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
Solving the diagnostic dilemma posed by heterotopic pregnancy
November 9, 2022 -- The successful recognition of heterotopic pregnancy -- a rare complication, but one with the potential for significant morbidity and mortality -- begins with awareness of its imaging features and understanding of the diagnostic challenges, Australian researchers have reported. Read More
Ovarian cancer surveillance proves viable for women with BRCA variants
November 7, 2022 -- Ovarian cancer surveillance is a viable option for women with BRCA (BReast CAncer gene) variants who delay removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries, a study published on 1 November in the Journal of Medical Genetics has found. Read More
Dutch group supports ultrasound as alternative to biopsy in liver disease
October 26, 2022 -- Calibrated ultrasound can help with disease staging in hepatic steatosis by detecting liver fat, with results comparable to that of liver biopsy, according to researchers from Radboud UMC in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. Read More
Dutch team casts doubt on use of ultrasound to check IUD position
October 7, 2022 -- Transvaginal ultrasound may not be needed for positional follow-ups after six weeks following correct insertion of an intrauterine device (IUD) in women, researchers from the Netherlands have reported. Read More
Will there be a winter peak in vaccine-related axillary adenopathy?
September 28, 2022 -- Unilateral axillary adenopathy is a common side effect of COVID-19 vaccination, and more cases will be encountered by radiologists in future booster programs, researchers from a top London facility have reported. Read More
Global ultrasound market faces growing levels of uncertainty
September 28, 2022 -- After a strong recovery for the world ultrasound sector in 2021, global supply chain issues, the conflict in Ukraine, and other geopolitical challenges have added new uncertainty and disruption to the market. Mustafa Hassan offers a region-by-region analysis. Read More
Sidhu: There's no going back if radiology abandons ultrasound
September 26, 2022 -- Radiologists will lament the day if they lose ultrasound as a valuable diagnostic tool, and there will be no going back afterwards, warned world expert Prof. Paul Sidhu in London on 22 September. Read More
4D ultrasound reveals how fetuses respond to taste and smell
September 23, 2022 -- Four-dimensional ultrasound scans from a study conducted in North-East England have provided compelling evidence that fetuses react to smell and taste. Midwives plan to use the results to educate women on the need to eat healthily during pregnancy. Read More
AI can assist novice users for ultrasound-guided anesthesia
September 19, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) helps improve accuracy by up to 15% for less experienced ultrasound users when it comes to guiding regional anesthesia, according to a study led by investigators at the University of Oxford, U.K. Read More