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Ultrasound is a procedure in which high-energy sound waves are bounced off internal tissues or organs and make echoes. The echo patterns are shown on the screen of an ultrasound machine, forming a picture of body tissues called a sonogram. Also called ultrasonography.
Scientists aim to offer better treatment for acute heart failure using ultrasound evaluation

Scientists aim to offer better treatment for acute heart failure using ultrasound evaluation

New study to explore link between binge drinking and cardiovascular disease in young adults

New study to explore link between binge drinking and cardiovascular disease in young adults

Study: Prostate cancer patients willing to pay up to $2,000 for new high-tech biopsy technique

Study: Prostate cancer patients willing to pay up to $2,000 for new high-tech biopsy technique

New research shows how foot's impact during walking regulates blood supply to the brain

New research shows how foot's impact during walking regulates blood supply to the brain

New findings on skewed ratio of male to female babies born to Indian-born women in Canada

New findings on skewed ratio of male to female babies born to Indian-born women in Canada

Doctors highlight importance of virtual and augmented reality in the operating room

Doctors highlight importance of virtual and augmented reality in the operating room

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

Doctors perform first-ever robotic, minimally-invasive surgical removal of stage IV tumor thrombus

New article explores cost-effectiveness of initial diagnostic protocols for microscopic hematuria

New article explores cost-effectiveness of initial diagnostic protocols for microscopic hematuria

Peripheral arteries may be useful for assessing heart disease risk, study finds

Peripheral arteries may be useful for assessing heart disease risk, study finds

Novel non-invasive technique can deliver drugs to the brain via nanoparticles

Novel non-invasive technique can deliver drugs to the brain via nanoparticles

MIT engineers develop more sensitive approach to reveal ovarian tumors

MIT engineers develop more sensitive approach to reveal ovarian tumors

SFU researchers develop optical diagnostic probe for non-invasive detection of breast cancer

SFU researchers develop optical diagnostic probe for non-invasive detection of breast cancer

Stanford-led researchers use microbubbles and ultrasound to detect malignant cancers

Stanford-led researchers use microbubbles and ultrasound to detect malignant cancers

Philips and B. Braun announce strategic alliance to enhance regional anesthesia and vascular access

Philips and B. Braun announce strategic alliance to enhance regional anesthesia and vascular access

Study reports rising thyroid cancer incidence among Hispanics, African Americans and young people

Study reports rising thyroid cancer incidence among Hispanics, African Americans and young people

AAPM releases statement calling on Congress to oppose NIH funding cuts

AAPM releases statement calling on Congress to oppose NIH funding cuts

UAB chemists design microcapsules for guided drug delivery system to target solid tumors

UAB chemists design microcapsules for guided drug delivery system to target solid tumors

Study identifies major barriers to fertility preservation in transgender youth

Study identifies major barriers to fertility preservation in transgender youth

Eating peanuts with high-fat meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases

Eating peanuts with high-fat meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases

Prenatal ultrasound exposure can weaken thigh bones, animal study shows

Prenatal ultrasound exposure can weaken thigh bones, animal study shows