Using Gain in Ultrasound

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Tue, May 04, 2021 @ 11:42 AM

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It's funny because it’s true.... but don’t be this person! Overuse of gain can result in a washed out image and unnecessary noise. Before reaching for that gain control, consider your contact, transducer choice, and frequency.

All ultrasounds have gain control. It’s often a knob, button, and/or a series of sliders on the console, and it’s one of the most used and adjusted scanning parameters... but do you know what it really does?

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EVO Shorts

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Thu, Mar 25, 2021 @ 11:20 AM

EVO Shorts

We've just uploaded several short video tutorials on features commonly used on the unique and powerful EVO veterinary ultrasound. You can find the EVO Shorts playlist on our EIMI University YouTube Channel!

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IBEX Ultrasound Care & Cleaning

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Thu, Mar 04, 2021 @ 09:15 AM

dirty veterinary ultrasoundE.I. Medical is renowned for manufacturing the toughest ultrasounds for field use. You may know about our third-party testing on drops, water resistance, temperature extremes, and more. You may even know that our connectors and hinges are sealed to keep moisture out!

But while a lot of engineering has gone into these features, your equipment will serve you best if you do your part, too. Our service department sees a lot of interesting things come across their desks, and many of the electronic issues seen can be easily avoided with a little preventative care. This includes daily inspection of the equipment, and most importantly, a little routine cleaning and maintenance.

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2020 Is Winding Down...

By E.I. Medical Imaging on Fri, Dec 18, 2020 @ 09:27 AM

EOY 2020 SALE

And we're offering end-of-year discounts of up to 25% that will allow you to get the ultrasound you need at a great price—upgrade now!

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Three Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your IBEX PRO

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Thu, Nov 05, 2020 @ 09:15 AM

If you’re anything like me, you barely scratch the surface with regard to using all the features on your gadgets. I know that my iPhone, laptop, and GoPro are capable of all kinds of fun things that I don’t take advantage of. Well, it’s very likely that your veterinary ultrasound also has some hidden gem features that you haven’t used!

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Fetal Aging

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Mon, Jun 01, 2020 @ 11:21 AM

Fetal aging via ultrasound exam is another big benefit of imaging over traditional palpation in bovine reproduction, as being able to visually assess the pregnancy improves accuracy significantly. Aging is employed in many situations; it can be done to delineate AI from bull-bred pregnancies, to separate animals into calving groups and monitor for dystocias, and to maximize nutritional efficiency throughout the stages of pregnancy, to name a few. While aging via ultrasound is traditionally done prior to 120 days of gestation, we are able to obtain measurements later than ever with the advent of deeper-penetrating, wider field-of-view transducers.

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Fetal Anomalies Week—The Answers!

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Fri, May 15, 2020 @ 01:30 PM

Identification of fetal anomalies or accidents of gestation can not be done in a practical manner during gestation without the use of diagnostic ultrasound, and is one of many examples that demonstrate the superiority of reproductive ultrasound over manual palpation and other manners of pregnancy diagnosis in cattle.

This week we have showcased some of the more common disorders seen in the bovine fetus.

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Fetal Gender Week—The Answers!

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Fri, Apr 24, 2020 @ 01:31 PM

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Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary

By E.I. Medical Imaging on Tue, Feb 04, 2020 @ 09:02 AM

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Established in 1995, Tacugama Chimpanzee Sanctuary is located in the beautiful Western Area Peninsula Forest Reserve, close to Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. The sanctuary covers 100 acres of important rainforest and watershed.

Tacugama was established in 1995 to home and rehabilitate confiscated, orphaned and abandoned chimps. It is illegal in Sierra Leone to hunt, capture, kill or keep chimpanzees—the sanctuary now takes care of over 90 chimps. Much work is also undertaken towards stopping the illegal trade of this endangered species and supporting the protection and conservation of chimpanzees in the wild through education, communication and legal enforcement.

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Student Ultrasound Courses

By Erika Wierman, DVM on Tue, Jan 28, 2020 @ 09:00 AM

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Did you know about our student programs?

At E.I Medical Imaging we are dedicated to the teaching and development of students. We understand that while in school it may be hard to get hands on experience with ultrasound. That’s why we have launched a program to help prepare you for your future as a veterinarian. 

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