Ultrasound Imaging

Ultrasound uses sound waves to create images. This section includes breast ultrasound, echocardiography (echo), transthoracic echo (TTE), transesophageal echo (TEE), echo contrast, transducers, ultrasound software and point of care (POC) ultrasound.

MRI Exablate neuro helmet from INSIGHTEC

MRI Exablate neuro helmet from INSIGHTEC. Image courtesy of Ali Rezai, M.D., and RSNA.

News | Clinical Trials | December 03, 2019
December 3, 2019 — Focused ultrasound is a safe and effective way to target and open areas of the blood-brain barrier,...
The Philips Lumify hand-held ultrasound technology is an important component of the mobile ECMO unit. Members of the ECMO team use Lumify for real-time visual guidance when inserting tubes in veins and arteries in a process called ECMO cannulation. #RSNA2019 #RSNA19 #POCUS

The Philips Lumify hand-held ultrasound technology is an important component of the mobile ECMO unit. Members of the ECMO team use Lumify for real-time visual guidance when inserting tubes in veins and arteries in a process called ECMO cannulation.

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019 — Physicians from the University of New Mexico (UNM) and local emergency responders recently treated...
SonoSite iViz hand-held ultrasound fits in the palm of the users hand. It provides quick answers in tough clinical environments, both at the bedside and in the field. It combines superior imaging performance, ultra-mobility, and one-handed operation while allowing the operator to collaborate and share information with colleagues. #RSNA19 #RSNA #RSNA2019 #POCUS

The SonoSite iViz hand-held ultrasound fits in the palm of the users hand and provides quick answers in tough clinical environments, both at the bedside and in the field. 

News | Ultrasound Imaging | November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. is showing several point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) systems at the 2019...
EchoGo uses artificial intelligence (AI) to calculate cardiac ultrasound left ventricular ejection fraction (EF), the most frequently used measurement of heart function, left ventricular volumes (LV) and, for the first time for an AI application, automated cardiac strain.

EchoGo uses artificial intelligence (AI) to calculate cardiac ultrasound left ventricular ejection fraction (EF), the most frequently used measurement of heart function, left ventricular volumes (LV) and, for the first time for an AI application, automated cardiac strain.

News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019 — Ultromics has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its ...
Mindray announced its partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, one of the top children's hospitals in the United States
News | Ultrasound Imaging | November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019 – Mindray announced its partnership with...
Using artificial intelligence to predice risk of thyroid cancer on ultrasound.

Using artificial intelligence to predice risk of thyroid cancer on ultrasound.

News | Artificial Intelligence | November 06, 2019
November 6, 2019 — Thyroid nodules are small lumps that form within the thyroid gland and are quite common in the...
The Konica Minolta Sonimage HS1 hand-carried system is designed for point of care ultrasound (POCUS) use for an immediate, quick look inside the patient. POCUS systems from several vendors are seeing rapid growth.

The Konica Minolta Sonimage HS1 hand-carried system is designed for point of care ultrasound (POCUS) use for an immediate, quick look inside the patient. POCUS systems from several vendors are seeing rapid growth.

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | October 24, 2019 | Joan Toth
With the miniaturization of technology, improved ease of use, lower system cost, increased portability, and greater...
Exact Imaging Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Sterile Transperineal Needle Guide
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | October 24, 2019
October 24, 2019 — Exact Imaging received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its Sterile...
The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner

The Revolution Apex intelligent computed tomography (CT) scanner. Image courtesy of GE Healthcare.

News | RSNA | October 18, 2019
October 18, 2019 — At the 2019 annual meeting of the Radiological...
Philips Partners With PURE on Tele-Ultrasound Program for Physicians in Rwanda
News | Ultrasound Imaging | October 09, 2019
September 9, 2019 — Philips and non-profit organization PURE (Point-of-care Ultrasound in Resource-limited Environments...
Samsung to Unveil Hera I10 Ultrasound at SDMS 2019
Technology | Ultrasound Women's Health | September 28, 2019
September 27, 2019 — NeuroLogica, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., announced that the Samsung Hera I10...
Fujifilm Sonosite Partnering With Artificial Intelligence Incubator to Improve Ultrasound Image Interpretation
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 23, 2019
September 23, 2019 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. and the Allen Institute of...
ASNC Announces Multisocietal Cardiac Amyloidosis Imaging Consensus
News | Cardiac Imaging | September 09, 2019
September 9, 2019 — The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC) published a new expert consensus document along...
Medical Imaging Rates Continue to Rise Despite Push to Reduce Their Use
News | Radiology Imaging | September 03, 2019
September 3, 2019 — Despite a broad campaign among physician groups to reduce the amount of...
Philips Debuts Cardiac Ultrasound and Enterprise Informatics Offerings at ESC 2019
News | Cardiac Imaging | August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 — Philips will showcase its latest cardiac care innovations at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC...
CIRS Launches Ultrasound Quality Assurance Software
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 — The CIRS Ultrasound ...
Surgical ultrasound probes extend the capability of Hitachi’s Arietta 70 system

Surgical ultrasound probes extend the capability of Hitachi’s Arietta 70 system. Each probe can be sterilized to allow safe scanning inside the human body. Picture courtesy of Hitachi Healthcare Americas

Sponsored Content | Blog | Radiology Imaging | August 30, 2019
The clinical needs of those who live in rural America and small communities are both simple and complex. A physician...