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By Medimaging International staff writers Posted on 05 Jan 2017 Using transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) could help surgeons identify intramural ventricular septal defects (VSDs) in real-time, according to a new study. Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP; PA, USA) conducted a study to evaluate the ability of TEE to identify intramural VSDs occurring during … Continue reading Cardiac Imaging Helps Detect Residual Septal Defects

GE introduces its first-app-based, pocket-sized dual-probe ultrasound Bringing ultrasound care into every setting in any environment around the globe1, GE Healthcare recently unveiled its new generation of pocket-sized, dual-probe ultrasound, the Vscan Extend2. From the hospital and ambulance to more rural environments1, Vscan Extend uses incredible image quality and wireless connectivity3 to help users increase … Continue reading GE Healthcare Introduces Its First App-Based, Pocket-Sized Dual-Probe Ultrasound GE Healthcare Introduces Its First App-Based, Pocket-Sized Dual-Probe Ultrasound

A novel irradiated cloth features a super adsorbent matrix and an ultra-smooth surface for enhanced drying following disinfection and rinse. The CS Medical (Creedmoor, NC, USA) QwikDry transesophageal echo (TEE) ultrasound probe drying cloth is designed to effectively remove moisture from probes at the conclusion of high-level disinfection and rinse with the TD 100 automated … Continue reading New Drying Cloth for Transesophageal Ultrasound Probes

By combining ultrasound technology with 3-D printing technology, scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a way to produce significantly sharper images. This new approach may enable more accurate use of ultrasound to destroy tumors, loosen blood clots and deliver drugs into targeted cells. Current ultrasound devices are equipped with fixed-shape cylindrical or … Continue reading Scientists use 3-D printing to create complex ultrasound lenses

Parkinson’s patients and others suffering debilitating tremors could be cured of their shaking using a new ultrasound machine which targets their brain cells. Doctors in the National Health Service (NHS) have treated the first patients using the new technique which avoids the need for invasive brain surgery, reported. Around one million people in the … Continue reading Ultrasound Machine Can Cure Parkinson’s Tremors

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Ultrasound Equipment Market 2016-2020” report to their offering. The report forecasts the global ultrasound equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 5.75% during the period 2016-2020. Ultrasound equipment are imaging devices that use echo-enhanced high-frequency ultrasound waves to aid in medical diagnosis. Ultrasound imaging … Continue reading Global Ultrasound Equipment Market 2016-2020 – Growing Demand for 3D & 4D Ultrasound Equipment – Research and Markets

Clarius announces new scanner for small animal ultrasound VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Clarius Mobile Health, a digital healthcare company, has introduced a new ultrasound scanner designed for veterinarians who treat household pets. The Clarius C7 Wireless Ultrasound Scanner pairs with iOS and Android devices to enable quick scans. The Clarius C7 … Continue reading Wireless, Ultrasound Scanner for Smartphones an Affordable Option for VeterinariansWireless, Ultrasound Scanner for Smartphones an Affordable Option for Veterinarians