Breast ultrasound valuable in low-income countries
June 22, 2022 -- A study conducted in Africa found that breast ultrasound can be used successfully by trained nurses and clinicians to detect lesions in areas where radiologists are scarce. The research was published June 20 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Ultrasonic subthreshold observations unlikely to become HCC
June 16, 2022 -- Liver ultrasound findings considered to be ultrasonic subthreshold observations are unlikely to progress or become hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), according to research published June 15 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Imaging shows AstraZeneca COVID vaccine can trigger blood clots
June 15, 2022 -- MRI, CT, and ultrasound identify blood clots not found on clinical assessment in a majority of individuals who have COVID-19 vaccine-induced low blood platelets after their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine, according to a case study published June 14 in Radiology. Read More
AI predicts breast cancer risk from normal ultrasound images
June 15, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can predict risk for malignant breast lesions just by assessing normal-tissue ultrasound images, suggests research presented at the Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM) annual meeting in Kissimmee, FL. Read More
SIIM: Workflow changes benefit POCUS in emergency medicine
June 10, 2022 -- KISSIMMEE, FL - Point-of-care ultrasound's (POCUS) place in practices depends on how it's implemented into emergency medicine clinical workflows, according to a presentation given June 9 at the Society for Imaging Informatics (SIIM) annual meeting. Read More
O-RADS ultrasound risk scoring system up to standards
June 10, 2022 -- The Ovarian-Adnexal Reporting and Data System (O-RADS) ultrasound risk stratification system performed within the expected range specified by the American College of Radiology (ACR) in a study published June 9 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Quantitative ultrasound can help detect hepatic steatosis
June 8, 2022 -- A quantitative ultrasound technique can be highly sensitive for detecting hepatic steatosis, correlating highly with MRI measurements, according to research published June 8 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
New elastography mode useful in detecting breast malignancies
June 7, 2022 -- A method of shear-wave ultrasound imaging called sound touch elastography (STE) can help identify breast malignancies by measuring tissue stiffness around lesions, a Chinese study published June 4 in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology has found. Read More
Ultrasound correlates well with MRI for pediatric liver disease
May 25, 2022 -- Ultrasound shear-wave elastography can correlate well with MR elastography for measuring liver stiffness in children and young adults with known or suspected liver disease, said researchers who published their results May 24 in Radiology. Read More
Contrast ultrasound works well for pediatric vascular imaging
May 24, 2022 -- Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is more accurate than color Doppler in characterizing different types of soft-tissue vascular abnormalities, according to research published May 23 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More