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 ultrasound (POCUS).

CIRS Launches Ultrasound Quality Assurance Software
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 — The CIRS Ultrasound Quality Assurance Portal helps users of CIRS general-purpose ultrasound phantoms...
Surgical ultrasound probes extend the capability of Hitachi’s Arietta 70 system

Surgical ultrasound probes extend the capability of Hitachi’s Arietta 70 system. Each probe can be sterilized to allow safe scanning inside the human body. Picture courtesy of Hitachi Healthcare Americas

Sponsored Content | Blog | Radiology Imaging | August 30, 2019
The clinical needs of those who live in rural America and small communities are both simple and complex. A physician...
Terason Partners With DiA Imaging Analysis for Point-of-care Cardiac Ultrasound AI
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019 — Ultrasound imaging company Terason has partnered with DiA Imaging Analysis, provider of artificial...
Exo Imaging Raises $35 Million for Developmental Ultrasound Platform
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019 — Exo Imaging Inc. announced a $35 million Series B financing round for its high-performance ultrasound...
Improved Imaging Technique Could Increase Chances of Prostate Cancer Survival
News | Prostate Cancer | August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019 — According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one in nine men will be diagnosed with...
Profound Medical Receives U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance for Tulsa-Pro
Technology | Interventional Radiology | August 16, 2019
August 16, 2019 — Profound Medical Corp. announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...
Ultrasound Guidance Improves First-attempt Success in IV Access in Children. Dave Fornell
News | Pediatric Imaging | August 14, 2019
August 14, 2019 – Children’s veins are small and sometimes difficult to access during necessary medical treatment. When...
Contrast Use in First Transthoracic Echocardiogram for Heart Failure Reduces Repeat Testing
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 07, 2019
August 7, 2019 — Heart failure is the fourth most common cause for all admission to U.S. hospitals, and it is the most...
Digital Health Devices Used at Point of Care May Improve Diagnostic Certainty
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | August 05, 2019
August 5, 2019 — A West Virginia-based rural medical outreach event showcased the use of point-of-care technology in an...
Studies Confirm Clinical Value of ShearWave Elastography for Liver Fibrosis Evaluation
News | Ultrasound Imaging | July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019 — SuperSonic Imagine announced the publication of the results of its prospective multicentric clinical...
Intelligent Ultrasound Group Collaborating With the National Imaging Academy Wales

The ScanTrainer transvaginal simulator is one example of Intelligent Ultrasound's simulation technologies.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | July 26, 2019
July 26, 2019 — Artificial intelligence (AI)-based ultrasound software and simulation company Intelligent Ultrasound...
FDA Clears Koios DS Breast 2.0 AI-based Software
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | July 11, 2019
July 11, 2019 — Koios Medical announced its second 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....
360 Photos | Ultrasound Imaging | July 11, 2019
This 360 degree photo shows a basic, point-of-care cardiac echocardiogram being performed using a smartphone turned...
360 Photos | Ultrasound Imaging | July 09, 2019
A view of a mitral valve on a GE Healthcare Vivid E95 cardiac ultrasound system scanned at the 2019 American Society of...
360 Photos | Ultrasound Imaging | July 08, 2019
This is a 360 degree view of a live cardiac echo demonstration for the Siemens Healthineers Acuson SC2000...
3D Auto RV application image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

3D Auto RV application image courtesy of Philips Healthcare

Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019
July 2, 2019 — Philips recently announced new advanced automation capabilities on its Epiq CVx and Epiq CVxi cardiac...
Konica Minolta Healthcare Partners With DiA Imaging Analysis for AI-based Cardiac Ultrasound Analysis
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | July 02, 2019
July 2, 2019 — DiA Imaging Analysis has partnered with Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. to expand analysis...
The Acuson Sequoia with Deep Abdominal Transducer (DAX) scanning a 600 pound patient.

The Acuson Sequoia with Deep Abdominal Transducer (DAX) scanning a 600 pound patient.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | Ultrasound Imaging | July 01, 2019
“With our present technology, we often struggle with large patients,” said Richard G. Barr, M.D., Ph.D., at Southwoods...
FDA Issues Final Guidance on Marketing Clearance of Diagnostic Ultrasound Systems and Transducers
News | Ultrasound Imaging | June 27, 2019
June 26, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the final guidance: Marketing Clearance of...
Bay Labs Announces New Echocardiography Guidance Software Data at ASE 2019 Scientific Sessions
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019 — Bay Labs announced that new data on the company’s first-of-its-kind deep learning investigational...