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Pavan Behl Named Country Manager BOTHELL, WA and NEW DELHI, INDIA - December 6, 2005 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, announced today that it has established a liaison office in New Delhi, India to better support its distributors and growing base of customers. The company also said that it has named Mr. Pavan Behl as country manager with overall responsibility for India operations. "The Indian health care market is one of the most dynamic and rapidly growing in the world and offers an excellent opportunity for Sonosite," said Graham Cox, Sonosite Vice President, International.

"With over 15,000 hospitals and 500,000 physicians, investment in health care delivery is expected grow by 12% - 15% per annum over the next five years to $48 billion representing 7% of GDP. By opening a liaison office, we are establishing a direct presence for Sonosite in this market and will work closely with our Indian distributors to better understand and respond to our customers' needs."

Collaboration Begun in 2002 Expands BOTHELL, WA and BALTIMORE - November 30, 2005 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, and the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center announced today that Sonosite will contribute $1 million over the next five years to the recently established Johns Hopkins Center for Innovative Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Sonosite's unrestricted contribution, the first corporate gift the Center has received, will provide support for the Center's operations, general technology development, and research priorities, which include accelerating the adoption of clinical advances that improve patient care.

"Today, it is essential that academic medical centers, like Johns Hopkins, move beyond their current focus on disease-specific research to embrace innovation for the entire health system," says David Hellmann, M.D., chair of the department of medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and vice dean for the Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus.

BOTHELL, WA - November 29, 2005 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, announced today that is has shipped over 25,000 systems worldwide. The company made the announcement at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) being held in Chicago from November 27 to December 2.

Sonosite, the recognized leader and innovator of the hand-carried ultrasound market, shipped its first system in 1999, thereby launching a new era in medical imaging where the benefits of high performance ultrasound could be brought to the point of care, wherever the patient is located, rather than bringing the patient to the ultrasound system. "We thank our customers for helping us reach this milestone event in our company's history," said Kevin M. Goodwin, Sonosite President and CEO.

"By working together, it has been possible to bring the patient care benefits of ultrasound visualization to clinical applications across medicine." Weighing from three to just under 8 pounds, Sonosite's hand-carried systems boot up in seconds, are designed to withstand the rigors of highly mobile use, and can operate on battery power for up to four hours if need be. In a recent independently conducted survey, commissioned by the company, customers gave Sonosite products an overall satisfaction rating of 97% based on image quality, ease of use, durability, reliability and ergonomic transducer design.

US and Canada's Space Agencies Testing Medical Technology In Ninth Undersea Mission BOTHELL, WA and TORONTO - November 28, 2005 ' Sonosite Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, said today that the MicroMaxx system, the company's third generation ultrasound product, will be used to demonstrate that successful emergency treatment of a musculoskeletal injury during simulated space flight conditions can be accomplished with telementoring.

The test will be conducted during an 18-day experiment on the ninth mission of NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations, or NEEMO 9, under 19 meters of water near Key Largo, Florida, in a habitat called Aquarius, which is analogous to a habitat that would house astronauts on the Earth's moon. Each aquanaut will use the notebook-sized MicroMaxx system to perform a diagnostic ultrasound of an injured knee prosthetic at the direction of radiologists and surgeons at the Center for Minimal Access Surgery at McMaster University in Ontario.

New Transducers for Neonatal, Superficial Structure Imaging Transcranial Doppler Imaging Added Wireless Connectivity Featured BOTHELL, WA - November 27, 2005 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, announced today the expansion of radiology capabilities, including two new transducers, imaging enhancements and wireless connectivity, for its flagship product, the MicroMaxx system. The company made the announcement at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) being held in Chicago from November 27 to December 2.

Existing MicroMaxx systems are compatible with the new upgrades, which will begin shipping in December. Weighing less than 8 pounds, Sonosite's third generation technology, the MicroMaxx system, delivers image resolution and performance comparable to costly, heavy, cart-based systems. This powerful device boots up in seconds, excels in both the imaging lab and at the patient bedside, can be easily hand-carried to wherever needed and comes with a five-year...

Hand Carried Ultrasound System Is Honored In the "Facilities and Systems for Medical Institutions" Category BOTHELL, WA - November 18, 2005 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq:SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, today announced that its MicroMaxx ultrasound system has won a 2005 Good Design Award (G-mark) in Japan. As one of 20 winning products in the category of "Facilities and Systems for Medical Institutions," the MicroMaxx system can display the G-Mark, a widely recognized label of design excellence in Japan and by designers worldwide.

Sponsored by the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization (JIDPO), a non-profit organization established by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, the annual competition has issued Good Design Awards for the past 50 years. The mission of the awards is to recognize those products that are expected to enrich peoples' lives through innovative design that advances society. Screening for this year's awards was conducted from July to September by a jury of designers, architects and others who represent the world of Japanese design and are at the forefront of their respective fields.

Accomplished Ultrasound Executive Brings 30 years of Industry Experience Bothell, WA - November 17, 2005, Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, today announced the appointment of Dieter Schwartmann as Vice President of Europe and Acting Manager of Sonosite GmbH, the company's wholly-owned German subsidiary, effective December 1, 2005. Mr. Schwartmann brings 30 years of experience in the medical ultrasound and technology industry including serving as Vice President of Europe for ATL Ultrasound, Inc., now part of Philips Medical Systems. Under his leadership, sales for ATL Europe doubled in the period between 1995-2000.

From April of 2001 until May of 2004, Mr. Schwartmann was Vice President of the ultrasound business line of Philips Medical Systems with responsibility for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He also served as a member of the Steering Committee overseeing the integration of Philips Medical Systems' acquisition of ATL Ultrasound and Agilent Technologies Healthcare Solutions Group Imaging Systems. Mr. Schwartmann joined ATL Ultrasound in 1990 as a Country Manager responsible for Germany, Eastern Europe and Russia. Most recently, Mr. Schwartmann was Vice President and board member of Aloka Holding Europe AG, a leading Japanese ultrasound manufacturer and distributor.

Upgrade includes new transducers for pediatric cardiology and CW Doppler DALLAS - November 13, 2005 - Sonosite, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, announced today the addition of new cardiology transducers and other imaging enhancements for its recently introduced, third generation product, the MicroMaxx' system. Existing MicroMaxx systems are compatible with the new capabilities. The company made the announcement at the 2005 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions in Dallas. The MicroMaxx system, the size of a notebook and weighing less than eight pounds, delivers image resolution and performance comparable to costly, conventional cart-based ultrasound systems weighing over 200 pounds.

Ultrasound study to assess Carotid Intima Media Thickness in an office setting 525 patients to be enrolled at seven medical centers DALLAS - November 13, 2005 - Sonosite, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, announced today at the 2005 American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions that it is initiating a multi-center study to determine whether the addition of an ultrasound examination evaluating carotid artery wall thickness (CIMT), performed in the office setting, will provide a more effective tool for risk assessment and prevention of cardiovascular disease than current clinical methods alone.

Over 20 years of clinical research has shown that the thickness (T) of the two innermost layers of the carotid artery wall, the intima (I) and media (M), begins to increase before plaque is evident within the vessel. This increased wall thickness is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of mortality and disability in the United States today.

"IMT addresses the need to identify those patients who are asymptomatic or have limited risk factors, such as moderately elevated cholesterol levels, who may be at greater than apparent risk for a cardiovascular event," explains James H. Stein, MD, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin Medical School. Dr. Stein is the Director of the University of Wisconsin Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program and principal investigator of the study.

Palo Alto, Calif. - November 10, 2005 - Palo Alto, Calif. - November 10, 2005 - Frost & Sullivan selected Sonosite, Inc. as the recipient of the 2005 Medical Imaging Fastest Growing Company of the Year Award for its success in the U.S. medical imaging markets in 2004. Sonosite (Nasdaq:SONO) has received this Award for generating the highest percentage revenue growth while operating at a profit in the imaging market with more than 35 competing public companies. Each year Frost & Sullivan presents this Award to a company that has exhibited the highest percentage revenue growth in the market while maintaining profitability.

The Award signifies the company's commitment to developing and marketing technologically advanced products in the market being studied. Additionally, the Award highlights the key attributes of the company that were instrumental to its success. In 2004, Sonosite increased its revenue by 36.6 percent and is recognized in the financial community as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States with high sustained revenue growth over the five-year period from 2000 to 2004.