real-time ultrasound


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real-time ultrasound

A sonographic procedure that provides rapid, multiple images of an anatomical structure in the form of motion.
See also: ultrasound
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Prediction of intramuscular fat in live swine using real-time ultrasound.
Comparison of four real-time ultrasound systems that predict intramuscular fat in beef cattle.
Jude Medical's catheter technology to provide physicians with real-time ultrasound imaging inside the heart, with direct visualization of both blood flow and other catheters used during cardiac procedures.
AI-700 has been designed to help detect myocardial perfusion defects using standard, real-time ultrasound techniques.
The ACUSON AcuNav(TM) diagnostic ultrasound catheter from the Siemens Ultrasound Division provides real-time ultrasound imaging inside the heart, and direct visualization of blood flow and of other catheters during minimally invasive procedures.
Tool enables clinicians to plan and perform high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy treatments for prostate cancer using real-time ultrasound guidance
Studies have shown that the use of real-time ultrasound guidance for such insertions increases successful first time insertion rates from approximately 65 percent to more than 98 percent and decreases the complication rate associated with CVC placement.
This software will make it possible for clinicians to plan and perform high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy treatments accurately and quickly in the operating room using real-time ultrasound guidance, without moving the patient to a CT scanner partway through the process.
The patent broadly stakes another claim in the developing "shape change" cardiovascular arena, covering methods for improving heart valve function using a device to alter the shape of the valve and adjusting the device based on real-time ultrasound imaging.
Cardiologists use echocardiograms (live, real-time ultrasound images of the beating heart) to evaluate the heart's performance, as well as the structures of the heart.
The authors conclude that using real-time ultrasound guidance to ablate small invasive breast carcinomas is feasible and safe.
Consider: We now have incredibly detailed, 4-color, real-time ultrasounds.

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