Ultrasound Imaging

Ultrasound uses sound waves to create images. This section includes breast ultrasound, echocardiography (echo), transthoracic echo (TTE), transesophageal echo (TEE), echo contrast, transducers, ultrasound software and point of care (POC) ultrasound.

mitral valve surgery outcomes, twisting of the heart, echocardiography, NICSMR, JACC Basic to Translational Science
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — A novel study has found a simple pre-operative...

ASE, SCCT, SCMR, guideline, multimodality imaging, transposition of the great arteries, TGA
News | Pediatric Imaging | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — At the end of June, experts from three different medical societies released a new guideline to help...

SonoCiné, 3-D multiplanar reconstruction software, Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound, AWBUS
Technology | Ultrasound Women's Health | July 20, 2016

July 20, 2016 — SonoCiné recently unveiled new 3-D whole breast multiplanar reconstruction software to improve early...

photoacoustic imaging

Images of prostate cells captured through photoacoustic imaging. Top: cancer cells that express the targeted cancer marker, PSMA; bottom: cells that lack PSMA. A research team led by Kent Nastiuk of Roswell Park Cancer Institute has published new evidence that this approach can be a useful tool in monitoring and selecting treatments for many cancers.

News | Prostate Cancer | July 15, 2016

While active surveillance is often recommended for patients with nonaggressive...

ContextVision, US PLUSView ultrasound enhancement software, iOS
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | July 11, 2016

July 11, 2016 — ContextVision has signed a contract to bring its US PLUSView...

Csound, GE ultrasound, cSound, Mitral valve, cardiac ultrasound, cardiac echo, echocardiography, echo advances, ASE.16, ASE 2016, advances in cardiovascular ultrasound

An example of improved cardiac ultrasound image processing using the GE cSound technology, which can create CT-like quality 3-D renderings of the anatomy.

Feature | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 11, 2016 | Dave Fornell

There were several overall key trends evident at the 2016 meeting of the American Society of Echocardiography in...

A Nanosonics trophon EPR system for high-level disinfection (HLD) ultrasound probes, such as HPV disinfection.

As demand for ultrasound rises, staff at St. Luke’s must make the most of every minute. The HLD system they use can save eight minutes per disinfection.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Ultrasound Imaging | July 06, 2016 | Greg Freiherr

Manually soaking ultrasound probes has long been the standard. But ultrasound users and administrators know well the...

Videos | Cardio-oncology | June 30, 2016

Interview with Federico Asch, M.D., FACC, FASE, associate director of the echocardiography core lab at Medstar...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 28, 2016

Interview with MD Buyline clinical analysts Jon Brubaker and Sabrina Newell at the American Society of...

Videos | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 28, 2016

Interview with Rebecca Hahn, M.D., FASE, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, at the American Society of...

Epsilon Imaging, EchoInsight, left ventricle, LV measurement, strain imaging, ASE 2016
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016 — Epsilon Imaging Inc. announced a research study was presented at the American Society of...

ZOOM+Imaging, on-demand service, X-ray, ultrasound, CT
News | Radiology Business | June 15, 2016

June 15, 2016 — ZOOM+ announced the launch of ZOOM+Imaging, a proprietary digital platform for on-demand scheduling...

hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, HCM, strain echocardiography, risk assessment, ASE 2016
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016 – After following a large sub-set of patients, researchers found that by using...

ASE 2016, Mayo Clinic study, echocardiography, aortic flow rate, patient risk stratification
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016 — Researchers from Mayo Clinic believe they have found a better way to risk stratify some of their...

ASE 2016, echocardiography, telemedicine, Arkansas, pediatric patients
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 13, 2016

June 13, 2016 — Two new research studies verify that...

UAB, iSR'obot Mona Lisa, prostate cancer, image-guided biopsy

Jeffrey Nix, M.D., left, and Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D., with the iSR’obotTM Mona Lisa , a new image guided device for diagnosing prostate cancer. Image courtesy of UAB News.

News | Biopsy Systems | June 09, 2016

June 9, 2016 — The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announced it is one of two beta sites in the United...

ASE 2016, echocardiography, Seattle
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 01, 2016

June 1, 2016 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) will host its 27th Annual Scientific Sessions, June 10...

screening, imaging

Graphic courtesy Pixabay

Blog | Radiology Imaging | June 01, 2016

Cancer screening is the only circumstance in which apparently healthy people subject themselves purposely to an...

News | Oncology Diagnostics | May 25, 2016

May 25, 2016 — Researchers at Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway, have combined a laboratory...

News | Ultrasound Imaging | May 23, 2016

May 23, 2016 — Endra Inc. announced that it has signed a global collaboration agreement with GE Healthcare to...