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PCI Medical Introduces Longer, Fully Enclosed GUS® Disinfection Soak Stations
Toshiba Cardiac Ultrasound Top Rated in KLAS Report
Toshiba’s Patient-Focused Ultrasound Achieves 28 Percent Business Growth
Toshiba Ultrasound Enables More Confident Pediatric Diagnoses
Hitachi Aloka Medical, Ltd. Announces the New F37 Ultrasound System
Lectures : Most Recent Releases
Highlights from 2013 AIUM exhibits
Released: Apr 29, 2013 | Time: 44 min
Hisham Tchelepi, MD
The Role of Ultrasound Fusion Imaging in Intervention
Released: Jun 17, 2013 | Time: 47 min
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Ultrasound as Gold Standard for Hernia Diagnosis?
Surgeons from Vanderbilt University are recommending that dynamic abdominal sonography for hernia (DASH) replace computed tomography (CT) as the gold standard for the radiographic identification and characterization of incisional hernia.
A cautionary tale for ultrasound equipment purchasers
An Internet-based ultrasound salesman who defrauded medical providers was sentenced to 12 years in prison. The sentence was suspended when he paid back all his victims. Caveat emptor!
'Fast track' ultrasound based dx of giant cell arteritis significantly reduces risk of blindness
A new study shows that rapid evaluation for Giant Cell Arteritis by Color Doppler Ultrasound followed by immediate initiation of treatment significantly reduces permanent vision loss.
Mindray to Acquire ZONARE Medical Systems
Mindray today announced it will acquire ZONARE for $105 million.
Mobisante Announces Series A Financing to Expand Sales and Marketing
Mobisante, Inc., a Redmond, Washington based medical device company that makes smart phone and tablet based ultrasound imaging systems, announced the first closing of its Series A Financing.
Sonar Could Let Your Body Talk to Machines Better
Researchers at the University of Buffalo are currently developing miniaturized sensors that use ultrasounds to communicate with other embedded devices.
4-D scans may show babies cry in the womb
The researchers found that the babies, as they matured, showed more complex facial expressions including more complete signs of pain and distress.
Microbubbles Ultrasound Contrast Agent for Emergency Cardiac Diagnostics
GE researcher is using microbubbles to develop ultrasound technology that could be administered inside the ambulance and help medical staff diagnose patients on the spot, potentially saving lives.
New Down’s syndrome blood test 'more reliable'
This new screening technique involves analysing the small amounts of foetal DNA found in the mother’s blood stream. Researchers found the new technique had a much lower false positive rate.
Sonography Community Gathers to Revise the Profession’s Scope of Practice
Sixteen (16) organizational members of the Scope of Practice and Clinical Standards Revision Task Force gathered in Dallas, TX on May 18-19, 2013 to begin the revision process for the profession’s Scope of Practice and Clinical Standards.
No long-term follow-up for benign thyroid nodules
Ultrasound follow-up for longer than three years did not yield increased cancer detection after a benign fine-needle aspiration (FNA) of a thyroid nodule.
GE Healthcare acquires Unisyn Medical Technologies
Unisyn provides comprehensive ultrasound probe repair solutions to biomedical and clinical engineers. The company products and services will be integrated into GE Healthcare's Global Services organization
Onsite cytopathology improves pancreatic biopsy quality
Having a cytopathologist on hand during an ultrasound-guided biopsy of the pancreas can increase the likelihood of getting it right on the first try.
GE Healthcare to Double Ultrasound System Production Capacity in Korea
GE Ultrasound is now producing an average of 15,000 ultrasound systems a year. The Korean unit accounts for about a third of all ultrasound devices produced globally by GE Healthcare.
New technique alleviates painful bone metastases
A high-dose of ultrasound targeted to painful bone metastases appears to quickly bring patients relief, and with largely tolerable side effects,
Commercial pranks fathers-to-be with fake fetus ultrasound
In a commercial promoting LG's new TVs an Israeli advertising agency has pranked expectant fathers by showing them a lifelike fetus waving and smiling during an ultrasound.
Study Finds Plasmin—Delivered Through a Bubble—More Effective Than tPA in Busting Clots
A new study has found that, when delivered via ultrasound, the natural enzyme plasmin is more effective at dissolving stroke-causing clots than the standard of care, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA).
'Good Vibrations:' Brain Ultrasound Improves Mood
A clinical ultrasound imaging device was shown to produce significant improvement in mood both 10 minutes and 40 minutes after exposure, but not after sham/placebo exposure.
A glimpse of the logical next step in POS Ultrasound
NIH is funding development of hardware and image analysis algorithms that will allow novice ultrasound operators to perform Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) procedures.
CEUS for localization of pathological parathyroid glands
Research study shows CEUS a highly reliable diagnostic tool for localization of pathological parathyroid glands...
Ultrasound effective in early psoriatic arthritis patients
Ultrasound demonstrated to be "fundamental for a correct diagnosis at the beginning of the disease".
Ultrasound expedites pediatric emergency evaluations
"It makes sense to use ultrasound for pediatric patients, but there’s been a delay in picking up this idea"
Moth Smashes Ultrasound Hearing Records
The greater wax moth can hear sounds at frequencies up to 300 kilohertz, higher than any bat can produce.
Pioneer Develops 3D Hologram Printing of Fetal Face Ultrasound
Its still in development, and takes 2 hours to do a single print, but may be a glimpse of the future in baby face documentation.
Signos Sonimage P3, Handheld Ultrasound Receives FDA Approval
Signostics (Thebarton, South Australia) has received FDA 510(k) clearance to market its Signos RT handheld ultrasound device in the United States, where it will be sold as the Sonimage P3.
New Image Fusion-Guided Biopsy Improves Accuracy of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
The new technology is called the UroNav Fusion Biopsy System and was developed through collaboration between Invivo, a subsidiary of Philips Healthcare, and the National Institutes of Health.
NASA Ultrasound Chosen For Space Technology Hall Of Fame
Two ultrasound devices developed by NASA's Johnson Space Center and Mediphan of Ontario, Canada, were inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame at the 29th National Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Wireless scanner combines 3D ultrasound and image processing in a hand-held device
A hand-held, battery-operated device that integrates imaging and image processing technology could in the near future allow medical professionals to take 3D ultrasound images with minimal training and at a lower cost.
Overweight Pregnant Women Need More Ultrasounds
Excess weight is associated with an increase in risk of as much as 20% for antepartum, intrapartum, and postpartum congenital anomalies, and the detection rate of these anomalies is much lower in obese women than in healthy-weight women.
Using microbubbles to improve cancer therapy
Recent in vitro research found that microbubbles decrease the time and acoustic power of ultrasound required to heat and destroy an embedded target by more than half.
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