Beyond monitoring overall heart function, new medical fields such as cardio-oncology are using echocardiography to better assess heart health during chemotherapy, which can damage the heart if the dosage is not closely monitored. Cardio-oncology has increased the global demand for echocardiography as clinicians need to perform a deep analysis on cardiac images throughout the patient’s treatment, ensuring measurements are consistent from one exam to the next so that the results can be reliably compared.
Philips will unveil EPIQ CVx Release 5.0 alongside its full suite of solutions for diagnosis and interventional guidance during the annual meeting of the American Society of Echo (ASE), taking place June 21-25 in Portland, Oregon. Follow the #ASE2019 conversation on @PhilipsLiveFrom throughout the event and visit Philips on booth #300. More information about the Release 5.0 is available here.
 The Philips CVx and CVxi 5.0 Diagnostic ultrasound systems are available for sale globally. The AutoStrain LV, LA, RV applications and the Dynamic Heart Model application are CE marked and FDA cleared and available for sale in Europe and in the USA. The AI enabled 3D AutoRV application, designed using a Machine Learning-based algorithm, is CE marked and FDA 510(k) pending, and is therefore available for sale in Europe but is not available for sale in the USA.
 Based on eight scans per day over 48 weeks.
 Based on internal test results.
 European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging, “Machine learning based automated dynamic quantification of left heart chambers volumes,” October 9, 2018.