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 | 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 system...
Pediatrix heart image
Feature | June 12, 2012 | Richard Simon
As a leading provider of maternal-fetal, newborn and pediatric subspecialty physician services, Pediatrix Medical Group...
News | May 31, 2012
May 31, 2012 — As the nation struggles with healthcare reform, and as imaging services move increasingly to hospital...
News | May 30, 2012
May 30, 2012 — Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., a former NASA astronaut, will share his experiences in performing and transmitting...
Feature | May 15, 2012 | Dave Fornell
Hardware and software advances are enabling echocardiography to greatly expand its capability with increased...
Lantheus Announces Manufacturing, Supply Agreements for Cardiolite, Neurolite
News | May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced new manufacturing and supply agreements with Jubilant...
Technology | May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012 — GE Healthcare introduced a new version of its Vscan pocket-sized...
News | April 19, 2012
April 19, 2012 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) received a report from a hospital that 16 patients had...
News | April 05, 2012
April 5, 2012 — The American College of Cardiology (ACC) released a list of “Five Things Physicians and Patients Should...
Stock image
News | March 23, 2012
March 23, 2012 — Improving the ability to diagnose cardiac disease with advanced ultrasound imaging, Toshiba America...
Technology | March 16, 2012
March 16, 2012 — Epocrates is releasing two new, free mobile device applications for cardiologists during the American...
Technology | March 12, 2012
March 12, 2012 — Siemens Healthcare announced shipment of the Acuson S1000 ultrasound system, a premium ultrasound...
Lantheus Announces Partnership for Distribution of Definity Echo Contrast in China

Illustration of Definity use in Apical 4 Chamber imaging

News | February 29, 2012
February 29, 2012 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced a strategic distribution arrangement for its Definity...
News | February 16, 2012
February 16, 2012 — A partnership between the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and GE Healthcare used...
News | January 12, 2012
January 12, 2012 — A project led by The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will utilize the latest...
Technology | January 11, 2012
January 11, 2012 – Siemens Healthcare announced that the 2.0 version of the Acuson SC2000 volume imaging ultrasound...