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.

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....

Hitachi, Vector Flow Mapping, TedMed 2016, Partho Sengupta, holographic evaluation of cardiac valves
News | Cardiovascular Ultrasound | January 04, 2017

January 4, 2017 — A new ground-breaking technology that allows evaluation of cardiac valves using holograms was...

Toshiba Medical, Xario 200 Platinum Series ultrasound, RSNA 2016, SMI
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | January 03, 2017

January 3, 2017 — Toshiba Medical introduced the Xario 200 Platinum Series...

MIM Software, BK Ultrasound, bkFusion, MRI Fusion Biopsy System, prostate cancer, RSNA 2016
Technology | Fusion Imaging Software | January 03, 2017

January 3, 2017 —  MIM Software Inc. announced in November the commercial introduction of its...

Videos | Radiology Imaging | December 14, 2016

Patricia Oliveira-Szejnfeld, M.D., and Fernanda Tovar-Moll, M.D., Ph.D., explain what radiologists should be looking...

Clarius Mobile Health, C3, L7, wireless ultrasound scanners, FDA 510k clearance
Technology | Ultrasound Imaging | December 14, 2016

December 14, 2016 — Clarius Mobile Health announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the C3...

terahertz imaging, wearable scanning device, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Nature Photonics

Terahertz imaging of a human hand using arrays of carbon nanotubes: (left) human hand inserted into the imaging device, and (right) resulting scan of the human hand.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | December 13, 2016

December 13, 2016 — Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a portable and wearable terahertz...

Exact Imaging Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Its ExactVu Micro-Ultrasound System
News | Prostate Cancer | December 09, 2016

Exact Imaging, a leader in high resolution micro-ultrasound systems enabling real-time imaging and biopsy guidance...