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.

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,...
News | June 17, 2011
  June 17, 2011 — KLAS today announced the release of their highly anticipated "2011 Top 20 Best in KLAS Awards:...
News | June 14, 2011
  June 14, 2011 – GE Healthcare Medical Diagnostics announced results of a study evaluating the cardiopulmonary safety...
Technology | June 14, 2011
June 14, 2011 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and lifeIMAGE today announced a partnership that will...
News | June 08, 2011
June 8, 2011 – “Jomo,” the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden’s 19-year-old silverback, western lowland gorilla...
News | May 11, 2011
May 11, 2011 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host its 22nd Annual Scientific Sessions: The...