Tag: ultrasound

femoral

New protocol helps identify best venipuncture site for femoral access

RaFeVA (Rapid Femoral Vein Assessment), a new protocol, is a rapid and effective tool for the systematic ultrasound evaluation of the veins in the...

Clinician survey reveals significant variation in ultrasound-guided PIV insertion

A new survey among vascular access (VA) and emergency department (ED) clinicians has revealed significant levels of variation in ultrasound-guided peripheral IV (UGPIV) practices...

IVUS during haemodialysis access “aids device selection and adequacy of treatment”

Narayan Karunanithy outlines the benefits of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) during haemodialysis access intervention. Thoracic central veins include intra-thoracic segments of the internal jugular, subclavian, brachiocephalic...
Onvision

Philips and B Braun launch Onvision needle tip tracking, a breakthrough...

Philips and B Braun have announced the launch of Onvision, a breakthrough ultrasound guidance solution for real-time needle tip tracking in regional anaesthesia. Available...

Real-time imaging: Ultrasound detects a biodegradable embolic microsphere after prostatic artery...

Researchers report the use of ultrasound to detect embolization in real time for patients undergoing treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Richard Owen (University...

Siemens Healthineers launches Acuson Juniper ultrasound system at ECR

Acuson Juniper is a new ultrasound system with advanced applications and imaging performance while featuring a lightweight, ergonomic design and complete manoeuvrability for use...
Interventional News for specialists

Single and double needle ultrasound-guided irrigation have a place in treatment...

According to a new study published online in the journal Radiology, when ultrasound-guided percutaneous irrigation is performed to treat shoulder calcification, the choice of...

Pioneer Plus catheter re-entry device with intravascular ultrasound guidance relaunched

Philips has announced the relaunch of the Pioneer Plus catheter, described as the only re-entry device with intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) capabilities and needle deployment...

Hitting cancer with high-intensity ultrasound and immunotherapy

In a new study published in JCI Insight, UC Davis researchers have shown that combining high-intensity focused ultrasound with two immunotherapies (a PD-1 checkpoint...