Beverly Gorman, RDCS
IAC Director of Accreditation - Echocardiography
ICUS is pleased to announce the election of its newest Board member, Beverly Gorman, RDCS. She will serve in a newly created position as the first Board member representing the field of sonography. Click here to read bio
The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS)
Beverly Gorman, RDCS
The 31st Annual Advances in Contrast Ultrasound Bubble Conference
September 8-10, 2016The Renaissance Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, IL
Steve Feinstein, MD
Stephanie Wilson, MD
Petros Nihoyannopoulos, MD
David Cosgrove, MD
In July, Echo Research and Practice celebrated its first birthday and one year of high-quality content in international echocardiography.
To mark this milestone, it has shortlisted the 10 most downloaded papers from the past 12 months and is asking ICUS members and the cardiology community around the world to vote for their favorite.
The shortlisted papers are all available to read, free of charge, on the Echo Research and Practice website: http://www.echorespract.com/
Have your say - vote now for your favorite at: www.surveymonkey.com/r/echotop10
The winning paper will be announced on World Heart Day, 29th September 2015.
Echo Research and Practice
Echo Research and Practice is a new, international journal of the British Society of Echocardiography, and is the first open access journal in echocardiography. Topics include original cardiac ultrasound research, critical reviews, selected case reports, videos and educational materials. Publication fees are discounted 10% for members of ICUS.
Click here to learn more: http://www.echorespract.com/
Bracco Diagnostics has received approval for its Lumason ultrasound contrast agent, which now joins Definity (Lantheus Medical Imaging) and Optison (GE Healthcare) as approved ultrasound contrast agents in the U.S. Known previously as SonoVue, Lumason (sulfur hexafluoride lipid microbubbles) is indicated for patients whose echocardiography images are hard to see with ultrasound, according to the FDA.
Click here for full FDA statement: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm418509.htm