Archive for July 2017

Using Ultrasound to Assess for an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

Doctor using a Clarius handheld ultrasound scanner to scan a man's abdomen

An abdominal aortic aneurysm, known as the “Triple A” or AAA, can be life threatening if it ruptures.  In the United States, 15,000 deaths1 per year are attributed to AAAs. Globally, the annual mortality rate is 2.6 per 100,000 people.2  Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms occur most commonly in individuals between 65 and 75 years of age,…

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Clarius in the News: Business in Vancouver

Man scanning his neck with a Clarius portable ultrasound scanner and viewing the image on an iPad

Clarius was recently featured in Business in Vancouver. The article highlights our recent growth, the benefits of our med-tech device, and the growing tech landscape in British Columbia. Below is an excerpt: Bridging the gap between Canada’s core industries and B.C.’s booming technology sector is proving to be a boon for many up-and-coming companies. One…

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Ultrasound: Demand It.

Nathaniel Reisinger, MD

Excerpt from an article that appeared first on Kidney News Online, written by By Nathaniel Reisinger MD Improvised hastily by a young physician to avoid the embarrassment from direct auscultation of a particularly buxom patient’s chest, the stethoscope recently celebrated its 200th anniversary. After initial resistance, it has since become standard of care and a ubiquitous icon…

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Are You Learning Ultrasound? Put Your Knowledge to the Test!

Are you a student of ultrasound? Can you now easily distinguish between a solid or fluid filled mass? At Clarius we are passionate about ultrasound education and continuously collaborate with some of the top ultrasound educators out there.  With their help we have created a brief ultrasound quiz geared towards those just learning ultrasound. Take…

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