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Experts Advocate Expanded Contrast Agent Use in Ultrasound Imaging

2021 04 Oct

Last week at the “Advances in Contrast Ultrasound” conference in Chicago, ultrasound experts advocated expanded use for ultrasound contrast agents (UCAs) to give patients broader access to low-cost, safe and reliable diagnostic imaging.   UCAs contain microscopic gas-filled bubbles injected during an ultrasound exam to enhance image resolution.... Read more

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AI System Achieves Radiologist Accuracy in Detecting Breast Cancer from Ultrasound

2021 30 Sep

On 24 September in  Nature Communications , NYU and NYU Abu Dhabi researchers reported developing an artificial intelligence (AI) system with radiologist-level accuracy for identifying breast cancer in ultrasound.  Ultrasound is a critical tool used along with mammography for breast cancer screening, detection, and characterization. Compared to... Read more

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Fujifilm Launches a Portfolio For Europe's Healthcare Community Following The Integration of Hitachi

2021 01 Jul

Fujifilm launches a more comprehensive portfolio for Europe's healthcare community following the integration of Hitachi Diagnostic Imaging Today at a virtual European event, the newly named FUJIFILM Healthcare Europe and FUJIFILM Europe’s existing European medical business (hereinafter referred to as “Fujifilm”) presented a complete and... Read more

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Ultrasound Can Accurately Diagnose Common Hand Injuries

2021 31 May

A new study in  Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology s hows that ultrasound can accurately diagnose hand injuries, specifically tendon tears, further proving its use as a fast and indispensable tool. Researchers from Ain Shams University in Egypt aimed to validate the diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound (US) scans in pre-operative evaluation... Read more

IT Management

World’s Tiniest, Injectable Chip Uses Ultrasound to Monitor Body Processes

2021 18 May

Once a thing of science fiction, implantable medical devices are transforming healthcare and improving the quality of life for millions of people.   Columbia Engineers have taken the science further — developing what they say is the world’s smallest single-chip system with a complete functioning electronic circuit. The system, at less than... Read more

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MRI to Predict Tumour Size

2021 26 Apr

An extensive group of researchers from Germany, led by Dr Monika Graeser, from the Department of Gynecology, University Hospital Leipzig, presented results on “Magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound for prediction of residual tumor size in early breast cancer within the ADAPT subtrials.” The West German Study Group (WSG) conducted this imaging project... Read more

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3 Key Points To Save Lives With Lung Ultrasound

2021 10 Mar

Presenter  Daniel LICHTENSTEIN • Pioneer of critical ultrasound • Chairman of the CEUR F Find Sonoscanner On Social Media Read more

Health Management

Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 15 Feb

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Charitable Institutions During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Pisa Experience

2021 15 Feb

During the COVID-19 pandemic, several charitable institutions in Pisa, Italy helped local health authorities cope with the crisis. One of these charitable initiatives led to the purchase of a high-end ultrasound system. This paper describes how this project was envisioned and implemented and what lessons were learned from this initiative. Key... Read more