QT Ultrasound touts new clinical studies
Ultrasound technology developer QT Ultrasound is highlighting five presentations...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: QT Ultrasound launches commercial scanning centers eRAD signs QT Ultrasound Centrify wins QT Ultrasound contract QT Ultrasound gets FDA nod for breast ultrasound unit
ConclusionsThe PRESERVE Study represents the largest prospective study ever undertaken to investigate real-world outcomes with contemporary use of IVC filters. The investigators await results with the hope that it can improve patient care.
CONCLUSION: Laparoscopic management of hydatid cysts of the liver can be performed safely and successfully. This technique can be used in patients with unique, small sized, superficially located cysts, and also has the advantages of other abdominal laparoscopic operations. KEY WORDS: Hepatic hydatid cysts, Laparoscopic surgery. PMID: 31617852 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
In recent years, work has been done to understand the mechanisms of Doppler ultrasound twinkling artifacts (TAs) and why they appear over kidney stones. In the work described here, twinkling artifacts were evaluated as a possible method of locating and characterizing kidney stones. Doppler ultrasound scanning was used to evaluate 47 stones of different types and sizes in the range 1.31 –55.76 mm2 in cross-sectional area (average = 9.65 mm2). An isolated stone study was used to understand the behavior of the TAs.
AdventHealth opened one freestanding ER in Oviedo this week and is in the progress of completing another one. The $3.36 billion Altamonte Springs-based health care system opened a 19,000-square foot, 24-bed facility at 8100 Red Bug Lake Road near the Oviedo Mall. The ER includes two kid-friendly patient rooms, imaging technology like X-ray, CT scan and ultrasound equipment, as well as a medical laboratory . “AdventHealth has provided Central Florida residents compassionate, whole-person care for…
Purpose To examine the validity of ultrasound (via cloud-based software that measures pixilation intensity according to a scale of 0–100) to noninvasively assess muscle glycogen in human skeletal muscle. Methods In study 1, 14 professional male rugby league players competed in an 80-min competitive rugby league game. In study 2 (in a randomized repeated measures design), 16 recreationally active males completed an exhaustive cycling protocol to deplete muscle glycogen followed by 36 h of HIGH or LOW carbohydrate intake (8 g·kg−1 vs 3 g·kg−1 body mass). In both studies, muscle biopsies a...
CONCLUSION: These updated recommendations should assist French speaking urologists for their management of kidney cancers. PMID: 31610874 [PubMed - in process]
CONCLUSIONS: This survey provided a comprehensive update of the present cataract surgery practices in the Republic of Korea. The results emphasized the increasing use of premium intraocular lenses, optical biometry, and topical anesthesia. PMID: 31612656 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: Available online 14 October 2019Source: Seminars in Ultrasound, CT and MRIAuthor(s): A Sureshkumar, B Hansen, D ErsahinAbstractNuclear medicine (NM) plays a unique role in the detection of infection and inflammation. This review looks at different methods that are used for detection of infections and explains how they differ from cross sectional imaging such as CT and MRI. Images are provided to aid understanding and interpretation of NM scans. There is also a brief discussion of future techniques that can alter the use of NM for infection work up.
ConclusionWomen with IVF-related EUP were less symptomatic upon presentation and underwent surgery for first-line treatment more often than those with spontaneous EUP did. The type of conception was not a prognostic factor for success of first-line conservative treatment. Observation alone was more successful among IVF pregnancies.
Publication date: November–December 2019Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 26, Issue 7, SupplementAuthor(s): D Bastawros, N Hendley, J Zhao, EM Myers, GB Taylor, MJ Kennelly, KJ Stepp, ME TarrStudy ObjectiveTo evaluate the accuracy of bladder scanner measurements in assessing post-void residual (PVR) volumes in obese women [body mass index (BMI)≥30 kg/m2] as compared to non-obese women (BMI