What is apodization?

Many higher end machines now boast apodization on their list of ultrasound specifications. It sounds like a made-up, gimmicky concept, but it’s actually very important. Here’s why.

SonoScape launch S9 into vet market

SonoScape – one of the world’s leading veterinary ultrasound manufacturers – have recently launched the S9 into the global vet market. And it’s already making waves…

Comparison of small animal scanners

A brief comparison of the leading small animal ultrasound scanners on the market for dog breeders at the moment.

When Things Go Wrong: How To Protect Your Integrity & Reputation

Individuals offering a scanning service to breeders are often put under pressure to give numbers, due dates and – with some animals – even the gender of the foetus or foetuses. Unless you are a qualified veterinarian, it is strongly recommended that you do not do this, as it opens you up to criticism or [...]

The benefits of ultrasound to breeders and farmers

A bullet point summary of the cost-saving benefits of ultrasound equipment for breeders and farmers.

Obsessive with ultrasound?

Somewhat surprisingly, a link between ultrasound and mental health illnesses has been recently discovered – namely, ultrasound and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Chinese eBay Sellers In Tax Evasion Scam

Selling channels such as eBay are absolutely packed with cheap medical equipment, including ultrasound for both human and veterinary use. Some of the pricing seems almost too good to be true – so is it?

Having twins really is ‘double the trouble’

The birth of the Royal baby is still making the news headlines, so what better time to write about the use of veterinary ultrasound during equine pregnancy? Those that work within the equine field will be familiar with the problem surrounding the establishment of twin pregnancies.

Breeder Ultrasound

A growing number of breeders are taking the step to invest in their own ultrasound machines. We discuss the different options available, focusing specifically on large animal work.

Draminski iScan versus BCF EasiScan

Useful comparisons between the new Draminski iScan against BCF’s EasiScan and their latest offering, the EasiScan Lite: Despite its rather hefty pricetag, the BCF EasiScan has ruled the roost in the cattle scanning market, not least because of the lack of serious competition. With the launch of the new iScan, however, the EasiScan has a few new questions to answer…