What's shaping global ultrasound's future?
June 20, 2019 -- The evolution of artificial intelligence, along with the growth of emerging markets and development of new applications, will transform the worldwide use of ultrasound, predicts market columnist Simon Harris. 2018 was a record year for the modality, with revenues increasing by 6.8%. Read More
Ultrasound guidance helps ease chronic shoulder pain
June 12, 2019 -- Ultrasound-guided injections are an effective way to manage chronic shoulder pain, and they are well tolerated by most patients, according to a new study presented at the recent EuroSon congress in Granada, Spain. Read More
Instability leads to serious ultrasound skills shortage in U.K.
June 11, 2019 -- Continuous personnel changes are a major factor behind the serious shortage of ultrasound staff in the National Health Service, a situation that has resulted in increased diagnostic delays and canceling of operations, according to research presented this week at the UK Imaging & Oncology Congress (UKIO) in Liverpool, U.K. Read More
Ultrasound proves value for assessing liver steatosis
June 4, 2019 -- German researchers have found that ultrasound provides a cost-effective and viable alternative to MRI for evaluating liver steatosis in the clinical arena. Their new study is to be published soon in the July issue of Clinical Radiology. Read More
Video from EuroSon 2019: Dr. Paul Sidhu on top trends
May 31, 2019 -- GRANADA, SPAIN - The growing miniaturization of devices, the emergence of elastography, and the more efficient use of contrast agents are the three top technology trends in ultrasound today, according to Dr. Paul Sidhu from London. He's also sure modality-specific congresses still have a bright future. Read More
Video from EuroSon 2019: Dr. Matthias Wüstner on surgeons
May 31, 2019 -- GRANADA, SPAIN - Surgeons must be willing and able to perform ultrasound exams. That's the view of surgeon Dr. Matthias Wüstner, who is convinced that intraoperative ultrasound has an essential role to play in patient care. He gave a keynote lecture on Thursday at EuroSon 2019. Read More
Video from EuroSon 2019: Dr. José Luis del Cura on turf battles
May 30, 2019 -- GRANADA, SPAIN - Turf battles are a constant threat in ultrasound, given the technology's relatively low cost and portability. But how can you avoid them? We asked Dr. José Luis del Cura from Bilbao, Spain, an expert in interventional ultrasound, to share his thoughts on this important topic. Read More
Video from EuroSon 2019: Dr. Cristina Chammas on liver transplantation
May 30, 2019 -- GRANADA, SPAIN - A highlight on the opening day of the EuroSon 2019 congress was the keynote lecture from Dr. Cristina Chammas, PhD, about ultrasound evaluation of liver transplant patients. She works at one of the largest hospitals in Latin America that handles 130 liver transplants a year. Read More