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Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging is primarily known from prenatal care, but sonography is also used in many other places: it is just as indispensable for examining the thyroid and abdomen as it is in cardiology. Read all about application examples, new technology and more.

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Article • New system combines nanotechnology and ultrasound

Reducing over-treatment of rectal cancer

An innovative solution based on nanotechnology and ultrasound could prevent over-treatment of patients with rectal cancer. The magnetomotive ultrasound system uses nanotechnology for reliable…

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Article • Point-of-care ultrasound in trauma

Returning e-FAST ‘to its roots’

Stagnation, under-use, unfulfilled potential: At the EUSEM congress in Barcelona, leading emergency physician Dr Joseph Osterwalder describes how e-FAST (Extended Focused Assessment with Sonography…

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News • Contrast agent-free imaging of complex structures

Ultrafast ultrasound breaks new ground in imaging kidney vessels

A Korean research team has advanced the imaging of kidney diseases using ultrafast ultrasound that captures 1,000 images in just one second.

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News • Diagnostic imaging collaboration

Canon Medical Systems and Olympus team up for endoscopic ultrasound

Canon Medical Systems Corporation and Olympus Corporation announced that they have reached an agreement to collaborate on Endoscopic Ultrasound Systems, and presented a new imaging system.

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News • Tissue oxygenation

Photoacoustic imaging for better diagnoses of ovarian cancer

Researchers and clinicians at Washington University in St. Louis found a way to improve diagnostic accuracy of potentially cancerous lesions in the ovaries and adnexal regions, or the fallopian tubes.

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Wearable monitoring device

Wireless ultrasound patch monitors vital signs in deep tissues

A team of researchers and scientists from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have developed a stick-on ultrasound patch, the first fully integrated wearable system for evaluating…

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Article • Portable imaging

Going mobile: advances in point-of-care ultrasound

Ultrasound technology now plays a vital role in clinical diagnosis and management. Significant advances in point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) have made it a versatile tool for assessment, diagnosis, and follow-up across various fields. New developments continue to expand its applications, improving patient care and outcomes.

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News • Imaging of focal breast complaints

Study confirms ultrasound as effective modality for diagnosing localized breast lumps

Ultrasound is an effective standalone diagnostic method in patients with focal breast complaints, according to a study published in Radiology, a journal of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Focal breast complaints can refer to pain, lumps, nipple discharge or other symptoms and conditions confined to a specific area of the breast.

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