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SonoSite Blog: Ultrasound for Elephant Medicine
India and Southeast Asia are home to the endangered Asian elephant, which is rapidly declining in numbers due to poaching and habitat destruction . In Myanmar, there are currently around 5,000 wild elephants, and another 3,500 that have worked in...[Read more]
SonoSite blog: The growth of portable ultrasound in primary care
In the last decade there has been a widespread adoption of portable ultrasound in point of care (POCUS) for primary care . Its potential for timely assessment and rapid diagnosis continues to attract family doctors, and more and more are...[Read more]
SonoSite ultrasound Jim Corcoran blog
Ultrasound-guidance has proven invaluable for the regional neurosurgical center at the Salford Royal Hospital outside Manchester, England. In addition to helping to improve patient safety, ultrasound is increasingly being used to guide regional anesthesia , offering a variety of benefits...[Read more]
The scope of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia has grown significantly in recent years, and is now a key technique for pain control . Dr. Jens Döffert, consultant anesthetist at Kreisklinikum Calw in Germany, discusses the advances in regional anesthesia in his...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound uses in women's health
Dr. Farah Chaudhry, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health for Leeds Sexual Health, West Yorkshire, describes how point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) allows her to give informed and clear assurances to women using long-acting contraception. I spent 10 years as a GP...[Read more]
Dr. Diku Mandavia joined Fujifilm SonoSite as an advisor back in 2007. But he first worked with point-of-care ultrasound when he trained in Emergency Medicine at Los Angeles County/University of Southern California Medical Center in 1991, during the Los Angeles...[Read more]
Anesthesiologist Dr. Frances Chow works to bring ultrasound-guided nerve blocks to British Columbia Cancer Agency , Vancouver, BC, Canada. British Columbia Cancer Agency has among the best cancer outcomes in the world, including highest of the G7 countries for childhood...[Read more]
Dr. Paul Blackman is the Chief Medical Officer for Athletics Australia , a non-profit organisation that serves as the national governing body for athletics in Australia, and that is charged with ensuring adequate representation of Australia in athletics at regional...[Read more]
SonoSite Edge II for Equine veterinary ultrasound
Pool House Equine Clinic of Fradley, England, recently marked the opening of a new, purpose-built veterinary facility . This center will support the provision of advanced equine veterinary services in the Midlands, and the practice has chosen a FUJIFILM SonoSite...[Read more]
SonoSite MSK portable ultrasound uses
Researchers obtained data from the public Medicare files to find data on provider referral for medical imaging to identify the providers referring MSK extremity imaging examinations to radiologists . The results? In 2014, a total of 4,275,647 MSK extremity imaging...[Read more]