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At this year’s European Congress of Radiology (ECR), Esaote (Genoa, Italy), one of the world’s leading producers of medical diagnostic systems, took the opportunity to launch their latest ultrasound solution, called MyLab Eight and their MRI upgrade, Evolution 16. Massimo Rosa, chief marketing officer, provided an overview of how the company was wetting the appetite … Continue reading Evolution 16 and MyLab Eight Take Center Stage for Esaote

According to a recently published report by iData Research (, growth in the U.S. ultrasound equipment market can partially be attributed to the rapid adoption of point of care (POC) ultrasounds in new environments such as anesthesiology, critical care, and musculoskeletal applications. These areas of medical service delivery have not traditionally relied on ultrasound for … Continue reading Versatile Point of Care Ultrasound Technology Quickly Gaining Market Share in the United States

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, March 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — An ultrasound technique is showing early promise as a quick and minimally invasive treatment for the common and painful foot condition known as plantar fasciitis. The finding is based on a short-term study involving just 65 patients, the researchers noted. “While the long-term … Continue reading This Treatment May Be Option for Plantar Fasciitis

Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-guided ultrasound, a technology that involves highly-targeted ultrasound beams and monitoring their effects through imaging, has shown to help treat symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in mice. The treatment was found to improve brain performance in the animals and has the researchers hopeful that the technique may prove effective in improving cognitive behavior … Continue reading Ultrasound technique shown to reverse Alzheimer’s symptoms in mice

Newswise — February 5, 2015 – In patients who don’t resume normal urination after surgery, a simple ultrasound test can accurately diagnose the common problem of postoperative urinary retention (POUR), reports a study in Anesthesia & Analgesia. Using ultrasound to measure bladder diameter provides a quick and inexpensive test for POUR, according to the new … Continue reading Simple Ultrasound Measure Can Diagnose Postoperative Urinary Retention