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January 25, 2011

Italian doctors launched a study when introducing handheld ultrasound diagnosis into their hospital, comparing diagnostic accuracy for both trainees and experts against the accuracy of standard Doppler ultrasound imaging.

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Improved cardiovascular diagnostic accuracy by pocket size imaging device in non-cardiologic outpatients: the NaUSiCa (Naples Ultrasound Stethoscope in Cardiology) study
Cardiovascular Ultrasound| Feb 1, 2011 (FREE FULL TEXT)

Italian doctors launched a study when introducing handheld ultrasound diagnosis into their hospital, comparing diagnostic accuracy for both trainees and experts against the accuracy of standard Doppler ultrasound imaging. The device can be a powerfully handy addition to initial physical examination for cardiovascular assessment, they found, but only if you’re skilled at using it.

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