Sonosite Schedules Third Quarter 2003 Financial Release and Announces Conference Call

October 18, 2004

Conference Call Accessible Via Live WebcastBOTHELL, WA - October 18, 2004 - Sonosite, Inc. (Nasdaq: SONO), the world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, today announced that the Company will report its third quarter financial results on Thursday, October 28, 2004 at the close of market and hold a conference call at 1:30 pm PDT/4:30 pm EDT to discuss its third quarter performance, outlook for the rest of 2004 and current corporate developments. The call will be broadcast live and can be accessed via the "Investors" Section of Sonosite's website at A replay of the audio webcast will be available beginning October 28, 2004, 4:30 pm (PDT) until November 12, 2004, 12:00 midnight (PDT) by dialing (719) 457-0820 or toll-free (888) 203-1112. The confirmation code of 981261 is required to access the replay. The call will be also archived on Sonosite's website at About SonositeSonosite, Inc. ( is the innovator and world leader in hand-carried ultrasound, with an installed base of more than 20,000 systems. The Company, headquartered near Seattle, Washington is represented by eight subsidiaries and a global distribution netwok in over 75 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. The Company employs approximately 450 people worldwide.