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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.
New, scalpel-free treatment for reducing Parkinson's tremor gets FDA approval

New, scalpel-free treatment for reducing Parkinson's tremor gets FDA approval

Russian scientists propose new method to study tissue changes after laser surgery

Russian scientists propose new method to study tissue changes after laser surgery

Critically ill children experience muscle atrophy within one week of mechanical ventilation

Critically ill children experience muscle atrophy within one week of mechanical ventilation

Simple tests in GP surgeries could increase diagnosis rate of liver disease

Simple tests in GP surgeries could increase diagnosis rate of liver disease

Functional ultrasound imaging can reveal brain activity maps of mice for specific behaviors

Functional ultrasound imaging can reveal brain activity maps of mice for specific behaviors

The Lancet study: First baby born following uterus transplantation from deceased donor

The Lancet study: First baby born following uterus transplantation from deceased donor

Successful delivery after womb transplant

Successful delivery after womb transplant

Pediatric firearm injury survivors have increased long-term mortality, finds study

Pediatric firearm injury survivors have increased long-term mortality, finds study

New study launched in Burkina Faso to test typhoid conjugate vaccine

New study launched in Burkina Faso to test typhoid conjugate vaccine

Personalized scans showing the extent of atherosclerosis help decrease cardiovascular risk

Personalized scans showing the extent of atherosclerosis help decrease cardiovascular risk

Despite reduction in twin stillbirth rates, there is no change in still birth rates involving single fetus

Despite reduction in twin stillbirth rates, there is no change in still birth rates involving single fetus

Cryoablation shows potential as a treatment for low-risk breast cancer

Cryoablation shows potential as a treatment for low-risk breast cancer

Healthy lifestyle may offset acceleration of atherosclerosis during menopause

Healthy lifestyle may offset acceleration of atherosclerosis during menopause

Using Pre-Clinical Imaging to Detect Cancer

Using Pre-Clinical Imaging to Detect Cancer

One twin’s difficult birth puts a project designed to reduce C-sections to the test

One twin’s difficult birth puts a project designed to reduce C-sections to the test

ICUS applauds announcement of dramatic changes in payment for contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging

ICUS applauds announcement of dramatic changes in payment for contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging

GE Healthcare showcases new Edison applications and Edison-powered devices at RSNA 2018

GE Healthcare showcases new Edison applications and Edison-powered devices at RSNA 2018

NTU and TTSH join forces to improve doctor-patient communication

NTU and TTSH join forces to improve doctor-patient communication

Many people underestimate the impact of sprains, say foot scientists

Many people underestimate the impact of sprains, say foot scientists

Study highlights a new predictor of type 2 diabetes

Study highlights a new predictor of type 2 diabetes