Technology | February 11, 2008

Low-End Ultrasound Shows High-End Features

The new 2008 CardioValue software program on the Terason Echo ultrasound system is a custom chip set and window-based software, making performance comparable to that of a high-end system. It provides 2D image quality and sensitivity of color Doppler and spectral Doppler quality.

The common shared window operating system enables images, loops and reports to be transferred to standard word-processing and presentation software applications with cut-and-paste process for medical reports, clinical or scientific presentations and research. This also allows physicians to email a patient report directly from the ultrasound system to referring physicians for fast turnaround time.

The 2008 CardioValue also has a new Stress application that aims to ensure accurate acquisitions of stress echo images and offers a pause and resume feature. Physicians can use spectral and color Doppler to check for stenosis in the middle of the stress exam without losing any off the previous stress test exam data. After interrogation of the stenosis, the physician can resume the study from where he left it. In addition, Terason�s iSave feature remembers all previous settings to save critical and valuable time and effort at the peak of the heat rate.

Feb 2008

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