Insights

Artificial Intelligence in Medical Ultrasound Research

It’s no secret that Artificial Intelligence (AI) governs our lives through the consumer technology we use every day. AI is now disrupting various healthcare practices, including medical ultrasound imaging. In fact, the projected market value of AI within healthcare is expected to grow from $2B in 2018, to $36B in 2025. One of the most…

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A Brief History of Medical Ultrasound

When we first introduced the Clarius Handheld Ultrasound scanner in March 2016, the concept of truly portable ultrasound was very new and surprising to many.  But when you consider that medical ultrasound imaging has followed the same trend as personal computers, the miniaturization of ultrasound systems is a natural progression. As computers have become smaller…

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Using Elastography to understand musculoskeletal pathology

Last week, we introduced the elastography imaging mode available on our Clarius Ultrasound platform. Greg Fritz PT, DPT, RMSK, a practicing physiotherapist in Washington State, has been testing elastography with his Clarius scanner at his small practice. Here is the detailed account of his experience with this advanced Clarius feature. Physical Therapists, who critically identify musculoskeletal…

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Real-time Elastography Now Available on Clarius Handheld Ultrasound

Measuring elasticity and stiffness of soft tissue to detect the presence or progression of disease is a well-known diagnostic method.  Elastography is an ultrasound imaging modality that is established in medical literature and continues to evolve as a non-invasive diagnostic technique.  Until now, it has only been offered on high-end ultrasound systems due to the…

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Learn to use the Clarius Ultrasound App in under 3 minutes!

Would you like to see how easy it is to use Clarius Ultrasound? We invite you to watch our quick start video.  You can also download the latest Clarius App on your iOS or Android smart mobile or tablet to experience the app first hand. When you first open the app, you’ll be prompted to…

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A Technical Perspective on Bringing Clarius HD to Market

Kris Dickie, our Vice President of Research & Development, is an active member of Linkedin and often contributes in-depth articles.  Here we’re providing an edited version of an article he recently wrote about his 20-year career developing ultrasound systems.  Click here to read the full article. Introduction My first job 20 years ago was helping…

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The Benefits of Portable Ultrasound in your Practice

Clarius ultrasound for urology

We recently caught up with Dr. Kevin Zorn at the American Urology Association (AUA) meeting in Chicago to discuss his practice. Dr. Zorn is a urologist who started off his practice at the University of Chicago before moving to Montreal to head the BPH and Robotics Program at the University of Montreal. He is very…

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Research Toolkits

We offer various research tools that can be purchased individually with any scanner model. Research tools provide a unique way to work with the raw data that the scanner collects internally, as well the ability to develop custom software that can be used for real-time analysis. Our goal is to help make imaging research simple…

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Clarius White Paper Series – Automated Parameters

In this next White Paper, Simplifying Ultrasound with Automated Parameters, we focus on how we’ve implemented a complex system of algorithms and software architecture to help make using ultrasound simpler. The paper covers 3 main topics on how each Clarius scanner: Fine-tunes imaging gain in real-time Reprograms and optimizes dozens of parameters with each adjustment…

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Sharyn Moodie: Ultrasound Goes Portable

Sharyn Moodie scanning a patient

Sharyn Moodie is a qualified Australian ultrasonographer (ASAR) who is spending her time travelling to offer her medical expertise to those in need. Along with the Bridging Health organization, Sharyn travelled to Tanna Island for two weeks in October 2018. Her A Sound Adventure blog covers what it has been like on the road as…

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