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BOTHELL, WA – January 5, 2010 – Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for the point-of-care, today provided preliminary revenue results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009. Overall 2009 revenue was approximately $69 million in the fourth quarter and $227 million for the year. Overall revenue included $4 million for the fourth quarter and $7 million for the year from the recently acquired CardioDynamics International Corporation (CDIC). Excluding CDIC, revenue was down 7% in the fourth quarter and down 10% for the year compared to the prior year.

For the quarter, a decrease in military orders caused a 6% revenue decline. Changes in foreign currency rates increased revenue in the fourth quarter by 4% but decreased revenue by 2% for the year. “Exiting 2009, we were encouraged by an uptick in momentum during the fourth quarter,” said Kevin Goodwin, Sonosite President and CEO. “On a constant currency basis, international revenue was level in the fourth quarter and grew 1% for the year. Our US Direct business was down compared to the prior year but continued to grow sequentially. Strong US bookings at the year end and a positive outlook by our sales force have provided some renewed optimism heading into 2010.” The revenue estimates are preliminary. Sonosite plans to report complete fourth quarter and 2009 financial results on February 11, 2010 after the close of the financial markets.

Conference Call Information

BOTHELL, WA – December 28, 2009 – Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for the point-of-care, announced today that Kevin M. Goodwin, President and CEO, will present at the 28th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference being held at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco, January 11-14, 2010. Mr. Goodwin’s presentation will be webcast live on January 12, 2010 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time. An audio replay will be available for 30 days following and can be accessed via Sonosite’s website at www.sonosite.com/investorinformation/webcasts .

About Sonosite Sonosite, Inc. ( www.sonosite.com ) is the innovator and world leader in hand-carried ultrasound. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is represented by ten subsidiaries and a global distribution network in over 100 countries. Sonosite’s small, lightweight systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high performance ultrasound to the point of patient care.

Industry leaders, Decision Makers and Customers Gathered in Europe to Experience the Latest Technology for Patient Safety

BOTHELL, WA - December 7, 2009 – Sonosite Inc., the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for the point-of-care, announced today that the company has completed the launch of the 6 pound NanoMaxx™ ultrasound tool in Europe. The latest system to join Sonosite’s suite of specialized products for point-of-care visualization, the NanoMaxx system made its debut during fall exhibitions, road shows and key events hosted in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK and a number of other countries. Sonosite hosted various events to introduce the NanoMaxx system. At these gatherings, physicians from multiple medical specialties participated in a day of clinical education and hands on scanning led by key opinion leaders in the industry.

“This was a great opportunity for physicians to learn more about the NanoMaxx system and to be educated on the latest ultrasound practices, especially with risk management and patient safety practices becoming more stringent in the hospital setting,” said Mike Fernandez, Sonosite, General Manager, Europe and Latin America. “With the ability to expedite workflow, guide interventional procedures and provide visualization and diagnostics at any point-of-care location, the NanoMaxx system is truly a powerful tool that will raise the standard of healthcare practices around the globe.”

Thousands of Physicians Worldwide are Benefitting from SonoAccess BOTHELL, WA - November 9, 2009 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for point-of-care medicine, today announced the expansion of the SonoAccess™ iPhone® application to include musculoskeletal specialties. SonoAccess is the first iPhone application to provide physicians with a comprehensive multimedia database of ultrasound resource materials.

Dedicated to providing innovative educational tools to musculoskeletal physicians, the SonoAccess app is customized for rheumatologists, orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists and sports medicine physicians. Partnering with leading physicians and educators within the ultrasound community, Sonosite has created a comprehensive library of scanning technique videos with case studies and an expansive image gallery to meet the needs of musculoskeletal physicians.

Conference Call Webcast Live Today at 1:30 pm Pacific/4:30 pm Eastern

BOTHELL, WA - October 27, 2009 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for the point-of-care, today reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2009.

REVENUE Revenue in the third quarter of 2009 was $53.6 million, a decrease of 13% compared to the third quarter of 2008. For the nine months of 2009, revenue was $157.7 million, a decrease of 9% compared to the nine months of 2008. Overall revenue included $3.0 million for the quarter and nine months just ended from the recently acquired CardioDynamics International Corporation (CDIC). Excluding CDIC, revenue in the third quarter was $50.6 million, a decrease of 18% compared to the third quarter of 2008, and $154.7 million for the nine months just ended. Foreign exchange had zero effect on third quarter revenue, but had a negative impact of $6.7 million or 4% for the nine months just ended.

OPERATING INCOME AND CASH FLOW Overall, “reported” third quarter operating income was $2.3 million, including charges from CDIC of $3.1 million related to operating results as well as acquisition and integration. Operating income in the third quarter excluding CDIC was $5.4 million, a 10.7% operating margin versus a $3.0 million or 5.6% operating margin in the second quarter 2009.

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Agreement Affirms Value of Patents and Establishes Innovative Research Foundation

BOTHELL, WA - October 19, 2009 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for the point-of-care, announced today that the company has resolved all pending patent litigation with General Electric Company (GE). This includes the lawsuit filed by GE in 2008 in the federal district court in Madison, Wisconsin (case no. 08-cv-298-bbc) to invalidate Sonosite's US Patent No. 5,722,412 (the '412 patent) and a pending appeals in the Federal Circuit (case nos. 2008-1567, 2008-1568) of certain rulings in a patent infringement case filed by GE in the same Wisconsin court in 2007.

The settlement also resolves a revocation action filed by GE in the Federal Patent Court in Germany relating to the '412 patent. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, GE will make an up front payment to Sonosite of $21 million and pay an ongoing royalty on US sales and production of hand-carried ultrasound systems weighing less than ten pounds in exchange for a perpetual nontransferable worldwide license to the '412 patent family. Sonosite will receive these royalties until the '412 patent expires in 2016.

New System, New Workflow Solutions and New Mobile Power Solutions

BOTHELL, WA – October 16, 2009 – Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for the point-of-care, today announced that the new, 6 pound NanoMaxx™ ultrasound system will be making its debut, along with its workflow and mobile power solutions during the American Society of Anesthesiologists 2009 Annual Meeting. The conference is being held in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, October 18-20th.

The NanoMaxx Ultrasound Tool

BOTHELL, WA - October 14, 2009 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO) , the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for point-of-care medicine, said today that it will report the company’s third quarter financial results on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at the close of market and host a conference call at 1:30 pm PT/4:30 ET. The call will be broadcast live and can be accessed via Sonosite’s website at www.sonosite.com/investorinformation/webcasts .

A replay of the audio webcast will be available beginning October 27, 2009, 5:30 pm PT and will be available until November 10, 2009, 9:59 pm PT by dialing (719) 457-0820 or toll-free (888) 203-1112. The confirmation code 1942151 is required to access the replay. The call will also be archived on Sonosite’s website.

About Sonosite Sonosite, Inc. ( www.sonosite.com ) is the innovator and world leader in hand-carried ultrasound. Headquartered near Seattle, the company is represented by ten subsidiaries and a global distribution network in over 100 countries. Sonosite’s small, lightweight systems are expanding the use of ultrasound across the clinical spectrum by cost-effectively bringing high performance ultrasound to the point of patient care.

Company now shipping the breakthrough NanoMaxx™ system to US customers BOTHELL, WA - October 5, 2009 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO) , the world leader and specialist in hand-carried ultrasound for the point-of-care, announced today that the company has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its new NanoMaxx™ ultrasound system and is commencing US customer deliveries. International deliveries began at the end of June. Based on Sonosite’s 4th generation Turbo technology, the six pound NanoMaxx system is the latest addition to Sonosite’s suite of specialized products for point-of-care visualization in medicine. Complete with streamlined one button optimization technology, a touch screen user interface and Sonosite’s industry-leading 5-year warranty, the NanoMaxx system is ideal for both hospital and office markets and designed to provide healthcare professionals with improved patient safety practices, expanded workflow capabilities and exam room flexibility.

BOTHELL, WA–October 5, 2009–Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO) , the world leader and specialist in hand-carried and point-of-care ultrasound, announced today Sonosite® Mobile Solutions, for cordless charging and extended battery life of its ultrasound systems. Sonosite’s PowerPort allows cordless charging of the Sonosite system when it is mounted or docked in the Universal Stand. Parking the stand on the PowerPort eliminates the need to find an electrical outlet and provides a designated station for the stand and system. Sonosite’s PowerPack triples battery life and can keep a system charged for 6 hours or more allowing clinicians the flexibility needed to see more patients on a single charge. The PowerPack is easily installed on the column of Sonosite’s Universal Stand. Sonosite also announced its new ergonomic Universal Stands for added versatility and increased mobility. Compatible with the M-Turbo®, S Series™, NanoMaxx™1 and MicroMaxx® product lines, Sonosite’s Universal Stands are light, easy to customize with accessories, highly maneuverable in the hospital setting and easily positioned by the patient bedside or in other space-constrained areas. Customer deliveries are expected to begin at the end of the fourth quarter 2009. 1 Availability in the US pending FDA 510(k) clearance.