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LONDON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Frost & Sullivan European Product Quality Leadership Award in the Ultrasound Market is conferred on SonoScape.
MORRISVILLE, N.C., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) has released the initial results of a survey about the impact of the 2010 CMS Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on patients and practices.
NEW YORK, Nov.
To best detect early signs of life-threatening heart defects in young athletes, screening programs should include both popular diagnostic tests, not just one of them, according to new research from heart experts at Johns Hopkins.
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Turiaf shares personal story on how echo saved his life WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Golden State Warriors player Ronny Turiaf announced a partnership with the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) at their 20th Annual Scientific Sessions in Washington, DC.
First CVIS Integration with Philips QLAB ultrasound software now available INDIANAPOLIS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ProSolv CardioVascular, a Fujifilm company (ProSolv), is pleased to announce the commercial availability of Synapse(TM) ProSolv(R) cardiovascular version 4.0.2.
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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