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Ultrasound

Image: An example of Shear Wave Elastography (SWE) images of the liver (Photo courtesy of MGH Department of Radiology).

Ultrasound Shear Wave Elastography Provides Painless Liver Biopsy

While histopathology is still the overall standard for assessing and staging chronic liver fibrosis, researchers in the US have started using a new ultrasound technique called Shear Wave Elastography (SWE), and found that it is just as reliable, and can prevent the need for patient to undergo a painful biopsy. More...
10 Jan 2017
Image: Doctors at Children\'s Hospital of Philadelphia are using a new imaging tool during surgery to repair congenital heart defects in children to detect serious residual holes in the heart (Photo courtesy of PixaBay).

Cardiac Imaging Helps Detect Residual Septal Defects

Using transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) could help surgeons identify intramural ventricular septal defects (VSDs) in real-time, according to a new study. More...
05 Jan 2017
Image: Digital mammograms (top) compared with Contrast-Enhanced Digital Mammography (CEDM) images (bottom) for breast cancer screening (Photo courtesy of Dr. John Lewin).

Experts Recommend Personalized Approach to Breast Cancer Screening

Experts in the US have recommended a risk-based personalized approach to breast cancer screening to ensure improved, safer and less expensive cancer care. More...
03 Jan 2017
Image: The C3 and C7 mobile ultrasound scanners can be used anywhere (Photo courtesy of Clarius Mobile Health).

Wireless Ultrasound Devices Guide Bedside Procedures

New wireless ultrasound devices for medical professionals are compatible with the latest iOS and Android smartphones and tablets. More...
29 Dec 2016
Image: One coronal CT image was taken before treatment, and the other eight months afterwards. The images demonstrate that the treatment resulted in de novo mineralization in target area, and partial restoration of cortical bone (Photo courtesy of RSNA).

Researchers Demonstrate the Effectiveness of MRgFUS to Control Cancer Pain

Researchers in Italy have shown that MR-guided high-intensity Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) is safe and effective in managing pain in cancer patients, and can reduce the dependence of these patients on opioid pain control medications. More...
27 Dec 2016
Image: The study showed that telerobotic ultrasound could enable sonographers and radiologists to perform exams remotely (Photo courtesy of RSNA).

Telerobotic Ultrasound to Enable Remote Provision of Professional Care to Patients

An ultrasound equipment company in France has released the results of a study intended to assess the use of telerobotic ultrasound to enable sonographers and radiologists to perform exams remotely. More...
27 Dec 2016
Image: The diagram describes the principle of the photoacoustic effect and imaging used in the SENO Medical Imagio modality (Photo courtesy of Ultrasonography).

Pivotal European Study Results Show Innovative Cancer Diagnostic Technology

A medical imaging company that pioneered a novel opto-acoustic breast-imaging technology has released new down-classification and up-classification data from a European post-market surveillance and clinical follow-up study called MAESTRO. More...
27 Dec 2016


MedImaging channel of MedImaging offers comprehensive coverage of medical sonography in its Ultrasound channel dealing with diagnostic and obstetric sonography, palliative applications (MRgFUS), as well as reports on scanners and transducers.
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