Vevo Blog

VisualSonics' research ultrasound blog delivers the latest trends and industry insight for pre-clinical and clinical research ultrasound.

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Ultrasound for Lung: More Popular Than You Think!

Recently, we have seen an increased demand for ultrasound imaging in hospitals as the global medical community treats increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients. We share some key findings from several publications that use ultrasound imaging systems from the FUJIFILM VisualSonics product portfolio to diagnose and monitor lung pathologies in pre-clinical rodent models.
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Bouncing Back to the Basics

Technical terms and acronyms about our ultrasound technology might be confusing for those beginning to use our Vevo systems or new to ultrasound imaging in general. In this Vevo Blog entry, Dr. Kristiina Aasa talks about some basics of ultrasound technology.
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Looking Back at 2017

As the weather cools down and the lights go up, it’s a great time of year to reflect on some big moments of the previous twelve months. Read this reflective blog by Dr. Kelly O'Connell.
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Imaging with Bubbles…Next Generation Tool for Molecular Imaging?

The recent 2016 FDA approval of Bracco’s Lumason for its use in liver lesion detection for both adults and children, marks a milestone for microbubble imaging, paving the way for increased adoption and expanded clinical use of microbubbles in abdominal and pelvic imaging.
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CRISPR Technology and Innovations in Cancer Research

CRISPR-Cas 9 is a method used to target and edit DNA at precise locations in living cells. This has broad implications in treating human disease, specifically in the field of oncology. Read full blog.
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From Mouse to…Men Only?

The foundation of our understanding for nearly every available therapy (from drugs to devices) is based on sex-specific studies which almost exclusively use male animal models. Unfortunately, relying on male-only preclinical and clinical studies can lead to unexpected results!
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Is there “Truthiness” in Science?

The question of what constitutes truth can be seen almost everywhere these days. How do we know what is true? Who can we trust? This is especially true when it comes to science. So, to use Stephen Colbert’s now notorious term, how can we overcome “truthiness” when it comes to science? Read Dr. Kelly O'Connell's blog.
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Not Just Full of Hot Air – Ultrasound in the Lungs

Lung ultrasound has been successfully incorporated in the clinical setting, including the emergency department and the ICU, though its applications in the pre-clinical research realm are still in initial stages. Read more.
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To Postdoc or not to Postdoc?

Dr. Kristiina Aasa discusses some issues faced by early researchers after completing their PhD while sharing her personal opinions and experiences. Read full blog.
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The Lab and the Clinic – Working Together Towards Personalized Medicine

Personalized medicine is beginning to appear more and more in discussions on the future of health care.This was exactly the over-arching topic of a recent live webinar we hosted. Read more.

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