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SonoSite: Ultrasound-Guidance for Fistula Surgery in The Gambia
Point-of-care ultrasound is a valuable tool for successful dialysis fistula surgery, allowing pre-operative mapping to find a suitable site and post operative fistula scanning to check for stenosis and adequate blood flow . Anna Jerram, a clinical vascular scientist at...[Read more]
SonoSite blog: POCUS Guidelines for Pediatric Access
More than five million central venous catheter (CVC) lines are placed in hospitals each year, making it one of the most common invasive emergency room procedures . Although NICE guidelines for ultrasound-guided placement of central venous lines in adults and...[Read more]
SonoSite blog: Scottish Program Puts POCUS in Rural Ambulances
FUJIFILM SonoSite’s M-Turbo point-of-care (POC) ultrasound systems will soon be providing pre-hospital diagnostics across the Scottish Highlands as part of the innovative SatCare trial . This study aims to combine POC ultrasound and advanced communications to enable remote image interpretation...[Read more]
The Race Across America is billed as the world’s toughest bicycle race; a non-stop, coast-to-coast, transcontinental trek from Oceanside, California to Annapolis, Maryland . Racers cycle for over 3,000 miles across 12 states of frequently arid terrain, and climb 170,000...[Read more]
Point-of-care ultrasound is fast becoming a key instrumental technique in nephrology, supporting diagnostics and improving delivery of renal replacement therapy and subsequent vascular monitoring. Here are the top 9 reasons why nephrologists can't afford to ignore ultrasound-guided procedures and applications...[Read more]
SonoSite ultrasound machines in Puerto Rico
Dr. Alfredo Tirado is from Florida Hospital in Orlando, and has been leading an emergency response mission in Puerto Rico to help with Hurricane Maria relief. FUJIFILM SonoSite has contributed four M-Turbos to the medical recovery efforts, and Dr. Tirado...[Read more]
Did you know that nearly half of all opioid overdoses involve a prescription? Physicians are beginning to tackle the problem at ground zero: in the ED, where many patients receive their first prescription opioids. From treating acute traumatic pain to...[Read more]
SonoSite at ASA2017
SonoSite is proud to participate in A nesthesiology 17, North America’s premier Anesthesia conference . Point-of-care ultrasound offers improved visualization for everything from bedside echo to ultrasound-guided regional nerve blocks for post-operative pain control . This year, physician guest speakers...[Read more]
With constant pressure on healthcare providers to improve the quality and efficiency of care while reducing costs, standardization of patient management is a logical step towards more streamlined services . Anesthesia is one area that is beginning to embrace this...[Read more]
From July 1-2, the Morzine ski resort in Savoy, France hosted the Spartan Race , an obstacle course open to all physical abilities and all levels. Competitors from all over Europe took part in the event. With cold temperatures (54°F...[Read more]