Journal Article

Venous Thrombosis during Spaceflight

ButterflyiQ plays a critical role in decision making in abnormal treatment contexts, such as on the International Space Station. Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, here is an account of a POCUS ultrasound-exam performed by an astronaut, guided in real-time and interpreted on Earth to guide treatment and follow-up to an in-flight mission partner.

Clinical Extract

Reducing PACU Admission Time with Butterfly iQ

A Multicenter Prospective Observational Study showing a reduced PACU admission time from ButterflyiQ assessment of acute hypotension and hypoxia.

Clinical Extract

Making the case to acquire a transthoracic echocardiogram probe

The team at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven discuss the role of ButterflyiQ in the complex environment of obstetrics. With high incidence of adult congenital heart disease and increased cardiovascular risk factors, they discuss the value and potentially improved maternal outcome of whole body POCUS in standard obstetric practice.

Journal Articles

CMUT/CMOS-based Butterfly iQ – A Portable Personal Sonoscope.

Published in the Journal of Advanced Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Therapy, the authors review the technology/ features of ButterflyiQ, as well as discuss the future clinical potential of the "personal sonoscope".

Clinical Guidelines

ESR statement on portable ultrasound devices.

The European Society of Radiology (ESR) recently made a formal Statement on the value of ButterflyiQ as a portable ultrasound device. It provides guidance on recommended use cases and clinical settings for whole body ultrasound at the point of care.

Case Studies

The Role of Regional Anesthesia in Opioid Reduction

A story about how point of care ultrasound can help increase safety and comfort for surgical patients in the ambulatory and office setting.

Colby Alexander CRNA

Is Antibiotic Therapy the Best Course of Care?

A story about how ubiquitous point of care ultrasound could challenge the status quo in the care pathway of pediatric pneumonia.

Russ Horowitz MD

Facilitating Value-Based Care

A story about how point of care ultrasound can provide immediate diagnoses, leading to expedited care.

Dr. Cliff Gronseth