Search Tag: Ultrasound

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Ultrasound Recommended for Intussusception Diagnosis

2017 20 Jun

The best available evidence recommends ultrasound as the diagnostic modality of choice for the diagnosis of ileocolic intussusception in children, according to new research published in the journal Academic Radiology. The study assessed the diagnostic performance of radiography, ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT) in the detection of intussusception.Intussusception... Read more

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Use of Ultrasound in Children With Abdominal Trauma

2017 13 Jun

There is significant evidence that the routine use of sonography in emergency departments can improve care for adults when evaluating them for possible abdominal injuries. However, researchers at UC Davis Medical Center have found that there have been no significant improvements in care for paediatric trauma patients. Findings are published in the Journal... Read more

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Streamlining Management of Cardiac Arrest with the Aid of Point-of-Care Ultrasound

2017 29 May

Point-of-care ultrasound plays an important role in the emergency sector, enabling hospital clinicians and paramedics responding to an urgent call for medical assistance to assess a patient’s condition. Dr Matthew Reed, an Emergency Medicine consultant at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, explained how ultrasound contributes to the management of cardiac... Read more

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FUJIFILM SonoSite Donates Ultrasound Systems to Refugee Rescue Services

2017 15 May

 FUJIFILM SonoSite offers support to the Proactiva Open Arms refugee rescue serviceFUJIFILM SonoSite has given two M-Turbo® point-of-care ultrasound systems to the non-governmental sea rescue organisation Proactiva Open Arms, based in Badalona, near Barcelona, to support its efforts in rescuing refugees. Emergency doctor Guillermo Cañardo shares his... Read more

Health Management

New Ultrasound Device Uses 3D Printing Technology

2017 07 May

Sharper medical images using a new US device combined with 3D printed lenses promise to make focused US treatment more accurate.    A new ultrasound device has been developed by scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NT U) that can generate sharper medical images with the use of 3D printed lenses. The precise images can help doctors and surgeons... Read more

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Creating a New Standard for Ultrasound in Emergency Care

2017 21 Apr

Point-of-care (POC) ultrasound is now a common sight in emergency departments throughout the UK. Professor Bob Jarman, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at the Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre, explained the potential benefits of more widespread ultrasound use: “There is a lot of interest in POC ultrasound within our department, above and beyond... Read more

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Volume 17 - Issue 1, 2017

2017 16 Mar

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Robotic Ultrasound Imaging: Improving Access to Care for Rural and Remote Populations

2017 16 Feb

What is the current situation for Canadians living in remote communities who need an ultrasound scan? Are there any mobile services, or are they expected to travel?   Approximately 20% of the Canadian population live in rural and remote communities with limited access to imaging due to lack of radiologists, technologists and infrastructure in these... Read more

Health Management

Samsung's Technology

2017 16 Feb

GM85:Moving digital X-ray with Samsung's technologyGet your Quote Samsung Electronics' newly launched GM85, a premium mobile digital radiography system, provides advanced mobility, maximized user convenience and a high image quality. Its ultra-compact design with 555mm narrow width and 349kg lightweight allow easy access around tight spaces, even in... Read more