Ultrasound gel: A slick way to keep surgery hair-free
May 20, 2022 -- Applying ultrasound gel to a patient's hair prior to craniofacial or maxillofacial surgery can contain tresses and prevent hair from invading a surgical site, according to a short communication published on May 15 in Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
TI-RADS helps classify thyroid lesions on ultrasound
May 3, 2022 -- Classifying lesions found on ultrasound through the Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS) is beneficial, but improvements can be made, according to research presented May 3 at the American Roentgen Ray Society meeting in New Orleans. Read More
Chest wall ultrasound good alternative after mastectomy
May 2, 2022 -- Ultrasound of the chest wall performs well in follow-up imaging of breast cancer patients after mastectomy, according to research presented May 2 at the American Roentgen Ray Society meeting in New Orleans. Read More
Ultrasound shows persistence of vaccine-related lymphadenopathy
April 27, 2022 -- Over half of women with axillary lymphadenopathy after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine continued to show the condition on follow-up ultrasound scans at 12 weeks, according to research published April 26 in Radiology. Read More
Pancreatic cysts present screening challenge for radiologists
April 21, 2022 -- What's the best way to handle cysts detected in the pancreas on imaging exams? Such lesions are relatively common, but only a small number are malignant, so figuring out suitable management surveillance can be a challenge. Read More
Deep learning measures up to experts for ovarian ultrasound
April 15, 2022 -- Deep-learning algorithms based on grayscale and color Doppler ultrasound images may predict ovarian malignancies with performance comparable to human experts, according to Chinese research published April 12 in Radiology. Read More
Ultrasound links abnormal findings in infants to neurobehavioral issues
April 12, 2022 -- Abnormal findings like white-matter damage found on cranial ultrasound scans performed in the first two weeks of the life of an infant are linked to neurobehavioral issues later on, according to research published April 8 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
MRI, CEDM more accurate to measure post-therapy tumor response
April 8, 2022 -- MRI and contrast-enhanced digital mammography (CEDM) are more accurate in judging the final size of breast tumors after endocrine therapy, according to research to be presented April 8 at the American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting in Las Vegas. Read More
Ultrasound helps track excess fetal growth in pregnant diabetic women
April 8, 2022 -- Ultrasound can be used to measure fetal growth alterations in diabetic women who struggle with controlling their blood glucose levels, according to Chinese research published April 7 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Artificial intelligence for breast ultrasound
April 5, 2022 -- In this talk from AuntMinnie.com's Spring 2022 Virtual Conference, Dr. Linda Moy provides an overview of the latest advances in artificial intelligence (AI) for breast ultrasound. The technology could provide an alternative that addresses the shortcomings of conventional mammography. Read More