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.

Technology | May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012 — GE Healthcare introduced a new version of its Vscan pocket-sized ultrasound visualization tool,...
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...
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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...
Technology | January 03, 2012
January 3, 2012— In 2011, Hitachi Medical Corp. acquired Aloka Company and formed Hitachi Aloka Medical. The new...
Technology | December 28, 2011
December 28, 2011 — Mindray Medical introduced the DC-T6 ultrasound system at the 2011 Radiological Society of North...
News | December 27, 2011
December 27, 2011 — The January 2012 issue of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) will...
Videos | Cardiac Imaging | December 21, 2011
ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour off some of the most innovative new cardiac imaging technology advances at the ...
News | December 19, 2011
December 19, 2011 – The role of cardiovascular ultrasound in the catheterization laboratory has never been appreciated...
News | December 09, 2011
December 9, 2011 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (...
News | December 08, 2011
December 8, 2011 — Two new studies report that echocardiography has a central role to play in identifying patients at...
News | December 08, 2011
December 8, 2011 — Speckle training echocardiography (STE) is the subject of two studies being presented at EUROECHO...

The TeraRecon time-volume analysis software shows myocardial perfusion in CT datasets. The color-coded myocardium shows areas of high and low contrast, similar to radiotracer PET and SPECT perfusion imaging.

Feature | December 06, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Vendors showcase the latest medical imaging technological advances each year during the annual Radiological Society of...
Technology | November 30, 2011
November 30, 2011 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc., launched the Aplio 500 ultrasound system, enabling clinicians...