Catheter-based intervention drains endometrial cysts
August 31, 2018 -- South Korean researchers found that by replacing an interventional needle with a catheter, they were better able to perform interventional radiology treatment of endometrial cysts under ultrasound guidance. They described the technique in a study published August 28 in Radiology.  Discuss
Echocardiography helps predict PE outcomes
August 29, 2018 -- Transthoracic echocardiography can help clinicians predict short-term mortality outcomes for patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE), according to a study published online August 26 in the Journal of the American Heart Association.  Discuss
Ultrasound imaging gauges muscle tightness after stroke
August 22, 2018 -- Ultrasound strain imaging can be an effective tool for assessing poststroke muscle spasticity or tightness, a condition that affect two-thirds of stroke survivors, according to a study published in the August issue of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine.  Discuss