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2014-08-19 23:01:42

Leading national expert in non-surgical rejuvenation, plastic surgeon Dr. Benjamin Bassichis is one of the first to offer the exclusive and revolutionary UltraShape technology for non-surgical fat destruction performed safely and effectively - and without downtime. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Respected Dallas Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Benjamin Bassichis, is among the first nationwide to feature one of the most advanced non-surgical liposuction devices namely the newly FDA approved...

2014-08-18 23:06:30

Nationally Recognized Healthcare Provider Purchases Eleven Mindray Portable and Six ZONARE ZS3 Units Mahwah, NJ and Mt. View, CA (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Mindray, a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, and ZONARE, a developer of new generation ultrasound technology and subsidiary of Mindray, recently teamed together to provide 17 ultrasound systems to Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) in Minneapolis, Minnesota – a nationally recognized regional...

2014-08-15 23:05:45

Ablative device manufacturer sponsors international focal therapy symposium, highlights HIFU sessions and invites international attendees to connect with key opinion leaders and company management. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 SonaCare Medical, LLC, the global leader in urologic high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), is proud to provide platinum support for the upcoming 7th International Symposium on Focal Therapy and Imaging in Prostate & Kidney Cancer. This year’s...

2014-08-14 08:30:13

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Ablation Technologies Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020" report to their offering. An ablation procedure is a minimally invasive process to remove unwanted tissue from the body by using various energy devices such as radiofrequency, microwave, ultrasound, electrical current, laser and others. The ablation devices are consisting of catheters,...

2014-08-12 16:21:35

HOUSTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZetrOZ, Inc. has been funded by the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) for a clinical study to test the Sustained Acoustic Medicine (sam®) device in patients suffering from lower back pain. ZetrOZ, Inc., of Trumbull, CT will receive a Space Medical and Related Technologies Commercialization Program (SMARTCAP) grant. SMARTCAP grants, administered by NSBRI's Industry Forum, are used to partner with the private sector...

2014-08-11 23:01:04

New Tele-Robotic Medicine Breakthroughs by Mount Sinai May Lend a Virtual ‘Helping Hand’ to Doctors, Hospitals, and Communities in Need of Ultrasound Imaging Evaluations New York, NY (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 While in Germany, Partho P. Sengupta, MD, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai used a computer to perform a robot-assisted trans-Atlantic ultrasound examination on a person in Boston. In another study Kurt Boman, MD, of Umeå University in Sweden in collaboration with...

2014-08-06 23:09:20

Dr. Greuner, surgical director of Lipedema Centers at NYC Surgical Associates describes a new treatment for lipedema and discusses the case of a 45 year-old New Jersey woman who has been living with lipedema for over 25 years. “Patients are coming from literally all over the country.” New York, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 “Lipedema is a devastating fat disorder that affects the quality of life for an estimated 17 million women in the U.S. alone, yet the disease is often misunderstood...

2014-08-01 23:06:28

Insurance companies are now working with Lipedema Centers in New York and New Jersey to provide coverage for both non-surgical and surgical treatments for Lipedema, a devastating fat disorder that affects millions of women. “Insurance coverage is on a case-by-case basis,” says surgical director Dr. David Greuner. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 01, 2014 Millions of women suffer with lipedema, a progressive fat disorder that affects the legs and in some cases the arms, causing an abnormal...

2014-07-31 23:05:06

Board certified cardiologist joins CDHV’s Suffern office. Suffern, N.Y. (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Joseph M. Lee, M.D., M.S., R.P.V.I, has joined ColumbiaDoctors of the Hudson Valley(CDHV), a leading provider of quality cardiovascular and internal medicine services to residents of the lower Hudson Valley. Dr. Lee is a board certified cardiologist with a focus on echocardiography and cardiac electrophysiology. In addition to his position at CDHV, Dr. Lee is an assistant attending physician...

2014-07-31 04:22:59

-- Newly FDA cleared device with limited release placed in Troy based practice is the first in the Midwest! Now fat destruction is available minus downtime and bothersome contour irregularities.. TROY, Mich., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Kathleen Gilmore, MD, a Troy based physician and founder of Procerus Skin Care with locations in both Ann Arbor and Troy is the first physician in the Midwest to offer the UltraShape(TM), a breakthrough treatment recently FDA cleared for...


Latest Medical ultrasound Reference Libraries

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...

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy
2013-03-04 16:24:04

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL) is the noninvasive treatment of kidney stones, stones in the gallbladder as well as calcium build ups in the liver using acoustic pulses. Procedure A lithotriptor breaks up the calcium stones without damage being done to the patient through the use of high-intensity, externally-applied, focused acoustic pulses. By laying the patient down on their back and placing a water-filled coupling device under the back at the level of the kidneys, the...

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