Ultrasound Imaging Endpoints Fail to Provide Benefit in Patients With Early Rheumatoid Arthritis
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - February 15, 2020 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Trends and Innovations Source Type: news

SonoSim debuts AI-guided ultrasound training for nurses
Ultrasound education firm SonoSim has launched a curriculum to train nurses...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SonoSim releases pediatric ultrasound training modules GE makes equity investment in SonoSim SonoSim teams with Elsevier for ultrasound training SonoSim releases custom ultrasound training module SonoSim, GE expand ultrasound training collaboration (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI improves reader performance for ABUS studies
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm could potentially help radiologists...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ABUS delivers better diagnostic performance Breast ultrasound spots more cancers in dense breasts ABVS distinguishes malignant from benign breast lesions CAD improves ABUS novice reader performance CAD software speeds up ABUS interpretations (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sikdar, Chitnis & Diao studying upper limb prosthetics
(George Mason University) Siddhartha Sikdar, Professor, Bioengineering, Volgenau School of Engineering, Parag Chitnis, Assistant Professor, Bioengineering, and Guoqing Diao, Associate Professor, Statistics, are working to develop and evaluate a prototype prosthetic control system that uses wearable ultrasound imaging sensors to sense residual muscle activity rather than electromyography. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ultrasound can benefit daily rheumatology practice
Ultrasound may benefit daily rheumatology practice, according to a study published...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

QT Ultrasound touts presentations on 3D ultrasound
Ultrasound technology developer QT Ultrasound has prepared several presentations...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: QT Ultrasound opens Ariz. center QT Ultrasound launches commercial scanning centers eRAD signs QT Ultrasound Centrify wins QT Ultrasound contract QT Ultrasound gets FDA nod for breast ultrasound unit (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI boosts radiologists' mammography performance
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm trained with a large set of mammography...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CEDM excels as presurgical diagnosis tool in large study WISDOM breast cancer screening study now open to all Digital mammo for microcalcifications: A mixed bag? Are women with depression less likely to get mammograms? AI helps characterize breast masses on ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Robots May Be Drawing Your Blood In The Not Too Distant Future: Here ’s Why
Researchers, led by a team from Rutgers, evaluated the ability of an automated robot, equipped with an ultrasound probe, to find a vein and draw blood. Judging by the results of the trial, it appeared to be quite successful. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

AI-assisted cardiac ultrasound guidance software receives De Novo clearance
Caption Health's tool instructs non-expert medical staff on how best to produce high-quality diagnostic images in real time. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

FDA Clears Path for First AI-Guided Cardiac Ultrasound Software System
Caption Guidance ™ uses artificial intelligence to expand cardiac ultrasound performance. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - February 7, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Cardiac Imaging FDA Approval Ultrasound Source Type: news

FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Cardiac Ultrasound Software That Uses Artificial Intelligence to Guide User
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized marketing of software to assist medical professionals in the acquisition of cardiac ultrasound, or echocardiography, images. The software, called Caption Guidance, is an accessory to compatible diagnostic ultrasound systems and uses artificial intelligence to help the user capture images of a patient's heart that are of acceptable diagnostic quality. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 7, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Antibiotics Likely Unneeded for Aspiration of Pancreatic Cysts Antibiotics Likely Unneeded for Aspiration of Pancreatic Cysts
Although guidelines recommend antibiotic prophylaxis before or during endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) of pancreatic cysts, the risk of infection from the procedure is low, a randomized controlled trial reveals.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Wide Variation in Ultrasound Thresholds for Carotid Stenosis Wide Variation in Ultrasound Thresholds for Carotid Stenosis
Ultrasound diagnostic thresholds for carotid stenosis vary widely across vascular testing centers in the U.S., researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Radiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Lantheus touts new study on contrast echocardiography
Lantheus Medical Imaging parent company Lantheus Holdings announced the results...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Lantheus appoints new CCO Lantheus hires former Bayer director as new CMO Lantheus, CarThera partner on ultrasound cancer therapy Lantheus posts lower Q3 results Lantheus to acquire Progenics (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

AI helps characterize breast masses on ultrasound
A breast ultrasound artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm was able to differentiate...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Breast density laws don't boost ultrasound rates Ultrasound after DBT helpful in women with dense tissue CAD improves ABUS novice reader performance ARRS: Density reporting laws not enough to boost breast US AI characterizes breast masses on ultrasound (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 4, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MRI scoring system improves ovarian cancer detection
Researchers from France and the U.K. have developed an MRI-based, five-point...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI faster, cheaper than ultrasound for appendicitis Optical imaging finds small tumors New imaging method could boost ovarian cancer detection Ultrasound helps predict ovarian cancer risk Cinematic rendering enhances ovarian cancer evaluation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Penile Ultrasound Integral to Diagnosing Erectile Dysfunction Cause
Ultrasound images distinguish vascular causes linked to three conditions. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - January 31, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Ultrasound Source Type: news

Blood clots on CT, MRI predict AAA growth
The presence of a blood clot on the MRI or CT scans of individuals with an...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: USPSTF reaffirms take on ultrasound AAA screening New method estimates postsurgical AAA rupture risk on CTA SIIM: AI boosts triage efficiency for aortic tears on CTA USPSTF proposes to reaffirm stance on AAA screening Value of AAA screening drops as smoking declines (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Ultrasound followed by CT effective for appendicitis
Ultrasound scans followed by CT if necessary may be the most cost-effective...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MRI faster, cheaper than ultrasound for appendicitis Adult hospitals overuse CT for appendicitis in kids MRI should be 1st choice for pediatric appendicitis MRI matches CT for appendicitis -- and without radiation US, CT, MRI offer options for diagnosing appendicitis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 30, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bats inspire detectors to help prevent oil and gas pipe leaks
(Lancaster University) Engineers have developed a new scanning technique inspired by the natural world that can detect corroding metals in oil and gas pipelines.By mimicking how bats use differing wavelengths of ultrasound to detect objects, hunt, and avoid predators, engineers have developed a new system that combines two separate types of radiation, fast neutrons and gamma rays, to detect corrosion -- a major cause of pipeline leaks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 30, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The Advantages of ABUS vs. Hand-Held Ultrasound with Dense Breasts
Automated breast ultrasound overcomes limitations associated with hand-held technique. (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - January 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Conferences/Arab Health Annual Meeting Breast Health Ultrasound Source Type: news

Philips Chooses Healthcare Over Domestic Appliances Unit
Philips is set to shed its domestic appliances unit so it can more effectively focus on its healthcare-related businesses. The company’s CEO Frans Van Houten said the separation could take between the next 12 to 18 months. Philips’ domestic appliances business, which includes kitchen appliances, coffee, garment care, and home care appliances, generated sales of $2.53 billion for 2019. “This [Domestic Appliances] business has significantly contributed to Philips, but it is not a strategic fit for our future, as we choose to further sharpen the focus along the health cont...
Source: MDDI - January 29, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

Trivitron Introduces Two Advanced Imaging Modalities
Company launches digital OR integration, ultrasound products (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - January 29, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Conferences/Arab Health Annual Meeting Ultrasound Source Type: news

Study supports interval MRI for likely benign findings
Major cancer organizations recommend interval MRI screenings for women with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: PET/MRI tops MRI in breast lesion comparisons Can FDG-PET/MRI replace biopsy in breast cancer cases? Breast ultrasound spots more cancers in dense breasts Are BI-RADS 3 findings tracked effectively? Elastography methods reduce unnecessary breast biopsies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

EDAN Instruments Reveals Upgrades to Acclarix LX9 Ultrasound System
System and upgrades awaiting U.S. FDA clearance (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - January 28, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Conferences Ultrasound Source Type: news

Ultrasound Analysis Framework: Early Step Toward Automated Thyroid Tumor Diagnosis
Evaluation of tumor features as effective as radiologists at distinguishing malignant thyroid nodules (Source: Diagnostic Imaging)
Source: Diagnostic Imaging - January 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Authors: Whitney J. Palmer Tags: Thyroid Cancer Ultrasound Source Type: news

Elastography shows high reproducibility in breast lesions
Two different ultrasound elastography techniques -- strain elastography and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mindray releases new ultrasound system Elastography helps liver transplant patients avoid biopsy Radiofrequency ultrasound, AI predict thyroid cancer Shear-wave elastography tracks effects of knee surgery Elastography methods reduce unnecessary breast biopsies (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA to host workshop on medical applications of AR, VR
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has scheduled for March 5 a public...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Virtual reality shows value in x-ray patient positioning AR, 3D printing make waves in cardiac care 3D VR models improve kidney-sparing surgery outcomes AR, ultrasound boost efficiency of needle injections AI, AR enable real-time pain assessment on virtual brain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

2 ultrasound features predict cancer recurrence risk
Machine learning might one day be able to tell which breast cancer patients...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Molecular test identifies ultralow-risk breast cancer patients 5 ways imaging can reduce breast cancer overdiagnosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Echosens technology used for liver fibrosis study
Ultrasound technology developer Echosens is supplying its FibroScan test to...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Echosens taps new president for North America Echosens brings FibroScan to Henry Ford Echosens gets FDA clearance for FibroScan (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Most Americans want abortion to remain legal, but back some state restrictions
The new poll finds support for waiting periods, mandatory ultrasounds and other state limits. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ariana Eunjung Cha Source Type: news

Novel Approach Shows Early Promise in Boosting Memory in AD Novel Approach Shows Early Promise in Boosting Memory in AD
Very early research suggests a novel, noninvasive brain stimulation technique guided by ultrasound may improve memory in Alzheimer's disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 20, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Approaches to Block for Brachial Plexus Anesthesia Approaches to Block for Brachial Plexus Anesthesia
This study compared two commonly used approaches to ultrasound-guided brachial plexus regional anesthesia for upper limb surgery. What are the pros and cons of each?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ecuadorian Cactus Absorbs Ultrasound, Enticing Bats to Flowers
Many plants reflect ultrasonic waves, thereby attracting the pollinators, but one cactus takes a different approach. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 17, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Mindray releases new TE7 ACE ultrasound scanner
Mindray Medical International has released a new point-of-care ultrasound scanner,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mindray releases new ultrasound system Mindray reaches ultrasound milestone, unveils upgrades Mindray installs 5 ultrasound scanners in Md. hospital Mindray highlights Resona 7 upgrades Mindray highlights ultrasound upgrade at RSNA 2017 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 17, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Hey, Alexa -- Tell me about breast density
Asking personal assistants like Alexa about complex health issues isn't a reality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are breast density notification laws really working? Breast density laws don't boost ultrasound rates AI beats density for predicting breast cancer risk Breast ultrasound spots more cancers in dense breasts JACR: Breast density notices need improvement (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Mother is left with a gaping gangrenous hole in her leg after 'botched' liposuction
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Marie Allen, 42, from North Carolina, had Vaser liposuction, a non-invasive form that sees fat cells blasted away using ultrasound saves. But she suffered burns. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Advanced Ultrasound Electronics lands ISO certification
Medical ultrasound service firm Advanced Ultrasound Electronics (AUE) has received...Read more on AuntMinnie.com (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

CS Medical forms partnership with APIC
Ultrasound accessories firm CS Medical has signed a strategic partnership with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CS Medical touts US probe disinfectant results CS Medical launches ultrasound probe care device CS Medical teams up with GE for probe cleaning CS Medical launches ultrasound probe drying cloth CS Medical debuts probe storage cabinets (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

SonoSim releases pediatric ultrasound training modules
Ultrasound education firm SonoSim has launched the first in a series of pediatric...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE makes equity investment in SonoSim SonoSim teams with Elsevier for ultrasound training SonoSim releases custom ultrasound training module SonoSim, GE expand ultrasound training collaboration Laerdal, SonoSim launch US simulation product (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Targeted Ultrasound Destroys Cancer Cells: Study
Focused ultrasound is already used to destroy tumors, with most approaches using either high-intensity beams to heat and destroy cells or injected contrast dyes. But both approaches can harm healthy cells and contrast dyes work only for a minority of tumors. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preparing for an Ultrasound
-- Ultrasound imaging, also known as sonography, uses high-frequency sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of your body, says the University of California, San Francisco. To prepare for an ultrasound, UCSF encourages patients to: Inform... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 13, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

UCI receives $1.2M to study AR use for medical training
The University of California, Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine has received...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AR, 3D printing make waves in cardiac care AR, ultrasound boost efficiency of needle injections AR offers 3D image guidance for interventional procedures AI, AR enable real-time pain assessment on virtual brain AR may boost efficiency of minimally invasive surgery (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 13, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Targeted Ultrasound Destroys Cancer Without Harming Healthy Cells: Study
Title: Targeted Ultrasound Destroys Cancer Without Harming Healthy Cells: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Cancer General)
Source: MedicineNet Cancer General - January 13, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preparing for an Ultrasound
Title: Health Tip: Preparing for an UltrasoundCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/13/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - January 13, 2020 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Targeted Ultrasound Destroys Cancer Without Harming Healthy Cells: Study
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - January 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Nursing, Oncology, Radiology, Research, News, Source Type: news

Targeted Ultrasound Destroys Cancer Without Harming Healthy Cells: Study
FRIDAY, Jan. 10, 2020 -- The research is still in its early stages, but scientists say they've developed a low-intensity ultrasound technique that kills cancer cells without damaging healthy cells. Focused ultrasound is already used to destroy... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Technique allows dolphin pregnancy exams to mirror those in humans
(National Marine Mammal Foundation) In a groundbreaking study just published in Veterinary Radiology& Ultrasound, scientists have developed a new ultrasound technique for evaluating dolphin fetuses at all stages of gestation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A & #039;Discommon & #039; Approach to Medical Device Accessorizing
Design engineering firm Discommon worked with Butterfly Network to redesign the handheld ultrasound device’s carrying case, charger, and holster for on-the-go medical professionals. The goals were to ease storage and to ensure protection of the Butterfly IQ during in transit, all with a sleek, cohesive design. For instance, the firm set out to develop a case design with “clean lines to match Butterfly’s aesthetic,” rather than using “traditional protective carrying-case elements such as utilitarian handles, bumpers, and clasps,â...
Source: MDDI - January 9, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Design Source Type: news

Ultrasonographic Features of Lower-Limb Joints in Gout Ultrasonographic Features of Lower-Limb Joints in Gout
Find out which ultrasound features might be helpful for the diagnosis of gout, particularly in the lower extremity joints.Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news