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2014-09-19 20:22:12

Many medical specialists have difficulties properly diagnosing hernias, which is why the technological skill of the West's leading hernia expert is invaluable to those suffering from abdominal issues. LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the only surgeon in the Western U.S. specializing in treating abdominal hernias, Dr. Shirin Towfigh has only been getting busier. It's not hard to see why. With obesity on the rise, abdominal issues like hernias have also been on the increase. Yet,...

2014-09-18 23:14:40

ReportsnReports.com adds “Ablation Technologies Market by Product (Radio frequency, Ultrasound, Irreversible Electroporation, Cryotherapy, Microwave), Application (General & Cosmetic Surgery, Cardiovascular, Cancer, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics) - Global Forecasts to 2019" global research report to its store. (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 The global ablation technologies market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 9.6% from 2014 to 2019. Although mature markets (such as the U.S.,...

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 23:02:28

Other-Sonic Ultrasound Gel Was Recalled In June 2012, After The Product Was Linked To An Outbreak of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Infections at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Victims of this Pseudomonas Outbreak May Face Statute Of Limitations On Future Claims. Chicago IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Oliver Law Group P.C. is urging all victims of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections allegedly caused by Non-Sterile Other-Sonic Ultrasound Transmission Gel to contact the Firm...

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 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 23:04:19

The European ophthalmology diagnostic and monitoring devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/europe-opthalmology-diagnostic-and-monitoring-devices-9701147994.html (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The European ophthalmology diagnostic and monitoring devices market report defines and segments the concerned market in Europe with analysis and forecast of revenue. The ophthalmology...

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...


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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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