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Image: The Vivid T8 cardiovascular ultrasound system offers quantitative features such as stress echo and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) capabilities (Photo courtesy of GE Healthcare).

Mobile, Cardiovascular Ultrasound Features Stress Echo and Transesophageal Echocardiography Capabilities

A 58.5-kg mobile cardiovascular ultrasound system features innovative quantitative features such as stress echo, and transesophageal echocardiography capabilities, designed for healthcare providers looking for a cost-effective echo technology.   More...
14 Jul 2014
Image: Harvard researchers have shown how ultrasound can temporarily disrupt an alginate hydrogel, which is held together by calcium ions (black dots) that are bound to acid chains (yellow). The gel self-heals when the ultrasound stops (Photo courtesy of the Wyss Institute and Harvard SEAS).

Ultrasound and Self-Healing Hydrogels Noninvasively Deliver Targeted Chemotherapy

Modern drug-delivery systems used to administer chemotherapy to cancer patients typically release a constant dose of the drug over time. But a new study challenges this gradual approach and offers a unique way to locally deliver the drugs “on demand.”   More...
08 Jul 2014

Ultrasound Technology Helps Dissolve Blood Clots

A new system allows controlled and selective infusion of physician-specified fluids, including thrombolytics, for the treatment of pulmonary embolism.  More...
19 Jun 2014
Image: The Invenia automated breast ultrasound system (ABUS) provides a more enhanced patient experience and effective diagnosis than mammography alone in women with dense breasts (Photo courtesy of GE Healthcare).

Automated Breast Ultrasound System Receives Approval for Screening Women with Dense Breasts

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new breast imaging technology, an automated breast ultrasound system, which is designed to help identify 35.7% more tumors in women with dense breasts than mammograms alone.   More...
09 Jun 2014
Image: The Vortx Rx histotripsy machine (Photo courtesy of HistoSonics).

Histotripsy System Developed to Treat Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

New technology is providing the surgeon with tools to plan and deliver histotripsy, a non-thermal therapy for the treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia, a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate.  More...
03 Jun 2014

Distribution Agreement Established for Optimized Prostate Biopsy Guidance Using MRI Transrectal Ultrasound Fusion Technology

Analogic, a developer of medical imaging and aviation security technology, reported on their distribution agreement with D&K Technologies, developer of the BioJet solution, a novel 3D MRI transrectal ultrasound fusion technology, at the American Urological Association annual meeting. More...
29 May 2014

Ultrasound-Guidance Used to Insert Peritoneal Dialysis Catheters Considerably Cuts Complications

Patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis catheter placement using fluoroscopy and ultrasound-guidance experienced significantly fewer complications at one year postinsertion than did patients whose catheters were positioned laparoscopically.   More...
26 May 2014


MedImaging channel of MedImaging offers comprehensive coverage of medical sonography in its Ultrasound channel dealing with diagnostic and obstetric sonography, palliative applications (MRgFUS), as well as reports on scanners and transducers.
 
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