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.

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 “...

Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Introduces Third-Generation Intelligent Vector Flow Mapping
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | December 07, 2018

December 7, 2018 — Hitachi Medical Systems Europe introduced what it calls the next level of intelligent Vector Flow...

Fujifilm SonoSite Launches New Point-of-Care Ultrasound Educational Resources
News | Ultrasound Imaging | November 01, 2018

November 1, 2018 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. announced the launch of its redesigned SonoSite Institute, a comprehensive...

Vygon and Sonoscanner Partnering on New Ultrasound System for Catheter Placement Guidance
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 — Vygon, an international group specialized in single-use medical devices, and French company...

Cardiac Ultrasound Software Streamlines Fetal Heart Exams
Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 — At 18 weeks, a baby’s heart is the size of an olive and beating about 150 times per minute....

Hitachi Supports ASE Foundation Cardiovascular Outreach Mission in West Virginia
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | October 29, 2018

October 29, 2018 — Hitachi Healthcare Americas participated in the...

Siemens Healthineers Showcases New In Vivo and In Vitro Cardiovascular Solutions at TCT 2018
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018 — At the 2018 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, Sept. 21-25 in San...

Philips Showcases Integrated Solutions for Cardiovascular Care at TCT 2018
News | Cardiac Imaging | September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018 — At the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting, Sept. 21–25 in San Diego...

LVivo EF Cardiac Tool Now Available for GE Vscan Extend Handheld Mobile Ultrasound
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 19, 2018

September 19, 2018 — DiA Imaging Analysis Ltd. (DiA), a provider of...

Philips Launches Epiq CVx and CVxi Cardiovascular Ultrasound Systems
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 22, 2018

August 22, 2018 — Philips recently announced the introduction of the Epiq CVx...

Cardiac Imaging Reveals Roots of Preeclampsia Damage in Pregnant Women
News | Women's Health | August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 — Johns Hopkins researchers say a...

Epsilon Imaging Demonstrates Strain Imaging Integration for Echo Programs at ASE 2018
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 19, 2018

June 19, 2018 — Clinical practice, along with guidelines and research, have shown that...