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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.
Minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins results in less swelling, bruising and minimal pain

Minimally invasive procedure to treat varicose veins results in less swelling, bruising and minimal pain

Drug used to treat enlarged prostate may improve the accuracy of prostate biopsies

Drug used to treat enlarged prostate may improve the accuracy of prostate biopsies

Ultrasound-guided percutaneous biopsies are a safe and effective alternative to endoscopic biopsies

Ultrasound-guided percutaneous biopsies are a safe and effective alternative to endoscopic biopsies

Testosterone appears to benefit, not harm, cardiovascular health of middle-aged men

Testosterone appears to benefit, not harm, cardiovascular health of middle-aged men

Patients with suspicious axillary lymph nodes in their breasts should first undergo ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration to avoid unnecessary surgery

Patients with suspicious axillary lymph nodes in their breasts should first undergo ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration to avoid unnecessary surgery

"Streaming detection" ultrasound could reduce number of diagnostic procedures for breast lumps

"Streaming detection" ultrasound could reduce number of diagnostic procedures for breast lumps

Digital mammography leads to significant decreases in the number of patients called back to the hospital for further mammograms

Digital mammography leads to significant decreases in the number of patients called back to the hospital for further mammograms

Over-the-phone transmission of diagnostic-quality ultrasound images is possible

Over-the-phone transmission of diagnostic-quality ultrasound images is possible

Identifying high-risk prostate cancer means more prudent treatment decisions

Identifying high-risk prostate cancer means more prudent treatment decisions

Botox injections decrease drooling in children with neurologic impairments

Botox injections decrease drooling in children with neurologic impairments

New study suggests Pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve key predictors of cardiovascular risk

New study suggests Pioglitazone HCl may significantly improve key predictors of cardiovascular risk

Trial to evaluate modern stent technologies over balloon angioplasty for peripheral arterial disease

Trial to evaluate modern stent technologies over balloon angioplasty for peripheral arterial disease

Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

Pulsating ultrasound enhances gene therapy for tumors

Color doppler sonography speeds detection of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants

Color doppler sonography speeds detection of necrotizing enterocolitis in premature infants

New drug combo helps prevent strokes

New drug combo helps prevent strokes

Drinking wine or beer has same result: higher blood pressure

Drinking wine or beer has same result: higher blood pressure

Using light under your skin

Using light under your skin

Nanoparticles reveal tiny cancerous tumors

Nanoparticles reveal tiny cancerous tumors

NSAIDs okay for tonsillectomy, new study finds

NSAIDs okay for tonsillectomy, new study finds

No clear correlation between routine ultrasonic scans and intellectual impairment

No clear correlation between routine ultrasonic scans and intellectual impairment