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.

News | August 28, 2012

August 28, 2012 — GE Healthcare announced important changes to the U.S. product label for Optison (perflutren...

Technology | July 23, 2012

July 23, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare expands its ultrasound portfolio with the portable Acuson P300...

News | July 20, 2012

July 20, 2012 — Acusphere Inc. announced that it had completed the marketing authorization application (MAA) dossier...

GE Healthcare's Vscan hand-held ultrasound system.

Feature | July 13, 2012 | Partho P Sengupta, M.D., DM, FASE

Rapid advances in the computational capabilities of modern processors and their affordability have significantly...

Study Shows Safety of Ultrasound Contrast Agent
News | July 11, 2012

July 11, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc., a developer, manufacturer and distributor of diagnostic imaging...

News | July 09, 2012

July 9, 2012 — A new report issued in June by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and developed in...

Philips' 3-D TEE image showing deployment of an Amplatzer occulder device.

Feature | July 06, 2012 | Dave Fornell

July 6, 2012 — With last year’s U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of transcatheter aortic valve replacement...

News | July 03, 2012

July 3, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that revealed that detection of pulmonary...

News | July 03, 2012

July 3, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that highlights new echocardiographic methods that...

News | July 03, 2012

July 3, 2012 — While rare, when sudden cardiac death occurs in a seemingly healthy competitive young athlete, the...

Feature | July 03, 2012

July 3, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that highlights the use of echocardiography in...

News | July 03, 2012

July 3, 2012 — Despite the rising incidence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), there has been little data...

Feature | July 03, 2012

July 3, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that highlights the importance of performing an...

News | July 02, 2012

July 2, 2012 — Researchers have announced the results of a study that shows the utility of a six minute walk stress...

News | June 29, 2012

June 29, 2012 — More than 61 companies will display their latest products and services at the American Society of...

An angiographic image showing a transesophogeal Echo (TEE) probe in use during deployment of a transcatheter Sapien aortic valve.

Feature | June 20, 2012

June 20, 2012 — Echocardiography is playing a key role in both the assessment and guidance of...

News | June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012 — Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. will showcase the Aplio 500, Aplio 300 and Viamo ultrasound...

News | June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012 — United Health Services (UHS), a locally owned, not-for-profit, 916-bed hospital and healthcare...

Pediatrix heart image
Feature | June 12, 2012 | Richard Simon

As a leading provider of maternal-fetal, newborn and pediatric subspecialty physician services, Pediatrix Medical...

News | May 31, 2012

May 31, 2012 — As the nation struggles with healthcare reform, and as imaging services move increasingly to hospital...