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 | May 03, 2010
May 3, 2010 – A point-of-care ultrasound system for use by emergency medical services (EMS) is being developed in...

Image created through optical coherence tomography (OCT) of the coronary arteries.

News | March 29, 2010
March 29, 2010 - Optical coherence tomography (OCT) not only has the potential to identify vulnerable plaques, but in...

Siemen's ACUSON SC2000 volume imaging ultrasound system, which delivers instantaneous, full-volume images of the heart in one single heartbeat without gating or stitching.

Technology | March 16, 2010
March 14, 2010 — A new volume imaging ultrasound system that delivers full-volume images of the heart in one single...

The M-Turbo hand-carried ultrasound system.

Technology | March 09, 2010
Advanced imaging features are offered by Sonosite for cardiac imaging. These include SonoHD imaging technology and...
News | March 09, 2010
March 8, 2010 – Cardiovascular death is the most common cause of mortality among type 2 diabetics and claims the...
Technology | February 25, 2010
The 1.2 release of the ACUSON SC2000 volume imaging ultrasound system delivers nonstitched, real-time, full-volume...
Technology | February 15, 2010
February 15, 2010 – A small pocket-sized ultrasound system was released today to provide physicians with imaging...

PageWriter Trim III Cardiograph by Philips Healthcare.

News | January 20, 2010
January 20, 2010 - Nearly $1 million of medical equipment and supplies donated by a leading medical manufacturer is...
New Cardiovascular Imaging Text Book Focuses on the Patient

The ESC Textbook of Cardiovascular Imaging. Zamorano, J.L. Bax, J.J. Rademakers, F.E. Knuuti, J. (Eds.).

News | December 29, 2009
December 29, 2009 - Imaging is at the heart of diagnostic procedures and is the focus of the "ESC Textbook of...
News | December 09, 2009
December 9, 2009 – Of the 1,200 cardiologists and cardiovascular ultrasound technicians recently surveyed, 87 percent...
Technology | December 07, 2009
December 7, 2009 – Six widely used tests that determine risk factors for a specific disease are included in Medweb’s...
News | December 07, 2009
December 7, 2009 – New OEM ultrasound software solutions for dynamic 3D assessment of the fetal heart, 3D ultrasound...
Normal dyssynchrony is demonstrated using Toshibas 3D wall motion tracking for the Aplio Artida ultrasound system. The left ventricle is color coded all green showing timing is in sync, while dyssynchrony would be color coded red.

Normal dyssynchrony is demonstrated using Toshibas 3D wall motion tracking for the Aplio Artida ultrasound system. The left ventricle is color coded all green showing timing is in sync, while dyssynchrony would be color coded red.

Feature | November 11, 2009 | Brian D. Hoit, M.D., professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University, director of Echocardiography, University Hospitals Case Medical Center.
Since the introduction of cardiac ultrasound,...
Technology | November 06, 2009
The Carotid Intima-Media Thickness (CIMT) Screening, which maps and assesses vascular age, is one of the many easily...
News | November 04, 2009
November 4, 2009 - “We know it's less expensive to treat a disease in its early stages, yet CMS’ reimbursement policies...
News | November 02, 2009
November 2, 2009 — Ascent Healthcare Solutions said last week it received the industry’s first and only 510(k)...
News | October 06, 2009
October 6, 2009 – ProSolv CardioVascular, a Fujifilm company, recently said the Veterans in Partnership Healthcare...
Technology | October 02, 2009
October 2, 2009 – Verathon yesterday released the new AortaScan AMI 9700 aortic measurement instrument, which uses...
News | September 28, 2009
September 28, 2009 - GE Healthcare and Biosense Webster Inc. announced new versions of the Vivid i and Vivid q...
News | September 22, 2009
September 22, 2009 – Midwest Ultrasound, a proven leader in providing quality cardiac and vascular ultrasound systems...