RIVANNA News and Press


Anesthesia providers and physicians in other medical specialties recognize the critical need to reduce failures in epidural and spinal anesthesia. Accuro is the world’s first portable handheld ultrasound-based system to do just that.

June 12, 2017 Hand-held Ultrasound Device Accurate for Neuraxial Depth and Landmark Assessment

May 15, 2017 SOAP Clinical Research Presentations Prove the Benefits of RIVANNA Spinal Navigation System

April 25, 2017 Rivanna Medical Receives Health Canada Approval for Accuro™ Spinal Navigation System SOAP Clinical Research

February 27, 2017 Accuro™ used in world’s first image-guided epidural in patient with rare neurological condition

December 6, 2016 RIVANNA Announces Multiple Key Patents for Accuro™ and Accuro Locator™

October 13, 2016 RIVANNA Secures $3.5 Million in Growth Financing

October 4, 2016 RIVANNA Awarded $1.5M NIH Grant for Rapid Ultrasound-based 3D Bone Fracture Assessment in the Emergency Department

September 27, 2016 RIVANNA Announces Partnership with UK-based Vertec Scientific

June 7, 2016 RIVANNA prepares for European Market adoption of Accuro™ with the appointment of a new Vice President of Sales, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)

May 12, 2016 RIVANNA Launches International Expansion in the Middle East with Easy-to-use, Automated Ultrasound

November 4, 2015 RIVANNA commences sales of Accuro™, continues discussions with three potential corporate partners

September 28, 2015 Accuro™ highlighted in “AORA 2015” scientific presentation by Anand M. Sardesai, MD, Anesthesiologist, Cambridge (UK) University Hospital: “Advances in Ultrasound Machine Technology and Future Trends”

August 26, 2015 RIVANNA commences manufacturing of its Accuro™ device for launch at annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

​​July 13, 2015 RIVANNA has received FDA clearance of its Accuro™ device

June 15, 2015 RIVANNA appoints Rebecca D. Minehart, M.D., Assistant Professor of Anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital, as a clinical advisor

June 8, 2015 RIVANNA appoints Brendan Carvalho, M.D., Stanford Univ. Medical Center, as a clinical advisor

June 1, 2015 RIVANNA has received FDA clearance for Accuro™

May 5, 2015 RIVANNA appoints John A. Williams as President and CEO

June 13, 2014 Charlottesville-based Company Invents Pocket-Sized Ultrasound

June 11, 2014 Article features the RIVANNA UVA alumni