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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.
Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

Review of kidney cancer incidence in California signals end of a trend

MR-guided focused ultrasound continues to gain momentum in treating essential tremor patients

MR-guided focused ultrasound continues to gain momentum in treating essential tremor patients

Increased inflammatory markers during pregnancy can lead to changes in fetal brain development

Increased inflammatory markers during pregnancy can lead to changes in fetal brain development

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report

Abdominal pain now due to dental braces swallowed 10 years earlier: Case report

Shortage of Hepatitis B vaccine - prioritization of vaccinations announced in UK

Shortage of Hepatitis B vaccine - prioritization of vaccinations announced in UK

New LF-OCT technology enables more accurate imaging of cellular processes in the eye

New LF-OCT technology enables more accurate imaging of cellular processes in the eye

When wounds won’t heal, therapies spread — to the tune of $5 billion

When wounds won’t heal, therapies spread — to the tune of $5 billion

SNMMI recognizes contributions to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at 2017 annual meeting

SNMMI recognizes contributions to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at 2017 annual meeting

Researchers develop ceramic skull implant to deliver ultrasound treatments through thick skulls

Researchers develop ceramic skull implant to deliver ultrasound treatments through thick skulls

Quantel Medical wins FDA approval for innovative Easyret photocoagulator

Quantel Medical wins FDA approval for innovative Easyret photocoagulator

Study shows advantages of alternative pain relief option during knee replacement surgery

Study shows advantages of alternative pain relief option during knee replacement surgery

IBS scientists create first nanoparticle-based tissue adhesive to seal bleeding and guide surgery

IBS scientists create first nanoparticle-based tissue adhesive to seal bleeding and guide surgery

Brief bursts of high-intensity, weight-bearing activity linked to better bone health in women

Brief bursts of high-intensity, weight-bearing activity linked to better bone health in women

Language development may start in utero, study suggests

Language development may start in utero, study suggests

Lymph node removal may not be needed for all melanoma patients, study finds

Lymph node removal may not be needed for all melanoma patients, study finds

Reducing DVT and leg ulcers through personalized compression socks

Reducing DVT and leg ulcers through personalized compression socks

Socioeconomic status during childhood related to left ventricular structure, diastolic function in adult life

Socioeconomic status during childhood related to left ventricular structure, diastolic function in adult life

Adherence to NCCN Guidelines spares breast cancer patients from unnecessary tests

Adherence to NCCN Guidelines spares breast cancer patients from unnecessary tests

Breast implants linked to abnormal ECG recordings

Breast implants linked to abnormal ECG recordings

New laser imaging 'bowl' could reduce stages involved in spotting breast cancer

New laser imaging 'bowl' could reduce stages involved in spotting breast cancer