioImage-2 LLC recently announced the start of the BioImage-2...

Cardiac ultrasound, echocardiography echo imaging will see big advancements in the future with Echopixel true 3D imaging for structural heart

Echopixel's true 3-D rendering of a ASD with a virtually implanted Amplatzer occluder to check sizing on a 3D echo prior to a procedure.

Blog | ASE | June 20, 2017

I saw several elements of what will likely make up the next generation of echocardiography imaging systems at the...

Stroke2prevent Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for A-View
Technology | Ultrasound Transesophageal echo (TEE) | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017 — Dutch medical device company Stroke2prevent BV recently announced it has received U.S. Food and Drug...

Bayer Arterion contrast Injector used to administer medical imaging contrast for CT scans.

Bayer Healthcare's Arterion contrast injector system.

Feature | Contrast Media | June 19, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Here are several updates in medical imaging...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2017

DAIC Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most innovative new cardiac ultrasound technologies at the...

cardiac ultrasound echocardiography image from a GE E95 system at American society of echo to evaluate athlete's hearts and cardiac function
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 16, 2017

June 16, 2017 – Two research studies presented at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2017 scientific...

heart valve regurgitation seen on an echocardiogram, cardiac ultrasound, from ASE study
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 16, 2017

June 15, 2017 – While much attention has been focused on ways to lower heart disease-related injuries and deaths,...

3d printing can aid procedural navigation in transcatheter tricuspid procedures
News | Medical 3-D Printing | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 – Structural heart interventions are increasingly applied in patients with severe tricuspid...

cardiac ultrasound echo used to assess CPAP patient cardiac improvement
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 – Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common sleep disorder affecting millions of people, roughly 4...

Pediatric echo protocols for cardio-oncology cardiotoxicity exams.
News | Cardio-oncology | June 15, 2017

 June 15, 2017 – Children who have suffered from cancer may also have lasting side effects from the drugs used in...

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