Ultrasound comes to the rescue in Swiss caving emergencies
September 25, 2023 -- 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. Read More
Ultrasound-guided magnetic seeds localize breast lesions
August 24, 2023 -- Ultrasound-guided localization with magnetic seeds can localize nonpalpable breast lesions, and may perform better than stereotactic seed localization, according to Italian research published on 22 August in Clinical Breast Cancer. Read More
Can ultrasound guide vacuum excision to remove small cancers?
August 21, 2023 -- Ultrasound-guided vacuum-assisted excision is not a reliable method for removing small breast cancers, according to research from Finland published on 16 August in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Barcelona team highlights trends of isthmic contractions in pregnancy
July 25, 2023 -- Ultrasound shows that isthmic contractions are common in second-trimester pregnancies and can have an impact on cervical measurements, fetal medicine specialists from Vall d'Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona, Spain, have found. Read More
Do RFID tags have a place in breast cancer treatment?
June 15, 2023 -- Using radiofrequency identification (RFID) tags to localize axillary lymph nodes is a safe and feasible method for breast cancer treatment, U.K. authors wrote in an article published on 10 June by Clinical Radiology. Read More
AI model can provide boost for breast ultrasound interpretation
June 2, 2023 -- A new study has found that an artificial intelligence algorithm can extract the morphological features from early breast lesions, conduct effective and objective image analysis, and help improve patient outcome. Read More
Sharp rise occurs in referrals of young women to breast clinics
May 30, 2023 -- Increasing numbers of women under 35 are being referred to symptomatic breast clinics, resulting in greater demand for imaging services, despite unchanged and low incidence of breast cancer within this age group, researchers from Dublin have reported. Read More
O-RADS MRI assists in evaluation of adnexal mass malignancy risk
May 17, 2023 -- O-RADS MRI scoring is an effective way to assess malignancy risk in adnexal masses referred after inconclusive ultrasound results, but improvements are needed for the metric, according to a group of authors led by Prof. Isabelle Thomassin-Nagara from Paris. Read More
Elastography, vascularity measures improve TI-RADS performance
May 5, 2023 -- Measures from thyroid nodule vascularity and shear-wave elastography show promise for improving the detection of thyroid cancer, according to findings presented at the American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting in Honolulu. Read More
AI proves comparable to rads for assessing BI-RADS 4 breast lesions
May 2, 2023 -- An artificial intelligence (AI) model using breast ultrasound images is on par with human experts when it comes to assessing BI-RADS 4 lesions, a study published on 22 April in Academic Radiology has found. Read More