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.

chemotherapy, radiation therapy

Epsilon’s EchoInsight software is used to help evaluate cardiotoxcity due to chemotherapy or radiation therapy.

Feature | Radiation Oncology | September 07, 2016 | By Dave Fornell

Cardio-oncology is an emerging field that combines the expertise of both ...

Toshiba, Aplio 500 Platinum ultrasound, International Contrast Ultrasound Society, ICUS, live case, contrast-enhanced
News | Ultrasound Imaging | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc. announced that its Aplio 500 Platinum...

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Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | September 02, 2016

September 2, 2016 — For children with autism and a class of genetic disorders, diagnostic...

3-D ultrasound, 3D ultrasound, fetal ultrasound

3-D and 4-D ultrasound technologies help to determine congenital birth defects. The golden colored images offered by 3-D/4-D ultrasound aid in detecting defects distinctly as compared to grey colored images delivered by 2-D ultrasound systems. 

Feature | Ultrasound Imaging | August 31, 2016 | Snehal Chougule

The past decade has witnessed significant developments in ultrasound technologies ranging from portable devices,...

best ultrasound technician schools, 2016 ranking, College Choice
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 22, 2016

August 22, 2016 — College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has...

Carestream, Touch Prime ultrasound system, Touch Prime XE, Society for Vascular Ultrasound 2016 conference
News | Ultrasound Imaging | August 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 — Carestream showcased its Touch Prime and Touch Prime XE...

Carestream, AHRA 2016, medical imaging, healthcare IT, JUMP to DR
News | Digital Radiography (DR) | August 09, 2016

August 9, 2016 — Carestream featured its portfolio of innovative medical imaging and healthcare IT systems at the...

PRI-MUS protocol, ExactVu micro-ultrasound, prostate cancer, lesion identification, The Journal of Urology study

ExactVu micro-ultrasound system image courtesy of Exact Imaging.

News | Prostate Cancer | August 08, 2016

July 28, 2016 — Exact Imaging announced that The Journal of Urology has published the initial results supporting the...

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News | Clinical Trials | August 05, 2016

Mapping blood flow in the brain of athletes using an advanced form of...

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An operator is familiarized with the computer display of the duplex ultrasound training simulator while manipulating the ultrasound transducer on a manequin's neck. Photo provided by Florence Sheehan, University of Washington.

News | Ultrasound Imaging | July 27, 2016

July 27, 2016 — A team with funding from the National Institutes of Health has created a new...

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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...