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2010-11-29 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ZONARE Medical Systems, Inc., a developer of high-end ultrasound solutions, today announced a new software release for its z.one ultrasound platform here at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), Nov. 28 - Dec. 3, 2010.

2010-11-17 20:47:38

Left ventricular non-compaction (LVNC), a cardiomyopathy about which little is fully understood, is associated with heart failure (HF), stroke and ventricular arrhythmias, according to a study to be presented Nov. 17 at the 2010 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions in Chicago.

2010-10-13 09:27:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- American Imaging Management, Inc.( )(AIM), a leading diagnostic imaging benefit management and technology company, with health plan clients representing more than 35 million consumers, and an operating subsidiary of WellPoint, Inc.

2010-08-30 07:00:00

STOCKHOLM, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) today announced the enhanced iE33 xMATRIX cardiac ultrasound system featuring a new ergonomic solution for more efficient adult echocardiograms, the X5-1 transducer.

2010-07-12 08:07:00

PRINCETON, N.J., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- GE Healthcare Medical Diagnostics today announced the market reintroduction of Optison(TM) (Perflutren Protein-Type A Microspheres Injectable Suspension, USP), a diagnostic ultrasound contrast agent for use in select echocardiograms.

2010-06-14 15:39:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Kardia Health Systems will introduce Kardia Complete - a new web-based service to simplify workflow and save time in cardiology practices - at the 2010 American Society of Echocardiography Annual Meeting and Exhibition in San Diego this week. Kardia Complete extends Kardia's web-based structured reporting and workflow technology with newly integrated TomTec technology.

2010-06-14 08:16:00

SAN DIEGO, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Research released today at the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 21st Annual Scientific Sessions unveiled findings that will have a significant impact on the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease and the application of echocardiography in the future. The four-day-long event brings together 2,300 of the world's leading researchers in cardiovascular medicine and echocardiography under one roof at the San Diego Convention Center. One highlighted...

2010-06-03 11:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that a new clinical study published online in the German pediatric journal, Klinische Padiatrie, showed that adding Masimo SET pulse oximetry screening to the physical examination of newborns was an effective method to achieve early diagnosis of critical congenital heart disease (CHD).

2010-03-14 08:00:00

ATLANTA, March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Siemens Healthcare addresses the clinical and business needs of cardiology service lines at the 59th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), March 14-16 in Atlanta, in booth #1018.

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2010-03-02 08:45:00

Each year, two in every 100,000 young athletes succumb to sudden cardiac death, fueling a debate over what constitutes a comprehensive health screening prior to sports participation.


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Echocardiogram
2013-07-29 11:11:00

An echocardiogram is a test that, much like an ultrasound, uses sound waves to create a moving image of the heart. The most common type of echocardiogram is performed transthoracic, meaning the image is taken through a probe against the chest. A TTE does not involve radiation and is a very safe procedure. A cardiac sonographer will put a gel on the patient's chest and move the transducer around different areas, including directly anterior to the breastbone, inferior and lateral to the right...

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