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Does US performed by ED docs generate further imaging?

Does ultrasound performed by emergency physicians generate further imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: US elastography for liver evaluation: Worth the cost? Canadian head CT rule reduces unnecessary exams Do ED MRI scans reduce hospital stays for MS patients? Who should read point-of-care ED ultrasound exams? Increases in ED imaging use aren't across-the-board
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The strong performance of GE Healthcare in the first quarter of 2018 helped...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Veritas buys GE's value-based care division for $1B New Logiq E10 ultrasound scanner paces GE ECR launches GE launches new AI-powered ultrasound unit at ECR GE partners with Ga. healthcare network on patient care GE continues partnership with Endra
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A 1-month-old boy presented to the pediatric urologist with antenatally detected hydronephrosis. He was born at 39 weeks via cesarean delivery with no history of oligo or polyhydramnios. His parents described some straining and grunting with urination. Renal ultrasound showed bilateral duplicated collecting systems with grade 4 hydronephrosis of the right upper and lower poles. The patient was receiving antibiotic prophylaxis with amoxicillin and had not had any urinary tract infections. MAG3 nuclear medicine renal scan showed minimal function in the right upper pole.
Source: The Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Insights and Images Source Type: research
Incidental thyroid nodules on CT lung screening scans may be more common than...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lung cancer risk model optimizes follow-up CT screening New service tracks incidental lung nodules on CT scans Vessel-subtracting CAD boosts CT lung cancer screening 5 ways to optimize CT lung cancer screening Low-risk thyroid nodules safe to track with ultrasound
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(Ruhr-University Bochum) Thanks to a new method of analyzing ultrasound images, conventional scanners can be used for generating high-res images of blood vessels in tumors. This approach makes it easier to distinguish between different types of tumors, and it facilitates the tracking of the progress and success of chemotherapy.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 17 April 2018 Source:The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Author(s): Seema Patel Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder, afflicting females of reproductive age. This syndrome leads to infertility, apart from a gamut of other metabolic co-morbidities such as insulin resistance, obesity, cardiovascular problems, including a litany of other health issues. PCOS is a polygenic, polyfactorial, systemic, inflammatory, dysregulated steroid state, autoimmune disease, manifesting largely due to lifestyle errors. The advent of biochemical tests and ultrasound...
Source: The Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - Category: Biochemistry Source Type: research
In a circular scanning photoacoustic computed tomography (PAT/PACT) system, a single-element ultrasound transducer (SUT) (rotates in full 360 ° around the sample) or a full-ring array transducer is used to acquire the photoacoustic (PA) data from the target object. SUT takes several minutes ...
Source: Journal of the Optical Society of America A - Category: Physics Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Mustafa J, Asher I, Sthoeger Z Abstract BACKGROUND: Upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT) is defined as thrombosis of the deep venous system (subclavian, axillary, brachial, ulnar, and radial veins), which drains the upper extremities. It can be caused by thoracic outlet anatomic obstruction, such as Paget-Schroetter syndrome, (primary) or by central intravenous catheters (secondary). UEDVT may be asymptomatic or present with acute severe pain and arm swelling. Clinical suspicion should be confirmed by diagnostic imaging procedures such as duplex ultrasound, computed tomography scan, or magnetic res...
Source: The Israel Medical Association Journal - Category: General Medicine Tags: Isr Med Assoc J Source Type: research
We present two cases of abdominal pregnancy, one primary and another secondary, both diagnosed and successfully managed in our institution. The first patient, a para 2 at 14 weeks gestation, presented with abdominal pain, distension, and dizziness, which had started four days prior. The initial radiological scan reported an intrauterine pregnancy with ascites, but a bedside ultrasound revealed an empty uterus and a viable pregnancy located in the Pouch of Douglas (POD). This was a secondary abdominal pregnancy managed successfully by laparotomy. The second patient, a para 3 + 4 miscarriages with seven weeks amenorrhea was ...
Source: Oman Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Oman Med J Source Type: research
ConclusionsB-lines, subpleural consolidations, and cystic changes are suggestive of PJP. Lung consolidation with air bronchograms and pleural effusion should prompt suspicion of other etiologies. These findings have the potential to be useful in the daily management of HIV-positive patients in resource-limited settings where other diagnostic tools are rarely available.
Source: Critical Ultrasound Journal - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Giuseppe Cicero, Tommaso D'angelo, Sergio Racchiusa, Ignazio Salamone, Carmela Visalli, Antonio Bottari, Alfredo Blandino, Silvio MazziottiJournal of Clinical Imaging Science 2018 8(1):14-14 Clinical evaluation and ultrasound examination are the first steps in the evaluation of a patient with a swelling of the parotid region. After the detection of a nodular lesion, cytological or histological confirmation is usually performed to achieve the diagnosis, while the choice of cross-sectional imaging (computed tomography scan and magnetic resonance imaging) may significantly vary from one physician to another, on the basis...
Source: Journal of Clinical Imaging Science - Category: Radiology Authors: Source Type: research
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