Cardiovascular Ultrasound

This channel includes news and new technology innovations about cardiovascular ultrasounds. Cardiovascular ultrasounds, or echocardiograms, use ultrasound imaging to provide a picture of the heart.

360 Photos | Ultrasound Imaging | July 11, 2019

This 360 degree photo shows a basic, point-of-care cardiac echocardiogram being performed using a smartphone turned...

360 Photos | Ultrasound Imaging | July 09, 2019

A view of a mitral valve on a GE Healthcare Vivid E95 ...

360 Photos | Ultrasound Imaging | July 08, 2019

This is a 360 degree view of a live cardiac echo demonstration for the Siemens Healthineers Acuson SC2000...

3D Auto RV application image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

3D Auto RV application image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019

July 2, 2019 — Philips recently announced new advanced automation capabilities on its Epiq CVx and Epiq CVxi...

Konica Minolta Healthcare Partners With DiA Imaging Analysis for AI-based Cardiac Ultrasound Analysis
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019

July 2, 2019 — DiA Imaging Analysis has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. to expand analysis...

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Marketing Clearance of Diagnostic Ultrasound Systems and Transducers
News | Ultrasound Imaging | June 27, 2019

June 26, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the final guidance:...

LVivo EF Comparable to MRI, Contrast Echo in Assessing Ejection Fraction
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 — DiA Imaging Analysis announced the presentation of two studies assessing the performance and...

Six Predictions on How the Ultrasound Systems Market Will Expand Through 2022
News | Ultrasound Imaging | April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019 — With healthcare costs continuing to rise, affordable and accurate imaging and diagnosis achieved...

Ebit and DiA Imaging Analysis Partner on AI-based Cardiac Ultrasound Analysis
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019 — DiA Imaging Analysis has partnered with the Italian healthcare IT company Ebit (Esaote Group), to...

360 Photos | 360 View Photos | April 12, 2019

This 360 degree view shows staff at the ...

DiA Imaging Analysis Introduces LVivo SAX Ultrasound Analysis Tool
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 09, 2019

April 9, 2019 — DiA Imaging Analysis announced the launch of LVivo SAX, a cardiac analysis tool that helps...

Canon Medical Systems introduces 33 MHz Ultra-High Frequency Ultrasound Transducer
News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 01, 2019

March 1, 2019 — Expanding its advanced, high-performing Aplio i-series...

Philips Launches Latest Iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019
Technology | Cardiac PACS | February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation...

An example of Philips' TrueVue technology, which offers photo-realistic rendering and the ability to change the location of the lighting source on 3-D ultrasound images. In this example of two Amplazer transcatheter septal occluder devices in the heart, the operator demonstrating the product was able to push the lighting source behind the devices into the other chamber of the heart. This illuminated a hole that was still present that the occluders did not seal.

An example of Philips' TrueVue technology, which offers photo-realistic rendering and the ability to change the location of the lighting source on 3-D ultrasound images. In this example of two Amplazer transcatheter septal occluder devices in the heart, the operator demonstrating the product was able to push the lighting source behind the devices into the other chamber of the heart. This illuminated a hole that was still present that the occluders did not seal. 

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | February 07, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

Here is a list of six key trends in ...

ASE Releases Guidelines for Transesophageal Echo in Congenital Heart Disease
News | Ultrasound Transesophageal echo (TEE) | February 05, 2019

February 5, 2019 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document that provides a...

ASE Releases New Guide to Performing Comprehensive Transthoracic Echo Exams
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 21, 2019

January 21, 2019 – Medical experts have released “...