Search Tag: Ultrasound

IMAGING Management

Implementing a software solution across multiple ultrasound vendors

2018 10 Oct

An article in the journal Current Problems in Diagnostic Radiology describes the successful implementation of a system where measurements acquired on any ultrasound unit are automatically transmitted into the final radiology report generated in the reporting software. The measurement auto-filling system was implemented by the radiology department... Read more

Cardiology Management

Wearable patch uses ultrasound to track blood pressure inside the body

2018 19 Sep

Researchers have combined wireless and ultrasound technologies to develop a wearable patch that can monitor blood pressure (BP) in arteries deep beneath the skin. This ultrasound patch provides an easy way to help people detect cardiovascular problems earlier on and with greater precision. A team of researchers led by the University of California... Read more

IMAGING Management

Samsung showcases advanced ultrasound solutions at EUROSON 2018

2018 06 Sep

Highlighting RS85, the latest premium ultrasound solution with superb resolution   Introducing SonoSync™, new ultrasound software enabling two-way communication in real time Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, is showcasing its latest ultrasound systems at EUROSON (30th Euroson Congress... Read more

IMAGING Management

Using ultrasound for early detection of vascular diseases

2018 29 Aug

Ultrasound conducted before a patient develops symptoms could improve early detection of diseases in blood vessels, according to a new study led by the University of Leicester. In the study, researchers used two mouse models of vascular disease – aortic aneurysm and atherosclerosis (AAA) – in order to track disease progression. Their findings show... Read more

Health Management

Effects of smoking on carotid artery structures and haemodynamics

2018 21 Aug

Role of radiographer in ultrasound assessment. A study to assess and compare structural and haemodynamic parameters in carotid arteries in smokers and non-smokers using ultrasound. The goal of this research was to assess the effect of tobacco on structural and haemodynamic parameters in carotid arteries. 103 subjects (51 smokers and... Read more

Health Management

If you can’t beat them…join them

2018 21 Aug

Encouraging point-of-care ultrasound to diagnose patients and train new healthcare professionals. Medical schools are including an ultrasound application and formal teaching in their curriculum; emergency medicine and critical care physicians have embraced the use of hand held ultrasound probes that offer the advantage to ‘see’ immediate information... Read more

IMAGING Management

Hitachi Medical Systems Europe wins the contract to supply 6 ultrasound systems in the UK

2018 05 Jun

The new RAPID (Rapid Assessment Prostate Imaging and Diagnosis) programme accelerates the pathway which could lead to a ‘one-stop shop’ for men with prostate cancer by providing a multi-parametric MRI together with ultrasound imaging and biopsy on the same day. This will reduce unnecessary biopsies and provide accurate targeting whilst reducing the... Read more

ICU Management

Point-of care ultrasonography in critical care

2018 01 Jun

A brief overview of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in the ICU: for the already converted, a reminder of how POCUS has changed ICU practice; for the ultrasound naïve, an aperitif to leave the reader with interest in this evolving paradigm shift of patient care. As intensivists, we have all faced this scenario: a 28-year-old woman, 35... Read more

IMAGING Management

2018 08 May

When a patient suffers from traumatic brain injury (TBI), there aren’t many treatment options available to physicians, and a team of engineers and emergency medicine physicians decided they could make a strong contribution if they joined forces. Funded by the Massey Grand Challenge, the team built an ultrasound system to detect  secondary brain injury,... Read more