Search Tag: Ultrasound

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

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EUROSON Congress 2018

2018 06 Sep

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Health Management

Point-of-care ultrasound helps save time and lives

2018 20 Feb

Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference between life and death. Ambulance crews on the front line must decide rapidly whether or not a patient is suffering from a life-threatening condition requiring specialist treatment, and point-of-care ultrasound can provide vital guidance. Geert-Jan Deddens, a nurse practitioner... Read more

Health Management

Imaging developments in sports medicine

2018 20 Feb

Advancement of technologies continues to improve diagnosis The official doctor for the Slovenian athletics team speaks to HealthManagement.org about how emerging technologies have made a positive impact on sports medicine and resulted in more precise diagnostics. How crucial is the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in sports... Read more

Health Management

Guiding paediatric vascular access

2017 09 Nov

NICE guidelines for ultrasound-guided placement of central venous lines in adults and children were first issued in the UK in October 2002. Dr James Bennett, Consultant Anaesthetist at Birmingham Children's Hospital, discusses how the debate has since moved on from whether ultrasound should be used for vascular access, to what other information and... Read more

Health Management

Update on medical student education

2017 09 Nov

One of the main projects of EUROSON School is the introduction of Ultrasound in medical student education as it could be beneficial for many reasons.   In the last year, EFSUMB Education and Professional Standards Committee (EPSC) along with the Publication committee cooperated on several educational and research projects and the organisation... Read more

Health Management

Future of imaging

2017 19 Sep

What does radiologist Prof. Paul Sidhu have planned for his tenure as Presidency of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB) and what are his thoughts on future trends in imaging? Congratulations on being elected to the Presidency of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and... Read more

IMAGING Management

Samsung Presents Clinical Usability of its Ultrasound Imaging Technology at ISUOG 2017

2017 18 Sep

Prof. Lami Yeo, M.D., presents clinical research using Samsung’s diagnostic imaging solution which shows 95% accuracy for the prenatal detection of congenital heart disease Samsung Medison, a global medical equipment company and an affiliate of Samsung Electronics, is hosting a number of seminars at the 27th World Congress of the International... Read more