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Toshiba’s Aplio 500 Provides EPIC Imaging with Industry -Leading Depth and Detail
Our Lady of Lourdes Enhances Image Quality and Workflow with 14 Toshiba Aplio 500 Ultrasound Systems
PCI Medical Introduces New GUS Disinfectant Warmer
At RSNA ’13, Siemens Offers Answers for Life
Toshiba Brings Industry-Leading Depth and Detail to New Ultrasound System
Lectures : Most Recent Releases
Edward G. Grant, MD
Enhanced Ultrasound in the Abdomen: Liver and Kidneys
Released: Mar 03, 2014 | Time: 40 min
Franklin Tessler, MD
3D Ultrasound of the Liver: When and Where is it Useful?
Released: Feb 24, 2014 | Time: 28 min
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Study Suggests Prenatal DNA Tests Should Replace Ultrasound
New Study suggests DNA-based screening test for Down syndrome should replace ultrasound and other methods as the primary tools for screening
FDA Grants ZetrOZ U.S. Clearance to Market sam® Wearable Ultrasound Therapy Device
The sam® device is a wearable, long-duration, ultrasonic diathermy device for use in applying deep therapeutic treatment.
Bacterial Contamination of Point-of-Care Ultrasound Probes
Surprisingly, bacterial contamination of point-of-care ultrasound probes and coupling gel was remarkably low at this single academic medical center.
Learning USG catheterization no help when switching to landmark based technique
Residents who learn ultrasound-guided catheterization first perform poorly when switching to landmark-based procedures. Conclusion -- learn LM first then USG.
Expectant parents urged to avoid 'entertainment' fetal ultrasounds
Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada and the Canadian Association of Radiologists point out there are a number of potential risks with ultrasounds performed for non-medical reasons.
Ultrasound for Authentication? Google buys start-up SlickLogin
The SlickLogin technology rests on the generation of a unique sound code in the ultrasound range. The sound is played by a computers speakers and is captured by a dedicated smartphone app that sends the code to a server to authenticate the login.
Single chip device to provide real-time 3-D images from inside the heart, blood vessels
Researchers have developed the technology for a catheter-based device that would provide forward-looking, real-time, three-dimensional imaging from inside the heart, coronary arteries and peripheral blood vessels.
Diagnostic Imaging Market estimated to reach $26.6 Billion by 2016
Increasing aging population and widening applications of diagnostic imaging due to continuous developments are predominantly driving the diagnostic imaging market.
TCD better than TEE for Diagnosing PFO
Transcranial Doppler (TCD) ultrasound is not only better than transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) at identifying patent foramen ovale (PFO), it also better predicts the risk of embolic events at 5 years.
Point-of-Care Ultrasound Proves Accurate For Kids With Suspected Appendicitis
Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces the need for CT scans, according to a team of Mount Sinai researchers.
Study questions value of mammography to reduce breast cancer deaths
In a research finding that will add to doubts about the value of breast cancer screening, Canadian researchers determined that women ages 40 to 59 who had yearly mammograms enjoyed no added survival benefit up to 25 years later compared with those who skipped the screening X-rays.
China and India Diagnostic Ultrasound Markets are projected to be the hot spots for future growth
The values of both Chinese and Indian diagnostic ultrasound markets are predicted to witness just over 7% and 9.5% growth through 2019
Researchers Solve a Long Standing Nano Mystery
Researchers solve a long standing mystery of how nanodroplets vaporize when hit by a pulse of ultrasound. This finding may lead to a localized and controlled form of chemotherapy.
Ultra-small ultrasound Systems
A new small low-cost scanning device for small animals replaces the electromagnetic motors with a piezoelectric "bimorph" - a simple, credit card-shaped object that bends under an electrical field and costs only about $20.
Growth in Global Diagnostic Imaging Systems Markets Will Come Primarily From Emerging Markets
Government Investment in HealthCare is Rising in Emerging Markets. Growth Will Remain Slow or Stagnant in Mature European and U.S. Markets, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group.
USPSTF revises guidelines on AAA screening - now recommends offer AAA screening to older male smokers
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is recommending routine one-time screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in men aged 65 to 75 years who have ever smoked in updated draft guidelines published online in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Women given fake ultrasound photos by entertainment ultrasound business
Western Australia's consumer watchdog is urging more women to come forward after claims an operator in the state's south-west has handed out fake ultrasound photos of unborn babies.
SFRP2 -targeted contrast agent allows ultrasound visualization of tumor vasculature in angiosarcoma in mice
Research study demonstrated that molecularly-targeted ultrasound imaging of SFRP2 visualizes angiosarcoma vessels, but not normal vessels, and intensity increases with tumor size.
Stethoscope may soon be obsolete
Medical mainstay since 1816 is being phased out as new technologies such as "pocket" ultrasound have become increasingly popular alternatives
Sports medicine physical of the future could help athletes 'ESCAPE' sudden cardiac death
Researchers suggest that adding a simple, inexpensive ultrasound exam to the sports medicine physical could help identify athletes with potentially lethal cardiac conditions.
Ultrasound training should be implemented early into medical education programs
A paper in this month's edition of Global Heart advocates including ultrasound in medical education programmes to realise the full benefits of the technology as early as possible.
Unlocking the Brain's Secrets Using Sound
Researchers at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a model of how ultrasound interacts with neurons to predict experimental results that were then verified using brain stimulation experiments performed in mice by a team at Stanford University.
Lab accreditation being required for reimbursement
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia Adds Ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedure to List of Modalities Requiring Accreditation for reimbursement.
A Review of 5 Ultrasound apps for Obstetrics and Gynecology
The purpose of this App Review was to compare and to evaluate the utility of five currently available ultrasound apps for Ob/Gyn use.
Inexpensive Imaging Technology Provides Higher Clarity than Ultrasound, MRI
Oxford electromagnetic acoustic imaging (OxEMA) employs electromagnetic and acoustic waves to produce what the researchers claim is "unparalleled tissue-type characterization in this price bracket."
Sonivate and Fukuda Denshi Partner to market finger-mounted probe
The finger mounted probe is described as facilitating image-guided procedures.
Ultrasound directed to the human brain can boost sensory performance
Research study demonstration that low-intensity, transcranial focused ultrasound can modulate human brain activity to enhance perception.
Lung Flooding Enables HIFU of Lung Tumors
Experimental study ex vivo and in vivo demonstrates lung flooding opens up potential for use of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) to ablate lung tumors.
Nanotechnology and ultrasound for blood sugar regulation in diabetes
While system is in animal testing stage, researchers envision patients being able to do a single injection of nanoparticles about every 10 days, then periodically using externally applied ultrasound to release insulin from the nanoparticles as needed.
Trial to test using ultrasound to move kidney stones
A new device developed at the University of Washington will use ultrasound to move kidney stones inside the body
10 Signs and Counting. Lung Ultrasound in the Critically Ill
Comprehensive review of lung ultrasound in the critically ill suggests lung ultrasound allows fast, accurate, bedside examinations of most acute respiratory disorders.
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