Medical, Legal, And Practice
Do women prefer female radiologists to perform breast ultrasound?
Most women undergoing breast ultrasound examinations are unconcerned about whether a radiologist is male or female, researchers from the University of Lucerne in Switzerland have found.
November 16, 2023
Philips promotes development of maternal healthcare in Africa
Philips Foundation is highlighting the success of its projects designed to improve access to maternal healthcare in sub-Saharan Africa, including obstetric ultrasound services.
November 2, 2023
Deep-learning method using ultrasound predicts fetal birth weight
A novel deep-learning technique using ultrasound videos predicts fetal birth weight, according to a study from the University of Amsterdam published on 20 October in
Computers in Biology and Medicine
October 24, 2023
GE HealthCare, Novo Nordisk collaborate on ultrasound
GE HealthCare is working with Danish pharmaceutical firm Novo Nordisk to further advance the clinical and product development of peripheral-focused ultrasound (PFUS) to treat type 2 diabetes and obesity.
October 22, 2023
Siemens and Braunschweig hospital sign 10-year contract
Siemens Healthineers and Braunschweig Municipal Hospital have signed a 10-year contract for a new diagnostics and analysis facility. The deal is worth around 80 million euros.
October 18, 2023
What's the best approach to imaging of breast implant rupture?
MRI remains the gold standard for the diagnosis of breast implant rupture, but ultrasound can also be a useful screening tool in the initial assessment of implant integrity, U.K. researchers noted at the recent European Society of Breast Imaging (EUSOBI) annual meeting.
October 18, 2023
Ultrasound comes to the rescue in Swiss caving emergencies
Authors from Bern University Hospital have described how point-of-care ultrasound plays a central role in rescue operations from potentially serious caving accidents. One incident involved a speleologist who was hit on the pelvis by a boulder at an altitude of 2000 meters.
September 24, 2023
Philips presents CEUS application at Bubble Conference
Philips is introducing a new super contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) application for the company's Epiq Elite ultrasound system, as well as highlighting results from Germany being presented at the International Bubble Conference in Chicago.
September 10, 2023
Usono achieves CE mark for ProbeFix Dynamic
Ultrasound developer Usono has secured the CE mark for its ProbeFix Dynamo, which addresses transducer positioning and stabilization during dynamic ultrasound procedures.
August 31, 2023
U.K. updates proficiency standards for radiographers
The U.K. Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has updated its standards of proficiency for radiographers. They will take effect on 1 September.
August 30, 2023
ESC calls for competency-based cardiac imaging
The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) has called for competency-based cardiac imaging delivery to ensure effective patient care, according to a statement published on 25 August in the
European Heart Journal
August 27, 2023
GE unveils new technology at ESC meeting
GE HealthCare has launched a digital tool for use in atrial fibrillation (AFib) cases and a new ultrasound device at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2023 in Amsterdam.
August 24, 2023
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