IBEX Portable Ultrasound: Scan a Bovine Umbilical Abscess

By Mia Varra on Fri, Nov 08, 2019 @ 08:54 AM

Attached are some bovine ultrasound scans from an umbilical abscess in a 3 month old beef heifer calf on grass submitted by Dr. Paul Chard, Brush Colorado (Follow Dr Chard on twitter @CattleVet)

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Retool to Upgrade

By Nate Alexander on Fri, Oct 18, 2019 @ 09:41 AM

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Since we released our PRO/r and SuperLite in 2018, many existing PRO and LITE users have taken advantage of our Retool to Upgrade program, allowing them to breathe new life into out-of-warranty ultrasound units. 

Now, with the release of our new PRO/c and SuperLite/c, we are offering the same retooling options—upgrade to our latest high-resolution technology and get a new 3-year warranty!

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Equine Fetal Development

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Thu, Aug 15, 2019 @ 08:33 AM

With recently confirmed pregnancies in your broodmare herd, we thought we’d bring you some ultrasound images of equine pregnancies at various stages of gestation...

26 day equine video REVISED

26-day [L6E transducer]

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Dr. Paul Chard On Portable Veterinary Ultrasound

By Mia Varra on Thu, Aug 01, 2019 @ 08:35 AM

Angus-Cow-Grazing-In-The-SnowThis interview was originally published in 2013 but still relevant today!

I had the pleasure of visiting with beef veterinarian Dr. Paul Chard in Brush, Colorado today about why he invested in portable ultrasound and how he feels it helps his practice be more profitable and provide better services to his beef herd customers. 

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Summer Sizzle...Everyone Loves A Sale!

By Chas Maloy on Thu, Jul 18, 2019 @ 08:30 AM

With summer heating up, we wanted to share some very impressive special pricing to help you beat the heat.

During the summer months we like to clear out some of our inventory—both new and demo gear that we have in stock. This year we are offering pricing never seen before on our most popular ultrasound products.

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Explaining Ultrasound Images To Your Equine Clients

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Tue, Jul 09, 2019 @ 08:31 AM

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As a veterinarian, you’re trained to understand what you see on an ultrasound machine, but your equine client may be baffled by the images. They may not even know what ultrasound imaging actually is or does, or its value as a diagnostic tool. Here are some tips for explaining ultrasound images to horse owners.

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Yukon Vet Uses IBEX EVO To Diagnose Canine Patient

By Chas Maloy on Wed, Jun 19, 2019 @ 08:30 AM

Dr. Michelle Oakley, Yukon Vet, uses the IBEX® EVO® in the clinic, too. She is using the C6E probe [multi-frequency transducer, 4-9 MHz, 18 cm depth] to diagnose Barney, her canine patient.

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Three Methods to Improve Broodmare Ultrasound

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Tue, May 21, 2019 @ 09:37 AM

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1...Obtain the best image possible
Take the time to completely evacuate the rectum, and use plenty of lube for contact. If your ultrasound system provides variable frequency transducers, remember to operate at the highest frequency that still allows you enough depth to visualize all the pertinent structures; this will optimize the resolution of your image! You’ll acquire a higher quality (and larger!) ovary image scanning at 6cm than you will at 12cm. In addition, become familiar with your equipment; experiment with gain, contrast, and persistence in order to achieve the image that you desire.

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Yukon Vet Uses IBEX EVO

By Chas Maloy on Mon, May 13, 2019 @ 07:37 AM

Dr. Michelle Oakley, Yukon Vet, uses an IBEX® EVO® in the wild. She is using the L6E probe [linear transducer, 5-8 MHz, 18 cm depth] and wearing our latest high-resolution i3 goggles.

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How Does Ultrasound Work?

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 @ 02:58 PM

If you’re new to ultrasound, an image may look like nothing more than a swirling array of grey tones on the screen.  Interpretation requires an understanding of anatomy and physiology, but also of how ultrasound technology functions.

Consider the sonar produced by a bat in flight. The bat emits high frequency sounds, which then bounce off of objects in its proximity and return to the bat. The animal uses the strength, direction, and timing of the returning sound to determine where those objects are and to avoid a collision.

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