A sonogram technician is someone specialised in the use of ultrasonography. Working in the medical field, the sonogram tec is trained in order to be able to use the ultrasound machine. Physicians make use of the images obtained from the machine to establish diseases and medical conditions of patients. There is a thorough understanding of the equipment and also a good connection with people is required, since the technician needs to explain the procedure to patients and guide them in the position to obtain the needed images.
Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as event recorders find ways to support lowering the cost of care delivery by supporting shorter hospital stays and more home based services.
Worldwide markets are poised to achieve continuing growth as CT gains significant new imaging clarity. CT imaging is useful for healthcare therapeutic decision-making. Infarctions caused by stroke and extensive bleeding are types of conditions imaged. Subarachnoid hemorrhage and a ruptured aneurysm are imaged. Seeing the conditions clearly makes a huge difference in choosing between different treatment options. CT is a primary diagnostic tool in oncology. It is used to detect cancer, for oncologic treatment follow-up and in assessing the lung diseases.
The image quality and ease of use of SonoSite’s NanoMaxx® hand-carried ultrasound system are allowing paediatricians at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust in Reading to provide precisely targeted intramuscular injections for the relief of spasticity in children with cerebral palsy. Dr Rosalind Jefferson, Consultant Paediatrician at the Trust, explained: “We have been interested in ultrasound needle guidance for the focal treatment of spasticity in children since 2005, as this improves accuracy and reliability in administering botulinum toxin injections.
Portsmouth’s Queen Alexandra Hospital has recently invested in a SonoSite S-ICU™ point-of-care ultrasound system to improve the quality and safety of treatment for pleural effusion patients. Professor Anoop Chauhan, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, explained: “The British Thoracic Society guidelines recommend that individuals inserting chest drains should have basic training in ultrasound to help them identify the most appropriate and safest place to insert the drain. This reduces the risk and enhances the quality of patient care.”
National Ultrasound is proud to announce making the INC 5000 list for the fifth consecutive year. Revenues for National Ultrasound in 2011 were over $9 million.
The President Joe Williams states, “We are experiencing a 40% growth rate year after year. With our current business model and initiatives, like our expansion in to Veterinary medicine, we expect continued growth at this level.”
Founded in 2003, National Ultrasound is a global supplier of new and refurbished ultrasound machines, probes and parts.
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National Ultrasound, Inc. has been given exclusive rights to sell Mindray, Inc.’s veterinary ultrasound line. The line includes the M5, M7, DP-50, DP-6900, and the DP-3300. These systems offer a full range of prices and capabilities for all veterinarians’ ultrasonic diagnostic needs.
Bill M. Wilson II has been hired as the new Veterinarian Sales Director for National Ultrasound, Inc. Bill has twenty plus years of experience in the veterinary medical equipment industry, including positions at Abaxis, Inc., Vetspecs, and scil Animal Care.
SignaBlok Receives NIH Grant to Develop New Nanotechnology for Diagnostic Imaging of Atherosclerosis
Shrewsbury, MA, July 10, 2012 – SignaBlok, Inc., a Massachusetts-based emerging biopharmaceutical company, announced today the award of a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Jersey General Hospital is taking advantage of SonoSite’s flexible M-Turbo® hand-carried ultrasound system for a range of procedures in its emergency admission unit (EAU) and emergency department (A&E). Respiratory Specialist Petra Schinle explained: “We have had SonoSite point-of-care ultrasound systems on our paediatric and adult intensive care units for a number of years and, having experienced first-hand how useful bedside ultrasound can be, we wanted to introduce it for emergency and acute patients.