A Novel Application of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Imaging

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Dec 9, 2013 9:30:00 AM


The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) revealed a new study that could aid in the understanding of dynamic muscle function and dysfunction during the development of musculoskeletal disorders.
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Topics: Musculoskeletal

Ultrasound Guided Prostate Brachytherapy

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Dec 8, 2013 3:30:00 PM


Dr. Brian J. Moran, Medical Director of Chicago Prostate Center specializes in prostate brachytherapy. In this video segment with Dr. Moran, he shared with us why brachytherapy is his prostate radiation method of choice for his patients.
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Topics: Urology

2014 Schedule for Introduction to MSK Ultrasound Courses

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Nov 21, 2013 7:30:00 AM


The 2014 schedule for our Introduction to MSK Ultrasound courses is set, click the link to view it. This year we will have 18 courses scheduled in 9 different weeks and in 3 different locations in the US and Canada. We have added Boston to our usual locations in Phoenix and Vancouver, and we have also changed the course format and price.
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Topics: Musculoskeletal

Dr. Brian Moran Discusses Prostate Cancer

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Nov 15, 2013 4:28:00 AM


This November, Analogic is proud to be participating in its first annual company-wide Movember. In honor of our month long commitment to raising awareness for men’s health we would like to share with you an interview with Dr. Brian J. Moran, Medical Director of Chicago Prostate Center specializes in prostate cancer treatment. He has been performing prostate seed implants since 1994 and is an experienced practitioner of prostate brachytherapy and more recently transperineal prostate biopsies. His emphasis has been on quality of life issues and long-term outcomes for prostate cancer patients.
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Topics: Urology

Why Movember at Analogic?

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Nov 14, 2013 9:30:00 AM


Analogic’s BK team has been developing ultrasound systems that have been used by physicians specializing in men’s health for more than 30 years. This year, we are stepping up our commitment to improving men’s health by supporting the Movember Foundation, which raises funds and increases awareness of men’s health issues. The Foundation’s signature event is held each November, when men around the world are encouraged to grow a moustache and to raise funds to support the foundation’s efforts. 

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Topics: Urology

Analogic Helps Fight Prostate Cancer This Movember

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Nov 1, 2013 9:30:00 AM

This November, Analogic is participating in its first annual company-wide Movember. Each year during this month, men grow a moustache to raise vital awareness and funds for men’s health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives. Proceeds raised through the Movember Foundation are donated largely to the Prostate Cancer Foundation and Livestrong.
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Topics: Urology

How to Blog for Your Fertility Practice

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Aug 7, 2013 10:00:00 PM



If you run a private fertility clinic you're not only a doctor, you are also an entrepreneur with a business. You likely have a website to promote your clinic, and you may also engage in other online marketing and communication activities. A good blog can help you establish trust and credibility while communicating with your patients. It is also a great marketing tool that can help new patients find your website and your clinic.

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Topics: Reproductive Medicine

Video of Ultrasound Transducer in Robotic Surgery

Posted by BK Ultrasound on May 21, 2013 3:07:00 AM


Now that we are a part of the Analogic Ultrasound family along with BK Medical and Sound Technology, we can offer even more new and innovative products to our customers. Among the most interesting ones is a transducer designed for robotic surgery, BK Medical’s ProART™ 8826. You can see it in action in the video below, as Dr. Michael Stifelman’s uses it to find the boundaries of a tumor before performing a partial nephrectomy.
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Topics: Surgery

Internal Jugular Vein Vascular Access Line Placement

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Apr 17, 2013 3:09:00 AM


The Internal Jugular Vein (IJV) is commonly selected by anesthesiologists for central access because its anatomical position relative to surface and deep structures is well established. In his book, Ultrasound Guidance for Vascular Access and Regional Anesthesia, Dr. Brian Pollard demonstrates ultrasound-guided vascular access line placement using the IVJ.
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Topics: Anesthesiology

Ultrasound Guidance in Central Venous Access Increases Accuracy With Children, Study Finds

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Mar 26, 2013 3:05:00 AM


A new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital compares “landmark- to ultrasound-guided central venous access when performed by pediatric surgeons.” While ultrasound guidance is commonly used for placing venous catheters in adults, it is not as widely accepted by pediatric surgeons, according to the American College of Surgeons. The conclusion of the study states that “Ultrasound reduced the number of cannulation attempts necessary for venous access,” which “indicates a potential to reduce complications when ultrasound is used by pediatric surgeons.”
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Topics: Anesthesiology