POCUS can help with intussusception in pediatric patients
September 14, 2021 -- Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is helpful in pediatric emergencies for differentiating ileocolic intussusception from small bowel-small bowel intussusception, according to a study published September 11 in the Journal of Emergency Medicine. Read More
Use of MRI-directed ultrasound called into question
September 8, 2021 -- MRI-directed ultrasound has low success in detecting nonmass enhancement in women undergoing breast imaging, according to research published September 7 in Clinical Imaging. Read More
Ultrasound scoring index shows promise in COVID diagnosis
September 3, 2021 -- A novel ultrasound scoring system that can be performed in less than 10 minutes is accurate for COVID-19 diagnosis and prognosis, according to research published August 31 in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. Read More
Low-income areas have less access to obstetric ultrasound
August 27, 2021 -- People living in certain geographic and low-income areas have less access to obstetric ultrasound, according to a Canadian study published August 24 in Academic Radiology. These areas include remote geographic regions and areas populated by Indigenous people. Read More
Contrast ultrasound can predict treatment failure of bone fractures
August 25, 2021 -- Contrast-enhanced ultrasound can predict treatment failure for bone fractures that fail to heal, according to a German study published August 22 in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. Read More
Ultrasound needs improvements for pediatric renal imaging
August 24, 2021 -- Traditional ultrasound surveillance may give a false sense of security when examining children undergoing imaging of the urinary tract, but adding urodynamic ultrasound can help, according to a pilot study published August 21 in Urology. Read More
Adjunctive breast ultrasound useful for women at average cancer risk
August 20, 2021 -- Supplemental ultrasound should be considered as part of the screening protocol for young women with average risk of breast cancer, according to research published August 18 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Door to screening breast ultrasound should not be closed
August 18, 2021 -- Now is not the time to close the door on screening breast ultrasound trials, despite the findings of a research study published earlier this year, according to an opinion piece by Dr. Paula Gordon and Dr. Wendie Berg, PhD, published August 17 in Radiology. Read More
Ultrasound helpful in labor process
August 13, 2021 -- Transabdominal ultrasound can examine fetal head descent and assist in vaginal birth for fetuses with reshaped heads, according to research published August 10 in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Read More
Contrast mammography plus ultrasound on par with MRI for preop staging
August 5, 2021 -- A combination of contrast-enhanced mammography with ultrasound performs as well as breast MRI for preoperative staging for breast cancer, according to a Dutch study published August 2 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More