How Handheld Ultrasound Has Changed My OB/GYN Practice

Dr. Shaunie Keys, MD As an obstetrician and gynecologist, ultrasound equipment is essential to my group practice in Kirkland, Washington.  I’m one of eight physicians at the Unified Center for Women’s Health and we have three full-time sonographers who are scheduled to use two fully-featured ultrasound systems to examine patients throughout the day. Recently I’ve…

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COVID-19 and Point of Care Echocardiography

By Daniel J. Kim, MD FRCPC As the COVID-19 pandemic has evolved, it is clear that cardiovascular complications are common, including pathology like myocarditis, acute coronary syndrome (ACS), heart failure, cardiogenic shock, and venous thromboembolism (VTE).1 Echocardiography is an important tool in the assessment and monitoring of these complications. In fact, the American Society of…

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Ultrasound and Bladder Cancer

While cystoscopy is considered the gold standard for bladder cancer diagnosis, it is an expensive and invasive procedure.  As the incidence of bladder cancer rises, urologists are using transabdominal ultrasound for initial screening and to visualize the location and size of bladder carcinomas. A 2017 study of patients with indications for cystoscopy found that ultrasound…

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[VIDEO] POCUS in a Pandemic, a presentation on the use of lung ultrasound

“It’s hard to believe that COVID-19 was only confirmed as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11th. Since then, lung ultrasound has come into prominence not just in the medical world but also in the mainstream world and the mainstream press,” Dan Kim, MD FRCPC Dr. Dan Kim is an emergency physician…

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[VIDEO] Brush up on How to Perform an eFAST Exam

With COVID-19 overburdening healthcare systems around the globe, we’re hearing from clinicians in all practices about the benefits of using handheld ultrasound at the point of care. Last week, we recorded new videos with Dr. Daniel Kim, MD FRCPC, which you may find useful to triage or monitor patients. While Dr. Kim was using a…

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James Ferrie is our first customer in Australia!

James Ferrie is our first customer in Australia. A musculoskeletal sports podiatrist and teacher, he splits his time between two practices. We had a chance to ask Mr. Ferrie about why he chose Clarius and here is what he had to say. How did you hear about Clarius HD? Back when the first-generation scanner was…

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Remote Options for POCUS in a Pandemic

With increased patient loads and the urgent need to control the spread of COVID-19, it may be time to click the button for real-time telemedicine. Clarius offers two options to monitor, guide and review ultrasound exams from a distance. Clarius Live Real Time Broadcast With Clarius live, you can broadcast live ultrasound imaging to any…

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[VIDEO] Why Handheld Ultrasound is a Safer Option for Infection Control

It’s no secret that cleaning traditional ultrasound scanners is a challenge at the best of times. Fortunately, clinicians now have access to a variety of handheld ultrasound systems that are easy to cover and disinfect. For example, Clarius scanners can be fully encased in a sterile cover or even a Ziploc bag. Option 1: Cover…

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[VIDEO] How to Scan the Lungs with Ultrasound

Our team worked with Dr. Dan Kim, a Vancouver emergency medicine physician, to record a quick lung exam tutorial using Clarius ultrasound.  Dr. Kim scanned a healthy model during the video. Please refer to the exam shown below from our cases page to see a clip of a lung with pneumonia captured with a Clarius…

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Clinical Utility and Technique for Lung Ultrasound in COVID-19 Cases

Daniel J. Kim, MD FRCPC Dr. Kim is an emergency physician in Vancouver. To help Clarius users understand how they can use ultrasound in the screening and monitoring of COVID-19, we asked Dr. Kim to put together an article summarizing current best practices. Clarius will share updates on ultrasound use for COVID-19 as more information…

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