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2014-09-18 23:08:59

Premier Baltimore dermatology practice Maryland Laser Skin and Vein is the first practice in the area to utilize the innovative UltraShape treatment. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 A recent press release announced that that new UltraShape body shaping system has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for fat cell destruction. While not yet available for widespread purchase in the US, landmark dermatology center Maryland Laser Skin and Vein is one of the...

2014-09-18 23:06:49

Unique Approach Reduces Steep Learning Curves and Skill Decay Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 SonoSim Inc., a leading provider of ultrasound education and training, has announced the official release of a comprehensive musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound-training package. MSK ultrasound has far-reaching benefits, allowing trained practitioners to visually assess and monitor conditions affecting bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. However, MSK ultrasonography is...

2014-09-17 20:21:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Broader use of ultrasound in diagnosing kidney stones may be effective and result in less exposure to potentially harmful radiation, according to a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. The findings come from a study funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), to investigate whether ultrasound would be a suitable alternative to CT. "Our results do not suggest that patients should...

2014-09-17 16:25:50

LONDON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, generators and other monitoring equipments. Ablation technologies are majorly employed for surgical procedures in cardiological disorders such as atrial fibrillation, arrhythmia,...

2014-09-17 12:27:42

High-Definition Resolution, Faster Pullback and Innovative Touch Screen Display Advances IVUS for Cardiologists EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACIST Medical Systems, Inc., a Bracco Group company, pioneer and global market leader of advanced imaging modalities for cardiology, showcased the first-ever HDi((TM)) High-Definition Intravascular Ultrasound System in two live cases at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting in Washington, D.C. The cases...

2014-09-17 04:21:31

-- Mindray Releases New Generation DC-70 Ultrasound System SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindray (NYSE:MR)announced its new generation DC-70 ultrasound System has been officially released worldwide. The system has been showcased for the first time at ISUOG in Barcelona during 14-17th September, and is scheduled for availability in the U.S. market in early 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146653 Designed to be the most efficient workhorse in the...

2014-09-16 08:29:14

TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InSightec, the global leader and pioneer in MR-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) therapy for the non-invasive treatment of various clinical indications, announced today that it has finalized an agreement to close the current investment round at $50 million. The investment will be used to accelerate market development and strengthen the implementation of InSightec's strategy developing the next generation non-invasive...

2014-09-15 16:29:19

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Spain Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020" to its store. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market. DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "Spain Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the Spain Aesthetic Lasers and Energy Devices market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume...

2014-09-15 08:29:44

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - New Simbionix training module launched for the practice of transvaginal ultrasound exams - Demonstrations of the new module can be seen at the upcoming International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 3D Systems [http://www.3dsystems.com ] (NYSE:DDD) announced today the addition of a new Simbionix [http://www.simbionix.com ](TM) ultrasound training...

2014-09-15 08:28:57

Presenting a full suite of ultrasound solutions for women's healthcare, Philips also announces a commitment to helping clinicians provide better prenatal care ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) today announced that its growing range of advanced women's healthcare imaging solutions will be showcased at the 24(th) annual International Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) World Congress, taking place September 14-17 in...


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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