Category Archives: Medical Application Series

What is cSound? | Advanced GE Ultrasound Beamforming Technology

GE's cSound is a powerful, software-based beamformer image reconstruction platform available on the GE Vivid S70, GE Vivid E90, and GE Vivid E95 cardiac-focused ultrasound systems. Time-Tested PC-Based Ultrasound Image Processing The GE Vivid platform has been GE's cardiology/cardiovascular/cardiac focused ultrasound system line since the early 2000's. Even back then, GE was innovating softwa...

SonoSim | Ultrasound Training Made Easy

Medical practitioners are now expected to perform bedside ultrasonography. Learning and mastering the skills necessary requires knowledge and acquisition of complex visuospatial and psychomotor abilities, which takes practice, guidance, and access to patient pathology. Before SonoSim, learning and teaching bedside ultrasonography has been difficult and complex. SonoSim has simplified the proces...

GE VScan Extend vs Philips Lumify | Handheld Ultrasound System Comparison

The technological advancements made in the ultrasound industry have enabled physicians and other care providers to have the power of ultrasound in the palm of their hands. For physicians, this means portable just got a lot more affordable. The arrival of “system-less” or app-based ultrasound (referred to as teleultrasound or handheld ultrasound)  is the latest and greatest innovation in portabl...

Breast Cancer Detection: Breast Ultrasound & Elastography

Did you know that breast ultrasonography and elastography examinations can help detect breast cancer? The tests are typically used as a follow-up test after an abnormal finding, and when done together, can produce reliable results. The ultrasound testing approach is at times safer and more comfortable for the patient than other forms of detection. Here’s why. What is breast ultrasonography and...

Value Added Benefits of In-Office Ultrasounds

Physicians may be surprised at how easily implementing an ultrasound system can lend to enhancing patient care while enjoying a new stream of revenue. An Investment with Benefits While bringing an ultrasound in-office requires an initial investment of time and capital, the benefits are rewarding. With reimbursement potential and patient convenience, portable ultrasounds are a worthwhile optio...

Best Portable Ultrasounds for Gynecology

Gynecologic and obstetric evaluations can be successfully performed using portable ultrasound systems to visualize and evaluate the ovaries, fetus, uterus and adjacent tissues. Pelvic ultrasound is a common procedure performed during pregnancy to assess the age, size, and growth of the fetus. It is also used to identify underlying issues related to pelvic inflammation, tumors, and cysts. The pr...