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SonoSite in Mosul, Iraq
Mosul, one of Iraq’s largest cities, is slowly rebuilding its healthcare infrastructure after years of war. Dr. Henryk Pich is doing his part to help. As a young man, Dr. Henryk Pich spent time travelling in the Middle East. Not...[Read more]
Dr Fidel Fernandez with SonoSite Ultrasound Machines
Ultrasound is a vital tool for vascular surgeons in the 21 st century. In the following essay, Dr. Fidel Fernández Quesada, a sixth-generation vascular surgeon and associate professor at the University of Granada, Spain, describes the difference that ultrasound has...[Read more]
To celebrate 20 years of helping clinicians bring ultrasound to the point of care , SonoSite partnered with Canadian NGO Bridge To Health and Uganda's Kigezi Healthcare Foundation (KIHEFO) to help them train Ugandan medical officers on how to diagnose...[Read more]
According to the World Health Organization, much of the world’s population has no access to ultrasound imaging . From the jungles of Panama to the mountains of Nepal, the clinicians that are a part of our Global Health Program and...[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]
The newly redesigned SonoSite Institute
Have you ever considered using point-of-care ultrasound but didn’t know where to begin? Fujifilm SonoSite customers have a powerful tool to help them ramp up their scanning skills, making the POCUS learning curve a lot less steep. SonoSite Institute.jpg We’re...[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]
kerala disaster
During recent floods in the southern Indian province of Kerala , the Kerala Flood Disaster relief team sent by Kasturba Medical College, Manipal borrowed a SonoSite M-Turbo ultrasound machine to assist in assessing and triaging flood victims. The team arrived...[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]