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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.
Assessing risk, expanding reach: Innovative ultrasound designed for front-line healthcare workers to help improve maternal health

Assessing risk, expanding reach: Innovative ultrasound designed for front-line healthcare workers to help improve maternal health

GE Healthcare introduced today in certain countries in Africa and Southeast Asia its new Vscan AccessTM portable ultrasound system, designed to help healthcare providers improve care... [More]
Study shows trophon EPR effective in inactivating high-risk, cancer-causing HPV

Study shows trophon EPR effective in inactivating high-risk, cancer-causing HPV

A new study presented at the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America has demonstrated that the trophon EPR is the only high level disinfection system proven to kill natural, infectious, high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) under normal use conditions. [More]
Study shows trophon EPR effective in inactivating high-risk, cancer-causing HPV

Study shows trophon EPR effective in inactivating high-risk, cancer-causing HPV

A new study presented at the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America has demonstrated that the trophon EPR is the only high level disinfection system proven to kill natural, infectious, high-risk human papilloma virus (HPV) under normal use conditions. [More]

Exact Imaging's ExactVu micro-ultrasound platform introduced at AUA 2015 Annual Meeting

Exact Imaging, the world's leader in high-resolution micro-ultrasound systems enabling real-time imaging and guided biopsies of the prostate, today introduced its ExactVu high-resolution micro-ultrasound platform for prostate imaging and biopsy. [More]
New studies to improve prostate cancer detection to be presented at AUA annual meeting

New studies to improve prostate cancer detection to be presented at AUA annual meeting

Five new studies evaluating the use of imaging and urine-based biomarkers as ways to improve prostate cancer detection will be presented during the 110th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). [More]
CME Medical to distribute eZono 4000 for use in multiple clinical settings

CME Medical to distribute eZono 4000 for use in multiple clinical settings

CME Medical, the market leader in the specialist infusion pump field, is delighted to announce its partnership with eZono, AG, a company that focuses on ultrasound for procedural guidance, to distribute its flagship product the eZono 4000. [More]
Experimental gene therapy holds promise against metastatic prostate cancer

Experimental gene therapy holds promise against metastatic prostate cancer

Even with the best available treatments, the median survival of patients with metastatic, hormone-refractory prostate cancer is only two to three years. Driven by the need for more effective therapies for these patients, researchers at VCU Massey Cancer Center and the VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine have developed a unique approach that uses microscopic gas bubbles to deliver directly to the cancer a viral gene therapy in combination with an experimental drug that targets a specific gene driving the cancer's growth. [More]
Clear Guide Medical signs agreement with USAISR to test effectiveness of Clear Guide ONE

Clear Guide Medical signs agreement with USAISR to test effectiveness of Clear Guide ONE

Clear Guide Medical has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research to test the physician performance enhancements possible when using the Clear Guide ONE and the VisiTIP needles. [More]

Neusoft Medical Systems launches NeuViz 128 CT

Today, Neusoft Medical Systems Co., Ltd. officially launched the NeuViz 128 CT for the global markets, and the new products are being exported to South Asia, North Africa and other international markets. [More]
New app may help parents save lives of premature babies

New app may help parents save lives of premature babies

A new app launched by The University of Nottingham is offering parents of newborn infants the chance to play a crucial role in research that could save the lives of premature babies in the developing world. [More]
Thyroid ultrasound ‘not highly accurate’ for malignancy in children

Thyroid ultrasound ‘not highly accurate’ for malignancy in children

Ultrasound has only limited value for diagnosing thyroid cancer in children, say the authors of a meta-analysis. [More]
Montefiore and Einstein researchers to present data on obesity, asthma and autism at PAS 2015

Montefiore and Einstein researchers to present data on obesity, asthma and autism at PAS 2015

Researchers from the Children's Hospital at Montefiore and Albert Einstein College of Medicine will present data from more than 50 studies that explore topics including obesity, asthma and autism at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies. [More]
Study explores how NYC doctor can perform tele-robotic ultrasound over the Internet on patients in Chicago

Study explores how NYC doctor can perform tele-robotic ultrasound over the Internet on patients in Chicago

A new clinical trial is testing the feasibility and efficiency of a doctor in New York City remotely performing long-distance, tele-robotic ultrasound exams over the Internet on patients in Chicago. [More]
OHTAC recommends MRgHIFU as possible cost-effective strategy for uterine fibroid treatment

OHTAC recommends MRgHIFU as possible cost-effective strategy for uterine fibroid treatment

The Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee has recommended Magnetic Resonance-Guided High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (MRgHIFU or MRgFUS) as a possible "cost-effective strategy" and a "safe and effective, noninvasive, uterine-preserving" option for women seeking treatment for uterine fibroids. [More]
Ikonopedia's breast imaging reporting tools, MQSA management system selected for use by BelleBridge

Ikonopedia's breast imaging reporting tools, MQSA management system selected for use by BelleBridge

Ikonopedia announced today that its breast imaging reporting tools and MQSA management system have been selected for use by BelleBridge, which provides telemedicine services for interpretations of breast screening and diagnostic examinations. [More]
Pocket-sized ultrasound device reduce need for further testing in inpatient and outpatient settings

Pocket-sized ultrasound device reduce need for further testing in inpatient and outpatient settings

Results from a study presented today at The International Liver Congress 2015 demonstrate that the use of a pocket-sized ultrasound device (PUD) helps to reduce the need for further testing in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. [More]
Ultrasound settings can change beat frequency of cardiac cells

Ultrasound settings can change beat frequency of cardiac cells

Ultrasound—the technology used for sonograms and examining the heart—can increase the rate at which heart cells beat, researchers from Drexel University report. [More]
Alternative treatment options for uterine fibroids

Alternative treatment options for uterine fibroids

A 47-year-old African-American woman has heavy menstrual bleeding and iron-deficiency anemia. She reports the frequent need to urinate during the night and throughout the day. A colonoscopy is negative and an ultrasonography shows a modestly enlarged uterus with three uterine fibroids, noncancerous growths of the uterus. [More]
ATA guidelines provide recommendations for managing thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer in children

ATA guidelines provide recommendations for managing thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer in children

Previous guidelines from the American Thyroid Association for evaluating and managing thyroid nodules and thyroid cancers targeted adults. Recognizing the potential differences in clinical presentation and long-term outcomes, and the potential risks of overly aggressive therapy in pediatric patients with thyroid cancer, an ATA Task Force developed management guidelines for children with thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC), which are published in Thyroid, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers and the official journal of the American Thyroid Association. [More]
Nonprofit group launches website that provides education, information about breast density

Nonprofit group launches website that provides education, information about breast density

Recognizing that both women and their doctors are often confused after a mammogram reveals the woman has dense breasts, a nonprofit organization has launched a major new educational website. The site, www.DenseBreast-info.org, addresses questions women and their healthcare providers often have about breast density - helping them to "Get Smart about Being Dense." [More]
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