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SonoSite ultrasound in Papua New Guinea
An advocate for the expansion of the use of point-of-care ultrasound, Dr. Yasmin Endlich is an anesthesiologist who practices medicine in Australia and regularly travels to Papua New Guinea to provide medical training to local physicians . Here, she explains...[Read more]
SonoSite in Mosul, Iraq
FUJIFILM SonoSite has donated a point-of-care ultrasound system to CADUS, an independent aid organization supporting the relief effort in Iraq. Dr. Henryk Pich, an anesthetist and emergency clinician at the University of Dresden, and a CADUS volunteer, explained the need...[Read more]
Mosul, Iraq’s second city, is slowly rebuilding its healthcare infrastructure after years of war and destruction. Dr Henryk Pich, a consultant anaesthetist and intensive carephysician at the University of Dresden, Germany, visited the region soon after the fighting had ended,...[Read more]
FUJIFILM SonoSite has once again supplied loan equipment to cardiac teams travelling out to perform life-saving surgery on children in India on behalf of the charity Healing Little Hearts (HLH). HLH was launched as an official registered charity in 2007...[Read more]
FUJIFILM SonoSite’s robust, easy-to-use point-of-care ultrasound instruments fit perfectly into radiologists’ imaging toolkits for veterinary medicine, allowing straightforward scanning of pets and large animals alike. Drs Emilie Segard and Juliette Sonet, assistant professors in radiology at VetAgro Sup in Lyon,...[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]
Ultrasound is a vital tool for vascular surgeons in the 21 st century. Dr Fidel Fernández Quesada, a sixth-generation vascular surgeon and associate professor at the University of Granada, Spain, describes the difference it has made to his clinical practice...[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]
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]