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Conference Call Accessible Via Live Webcast BOTHELL, WA - April 14, 2005 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, today announced that the Company will report its first quarter financial results on Thursday, April 28, 2005 at the close of market and hold a conference call at 1:30 pm PT/4:30 pm ET to discuss its first quarter performance, outlook for 2005 and current corporate developments. The call will be broadcast live and can be accessed via the "Investors" Section of Sonosite's website at www.sonosite.com.A replay of the audio webcast will be available beginning April 28, 2005, 4:30 pm (PT) until May 11, 2005, 12:00 midnight (PT) by dialing (719) 457-0820 or toll-free (888) 203-1112. The confirmation code 7405545 is required to access the replay. The call will be also archived on the Sonosite website. About Sonosite

BOTHELL, WA - April 13, 2005 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO) , the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, today announced that it will present at the WBBA (Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association) Invest Northwest„¢ 2005 Conference at the Bell Harbor Conference Center in Seattle on Wednesday, April 27 at 08:30 a.m. (PT). The presentation will include a review of the company's business strategy and historical financial results. A live audio-only webcast of the presentation will be broadcast via the Internet. Those interested in listening to the webcast will find a link to the webcast registration page on Sonosite's website at http://www.sonosite.com . An archived replay of the presentation will also be available approximately one hour following the live presentation and will be available for 30 days.

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TITAN Cardiac Features Bring Full Echo Capabilities to Point Of Care ACC Sessions Address Growing Importance of IMT

ORLANDO - March 4, 2005 €“ Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader in hand carried ultrasound, today announced that the Company will highlight the cardiac capabilities of its high performance TITAN ultrasound system, including the new SonoCalc„¢ IMT (Intima Media Thickness) software for assessment of cardiovascular risk, at the 54th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) being held from March 6 - 9, 2005.

"For the first time, IMT capability is now offered on a hand-carried ultrasound system, making it easily affordable and accessible in the physician's office," said Kevin M. Goodwin, Sonosite President and CEO. "IMT has long been recognized by the cardiac research community as an effective indicator of heart disease, particularly in people who are otherwise asymptomatic. The numerous scientific sessions on IMT at this ACC indicate a growing interest in moving this technique from research to everyday clinical diagnostic use."

Sonosite is offering a demonstration of its SonoCalc IMT software in booth #3563 at the ACC Scientific Sessions.

Sonosite is also showcasing the recent expansion of capabilities on its high performance TITAN system for the shared service and dedicated echocardiography markets.

BOTHELL, WA, February 15, 2005 €“ Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, today announced the appointments of Anne M. Bugge as Vice President, Corporate Affairs and John M. Lowell, Vice President, Operations.

Ms. Bugge will have responsibility for developing and managing Sonosite's investor and corporate communications worldwide and will report to Kevin M. Goodwin, Sonosite President and CEO. Ms. Bugge served as Vice President, Corporate and Investor Relations for ATL Ultrasound, Inc. and its predecessor company, Westmark International, Inc. from 1987 until its acquisition by Philips Medical Systems in 1998. Most recently, Ms. Bugge worked with the EVC Group, an investor and corporate communications firm specializing in advising small cap companies. Ms. Bugge received a BA in journalism from Michigan State University, continued academic studies at the University of Oslo and completed the Stanford University Executive Program.

As Vice President, Operations, Mr. Lowell's primary responsibilities will focus on directing manufacturing operations, supplier management and information technology functions at Sonosite and will report to Bradley G. Garrett, Sonosite's Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Lowell has an extensive background in engineering and operations management in the high technology field. Mr.

Conference Call Accessible Via Live Webcast BOTHELL, WA, February 3, 2005 €“ Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO) today announced that the Company will report its fourth quarter and 2004 year-end financial results on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 after the market close. Sonosite's management team will host a conference call on Tuesday, February 15, 2005 at 1:30 pm (PST)/4:30 pm (EST) to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and year-end results. The call will be broadcast live and can be accessed via the "Investors" Section of Sonosite's website at www.sonosite.com.A replay of the audio webcast will be available beginning February 15, 2005, 4:30 pm (PST) until February 28, 2005, 12:00 midnight (PST) by dialing (719) 457 0820 or toll-free (888) 203 1112. The confirmation code 5110974 is required to access the replay. The call will be also archived on Sonosite's website at http://ir.sonosite.com/. About Sonosite

BOTHELL, WASH., January 21, 2005 €“ Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the leader in high performance, hand-carried ultrasound, today announced that it will present at the Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference at The Pierre in New York on Wednesday, January 26, 2005 at 10:00 am (EST). The presentation will include a review of the company's business strategy and historical financial results.A live audio-only webcast of the presentation will be broadcast via the Internet. Those interested in listening to the webcast will find a link to the webcast registration page on Sonosite's website at http://www.sonosite.com/. An archived replay of the presentation will also be available approximately one hour following the live presentation and will be available for 30 days. About Sonosite

BOTHELL, WASH., January 6, 2005 €“ Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO) , the leader in high performance, hand-carried ultrasound, today announced that it will present at the 23rd JPMorgan Healthcare Conference at the Westin St Francis in San Francisco on Thursday, January 13, 2005 at 1:30 pm (PST). The presentation will include a review of the company's business strategy and historical financial results.A live audio-only webcast of the presentation will be broadcast via the Internet. Those interested in listening to the webcast will find a link to the webcast registration page on Sonosite's website at http://www.sonosite.com/. An archived replay of the presentation will also be available approximately one hour following the live presentation and will be available for 30 days. About Sonosite

Ultrasound-Based Software Allows Physicians to Measure Thickened Arterial WallsBOTHELL, WASH., December 29, 2004 €“ Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, said today that it has begun customer shipments of the SonoCalc IMT„¢ software, which allows physicians to quickly and effectively measure the wall thickness (IMT) of the common carotid arteries and assess a patient's risk of cardiovascular disease. Used in conjunction with the TITAN system - Sonosite's high-resolution, hand-carried ultrasound technology - the SonoCalc„¢ IMT software enables physicians to identify disease at an early stage and to manage it more effectively. The software, which is PC-based, works with digital images downloaded from the TITAN system.

"The start of customer shipments of SonoCalc„¢ IMT signals the beginning of our move into what we believe is an emerging and potentially large preventive cardiology market," said Kevin M. Goodwin, president and CEO of Sonosite, Inc. "This technology offers physicians a low-cost and non-invasive means to identify cardiovascular disease early when it is both treatable and reversible.

New Capabilities Added for Interventional Procedures and General ImagingWorldwide TITAN Installed Base Over 2,500 CHICAGO, November 28, 2004 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, announced today at the 90th Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) that it is expanding the clinical capabilities of its high-performance TITAN system in interventional radiology, as well as offering enhanced features which provide important added clinical utility for general imaging applications. The new software upgrade is available immediately.

"This introduction marks the fourth major expansion of the TITAN system platform since initial product launch just 18 months ago," said Kevin M. Goodwin, Sonosite president and CEO. "Our systems are built for portability and upgradeability which is why we are able to offer our customers a continuing stream of performance and feature enhancements on a regular basis. The worldwide installed base of TITAN...

Sonosite Introduces Technology for Early Risk Assessment of Cardiovascular DiseaseSoftware Detects Thickened Arterial Walls and Enables Doctors to Treat Patients at the Point of Care With More ConfidenceNEW ORLEANS, November 9, 2004 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, today introduced SonoCalc IMT software, which allows physicians to effectively measure the intima-media thickness (IMT) of the carotid arteries and assess a patient's risk of cardiovascular disease early. The company made the announcement at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2004 in New Orleans, at which there are a number of clinical presentations addressing the benefits of IMT measurement for cardiovascular disease.Twenty years of clinical research has shown that the arterial wall lining or IMT of the carotid arteries becomes thickened years before plaque develops 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.