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Ultrasound

Aetna first to cover MR-guided focused ultrasound for essential tremor
The condition is estimated to affect 10 million Americans
Siemens contemplates sale of ultrasound business
While no final decisions have been made, the company has received interest from buyers
Imaging heart disease in the era of COVID-19
The value of cardiac ultrasound has increased amid the pandemic
Ultrasound vibrations can damage COVID-19 virus
MIT researchers find the virus' physical structure to collapse and rupture from scans
GE introduces pocked-sized wireless handheld ultrasound
Vscan Air is the company's smallest and lightest point-of-care ultrasound system
Contrast-enhanced ultrasound utilization on the rise
CEUS offers many unique advantages over other imaging modalities, particularly for pediatric patients
Pyrus to streamline distribution of RP Canon's medical imaging portfolio
Will manage the internal processes of CT, MR and ultrasound systems worldwide
GE Healthcare in search of buyer for Waukesha campus
Plans to move operations to West Milwaukee and Wauwatosa facilities
Caption AI allows inexperienced sonographers to obtain quality images: study
Could help reduce the shortage of capable ultrasound users, support timely diagnoses
Fujifilm to complete Hitachi imaging acquisition by end of March
The deal will transfer a range of CTs, X-rays, ultrasound and MR systems
Imaging reveals how COVID-19 makes the body attack itself
New insight on musculoskeletal injuries, such as 'covid toes'
No-show rate hit 55% in medical imaging during the peak of pandemic
A fivefold increase in missed appointments were seen across all modalities
Mindray opens refurbishment program for ultrasounds, monitors and anesthesia machines
Clinicians with limited budgets will be able to access quality systems at affordable prices
EXACT Therapeutics and GE to develop ultrasound probe for ACT sonoporation
Could yield wide range of applications, from chemotherapy to neurological conditions
Olympus and Hitachi ink five-year deal on endoscopic ultrasound
Olympus and Hitachi will develop new EUS products that better address patient and healthcare professional needs
ENDRA Life Sciences and GE Healthcare extend collaboration
Assessing fatty liver disease via ultrasound in a way that is comparable to MR
How handheld ultrasound can achieve mainstream adoption
Ultra-portability, relatively low cost, and ease of disinfection have caused high demand during the pandemic

Ultrasound Features In Print

Read the new issue of HCB News Magazine

Breast imaging products help with coronavirus backlog

With a screening bottleneck on the horizon, manufacturers are introducing new tools to make exams faster and more comfortable than ever before

Restarting non-urgent imaging in a post-pandemic world

Tips from the ACR for radiology providers trying to reopen as safely and efficiently as possible

Rethinking OB/GYN ultrasound amid the COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 keeps most patients at home, antenatal care providers have had to change the way they work

What do women really know about breast density?

Karen Schifferdecker, and her colleagues at the Dartmouth Institute, find out what patients know (and don’t know) about the role of density in breast health