Tag: "sonography" at medical news

BI-RADS lexicon for ultrasound useful for differentiating benign from malignant solid masses

...d that 10% of masses with circumscribed margins at sonography were malignant. Therefore, circumscribed margins alone would not be sufficient to skip a biopsy of a circumscribed mass," said Jay A. Baker, MD, one of the authors of the study. According to the study authors, this information is valuable for counse...

Prenatal sonography has no effect on the intellectual capacity of the developing child

...tual impairment. "Fears have been expressed that sonography can lead to diminished intellectual capacity," exp...ssuring in terms of the risk that routine prenatal sonography has lasting effects on the development of the foetal brain," says Ms Kieler. "It is important to rem...

Color doppler sonography speeds detection of serious illness in premature infants

...es at the University of Toronto used color Doppler sonography to examine 30 premature and full-term infants with...ngold said. "But in the near future, color Doppler sonography will become part of the overall assessment of premature babies."...

AIUM discourages the sale and use of ultrasound equipment for personal use in the home

... physicians, certified/registered sonographers, or sonography registry candidates) with specialized training in fetal imaging perform all obstetric ultrasound scans. These individuals have been trained to recognize medically important conditions, recognize artifacts that can mimic or obscure pathology, and use ...

Beyond Tom Cruise - the bigger ultrasound picture

... physicians, certified/registered sonographers, or sonography registry candidates with training in the appropriate ultrasound specialties. These individuals have been trained to recognize medically important conditions, recognize artifacts that can mimic or obscure pathology, and use techniques to minimize ultr...

Study recommends new tool to assess blunt abdominal trauma

Contrast-enhanced sonography compared with sonography and CT proves to be a useful tool in the assessment of blunt abdominal trauma, concludes a study con...

Using contrast enhanced sonography improves diagnosis of liver and spleen injuries

Contrast-enhanced sonography shows liver and spleen injuries better than non-co...liver, spleen or renal injuries. Contrast-enhanced sonography depicted 20 (91%) of the 22 injuries while non-contrast-enhanced sonography revealed 11 (50%). "The...

Dynamic sonography accurate in diagnosing muscle tears

Dynamic sonography is useful in the diagnosis, management and follow-...ith muscular trauma in the thigh and calf. Dynamic sonography of both the affected and contralateral normal part was performed. "Ultrasound is a rapid and radiati...

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(Date:7/24/2014)... a new drug that successfully treated lupus in mice, a ... $250,000 grant to expand his research to a new version ... range of autoimmune diseases., Chandra Mohan, Hugh Roy and Lillie ... published a study in Arthritis Research & Therapy outlining the ... mice and reduced the number of cases of lupus-related kidney ...
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