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Ultrasound: Portable

Hand-carried Ultrasound System for Primary Care

utilised during annual routine check-up for evaluating CVD risk

Hand-carried Ultrasound System for Primary Care. Research data on the assessment of sub-clinical atherosclerosis through the measurement of intima-media thickness (IMT) in the carotid artery and plaque assessment with hand-carried ultrasound indicate that the technique provides more accurate risk stratification for cardiovascular disease than other tests, particularly in women. Dr John Postley, MD, founding president of the New York Physicians Group, a 21-physician multispeciality group located in Manhattan, presented his ultrasound research data at the 2006 World Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, Spain. To demonstrate the high sensitivity of ultrasound and its usefulness for diagnosing cardiovascular disease (CVD), Dr Postley compared the predictive value of IMT measurement with the Framingham Risk Score, the commonly used method for stratifying CVD risk. Dr Postley currently uses the MicroMaxx hand-carried ultrasound to identify early signs of CVD in his patients during their routine annual examination. Making use of SonoCalc IMT, the proprietary edge-detection software, Dr Postley can quickly and easily measure IMT of the carotid artery to assess arterial wall disease progression and CVD risk. Hand-carried Ultrasound System for Primary Care




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