Worldwide Quarterly Revenue Increases 44% Over Prior YearCompany Reports $0.09 EPSConference Call Today at 1:30 pm PT/4:30 ETBOTHELL, WA - October 28, 2004 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2004. Worldwide revenue in the third quarter of 2004 grew 44% to $29.1 million compared with $20.2 million in the third quarter of 2003. For the first nine months of 2004, the Company's total revenue grew 37% to $78.7 million compared with $57.5 million for the same period of the prior year. Year-over-year, changes in foreign currency rates increased the revenue growth rate by two percentage points for the third quarter and three percentage points for the first nine months of this year. Sonosite reported net income of $1.4 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2004, compared with a net loss of $161,000, or $0.01 per share, in the third quarter of 2003. Year-to-date, Sonosite reported a net loss of $49,000, or breakeven on a per share basis, compared with a net loss of $4.0 million, or $0.28 per share, for the first nine months of 2003.