Ultrasound correlates well with MRI for pediatric liver disease
May 25, 2022 -- Ultrasound shear-wave elastography can correlate well with MR elastography for measuring liver stiffness in children and young adults with known or suspected liver disease, said researchers who published their results May 24 in Radiology. Read More
Contrast ultrasound works well for pediatric vascular imaging
May 24, 2022 -- Contrast-enhanced ultrasound is more accurate than color Doppler in characterizing different types of soft-tissue vascular abnormalities, according to research published May 23 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Ultrasound gel: A slick way to keep surgery hair-free
May 20, 2022 -- Applying ultrasound gel to a patient's hair prior to craniofacial or maxillofacial surgery can contain tresses and prevent hair from invading a surgical site, according to a short communication published on May 15 in Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
TI-RADS helps classify thyroid lesions on ultrasound
May 3, 2022 -- Classifying lesions found on ultrasound through the Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS) is beneficial, but improvements can be made, according to research presented May 3 at the American Roentgen Ray Society meeting in New Orleans. Read More
Chest wall ultrasound good alternative after mastectomy
May 2, 2022 -- Ultrasound of the chest wall performs well in follow-up imaging of breast cancer patients after mastectomy, according to research presented May 2 at the American Roentgen Ray Society meeting in New Orleans. Read More
Ultrasound shows persistence of vaccine-related lymphadenopathy
April 27, 2022 -- Over half of women with axillary lymphadenopathy after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine continued to show the condition on follow-up ultrasound scans at 12 weeks, according to research published April 26 in Radiology. Read More
Pancreatic cysts present screening challenge for radiologists
April 21, 2022 -- What's the best way to handle cysts detected in the pancreas on imaging exams? Such lesions are relatively common, but only a small number are malignant, so figuring out suitable management surveillance can be a challenge. Read More
Deep learning measures up to experts for ovarian ultrasound
April 15, 2022 -- Deep-learning algorithms based on grayscale and color Doppler ultrasound images may predict ovarian malignancies with performance comparable to human experts, according to Chinese research published April 12 in Radiology. Read More
Ultrasound links abnormal findings in infants to neurobehavioral issues
April 12, 2022 -- Abnormal findings like white-matter damage found on cranial ultrasound scans performed in the first two weeks of the life of an infant are linked to neurobehavioral issues later on, according to research published April 8 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
MRI, CEDM more accurate to measure post-therapy tumor response
April 8, 2022 -- MRI and contrast-enhanced digital mammography (CEDM) are more accurate in judging the final size of breast tumors after endocrine therapy, according to research to be presented April 8 at the American Society of Breast Surgeons annual meeting in Las Vegas. Read More