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Time is of the essence in an emergency situation, and may be the difference between life and death. Ambulance crews on the front line must decide rapidly whether or not a patient is suffering from a lifethreatening condition requiring specialist...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound systems play an important role in the treatment of complicated medical cases at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford, as consultant intensivist and anaesthetist Dr Justin Kirk-Bayley explained. The Royal Surrey County Hospital is a 527-bed general...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound is a valuable tool for successful dialysis fistula surgery, allowing pre‑operative mapping to find a suitable site and post‑operative fistula scanning to check for stenosis and adequate blood flow. Anna Jerram, a clinical vascular scientist at the Manchester...[Read more]
SonoSite sells it's 100,000 system
FUJIFILM SonoSite employees sign the shipping container for the 100,000th system sold FUJIFILM SonoSite is delighted to announce that we have recently sold our 100,000th system. A SonoSite X-Porte, our premier kiosk ultrasound system , was delivered to a hospital...[Read more]
PANISH NGO CIRUGÍA SOLIDARIA USES M-TURBO IN KENYAN HEALTH MISSION
During the Summer of 2017, a group of healthcare professionals – the majority from the Hospital Clínico Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca (HCUVA) in Murcia, Spain – travelled to Kenya in partnership with the Spanish NGO Cirugía Solidaria . They...[Read more]
SonoSite ultasound for professional Spanish athletes
Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is an essential everyday tool in sports medicine at the Clinica Ivre in Valencia, Spain. Trauma specialist Dr. Miguel Ángel Buil-Bellver describes how ultrasound examination of the musculo-skeletal system has made diagnosing injuries easier and quicker, informing...[Read more]
FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will soon be providing pre-hospital diagnostics across the Scottish Highlands as part of the innovative SatCare trial. This study aims to combine POC ultrasound and advanced communications to enable remote image interpretation and...[Read more]
SonoSite blog: Race Across America
The Race Across America is billed as the world’s toughest bicycle race; a non-stop, coast-to-coast, transcontinental trek from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland . Racers cycle for over 3,000 miles across 12 states of frequently arid terrain, and climb 170,000...[Read more]
NICE guidelines for ultrasound-guided placement of central venous lines in adults and children were first issued in the UK in October 2002. Dr James Bennett, Consultant Anaesthetist at Birmingham Children's Hospital, discusses how the debate has since moved on from...[Read more]
SonoSite blog: 9 Reasons Ultrasound is Invaluable for Nephrologists
Point-of-care ultrasound is fast becoming a key instrumental technique in nephrology, supporting diagnostics and improving delivery of renal replacement therapy and subsequent vascular monitoring. Here are the top 9 reasons why nephrologists can't afford to ignore ultrasound-guided procedures and applications...[Read more]