MRI, CT help with planning breast cancer treatment
August 12, 2022 -- Cross-sectional supplemental imaging with MRI and CT can improve sensitivity when detecting tumors in axillary lymph nodes in breast cancer patients, a German study published August 10 in the Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology found. Read More
Emergency providers don't face much legal risk from POCUS use
August 11, 2022 -- Emergency medicine providers who use point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) don't face much medicolegal risk from their use of the technology, and they may actually be less likely to face malpractice suits, a study published August 8 in the Journal of Emergency Medicine found. Read More
Homegrown ultrasound phantom puts kitchen ingredients to use
August 5, 2022 -- Corn flour, gelatin, olives, and raisins. Mix these and other ingredients together and you have yourself a nice ultrasound phantom model, at least according to research published July 28 in the British Journal of Radiology. Read More
CEUS-guided biopsy shows superiority in liver imaging
August 3, 2022 -- Biopsy guided by contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is effective, safe, and more accurate than conventional ultrasound-guided biopsy when it comes to diagnosing focal liver lesions, a multicenter study published August 2 in Radiology found. Read More
Prediction model with contrast US can gauge prostate cancer risk
August 2, 2022 -- A nomogram prediction model that uses contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) can help predict prostate cancer risk in men, a Chinese study published July 25 in the British Journal of Radiology found. Read More
AI algorithm creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound scans
August 1, 2022 -- A team of Chinese researchers has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound data. They describe how they are using the technique to visualize adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in a study published July 29 in Ultrasonics. Read More
POCUS serves an ace at US Open tennis tournament
July 26, 2022 -- The addition of an onsite radiology service including point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) at the US Open tennis tournament has enabled sports physicians to streamline medical care for athletes. Researchers described their experience in a July 25 article in Skeletal Radiology. Read More
Ukrainian radiology staff killed and injured in missile attack
July 20, 2022 -- The owner of an imaging facility in Vinnytsia, 200 km southwest of Kyiv, has confirmed that a Russian cruise missile attack killed at least 24 civilians and wounded dozens more, including staff members. Read More
Microultrasound on par with MRI in prostate cancer detection
July 20, 2022 -- Microultrasound has detection rates for prostate cancer that are comparable to multiparametric MRI in men who have not yet been biopsied, a Canadian study published July 19 in Radiology found. Read More
ECR: What was COVID-19's effect on radiographers' stress levels?
July 18, 2022 -- The phenomenon of burnout among radiology staff isn't new, but the COVID-19 pandemic has added an extra layer to it, two July 15 presentations delivered at ECR 2022 showed. Read More
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AI algorithm creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound scans

A team of Chinese researchers has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound data. They describe how they are using the technique to visualize adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in a new paper. Read more

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