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 | 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...
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, investigators have sought to quantify cardiac function in three...