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).

Bay Labs Announces New Data on EchoGPS, AutoEF AI Software at ACC.19
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | March 15, 2019
March 15, 2019 — Artificial intelligence (AI) company Bay Labs announced the presentation of two studies assessing...
Esaote Introduces MyLab X8 Ultrasound Platform
News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019 – Esaote announced the launch of MyLab X8, a high-performance, versatile ultrasound platform to support...
Ultrasound Societies Urge FDA to Remove "Black Box" on Ultrasound Contrast Agents
News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 07, 2019
March 7, 2019 — National and international ultrasound societies are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to...
Canon Medical Systems introduces 33 MHz Ultra-High Frequency Ultrasound Transducer
News | Ultrasound Imaging | March 01, 2019
March 1, 2019 — Expanding its advanced, high-performing Aplio i-series ultrasound platform Canon Medical Systems...
ACR Helping Radiologists Avoid Massive Ultrasound Reimbursement Cuts
News | Ultrasound Imaging | February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019 — The American College of Radiology (ACR) urges radiologists and allied professionals to help the...
Fujifilm Exhibits Enterprise Imaging Solutions and Artificial Intelligence Initiative at HIMSS 2019
News | Enterprise Imaging | February 15, 2019
February 15, 2019 — Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc. and Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. showcased their enterprise imaging...
Philips Launches Latest Iteration of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular at HIMSS 2019
Technology | Cardiac PACS | February 13, 2019
February 13, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 4.1, its next-generation cardiovascular...
Micro-Ultrasound and Artificial Intelligence Combining to Detect Prostate Cancer
News | Prostate Cancer | February 12, 2019
February 12, 2019 — Cambridge Consultants has partnered with Exact Imaging, makers of the ExactVu micro-ultrasound...
An example of Philips' TrueVue technology, which offers photo-realistic rendering and the ability to change the location of the lighting source on 3-D ultrasound images. In this example of two Amplazer transcatheter septal occluder devices in the heart, the operator demonstrating the product was able to push the lighting source behind the devices into the other chamber of the heart. This illuminated a hole that was still present that the occluders did not seal.

An example of Philips' TrueVue technology, which offers photo-realistic rendering and the ability to change the location of the lighting source on 3-D ultrasound images. In this example of two Amplazer transcatheter septal occluder devices in the heart, the operator demonstrating the product was able to push the lighting source behind the devices into the other chamber of the heart. This illuminated a hole that was still present that the occluders did not seal. 

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | February 07, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor
Here is a list of six key trends in ultrasound technology that Imaging Technology News (ITN) has seen at radiology and...
Epiq Elite for Obstetrics and Gynecology delivers high image quality and lifelike 3-D scans

The Epiq Elite for Obstetrics & Gynecology. Image courtesy of Philips Healthcare.

Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | February 07, 2019
February 7, 2019 — Philips announced the launch of the Epiq Elite ultrasound system, a new premium ultrasound that...
ASE Releases Guidelines for Transesophageal Echo in Congenital Heart Disease
News | Ultrasound Transesophageal echo (TEE) | February 05, 2019
February 5, 2019 – The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document that provides a comprehensive...
Konica Minolta Releases Sonimage HS1 Ultrasound Software Upgrade
News | Ultrasound Imaging | January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019 – Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. released a new software upgrade for the Sonimage HS1...
QTbreasthealth Opens New Breast Ultrasound Imaging Center in Grand Rapids
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019 — QTbreasthealth launched a center in Grand Rapids, Mich., featuring its quantitative transmission...
Videos | RSNA | January 25, 2019
ITN Editor Dave Fornell takes a tour of some of the most interesting new medical imaging technologies displayed on the...
ASE Releases New Guide to Performing Comprehensive Transthoracic Echo Exams
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019 – Medical experts have released “Guidelines for Performing a Comprehensive Transthoracic...
Videos | Cardiac Imaging | January 09, 2019
Robert Quaife, M.D., director of advanced cardiac imaging, University of Colorado Hospital, explains why advanced...
Triton College Launching Vascular Technology in Sonography Certificate Program
News | Ultrasound Imaging | January 09, 2019
January 9, 2019 — Starting in spring 2019, Triton College’s Vascular Technology in Sonography Certificate Program will...
Breast Cancer Patients Have Less Heart Damage With Heart Drug and Trastuzumab
News | Cardio-oncology | January 03, 2019
January 3, 2019 — Breast cancer patients who take a heart drug at the same time as trastuzumab have less heart damage,...
Fujifilm SonoSite Showcases Point-of-care Ultrasound Portfolio At RSNA 2018
News | Ultrasound Imaging | December 20, 2018
December 20, 2018 — Fujifilm SonoSite Inc. recently present its complete portfolio of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS)...
Opto-Acoustic Imaging Helps Differentiate Breast Cancer Molecular Subtypes
News | Ultrasound Women's Health | December 20, 2018
December 20, 2018 — Seno Medical Instruments Inc. (Seno Medical) reported results of a study demonstrating that...