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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.
Fetal MRI can accurately identify holoprosencephaly by 18 weeks of gestation

Fetal MRI can accurately identify holoprosencephaly by 18 weeks of gestation

Study examines link between nicotine dependence and likelihood to quit smoking after lung cancer screening

Study examines link between nicotine dependence and likelihood to quit smoking after lung cancer screening

Ultrasound guidelines can reliably differentiate between pediatric thyroid nodules that require biopsy

Ultrasound guidelines can reliably differentiate between pediatric thyroid nodules that require biopsy

Study: MRI fusion biopsy outperforms standard prostate biopsy

Study: MRI fusion biopsy outperforms standard prostate biopsy

New method generates detailed 3D images of the body's cancer cells

New method generates detailed 3D images of the body's cancer cells

St Mary's Hospital uses point-of-care ultrasound extensively to assess patients in emergency care

St Mary's Hospital uses point-of-care ultrasound extensively to assess patients in emergency care

Engineers aim to create ultrasound helmet that could provide real-time images during surgery

Engineers aim to create ultrasound helmet that could provide real-time images during surgery

COstatus monitors could offer way to directly measure cardiac output among neonates

COstatus monitors could offer way to directly measure cardiac output among neonates

Researchers show novel relationship between gut microbiome and atherosclerosis

Researchers show novel relationship between gut microbiome and atherosclerosis

Nearly 50 people present with rare eye cancer - ocular melanoma

Nearly 50 people present with rare eye cancer - ocular melanoma

BTG presents OPTALYSE PE results at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

BTG presents OPTALYSE PE results at Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions

Samsung RS85 ultrasound system receives FDA 510(k) clearance

Samsung RS85 ultrasound system receives FDA 510(k) clearance

Parkinson's disease pivotal trial treats first patient using focused ultrasound

Parkinson's disease pivotal trial treats first patient using focused ultrasound

Scientists work on erasable MRI contrast agents that can blink off on command

Scientists work on erasable MRI contrast agents that can blink off on command

New noninvasive technique uses blood test to detect brain tumor biomarkers

New noninvasive technique uses blood test to detect brain tumor biomarkers

Jacobs Medical Center recognized with Baby Friendly Designation for efforts in mother-baby bonding

Jacobs Medical Center recognized with Baby Friendly Designation for efforts in mother-baby bonding

Radiofrequency ablation: A new, emerging procedure burns cancer cells

Radiofrequency ablation: A new, emerging procedure burns cancer cells

Breathtaking evolution amongst Indonesian tribe - bigger spleens for free-diving

Breathtaking evolution amongst Indonesian tribe - bigger spleens for free-diving

Smart-tooth technology shows promise in detecting certain diseases in high-risk patients

Smart-tooth technology shows promise in detecting certain diseases in high-risk patients

Case study shows how intravascular ultrasound imaging helps detect acute aortic syndrome

Case study shows how intravascular ultrasound imaging helps detect acute aortic syndrome