Ultrasound finds no links between COVID vaccine, birth defects
April 4, 2022 -- Expecting parents can rejoice, as ultrasound found no links between the COVID-19 vaccines and birth defects during early pregnancy, according to research published April 4 in JAMA Pediatrics. Read More
Ultrasound's accuracy can help with breast cancer treatment decisions
April 1, 2022 -- Ultrasound is more accurate for measuring the pathology size of breast tumors than mammography or MRI, according to a Canadian study published March 31 in the American Journal of Surgery. Read More
Elastography methods vie for spot in breast imaging
March 30, 2022 -- 2D shear-wave elastography can spot differences between benign and malignant breast lesions, but lags behind strain elastography, according to a study published March 28 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Advanced practice providers take on more image-guided procedures
March 29, 2022 -- Although radiologists still perform the most image-guided paracentesis and thoracentesis procedures, advanced practice providers are taking on a greater role, according to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Read More
Ultrasound offers alternative to MRI for bone stress injuries
March 24, 2022 -- Ultrasound appears to be an effective point-of-care alternative to MRI for the evaluation of bone stress injury, according to a study published March 22 in the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. Read More
Echo links low atrial function to dementia later in life
March 23, 2022 -- Echocardiography links lower left atrial function -- as opposed to the size of the left atrium -- to an increased risk of dementia later in life, according to research published March 22 in JAMA. Read More
Classifying lesions on ultrasound helps predict ovarian cancer
March 22, 2022 -- Ultrasound can help predict ovarian cancer in women by classifying adnexal lesions via classic- or nonclassic-appearing imaging features, according to research published March 22 in Radiology. Read More
Out with the old, in with new for uterine bleeding terms, TVUS
March 18, 2022 -- Updated terminology has benefited research in transvaginal ultrasound (TVUS) over the years by creating uniformity, according to experts at a March 13 session at the 2022 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine annual meeting. Read More
Consensus on sonogram use could help pediatric trauma patients
March 18, 2022 -- Consensus definitions for assessing children with injury via sonography could help in the emergency department, according to research published March 18 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
AIUM: CEUS shows promise for pediatric patients
March 17, 2022 -- SAN DIEGO - The jury is out when it comes to the use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS), but case reports presented March 14 at the 2022 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) annual meeting show pediatric patients can benefit. Read More