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Biomedical Research Institute Develops Ultrasound Technology for Kidney Stones

Posted by Jeanette Ashby on Sat, Mar 9, 2013 @ 11:03 AM

Artifacts in ultrasound are more of a nuisance and can contribute to misleading diagnostic information. Artifacts can be attributed to a hardware problem such as holding the transducer incorrectly or be related to the imaging technique and software such as B-Mode or Doppler. However, scientists at the National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) are developing an ultrasound technology that uses "Twinkling Artifact" to detect and push through kidney stones.

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Topics: ultrasound equipment, Doppler ultrasound, B-Mode technology, ultrasound service contracts, United Medical Instruments, Biomedical engineer, diagnostic ultrasound machine

Taking Your Portable Ultrasound Machine Mobile? Read This First!

Posted by Leslie Patton on Tue, Dec 18, 2012 @ 08:12 AM

Portable ultrasound machines are available from every manufacturer and range in price from $10,000-$75,000 depending on features and technology.  Depending on one's clinical needs it certainly seems to make sense to buy one either for your private practice or to start a mobile sonography business.  In the last month of 2012, and with Section 179 Tax Deduction available, it even makes more sense to take advantage of the cost savings.

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Topics: ultrasound service contracts, Portable ultrasound, Mobile Ultrasound Company, mobile ultrasound, handheld echo, Starting Mobile ultrasound, GE Vivid i