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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.
Interventional radiologists now are able to treat using minimally invasive procedures

Interventional radiologists now are able to treat using minimally invasive procedures

Risk of artery plaques increased by use of HIV drugs

Risk of artery plaques increased by use of HIV drugs

National effort to detect life-threatening non-cardiac vascular diseases

National effort to detect life-threatening non-cardiac vascular diseases

Aortic screening programme in the UK could save lives at reasonable cost

Aortic screening programme in the UK could save lives at reasonable cost

New screening helps to determine risk for having a baby with Down syndrome

New screening helps to determine risk for having a baby with Down syndrome

Swedish Medical Center has unveiled the world's most advanced mobile mammography center

Swedish Medical Center has unveiled the world's most advanced mobile mammography center

Warning to parents-to-be that non-medical ultrasounds are unapproved, inappropriate, and possibly even risky

Warning to parents-to-be that non-medical ultrasounds are unapproved, inappropriate, and possibly even risky

How flexing of blood vessels during a heartbeat might contribute to heart disease

How flexing of blood vessels during a heartbeat might contribute to heart disease

Study is first to see such changes in women without high blood pressure or other diseases

Study is first to see such changes in women without high blood pressure or other diseases

Metabolic syndrome may make arteries thicker and stiffer

Metabolic syndrome may make arteries thicker and stiffer

Patient uses inorganic blood substitute

Patient uses inorganic blood substitute

Ultrasound therapy does nothing to help an injured skeletal muscle heal any faster

Ultrasound therapy does nothing to help an injured skeletal muscle heal any faster

Small uterine fibroids are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage

Small uterine fibroids are associated with an increased risk of miscarriage

NZ Research helps difficult pregnancies

NZ Research helps difficult pregnancies

Latest developments in prostate cancer research

Latest developments in prostate cancer research

Time-reversal acoustics research promises medical breakthroughs

Time-reversal acoustics research promises medical breakthroughs

Aspirin surgery on neck arteries can prevent complications

Aspirin surgery on neck arteries can prevent complications

Study demonstrates pharmacists ability to identify & refer patients at-risk for fractures

Study demonstrates pharmacists ability to identify & refer patients at-risk for fractures