AIUM to highlight ultrasound's future, industry at its annual meeting
March 24, 2023 -- Rebranding comes with excitement and a chance to take steps toward the future of industry. That's what the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) aims for in its annual meeting March 25 to 29 in Orlando. Read More
Pregnant women with SARS-CoV-2 have placental differences
March 22, 2023 -- Doppler ultrasound findings indicate several common placental differences in pregnant women who test positive for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, according to findings published March 15 in AJOG Global Reports. Read More
Physician assistant students prefer hands-on POCUS training
March 17, 2023 -- Physician assistant students prefer hands-on point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) education as opposed to self-directed training, a study published March 15 in WFUMB Ultrasound Open has found. Read More
Lung ultrasound cutoff scores predict COVID-19 severity
March 16, 2023 -- Researchers have developed lung ultrasound cutoff scores that categorize the severity of pneumonia for COVID-19, according to a study published March 10 in Medicina Clínica. Read More
Strain elastography shows liver stiffness in long-COVID patients
March 9, 2023 -- Ultrasonic strain elastography shows higher liver stiffness measures in recovered long COVID-19 patients, according to research presented at ECR 2023. Read More
Lymphadenopathy resolves relatively quickly after a COVID-19 booster
March 9, 2023 -- Ultrasound shows that axillary lymphadenopathy after a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose has shorter average resolution time than after an initial vaccination, according to findings published March 8 in the American Journal of Roentgenology. Read More
Microwave ablation effective in treating thyroid microcarcinoma
March 8, 2023 -- Microwave ablation can effectively treat papillary thyroid microcarcinoma using ultrasound to identify capsular invasion -- an approach which has been typically avoided due to safety concerns, suggest findings published March 7 in Radiology. Read More
GE HealthCare offers experiences, upgrades at ECR 2023
March 5, 2023 -- VIENNA - GE HealthCare showcased a range of new imaging hardware and software, as well as new "immersive experiences" in its first time participating in an ECR as an independent public traded company. Read More
Initial results for SOLUS trial presented at ECR
March 4, 2023 -- Results from a trial showing a multimodal tomographic system could improve breast cancer diagnosis were presented March 2 at ECR 2023. Read More
ECR: SMI with elastography shows promise, still lower than TI-RADS
March 3, 2023 -- Superb microvascular imaging (SMI) with elastosonography may not be as valuable as standard TI-RADS, but it does hold some potential, according to findings presented March 1 at ECR 2023. Read More