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 | November 07, 2011
November 7, 2011 — This year’s annual meeting of the European Association of Echocardiography (EAE), a registered...
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News | November 03, 2011
November 3, 2011 – Lantheus Medical Imaging announced important changes to the U.S. product label for Definity Vial for...
Lantheus Awarded Premier Agreements For Ultrasound, MRI Contrast Agents
Technology | October 26, 2011
October 26, 2011 – Lantheus Medical Imaging announced it has been awarded three-year supplier contracts with Premier...
Echocardiographic Evaluation of Cancer Patients
News | October 24, 2011
  October 24, 2011 – The European Association of Echocardiography (EAE) has announced it is working together with the...
Technology | October 20, 2011
The Acuson S2000 ultrsound system is built on Siemens’ most advanced next-generation acoustic technologies to offer...
ASE Study Shows Echocardiography Benefits for Cancer Patients
News | October 14, 2011
October 14, 2011 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) is preparing a guideline document on using strain...
Technology | October 12, 2011
October 12, 2011 – The Logiq S8 portable ultrasound system from GE Healthcare fits easily into small exam rooms, can be...
News | October 07, 2011
October 7, 2011 — There is good news for cancer patients whose medical treatments put them at risk for future cardiac...
Experts Urge FDA to Remove Echo Contrast Box Warnings
News | October 04, 2011
October 4, 2011 – The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) submitted a petition this week to the U.S. Food...
News | October 03, 2011
October 3, 2011 —The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has published guidelines for new applications for...
News | October 03, 2011
October 3, 2011 – Up to now, on-the-job hazards for cardiac sonographers were usually limited to overtaxed muscles or...
Blog | September 23, 2011
When volumetric scanning came along a few years ago, proponents hawked the technology as a leap forward in efficiency...
News | September 12, 2011
September 12, 2011 – For the eighth consecutive year, the vacancy rate for radiographers has dropped and now stands at...
Blog | August 26, 2011
Hard to believe 18 years have passed since I dropped into the engineering lab of Diasonics Ultrasound, a visit brought...
Technology | August 18, 2011
August 17, 2011 – At the 2011 American Hospital Radiology Administrators conference (AHRA), Fujifilm Medical Systems U....
News | July 26, 2011
July 26, 2011 – According to the 2011 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical Equipment & Infrastructure report, GE...
News | July 15, 2011
July 15, 2011 — The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) selected GE Healthcare’s Vivid q...

Some ultrasound image processing is now being done in the transducer.

Feature | June 29, 2011 | Dave Fornell
Probably the biggest trend occurring in cardiovascular ultrasound systems today is the adoption of 3-D/4-D echo systems...
News | June 28, 2011
June 28, 2011 — Scientists with the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) have developed tools that...
News | June 20, 2011
June 20, 2011 – The Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) has awarded $20,000 to Dimitrios Papanagnou, M.D., FACEP,...