French team releases findings on diagnosing endometriosis
January 30, 2023 -- The combination of physical examination, transvaginal ultrasound, and pelvic MRI is the best way to diagnose deep infiltrating endometriosis in certain locations, a research team from Paris has reported. Read More
Dutch team issues positive AI results for dense breasts
January 23, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) system that combines mammography and ultrasound data is comparable to radiologists for detecting cancer in women with dense breasts, a group from the Netherlands Cancer Institute has found. Read More
Where do we stand now with handheld ultrasound scanners?
January 23, 2023 -- Handheld ultrasound has not yet reached mainstream adoption, but the technology is evolving fast and the worldwide market for systems continues to grow steadily, a report from Signify Research has found. Read More
Spanish team highlights ultrasound's value in imaging of muscles
January 16, 2023 -- Panoramic ultrasound does not produce imaging deformations during assessment of large muscles and shows good comparison with conventional B-mode ultrasound, suggests a new study from Madrid. Read More
Breast MRI helps downgrade some BI-RADS 3 lesions from ultrasound
January 5, 2023 -- Breast MRI enables around 10% of breast lesions to be downgraded to a lower BI-RADS level and settle the need for closer follow-up, according to research published on 3 January in the European Journal of Radiology Open. Read More
What were the main technology trends at RSNA 2022?
December 15, 2022 -- There's no better economic barometer for the global medical imaging sector than the vast exhibition halls at the RSNA meeting. Industry guru Steve Holloway was in Chicago, and he reflects on the most important take-home messages. Read More
Ultrasound sheds light on axillary staging in breast cancer
December 13, 2022 -- Researchers from Turkey have found that asymmetrical cortical enlargement on the side closer to the breast, abnormal microvascular pattern, and high cortex-hilum ratio are independent predictors of axillary nodal involvement. Read More
Strasbourg group develops ultrasound protocol for trauma cases
December 12, 2022 -- An extended ultrasound exam performed at the bedside in trauma settings can help guide appropriate treatment prior to the use of whole-body CT, according to French research published on 7 December in JAMA Network Open. Read More
Italian team reports novel data on ultrasound use in endometriosis
December 9, 2022 -- A research group from Rome has found that ultrasound detected signs of endometriosis in approximately one-third of young women presenting with severe dysmenorrhea. Read More
Swiss team shows PET/CT's promise in malignant melanoma cases
November 14, 2022 -- F-18 FDG-PET/CT imaging is a better choice than ultrasound for detecting both lymph node and abdominal metastases in patients with malignant melanoma, Swiss investigators have found. Read More