Portable Ultrasound

Check out this announcement over a MedGadgets:  Toshiba’s Viamo Ultrasound Now Available in USPortable ultrasound equipment.  How cool is that?!

Now if rheumatology residents will learn enough about ultrasound to make it useful as a diagnostic tool, we might see those ancient x-ray machines replaced in private practice offices with something that is simultaneously less harmful and more sensitive.  Woo-hoo!