Clarius White Paper Series – Information Security

With the FDA and other regulatory bodies focusing on cybersecurity in medical devices, this technical white paper comes at an important time. Clarius’ ultrasound systems are not only handheld and high-performance, but also have the benefit of running on most mobile devices and integrating with Cloud services. These were designed and engineered through security-driven requirements…

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Advancements in 3D Ultrasound Technology Funded

Clarius is pleased to announce that in partnership with researchers at the University of Alberta, the company has received funding from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), to collaborate on advancing three-dimensional ultrasound imaging on a handheld ultrasound device. Using Clarius’ patented wireless ultrasound device, the collaboration will involve the acquisition…

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How Ultrasound is Making a Difference at The Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary

Two doctors scan a chimpanzee with a Clarius portable ultrasound scanner and view the image on a smartphone

Clarius is proud to support medical professionals around the world with our Global Health Initiative. Our mission is to bring ultrasound to countries and rural communities where traditional ultrasound is not feasible. It is to our delight to hear stories like this from Dr. Izzy Hirji of the Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Sierra Leone about…

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Clarius Ultrasound is Now Available in Brazil

World map with Brazil highlighted in green

We are proud to announce that our portable ultrasound scanners are now available in Brazil. We have received certification from ANVISA, INMETRO and ANATEL for our 192-element C3 (convex) and L7 (linear) scanners, which provide extraordinary image quality never seen before in such a rugged, compact and wireless device.  Manoel Jose de Santana, responsible for…

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How Ultrasound Ensures Patient Safety for Interventional Procedures

Doctor scans a patient with a Clarius handheld ultrasound scanner

Dr. Sana- Ara Ahmed, a Canadian trained Medical Doctor & Anesthesiologist, believes that patient safety is key to the interventional component of her practice. Her background in Interventional Chronic Pain Medicine and Cosmetic Medicine Rejuvenation puts an emphasis on the importance of comfort and the highest standard of care when it comes to treating her…

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Using Ultrasound to Detect Fluid Volume in Dialysis Patients

By Dr Nathaniel Reisinger Chronic Kidney Disease is a slow and silent killer that has been on the rise for the past decade. Up to 14% of Americans are affected by the accelerated aging of the kidneys,which is directly associated with diabetes, hypertension, and obesity Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients often progress to End-Stage Renal…

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Bye-Bye Blind Needle Sticks

portable ultrasound

One of the most commonly performed procedures in acute-care facilities is a peripheral intravenous (PIV) catheter insertion. In fact, nearly 200 million PIV catheters are placed in patients in hospitals throughout the United States each year.  But while it is common, it isn’t that successful. It is associated with a variety of complications and an unacceptably high…

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Signify Research Reports Ultraportable Ultrasound Market to Grow by 40%

Bar chart showing projected growth of the world market for handheld ultrasounds from 2016–2021

Signify Research recently reported in its Ultrasound Equipment World Report that the ultraportable ultrasound market grew 40% from 2016 to 2017.  It is expected to grow 20% per annum from 2017 to 2022 due to improvements in performance and increasing availability. This compares to an overall ultrasound equipment market annual growth rate between 3 to…

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