Homegrown ultrasound phantom puts kitchen ingredients to use
August 5, 2022 -- Corn flour, gelatin, olives, and raisins. Mix these and other ingredients together and you have yourself a nice ultrasound phantom model, at least according to research published July 28 in the British Journal of Radiology. Read More
CEUS-guided biopsy shows superiority in liver imaging
August 3, 2022 -- Biopsy guided by contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) is effective, safe, and more accurate than conventional ultrasound-guided biopsy when it comes to diagnosing focal liver lesions, a multicenter study published August 2 in Radiology found. Read More
Prediction model with contrast US can gauge prostate cancer risk
August 2, 2022 -- A nomogram prediction model that uses contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) can help predict prostate cancer risk in men, a Chinese study published July 25 in the British Journal of Radiology found. Read More
AI algorithm creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound scans
August 1, 2022 -- A team of Chinese researchers has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound data. They describe how they are using the technique to visualize adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in a study published July 29 in Ultrasonics. Read More
POCUS serves an ace at US Open tennis tournament
July 26, 2022 -- The addition of an onsite radiology service including point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) at the US Open tennis tournament has enabled sports physicians to streamline medical care for athletes. Researchers described their experience in a July 25 article in Skeletal Radiology. Read More
Ukrainian radiology staff killed and injured in missile attack
July 20, 2022 -- The owner of an imaging facility in Vinnytsia, 200 km southwest of Kyiv, has confirmed that a Russian cruise missile attack killed at least 24 civilians and wounded dozens more, including staff members. Read More
Microultrasound on par with MRI in prostate cancer detection
July 20, 2022 -- Microultrasound has detection rates for prostate cancer that are comparable to multiparametric MRI in men who have not yet been biopsied, a Canadian study published July 19 in Radiology found. Read More
ECR: What was COVID-19's effect on radiographers' stress levels?
July 18, 2022 -- The phenomenon of burnout among radiology staff isn't new, but the COVID-19 pandemic has added an extra layer to it, two July 15 presentations delivered at ECR 2022 showed. Read More
ECR: Don't fear lymphadenopathy after vaccination
July 15, 2022 -- Researchers continue to gain ground in understanding lymphadenopathy caused by the COVID-19 vaccines, and several presenters discussed their findings on the topic on July 13 at ECR 2022. Read More
ECR: What will breast imaging look like in 2025?
July 14, 2022 -- Anything can happen three years from now, but that's not stopping breast imaging experts from making predictions for modalities within the next few years at the ECR in Vienna. Read More
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AI algorithm creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound scans

A team of Chinese researchers has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that creates x-ray-like images from ultrasound data. They describe how they are using the technique to visualize adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in a new paper. Read more

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