Search Tag: echocardiography

ICU Management

Echocardiography is Essential Tool for Fluid Responsiveness

2016 27 Sep

Echocardiography is an essential tool to predict and measure fluid responsiveness, according to a recent article, which provides a practical guide. Ashley Miller and Justin Mandeville outline the physiological basis of fluid resuscitation, and describe how fluid responsiveness can be assessed with echocardiography. They also look at the limitations... Read more

IMAGING Management

Imaging Detects Prosthetic Heart Valve Complications

2016 05 May

Multimodality imaging can be used to detect and diagnose prosthetic heart valve complications, where a dysfunction is rare but can be life threatening, according to the first recommendations published on this subject. When a dysfunction does occur in heart valve replacement using mechanical or biological prostheses, it is crucial to determine the... Read more

Cardiology Management

GW-ICC & APHC 2016

2016 02 May

The focus of GW-ICC has been elevated to a new level since 2000. Today’s Congress attaches heavy emphasis on cross-disciplinary integration and research on areas such as cardiovascular diseases and endocrinology, diabetes, neurology, examination, psychology, medical imaging, among others. This development has led to the progress of many unique Chinese... Read more

IMAGING Management

How ‘Echo Boost’ Can Help Optimize Echo Examinations

2016 19 Jan

1. Background: Extensive clinical diagnosis experience has been obtained within the field of myocardium disease, coronary disease, valve disease, cardiac tumor and congenital disease by echo practitioners, making echocardiography to emerge as a rather common practice within the last couple of decades. Technologies such as B-mode, Mmode, Color Doppler... Read more

IMAGING Management

2D Echo Tissue Tracking with Quantitative Analysis

2016 19 Jan

1. Background  Since the invention of echocardiography in 1950, echo practitioners are consistently contributing to this non-invasive, easy and commonly used technology, for cardiac anatomy visualization and physical activity observation. Due to valuable clinical benefits, echocardiography is highly used and recommended by echocardiologists. From 50... Read more

IMAGING Management

Mindray Selected Exclusive Corporate Sponsor of ASE Foundation's Humanitarian Mission to Vietnam

2015 02 Sep

HA NOI, Vietnam--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mindray, one of the world's leading developers of cardiac ultrasound technologies, is proud to announce that it was exclusively selected for the American Society of Echocardiography Foundation’s (ASEF) humanitarian mission in Hanoi, Vietnam, held August 17-22, 2015. Mindray was chosen as the exclusive partner for the... Read more

IMAGING Management

Imaging Techniques Produce Heart Model

2015 30 Jun

Experts from Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital have integrated echocardiography and computed tomography (CT) to produce a three-dimensional anatomic model of a patient’s heart. The findings were presented at the CSI 2015 - Catheter Interventions in Congenital, Structural and Valvular Heart Diseases Congress in Frankfurt, Germany and the... Read more

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