Tag: ultrasound

PIUR Imaging launches wireless tomographic ultrasound system

PIUR Imaging has launched a portable version of its tomographic ultrasound system to the European market. The new CE-marked PIUR tUS Infinity is a...

Ultrasound surveillance following carotid endarterectomy “costly and unlikely to improve outcomes”

According to a recent study, ultrasound surveillance following carotid endarterectomy is “costly and unlikely to improve outcomes or affect management,” even if over 80%...

Tomographic 3D ultrasound imaging “the way forward” for vascular surgeons

Steven Rogers (Manchester, UK) presented the case for using contrast-enhanced tomographic 3D ultrasound imaging for peripheral arterial disease, telling the audience at Charing Cross...

Consider intravascular lithotripsy when treating calcified femoropopliteal arteries

 Treating severely calcified arteries by endovascular means is still a challenge, although atherectomy, stents and lithotripsy are all techniques that are employed. Lithotripsy (also...

Siemens Healthineers announces combined Artis Freestyle Access system

The new Acuson Freestyle Elite ultrasound system can now be combined with the Artis angiography systems to enable fast and easy-to-use ultrasound guidance during...

Ultrasound-enhanced catheter-directed thrombolysis as the standard of care for acute DVT

Ash Verma, Clearwater, USA, writes how last year, he happened upon a routine case that struck him as both totally unremarkable and absolutely extraordinary....