Ultrasound can benefit daily rheumatology practice
February 11, 2020 -- Ultrasound may benefit daily rheumatology practice, according to a study published on January 29 in JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. Researchers found that ultrasound-guided injections take less than 10 minutes and have a 98% accuracy rate. Read More
AI helps characterize breast masses on ultrasound
February 4, 2020 -- A breast ultrasound artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to differentiate breast masses at a high level of accuracy by combining analysis of B-mode and color Doppler images, according to research published online January 31 in European Radiology. It even yielded comparable performance to experienced radiologists. Read More
Ultrasound followed by CT effective for appendicitis
January 30, 2020 -- Ultrasound scans followed by CT if necessary may be the most cost-effective imaging option for patients with suspected appendicitis, according to research published online on January 21 in Pediatrics. The staged intervention approach also resulted in some of the best quality-of-life outcomes for patients. Read More