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.

ASE, EACVI, focused update document, aortic stenosis, AS, echocardiography, new classification scheme
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | April 03, 2017

April 3, 2017 — The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) and the European Association of Cardiovascular...

Analogic, bkFusion, bk3000, MRI-ultrasound fusion, prostate biopsy, EAU 2017
News | Biopsy Systems | March 30, 2017

March 30, 2017 — Analogic Corp. announced that it will introduce its bkFusion solution for improving biopsy...

Toshiba, Aplio i-series, MSK, musculoskeletal ultrasound, RSNA 2017
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | March 29, 2017

March 29, 2017 — Toshiba Medical recently announced the launch of its new premium Aplio i-series...

prenatal ultrasound, decreased bone density, rabbit study, Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology
News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 28, 2017

March 28, 2017 — Young rabbits exposed to...

ContextVision, 3-D ultrasound, SkeletalView, patent, fetal skeleton viewing, RSNA 2017
News | Advanced Visualization | March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 — ContextVision recently received a patent approval on a new skeletal visualization technology for 3-...

Karmanos Cancer Institute, UroNav Fusion Biopsy System, prostate cancer
News | Biopsy Systems | March 23, 2017

March 23, 2017 — Urology specialists at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute (Detroit) have begun using the...

News | Prostate Cancer | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Profound Medical Corp. announced that it has successfully completed the first sale of a TULSA-PRO...

Carestream, Touch Prime ultrasound systems, AIUM 2017 convention, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, RSNA 2017
News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 22, 2017

March 22, 2017 — Carestream Health will show its Carestream Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE...

Toshiba Medical, Aplio i900 cardiovascular ultrasound, FDA clearance, ACC 2017, RSNA 2017
Technology | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 20, 2017

March 20, 2017 — Cardiologists can now access the advanced...

Exact Imaging, Health Canada approval, ExactVu micro-ultrasound system, prostate biopsies, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Gregory Czarnota
News | Biopsy Systems | March 16, 2017

March 16, 2017 — Exact Imaging has received Health Canada approval and the corresponding medical device license (#...

Global Medical Imaging Trends

Figure 1: Digital/synthetic reference object (DRO) analysis of the medical imaging market.

Feature | Radiology Imaging | March 02, 2017 | By Infinium Global Research

The emerging markets of Asia-Pacific and Latin America will drive the medical imaging market by more than 5 percent...

Philips, FDA 510k clearance, ElastQ Imaging, shear wave elastography, ultrasound, liver tissue stiffness
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | February 28, 2017

February 28, 2017 — Philips announced 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market...

Lantheus Medical Imaging, Definity, FDA approval, label update, echocardiography, cardiac shunt contraindication
Technology | Contrast Media | February 02, 2017

February 2, 2017 — Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of a...

Arterys, Cardiac MRI, cardiac MRI advances

An example of the Arterys blood flow imaging assessment software that can help automate cardiac MRI. 

Feature | RSNA 2016 | January 30, 2017 | Dave Fornell

Each year imaging system manufacturers use the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) meeting at the end of...

Zika virus, imaging zika, radiology of Zika, medical imaging of zika

Prenatal MRI of a Zika fetus showing enlarged cerebral fluid space, dilation of the cerebral ventricles, thinning of brain tissue, poorly developed cerebellum and the absence of brain cortical gyri. (Image coutesy of RSNA)

Feature | Women's Health | January 23, 2017 | Dave Fornell

The rapid spread of Zika virus in the Western Hemisphere this past year has caused great alarm in the United States...

Konica Minolta, 7Dimaging, mskNAV Education Tool, musculoskeletal ultrasound, MSK, partnership
News | Ultrasound Imaging | January 20, 2017

January 20, 2017 — Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. has partnered with 7Dimaging to strengthen its...

Hitachi Aloka, Sofia 3-D Breast Ultrasound, Innovative Technology Designation, Vizient Inc., RSNA 2016
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | January 13, 2017

January 13, 2017 — Hitachi Aloka Medical America Inc. announced in November that the Sofia 3-D...

GE Healthcare first, Vscan Extend, app-based ultrasound, dual-probe, RSNA 2017
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 — GE Healthcare recently unveiled its new generation of pocket-sized, dual-probe...

Sponsored Content | Videos | Ultrasound Imaging | January 10, 2017

The next generation of ZONE Sonography Technology (ZST) has arrived and its living technology continues to evolve....