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.

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Today's cardiovascular information systems need to incorporate all facets of the cardiology department, including subspecialties, to allow a complete picture of a patient's record. These data also need to be able to be shared with enterprise data systems, such as the electronic medical record (EMR). This image is from ScImage, illustrating the various aspects that integrate to make up a complete CVIS. 

 

Feature | September 29, 2016 | Val Kapitula, RT(R), PMP, CIIP

Cardiovascular information and imaging systems (CVIS) have existed for many years in the dedicated sub-specialty...

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Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016 — GE Healthcare announced the global commercial launch of its new generation of high-end portable...

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Transesophageal echo (TEE) has become an essential part of the new transcatheter structrual heart therapies, giving rise to a new sub-speciality of interventional echocardiography.  

Feature | Cath Lab Navigation Aids | September 21, 2016 | Dave Fornell

The rapid growth of transcatheter structural heart procedures and the need for increased use of echocardiography as...

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News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced that its Aplio 500 Platinum...

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News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 22, 2016

August 22, 2016 — College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has...

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The FDA clearance of the first bioresorbable stent, the Abbott Absorb, the first week of July has been the most popular story so far for all of 2016. It is the first fully dissolving stent approved for the U.S. market and many experts say this technology could be a paradigm shift in coronary and peripheral therapies in the coming years as the technology improves. 

Feature | August 05, 2016 | Dave Fornell

 

August 5, 2016 — Here are the top 20 most popular current content on the Diagnostic and Interventional...

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News | Heart Valve Technology | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — A novel study has found a simple pre-operative...

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News | Congenital Heart | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — At the end of June, experts from three different medical societies released a new guideline to help...

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Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 11, 2016

July 11, 2016 — ContextVision has signed a contract to bring its US PLUSView...

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An example of improved cardiac ultrasound image processing using the GE cSound technology, which can create CT-like quality 3-D renderings of the anatomy.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 11, 2016 | Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT and Sabrina Newell MS, RCS

There were several overall key trends evident at the 2016 meeting of the American Society of Echocardiography in...

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Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 01, 2016

Below is a round up of news and videos about new cardiac ultrasound technology discussed in sessions and on the expo...

Videos | ASE | June 30, 2016

DAIC/ITN editor Dave Fornell shares some of the innovative new technologies on the show floor of the American...

Videos | Structural Heart | June 30, 2016

Interview with Stephen Little, M.D., medical director of the Valve Clinic at the Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and...

Videos | Cardio-oncology | June 30, 2016

Interview with Federico Asch, M.D., FACC, FASE, associate director of the echocardiography core lab at Medstar...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 28, 2016

Interview with MD Buyline clinical analysts Jon Brubaker and Sabrina Newell at the American Society of...

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