Posts Tagged ‘portable scanner’

How Portable Ultrasound Benefitted a Doctor on a Medical Mission

Dr. Myriam Hughes had used ultrasound on many past medical missions, with varying levels of success. “I was always relying on old, half broken ultrasound equipment that didn’t really help in the diagnostic process,” said Hughes. She was first introduced to Clarius in August of 2017 and was impressed by the portability of the scanner. She…

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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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How to Scan the Kidneys Using Ultrasound

A doctor scans a man's kidneys using a Clarius handheld ultrasound scanner. The ultrasound image is projected on a smart device.

A kidney ultrasound is a noninvasive diagnostic exam used to assess the size, shape, and location of the kidneys. It is also useful for assessing blood flow to the kidneys. In the latest of our series of educational ultrasound videos, ultrasound educator Chris Eddy uses the Clarius Curved Linear ultrasound scanner to scan the kidneys. …

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Ultrasound Got Your Tongue?

Ultrasound image of a tongue taken by a Clarius ultrasound scanner

Until recently, the vocal tract has been a bit of a mystery; mostly because when someone talks, we can’t immediately see what’s going on. Now, thanks to ultrasound technology, we can see what the tongue is actually doing during the entire speech process. By placing an ultrasound probe under the chin we can clearly identify…

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Canadian Paramedic Paves Way for Point of Care Ultrasound

Four cyclists biking down a road

As a paramedic in the field, Wade MacPherson sees the potential benefits of point of care ultrasound on a daily basis. The Ontario based paramedic was first exposed to ultrasound during his advanced care paramedic education. While colleagues and other industry professionals questioned the value of ultrasound in the hands of paramedics, MacPherson was determined to…

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Clarius Announces Economical, High Quality Ultrasound Scanner for Research

We are excited to announce a new ultrasound research interface for universities and companies performing medical research. Debuting this week at the IEEE international ultrasonics symposium in Washington, DC, the new research interface provides high quality and shareable raw data for educational purposes.   Ultrasound research systems providing raw data have traditionally been large and…

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Clarius Eclipse: Our Most Important Release This Year

Two smart phones showing Clarius App version 3.1 Eclipse

We are excited to announce our most important release this year: the Clarius App 3.1 Eclipse. The latest version of our app includes advanced features and options for all users and many premium options including Color/Power Doppler, spatial compounding for better imaging, needle enhancement, and three-in-one imaging capability on the C3 Scanner. Clarius Eclipse also incorporates enhanced…

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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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What the iPhone’s Birthday Means to Clarius

iPhone showing an ultrasound image in the Clarius App and a Clarius convex scanner

By Kelly Batke As most of you are aware, iPhone celebrated its 10th birthday this week. What you likely aren’t aware of is just how much of an influence and impact this revolutionary technology had on Clarius. If we look back 25 years ago, a “cell” phone was used solely for audio communication, and it…

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Clarius Introduces Pocket Ultrasound Tri-Scanner™

Clarius Scanner with the Clarius C3-L Clip-on

Clarius has a new option for customers who only want to carry one multi-purpose ultrasound scanner in their pocket. Clarius Clip-ons transform a scanner that is typically used to scan deep structures within the abdomen, to one that can also scan superficial anatomy and even the heart. “Clarius Clip-ons are ideal for first responders, emergency…

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