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 | August 20, 2010
August 19, 2010 – The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) this week announced the launch of its new website,...
Technology | August 19, 2010
August 19, 2010 – The Horizon Cardiology cardiovascular information system (CVIS) version 12.2 is being released and...
Technology | July 29, 2010
July 29, 2010 - The recently released new version of a PACS system is designed to deliver convenience and efficiency...
News | July 16, 2010
July 16, 2010 – Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. this week announced the launch of its ultrasound contrast imaging agent...
News | July 08, 2010
July 8, 2010 – Siemens Healthcare recently announced the 2.0 release of its Acuson S2000 ultrasound system, with...
News | July 08, 2010
July 8, 2010 – Newly published guidelines should help cardiologists better evaluate the right heart, the American...
News | June 16, 2010
June 16, 2010 – An updated ultrasound system announced this week will feature automated measurements, enhanced image...
News | June 15, 2010
June 15, 2010 – A new study evaluating the safety of an echocardiography contrast agent found that the agent did not...
Technology | June 14, 2010
June 14, 2010 – Common cardiac imaging techniques, images and videos of echocardiography are available using an...
News | June 09, 2010
June 9, 2010 – Vascular 2-D and 3-D software in development to improve imaging workflow and productivity is being...
News | June 03, 2010
June 3, 2010 – A joint research agreement will explore the targeted delivery of experimental therapeutics based on...
News | June 02, 2010
June 2, 2010 – Key research on new diagnostic uses for cardiac ultrasound will be presented at the American Society...
he smallest point-of-care ultrasound platform available is the V-Scan, released earlier this year by GE Healthcare. POC ultrasound.

The smallest point-of-care ultrasound platform available is the V-Scan, released earlier this year by GE Healthcare. The devices is about the size of a pocket personal digital assistant (PDA).

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | May 13, 2010 | Larry Wilner, D.O.
A quick look at the current statistics sends an alarming message: The state of cardiovascular health in the United...
News | May 11, 2010
May 11, 2010 - “Echocardiographic quantification is crucial in the diagnosis and management of patients with acquired...

ICE is offered on GE Healthcares Vivid i and Vivid q portable ultrasound systems. Images can be integrated into GEs CardioLab electrophysiology system.

Feature | May 07, 2010 | Dave Fornell
Intracardiac echocardiography (ICE) offers a clearer view of transcatheter devices and electrophysiology (EP)...
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...