Category Archives: Ultrasound

Are Physicians–Let’s Face It–Getting Clinically Lazy?

Article talks about physician reliance on technology and increasing disregard for history and physical exam. Examples include going directly to CT for abdominal pain or EKG for presentation of chest pain. Points out that this leads to delay in diagnosis

Are Physicians–Let’s Face It–Getting Clinically Lazy?

Article talks about physician reliance on technology and increasing disregard for history and physical exam. Examples include going directly to CT for abdominal pain or EKG for presentation of chest pain. Points out that this leads to delay in diagnosis

The latest in ultrasound portability: Ultrasound on your phone

For ultrasound advocates and enthusiasts, the goal has always been to decrease the size of the machine while maintaining (or improving) image quality.  Now, for $2000, a startup company has introduced an iPhone-based ultrasound that plugs directly into your device!

The latest in ultrasound portability: Ultrasound on your phone

For ultrasound advocates and enthusiasts, the goal has always been to decrease the size of the machine while maintaining (or improving) image quality.  Now, for $2000, a startup company has introduced an iPhone-based ultrasound that plugs directly into your device!

EkoSonic Pulmonary Embolism System Clears Clots with Ultrasound Powered Catheter

This cool new catheter delivers a liquid thrombolysis medication while stirring the drug and pushing it into the thrombus using ultrasound! Full article: http://goo.gl/xiCz5U

EkoSonic Pulmonary Embolism System Clears Clots with Ultrasound Powered Catheter

This cool new catheter delivers a liquid thrombolysis medication while stirring the drug and pushing it into the thrombus using ultrasound! Full article: http://goo.gl/xiCz5U

Astronauts’ hearts change shape in space

Ultrasounds of Astronauts’ hearts on earth and in space show that their hearts become 9.4% more spherical in space! Full article: http://goo.gl/GqWUzP

Astronauts’ hearts change shape in space

Ultrasounds of Astronauts’ hearts on earth and in space show that their hearts become 9.4% more spherical in space! Full article: http://goo.gl/GqWUzP

3D-printed ultrasound cast could save us costly surgeries

Now surgeons can custom-print casts that are coupled to ultrasound waves which promote bone healing! It looks pretty awesome too! Full article: http://goo.gl/KUaOPl

3D-printed ultrasound cast could save us costly surgeries

Now surgeons can custom-print casts that are coupled to ultrasound waves which promote bone healing! It looks pretty awesome too! Full article: http://goo.gl/KUaOPl

FDA clears ResolutionMD diagnostic imaging app for all image modalities except mammography

This cool new app lets providers view multiple imaging modalities, like CT, ultrasound, endoscopy, and more, all on their smartphone! Full article: http://goo.gl/d05ama  

FDA clears ResolutionMD diagnostic imaging app for all image modalities except mammography

This cool new app lets providers view multiple imaging modalities, like CT, ultrasound, endoscopy, and more, all on their smartphone! Full article: http://goo.gl/d05ama  

Cleveland Clinic part of study testing new imaging technology to help avoid unneeded breast biopsy

Roughly 1.6 million women undergo breast biopsies each year, 60% of the biopsies are non-cancerous. A new imaging modality, known as opto-acoustics, uses oxygenation status of masses in the breast to reduce unnecessary biopsies! Full article: http://goo.gl/3wWhh9

Cleveland Clinic part of study testing new imaging technology to help avoid unneeded breast biopsy

Roughly 1.6 million women undergo breast biopsies each year, 60% of the biopsies are non-cancerous. A new imaging modality, known as opto-acoustics, uses oxygenation status of masses in the breast to reduce unnecessary biopsies! Full article: http://goo.gl/3wWhh9