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If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

... ultrasound can detect infants turned in the womb, allowing ... some cases, that has prompted the addition of an ultrasound examination if a breech presentation is ... her pregnancy. But Copel and Moray agreed that ultrasound can be valuable in detecting breech babies. ...

'Health Care Reform Must be Abortion-Free,' says Supreme Knight

... described plans to expand the Knights of Columbus ultrasound initiative, in which the Supreme Council joins ... and local councils in funding the purchase of ultrasound machines for crisis pregnancy clinics. "Up to 90% ... choose to have their babies after seeing an ultrasound image," Anderson noted. "They hear their baby's ...

MedPro Scores 87 Percent Sales Revenue Increase in Second Quarter

... a premium provider of new and refurbished ultrasound solutions, reported an 87 percent increase in ... Washington. "We purchased a MindRay M5 ultrasound system from MedPro based on its excellent image ... dedicated group of pulmonary physicians that use ultrasound to diagnose thoracic disease and guide thoracic ...

Chicago team uses artificial intelligence to diagnose metastatic cancer

... Radiologists often start by using diagnostic ultrasound to non-invasively probe the nearby lymph nodes -- ... intelligence to analyze the features of ultrasound images in order to help doctors predict earlier ... all had lymph nodes that appeared normal in the ultrasound -- suggesting that their cancers had not ...

Detecting early signs of osteoarthritis

... to detect the presence of inflammation using ultrasound could therefore be important in terms of ... Campaign of 192,000 Mrs Hall will use new ultrasound techniques to identify if this common condition, ... Sciences Building at the University for the ultrasound scans which will repeated three months later or ...

Innovative Prostate Cancer Treatment Known as Sonablate(R) HIFU Now Available at Third Site in India

... 17 /PRNewswire/ -- India High Intensity Focused ultrasound Devices Private Limited (India HIFU), an ... use of minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technologies -- officially launches ... continued. India High Intensity Focused ultrasound Devices Private Limited is affiliated with US ...

Fat Reduction Market in Europe to Soar Despite Economic Downturn

... adoption of newer modalities like transdermal ultrasound and laser, light, and energy fat reduction ... traditional liposuction. Transdermal ultrasound and laser-assisted liposuction (LAL) procedures ... procedures fueling both segments. Transdermal ultrasound procedures can be performed in an hour and ...

Tennis Elbow, Shin Splints and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Could Be a Thing of the Past Due to New Efforts with Sports Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

... 16, 2009 -- The second Sports Musculoskeletal ultrasound Course hosted by the Andrews Institute will ... interventional sports medicine/musculoskeletal ultrasound in major joints of the body related to sports ... will cover a range of sports musculoskeletal ultrasound including training for the shoulder, knee, elbow, ...

News from Cancer

... ultrasound OUTPERFORMS SYMPTOM ANALYSIS IN DETECTING OVARIAN ... Cancer Center compared symptom analysis to ultrasound in predicting ovarian cancer. They selected 272 ... at the university, comparing symptom results to ultrasound and surgical pathology findings. They found TVS ...

Volcano Achieves Major Milestone in Japan Direct Sales Initiative With Signing of Termination Agreement With Goodman

... force in the market to support its intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and Functional Measurement (FM) consoles ... optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product line includes ultrasound consoles that can be integrated directly into ...

Screen All Newborns for Hip Dysplasia, Study Urges

... with three hip dysplasia screening strategies: ultrasound screening for all newborns A physical exam by a pediatrician for all newborns, with ultrasound screening used for infants with risk factors No ... babies with physical clinical exam and utilize ultrasound for those who have risk factors," study author ....

Celleration Appoints Mark T. Wagner President and Chief Executive Officer

... Therapy(R) System, an innovative device that uses ultrasound to heal wounds, has named Mark T. Wagner as ... 1999 to develop and commercialize its therapeutic ultrasound platform. The patented MIST Technology delivers non-contact, low-frequency, low-intensity ultrasound to the patient's injured soft tissue in a ...

Infants Should Be Screened for Hip Trouble

... screening strategies: ultrasound screening for hip dysplasia for all newborns ... exam by a pediatrician for all newborns with ultrasound screening used selectively only for infants with ... babies with a physical clinical exam and utilize ultrasound for those who have risk factors," said Dr. Mahan. ...

AIUM announces management agreement with the International Society of Therapeutic Ultrasound

... The American Institute of ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) has reached a management ... with the International Society for Therapeutic ultrasound (ISTU) effective July 1, 2009. The AIUM will ... the ISTU's mission of advancing therapeutic ultrasound applications worldwide. "The AIUM recognizes ...

GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy June issue study highlights

... present a new criteria for the endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis. A ... the Rosemont classification" Endoscopic ultrasound is increasingly used in the evaluation of chronic ... of exocrine or endocrine function. Endoscopic ultrasound consists of a flexible endoscope which has a ...

What should a teenage girl do if she finds a lump in her breast?

... Journal of Roentgenology suggests that a breast ultrasound examination might eliminate the need for biopsy in many cases. Loyola radiologists performed ultrasound examinations on 20 girls ages 13 to 19 who had ... one girl who had a lump in each breast. The ultrasound studies indicated that 15 of the 21 lumps ...

MedPro Imaging Adds Wayman and Sanford to Growing Sales Team

... to Premium Provider of New and Refurbished ultrasound Solutions WAUKESHA, Wis., June 25 ... a premium provider of new and refurbished ultrasound solutions, announced it has added two new sales ... The Wisconsin-based MedPro Imaging markets ultrasound products and services in 17 countries globally. ...

Successful neurosurgery with transcranial MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound

... transcranial MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for brain surgery has been successfully ... Magnetic Resonance-guided High-Intensity Focused ultrasound (HIFU) for neurosurgical interventions. The HIFU ... transcranial MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound (tcMRgHIFU) is investigated in clinical studies ...

Misonix Subsidiary, Sonora Medical Systems, Achieves ISO 17025 Accreditation

... Acoustic power testing is a requirement for ultrasound system and probe manufacturers to obtain FDA ... for companies that design and develop diagnostic ultrasound systems than anyone in the world." "We are ... In addition to offering industry unique ultrasound test devices and support service, Sonora Medical ...

VIDEO from Medialink and Siemens: New Treatment in Breast Cancer Detection

... Now a new type of ultrasound treatment, the Acuson S2000 Automated Breast ... published in 2008 found that adding a screening ultrasound examination to routine mammography revealed 28 ... world's first multi-use automated breast volume ultrasound system. This diagnostic tool provides a ...

Potential for noninvasive brain tumor treatment

... The bioengineers designed and built an ultrasound catheter that can fit into large blood vessels of ... Ultrasonic Imaging . "The catheter would use ultrasound to first image the tumor, and then direct a ... the ultimate creation of a practical intracranial ultrasound catheter is possible," said Stephen Smith, ...

Havel's Incorporated Expands Successful EchoStim(R) Ultrasound Needles into Canada

... to release EchoStim(R) and EchoBlock(R) ultrasound needles in Canada CINCINNATI, June 10 ... of Havel's EchoStim(R) and EchoBlock(R) ultrasound Needles throughout Canada. Canadian Hospital ... to our customers in the rapidly expanding ultrasound guided regional anesthesia market. We are ...

Sound Surgical Technologies' Chief Technology Officer Presents Paper on Focused Ultrasound Technology

... presented a paper on high intensity focused ultrasound at the 157th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of ... Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) ultrasound Technical Committee, and serves on the Board of Governors of the American Institute of ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM). He has been published over 40 ...

Revolutionizing the diagnosis of serious disease

... of Nottingham. The new technique would utilise ultrasound technology more commonly used to look at whole ... Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). ultrasound refers to sound waves that are at a frequency too ... human ear, typically 20 kHz and above. Medical ultrasound uses an electrical transducer the size of a ...

ProSolv Version 4.0.2 Makes Commercial Debut at ASE

... First CVIS Integration with Philips QLAB ultrasound software now available INDIANAPOLIS, May 26 ... by enabling customers to access proprietary ultrasound data and perform advanced strain rate and 3D ... of QLAB -- including state-of-the-art 2D and 3D ultrasound -- into the echocardiographer's everyday clinical ...

Ultrasound more cost efficient than other medical imaging choices

... and Washington DC (May 21, 2009) In comparing ultrasound with other medical imaging methods such as MRI ... Medical Sonography (JDMS) describes the use of ultrasound to provide an accurate diagnosis more cost ... Since its first uses in the 1950s, ultrasound has been utilized mostly in hospital settings. ...

MedPro Imaging Reports 118 Percent Growth For First Quarter

... the demand for well-priced new and refurbished ultrasound equipment appears to be robust during the current ... a premium provider of new and refurbished ultrasound solutions, reported a 118 percent increase in ... growth is the demand for quality, refurbished ultrasound systems such as the Siemens Acuson Sequoia ...

Eklin Medical Systems Appoints Juan Thorn as West Coast Ultrasound Sales Representative

... appointed Juan Thorn as the company's West Coast ultrasound representative. Thorn brings strong animal health ... company expands its footprint in the area's large ultrasound market. "With so many veterinary care ... Coast, we felt it was imperative to have local ultrasound sales and support representation in this ...

AIUM releases second edition of 'Medical Ultrasound Safety'

... LAUREL, MDThe American Institute of ultrasound in Medicine is pleased to announce the release of Medical ultrasound Safety, Second Edition . All operators of ultrasound systems with an output display should review the ...

American Urological Association/Engineering & Urological Society 2009 -- news tips

... using a second robot for taking three-dimensional ultrasound images of the prostate and surrounding structures ... with a radiologist performing a transrectal ultrasound to better identify the NVB while a surgeon ... a compact robot that holds and moves the ultrasound probe remotely, allowing a surgeon to precisely ...

Second look ultrasound: Effective MRI correlate for identifying incidental breast lesions

... A second look ultrasound of the breast, used in conjunction with MRI, ... study included 182 patients who had mammography, ultrasound and MRI. "More than 25% of all enhancing lesions ... MRI were confirmed as malignant. Second look ultrasound confirmed the presence of 42/55 lesions found on ...

Ultrasound changes care of some patients with rheumatic conditions

... ultrasound can be used to make an appropriate decision ... of patients had a change in management following ultrasound evaluation," said Srinivasan Harish, lead author ... the use of these drugs when these patients had an ultrasound examination. "Rheumatologists typically ...

New women's imaging technique allows for a more accurate diagnosis of breast cancer

... (relative stiffness) as opposed to conventional ultrasound which looks at the backscatter of transmitted ultrasound waves through tissues. Ninety-nine women with ... with ultrasound, elastography and combined ultrasound and elastography. 26 lesions were malignant and ...

Medical imaging developers can speed time to market, improve performance, and lower development costs with TI's new embedded processor software toolkit

... New ultrasound development kit enables manufacturers to deliver ... software toolkit developed for medical diagnostic ultrasound manufacturers. The first in a family of products, ... helps manufacturers quickly and easily develop ultrasound applications on the improved processing power of ...

Vision Chips, Inc. Deploys iNTERFACEWARE's Chameleon HL7 Messaging Tool with OBSERVER7

... new OBSERVER7 Obstetrical and Gynecological ultrasound Information, Reporting & Image Archiving ... many prestigious, high profile hospitals, its ultrasound reporting system flagship product, OBSERVER, has ... OBSERVER 7, the ultimate comprehensive OB/GYN ultrasound information and reporting system on the market ...

ProSolv CardioVascular and GE Healthcare Ultrasound Division Announce Affiliation

... company and GE Healthcare's Cardiovascular ultrasound unit announced a formal affiliation under which ... data image sets from GE Healthcare cardiovascular ultrasound systems. Through the new affiliation, GE ... to provide unlimited access to state of the art ultrasound advanced clinical applications, taking one more ...

Siemens Demonstrates Workflow Efficiency in Echocardiography at ACC 2009

... the ACUSON SC2000 (TM) volume imaging ultrasound system that delivers workflow speed and ... to 40 volumes per second. Unlike conventional 3D ultrasound systems which require four to seven heart cycles ... featuring the 5.0 release for its ACUSON X300(TM) ultrasound system, premium edition (PE), featuring advanced ...

Siemens Highlights Cardiology Excellence from Prevention to Follow-up at ACC 2009

... on dynamic image clip review and reporting for ultrasound and cardiovascular imaging modalities. The ... fast, 10-minute imaging. Cardiovascular ultrasound The ACUSON SC2000(TM) volume imaging ultrasound system is the first and only echocardiography ...

West-Com and Sonitor Present Joint Nurse Call and RTLS Solution

... strongly believe that Sonitor's cutting-edge ultrasound RTLS technology and West-Com's number one status ... manufacturer and supplier of a proprietary ultrasound indoor positioning system (IPS) USID technology, ... such as hospitals. Sonitor selected airborne ultrasound as the basis for it RTLS technology because of ...

Orcas Family Health Center Installs First Ultrasound System on Island

... has recently added state-of-the-art, diagnostic ultrasound to its healthcare services. Located in the ... MedPro Imaging, a premier provider of economical ultrasound solutions. The system is the only ultrasound unit available for diagnostic imaging on the ...
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