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Ultrasound Imaging Needle

January 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optical Ultrasound of the Heart
For the first time, it has become possible to make live images from inside the heart [MORE]

Remote Sonography

December 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Telerobotic Ultrasound System – Patient Site
This piece describes a technology “in progress:” telerobotic ultrasound. Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan [MORE]

Therapeutic Ultrasound Zaps Small Benign Masses

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

High Intensity Focused Ultrasound
A French company Theraclion (Paris) has developed an ultrasound platform that includes ultrasound, High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, [MORE]

Ultrasound Triggered Chemotherapy

August 22, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles Loaded with Chemotherapy
Quoting directly: “To improve the low efficacy and toxic side effects of chemotherapies that rely on this [MORE]

A First for Focused Ultrasound Surgery

June 27, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Focused ultrasound depicted in 3D illustration. Source: INSIGHTEC. (PRNewsfoto/Nicklaus Children’s Hospital)
Surgeons at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami have used [MORE]

MR Guided Focused Ultrasound for Surgery

May 30, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Insightec’s Exablate Neuro
Beyond minimally invasive surgery there is non-invasive surgery, as this piece describes: “By focusing ultrasound waves on a [MORE]

Shockwave Lithoplasty for Peripheral Artery Disease

May 23, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lithoplasty Technology for PAD
A Harrisburg, PA hospital is one of 45 global sites to test shockwave lithoplasty in breaking up [MORE]

Propelling Nanorobots by Enzyme Action or Ultrasound

April 25, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. Sámuel Sánchez Nanorobot Researcher
Injectable robots—sometimes called microswimmers—raise two sorts of engineering problems: design of the device itself, and its [MORE]

Ultrasound in POC Devices

March 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Acoustic Whirlpool Device
Engineers in the US (Duke University) and China have developed an acoustofluidic chip that can concentrate fluorescently-labeled biomarkers [MORE]

“Neural Dust” Implant

October 18, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neural Dust
Electrical engineers at the University of California-Berkeley have created an implantable sensor, about the size of a grain of [MORE]

Ablating Fat with Ultrasound

September 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Body Shaping Ultrasound
“UltraShape Power T” is a focused, pulsed ultrasound device that creates pressure changes and bubbles in fat tissue [MORE]

Ultrasound Treatment of Tremors

September 20, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Focused Ultrasound UVA
The FDA has approved the first focused ultrasound device for treating tremors in patients who do not respond [MORE]

Guiding Epidural Needles

August 9, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Epidural Placement Guide
The epidural space of the spine exists between the vertebrae and dura, beneath which is the arachnoid space [MORE]

Sonoporation for Enhanced Chemotherapy Effectiveness

July 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sonoporation
Sonoporation—i.e. using ultrasound to induce porosity—has been used in cell therapies for some years—but now researchers in Norway have used [MORE]