Established in 1985, the ultrasound department has an expert team including one chief, four associate chiefs, three attending doctors and three resident doctors. Medical ultrasound examinations are commonly carried out, which includes trans-thoracic echocardiography, trans-esophageal echocardiography, abdominal organ, superficial organ and vascular ultrasound.
As a Grade A specialist hospital for the treatment of chest and heart diseases, the team has carried out trans-esophageal real-time three-dimensional echocardiography, intracardiac ultrasound and other new techniques, and applied it to cardiac surgery and cardiology intervention. All the new techniques are used to improve diagnostic accuracy and surgical safety. Ultrasound-guided thoracic cancer and lymph node biopsy is a newly launched operation. The current number of annular case is 2000, at a leading position in China. Since 2009, this expert team has hold eight state-level echocardiography continuous education classes, training a huge number of physicians engaged in echocardiography.