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.

News | Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

March 31, 2021 — Driven by pandemic realities and clinical demand for portable and intelligent point-of-care ultrasound ...

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News | EP Lab

March 23, 2021 — Researchers at Columbia University are using cardiac ultrasound to improve the critical need to ...

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News | Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

March 18, 2021 — GE Healthcare this week unveiled Vscan Air, a cutting-edge, wireless pocket-sized ultrasound that ...

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Cloud AI software-as-a-service (SaaS) can help streamline workflows and increase throughput, enabling echocardiographers to better measure global longitudinal strain (GLS) more routinely without impacting productivity. This is an example of the Ultromics EchoGo Core artificial intelligence algorithm with fully automates GLS.
Feature | Artificial Intelligence

Heart failure (HF) is a prevalent yet silent epidemic, affecting 26 million people and costing global healthcare systems ...

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An example of intra-cardiac echo (ICE) imaging from Siemens Healthineers showing color flow Doppler with severe valve regurgitation. ICE has seen wider use in transcatheter structural heart  procedures because, unlike TEE, it can be used without deeper sedation of anesthesia.
Feature | Ultrasound Intra-cardiac Echo (ICE) | By Dave Fornell, Editor

Intra-cardiac Echocardiography (ICE) uses catheter-based cardiac ultrasound array to image anatomy and devices inside ...

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AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY (ACC) Late-breaking clinical trial study presentations at ACC.21. @ACC21 @ACC2021
Feature | ACC | Dave Fornell, Editor

The latest cardiology practice-changing scientific breakthrough, late-breaking study presentations have been announced ...

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News | Womens Cardiovascular Health

March 8, 2021 — University of Kansas Health System Cardiologist Ashley Simmons, M.D., knew there could and should be a ...

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News | Cardio-oncology

February 25, 2020 — Results of a multi-centre, international, clinical trial co-led by Peter Munk Cardiac Centre (PMCC) ...

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Two examples of hand-held, point-of-care-ultrasound (POCUS) being used to get immediate medical imaging information from patients in underserved areas. Left, a Butterfly Network system using an probe and an app turns a smartphone into an ultrasound system to image a patient at a remote African clinic. Right, a GE vScan being used to image patients in a rural community in Indian as part of an American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) outreach program.
Feature | Health Disparities | By Dave Fornell, Editor

There is a lot of talk about health disparities between the insured vs. uninsured, low-income vs. higher-income, rural ...

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News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

January 27, 2021 — Philips Healthcare has introduced the Philips Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Model, providing ...

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Clinicians reviewing a COVID-19 patient's lung CT that reveals the severity of COVID-caused pneumonia. The impact of COVID on radiology was a major, over arching trend at  the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting. Getty Images #RSNA20 #RSNA2020
Feature | RSNA | By Dave Fornell and Melinda Taschetta-Millane

Not surprisingly, many of the key trends observed at the 2020 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting ...

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News | Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

January 8, 2020 – RSIP Vision has launched a new artificial intelligence (AI) ultrasound module that enables fast and ...

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News | Artificial Intelligence

January 6, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Ultromics' EchoGo Pro, an artificial ...

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News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound

November 30, 2020 — The Clarius PA HD hand-held, wireless ultrasound scanner is now available for high resolution ...

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