Telediagnostic ultrasound successful in Peru pilot study
April 30, 2021 -- A new telediagnostic ultrasound protocol that doesn't need a trained sonographer or high-speed internet showed success in a pilot program held in Peru. The study was presented at this month's virtual American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
Combining DBT with ultrasound could decrease recall rates
April 23, 2021 -- Women with dense breast tissue who received supplemental whole-breast ultrasound with their digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) screening exams had a lower rate of abnormal interpretations in a study presented at the 2021 American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
AI classifies breast cancer subtypes on standard ultrasound exams
April 23, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can identify triple-negative and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-positive breast cancer subtypes on standard grayscale ultrasound exams, according to research at the virtual American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
AI could help improve cancer detection on breast ultrasound
April 20, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) can detect and diagnose cancer on breast ultrasound with accuracy comparable to that of radiologists, according to research presented Monday at the 2021 virtual American Roentgen Ray Society meeting. Read More
Hysterosalpingo contrast ultrasound shows promise in infertility exams
April 19, 2021 -- Hysterosalpingo contrast sonography (HyCoSy) is potentially safer and more efficient in examining fallopian tubes in women undergoing infertility exams, according to research presented Monday at the 2021 virtual annual meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society. Read More
COVID-19 'drastically' impacted 2020 ultrasound volume
April 14, 2021 -- The COVID-19 pandemic drastically affected utilization of ultrasound exams performed by radiologists in the emergency department, according to research presented Wednesday at the virtual 2021 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine annual meeting. Read More
Ultrasound useful for COVID-19 in the ICU, but clear protocols are key
April 14, 2021 -- Ultrasound has played a key role in the intensive care unit (ICU) during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a panel held April 13 at the virtual 2021 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine annual meeting. Read More
POCUS beats landmark guidance for placing arterial lines
April 13, 2021 -- Placing arterial lines under the guidance of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) outperformed traditional landmark guidance in research presented Tuesday at the virtual 2021 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine annual meeting. Read More
Low bone mass, gum disease may be linked in middle age
April 13, 2021 -- Low bone mass may be associated with periodontal disease in middle-aged adults, according to a study published on March 23 in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Read More
Researchers tout promise of contrast ultrasound at AIUM 2021
April 12, 2021 -- Contrast-enhanced ultrasound has a number of useful benefits over other forms of medical imaging, according to two studies presented Monday at the virtual 2021 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) annual meeting. Read More