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.

Fujifilm Sonosite took a different route for handheld ultrasound systems with its iViz, used for point of care ultrasound.

Fujifilm Sonosite took a different route for handheld systems with its iViz ultrasound system.

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | March 02, 2016 | Jeff Zagoudis
Laerdal Medical, SonoSim, Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Solution, education and training simulator

The Laerdal-SonoSim Ultrasound Solution for SimMan3G and SimMom brings ultrasound training to life with computerized mannequins that can breathe, blink, and bleed just like humans, bridging classroom learning and real-life clinical experience without putting actual patients at risk.

Technology | Simulators | February 17, 2016

February 17, 2016 — Laerdal Medical, provider of...

ultrasound-activated microbubbles, heart attack, pig model, NIBIB, human clinical trials

An ultrasound-stimulated microbubble burrows through a fibrin clot (green) allowing penetration of the surrounding fluid into the clot (yellow). Image courtesy of Christopher Acconci and David Goertz, University of Toronto.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | February 11, 2016

February 11, 2016 — Researchers funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)...

Alpha Source, data study, ultrasound equipment, total cost of ownership
News | Ultrasound Imaging | February 01, 2016

February 1, 2016 — Alpha Source, a Milwaukee-based provider of healthcare technology management solutions, announced...

AMA, investigational CPT code, myocardial strain imaging, cardio-oncology
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016 — Effective Jan. 1, 2016, the American Medical Association (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (...

Fujifilm, SonoSite Edge II, portable ultrasound system, FDA and CE clearance
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 26, 2016

January 26, 2016 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. announced CE mark and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)...

Fujifilm VisualSonics, Vevo MD, UHF, ultra-high frequency ultrasound, CE Mark
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 11, 2016

January 11, 2016 — Fujifilm VisualSonics Inc. announced CE mark for the Vevo MD, what the company calls the world’s...

ASE, guidelines, echocardiography, cardiac sources of stroke, embolism
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 07, 2016

January 7, 2016 — Stroke is the third leading...

Carestream, Touch Prime XE ultrasound, accepting orders, RSNA 2015
News | Ultrasound Imaging | January 04, 2016

January 4, 2016 — Carestream Health is receiving orders for its Carestream Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE...

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | December 30, 2015

Hitachi Aloka Medical America is proud to partner with AccreditCoach to provide customers assistance with...

Videos | RSNA 2015 | December 14, 2015

Video discussion of new technology and trend highlights at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015...

Videos | Ultrasound Imaging | December 11, 2015

Interview with Jon Brubaker, MBA, RCVT, ultrasound technology analyst, MD Buyline, explains the trends and new...

ContextVision, VEPiO, personalized image optimization, ultrasound, RSNA 2015
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | December 09, 2015

December 9, 2015 — ContextVision AB announced the development of a prototype technology that enables...

ASE Launches Challenge to Foster Innovation in Cardiovascular Ultrasound Workflow
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) announced today that it has launched the...

GE Healthcare, ultrasound, RSNA 2015, Logiq E9, Vivid, VScan, Voluson, Invenia, ABUS

Vivid E95 image courtesy of GE Healthcare

News | Ultrasound Imaging | November 16, 2015

November 16, 2015 — At the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2015 annual meeting, GE Healthcare will...

Lumason, CMS, ultrasound contrast agent, approval for reimbursement
News | Contrast Media | October 21, 2015

October 21, 2015 — Bracco Diagnostics Inc. announced that Lumason was approved by the Centers for Medicare and...

Gammex, Mini-Doppler Flow 404, ultrasound, testing, quality assurance

Mini-Doppler Flow 404 image courtesy of Gammex.

News | Quality Assurance (QA) | September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015 — The Mini-Doppler Flow 404 from Gammex tests both Doppler and B-mode...

DOPPLER-CIP trial, ESC 2015, heart failure, predictor, small left ventricle, University of Leuven
Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | September 02, 2015

September 2, 2015 — Findings presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2015 indicate that a...

Pie Medical Imaging, Frost & Sullivan, technology leadership, CAAS, cardiovascular diagnostics

CAAS MRV is part of Pie Medical Imaging's suite of imaging solutions for quantitative cardiovascular diagnosis and treatment planning.

News | Cardiac Imaging | September 01, 2015

September 1, 2015 — Based on its recent analysis of the cardiovascular image management market, Frost & Sullivan...

ASE, guideline, holes in the heart, imaging strategies, cardiovascular ultrasound, echocardiography
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document describing various imaging...

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