POCUS diagnostic accuracy comparable to cart model
March 30, 2023 -- Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) can go toe-to-toe with traditional, cart-based ultrasound systems when it comes to studying multiple organs, according to findings presented March 29 at UltraCon. Read More
AI could improve image quality of FAST exams
March 28, 2023 -- A deep-learning algorithm could improve the imaging quality of Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST) among novice users, according to a report published March 28 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
New breast elastography algorithm avoids false-negative cases
March 28, 2023 -- A new breast shear-wave elastography software algorithm can help to avoid false-negative breast cancer cases, according to findings presented March 28 at UltraCon in Orlando, FL. Read More
Ultrasound, AI method diagnoses breast lumps without experts
March 27, 2023 -- Combining volume sweep imaging for breast ultrasound with artificial intelligence (AI) could make way for rapid and automated diagnosis of breast lumps without a sonographer or a radiologist, suggest findings presented March 26 at UltraCon. Read More
AIUM to highlight ultrasound's future, industry at its annual meeting
March 24, 2023 -- Rebranding comes with excitement and a chance to take steps toward the future of industry. That's what the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) aims for in its annual meeting March 25 to 29 in Orlando. Read More
Pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 have placental differences
March 22, 2023 -- Doppler ultrasound findings indicate several common placental differences in pregnant women who test positive for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to findings published March 15 in AJOG Global Reports. Read More
Physician assistant students prefer hands-on POCUS training
March 17, 2023 -- Physician assistant students prefer hands-on point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) education as opposed to self-directed training, a study published March 15 in WFUMB Ultrasound Open has found. Read More
Lung ultrasound cutoff scores predict COVID-19 severity
March 16, 2023 -- Researchers have developed lung ultrasound cutoff scores that categorize the severity of pneumonia for COVID-19, according to a study published March 10 in Medicina Clínica. Read More
Strain elastography shows liver stiffness in long-COVID patients
March 9, 2023 -- Ultrasonic strain elastography shows higher liver stiffness measures in recovered long COVID-19 patients, according to research presented at ECR 2023. Read More
Lymphadenopathy resolves relatively quickly after a COVID-19 booster
March 9, 2023 -- Ultrasound shows that axillary lymphadenopathy after a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose has shorter average resolution time than after an initial vaccination, according to findings published March 8 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More