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AIUM announces management agreement with the International Society of Therapeutic Ultrasound
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine has reached a management agreement with the International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound effective July 1, 2009. (2009-06-30)
Transvaginal ultrasound superior to transrectal ultrasound for staging rectal cancer in women
Transvaginal ultrasound surpasses the capabilities of transrectal ultrasound in evaluating women with rectal tumors, as shown by a new study performed at the Toronto General Hospital in Canada. (2004-05-03)
Ultrasound first, not CT, for diagnosing suspected acute appendicitis
Color Doppler ultrasound, not CT, should be the first imaging examination for adult patients with suspected acute appendicitis, a new study emphasizes. (2008-05-07)
AIUM announced Endowment for Education and Research grant recipients
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine announced the winners of its 2007 Endowment for Education and Research grants at the 2007 AIUM Annual Convention in New York. (2007-04-10)
AIUM spearheads collaboration to develop guidelines for point-of-care ultrasound applications
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine recently hosted Ultrasound Practice Forum: Point-of-Care Use of Ultrasound on Nov. (2010-12-10)
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The course will provide an update of current ultrasound and Doppler practices and techniques in abdominal, gynecologic, and vascular applications. (2004-07-21)
AMA adopts diagnostic ultrasound utilization and education resolution
The American Medical Association House of Delegates recently adopted Resolution 507: Diagnostic Ultrasound Utilization and Education, which was introduced by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and cosponsored by 15 national and state medical societies. (2012-07-23)
June 2007 issue of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine focuses on contrast-enhanced ultrasound
The June 2007 issue of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine will contain substantial content focusing on contrast-enhanced ultrasound. (2007-05-30)
Computer model improves ultrasound image
Doctors use diagnostic sonography or ultrasound to visualize organs and other internal structures of the human body. (2008-11-04)
MRI superior to ultrasound in predicting cerebral palsy in preterm infants
In a comparison study between MRI and ultrasound for predicting cerebral palsy in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants, researchers from Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, CA, found that MRI is superior to ultrasound in both sensitivity and positive predictive value for cerebral palsy, whereas both ultrasound and MRI showed relatively high specificity and negative predictive value. (2004-05-03)
2004 AIUM ultrasound research grant recipients to be announced at the AIUM annual convention
2004 AIUM Ultrasound Research Grant recipients will be announced at the AIUM annual convention. (2004-04-28)
Ultrasound fusion imaging provides comparable accuracy for bone, soft tissue tumors
Biopsies using ultrasound fusion imaging for detecting bone and soft tissue cancers are safe, effective and just as accurate as conventional biopsy methods, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study. (2011-02-16)
AIUM announced Endowment for Education and Research grant recipients
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) announced the winners of its 2005 Endowment for Education and Research (EER) grants at the 2005 AIUM Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida. (2005-08-17)
Radiologists, primary users of non-cardiac ultrasound
Although non-radiologist physicians have contributed to the widespread use of point-of-care (POC) ultrasound, radiologists remain the primary users, according to a study in the November issue of the Journal of the American College of Radiology. (2011-11-01)
Journal of Ultrasound In Medicine features bioeffects consensus report
The April 2008 issue of the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine includes an important special feature, the (2008-05-23)
AIUM announced EER grant recipients
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) announced the winners of its 2006 Endowment for Education and Research (EER) grants at the 2006 AIUM Annual Convention in Washington, DC. (2006-04-06)
AIUM honors ultrasound pioneers
Lennard Greenbaum, MD, president of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), along with other luminaries in the field of ultrasound, presented awards to several individuals who have significantly contributed to the field of medical diagnostic ultrasound at the 2006 AIUM Annual Convention in Washington, DC, on March 24, 2006. (2006-04-06)
AIUM to honor ultrasound pioneers at the 2005 AIUM 50th Anniversary convention
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) will present awards to several individuals who have significantly contributed to the field of medical diagnostic ultrasound at the 2005 AIUM 50th Anniversary Convention in Orlando, Florida, on June 19, 2005. (2005-05-17)
AIUM to honor ultrasound pioneers at its 2004 Annual Convention
AIUM will honor several ultrasound pioneers at its 2004 Annual Convention. (2004-04-28)
J. Oscar Barahona, BS, RDMS, to receive Distinguished Sonographer Award
J. Oscar Barahona, BS, RDMS, will be honored with the Distinguished Sonographer Award during the 2012 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Annual Convention at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in Phoenix, Arizona, on March 30, 2012. (2012-03-26)
AIUM CEO named among 'most influential' in radiology
RT Image Magazine recently released its roster of the top 25 most influential in the field of radiology naming AIUM chief executive officer, Carmine M. (2007-09-21)
AACE/AIUM develop physician certification and accreditation in thyroid/parathyroid ultrasound
The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine have been working together to improve the quality of diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided invasive procedures of the thyroid and parathyroid glands. (2009-02-23)
Second look ultrasound: Effective MRI correlate for identifying incidental breast lesions
A second look ultrasound of the breast, used in conjunction with MRI, allows radiologists to identify lesions not detected on conventional mammography and first look ultrasound; in some cases it allows radiologists to determine whether or not a lesion is malignant or benign, according to a study performed at the University of Rome La Sapienza in Rome, Italy. (2009-04-23)
Elastography helps identify patients who need biopsy
A new ultrasound technique is proving valuable in distinguishing malignant from benign breast lesions in some patients -- results that could mean fewer unnecessary breast biopsies, a new study shows. (2011-01-12)
Presidential Recognition Awards presented at the 2007 AIUM Annual Convention
Lennard D. Greenbaum, M.D., president of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, announced the recipients of the 2007 Presidential Recognition Award during the Leadership Banquet at the 2007 AIUM Annual Convention in New York City. (2007-04-10)
Charles C. Church, Ph.D., to be honored with the Joseph H. Holmes Basic Science Pioneer Award
The Joseph H. Holmes Basic Science Pioneer Award will be presented to Charles C. (2012-03-26)
AIUM and AUA guideline development leads to practice accreditation for urologic ultrasound
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and American Urological Association are proud to announce the collaborative development of practice and training guidelines in the practice of urologic ultrasound which has led to the availability of practice accreditation through the AIUM. (2012-06-22)
Presidential Recognition Awards presented during the 2012 AIUM Annual Convention
Alfred Z. Abuhamad, M.D., president of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), presented the esteemed Presidential Recognition Awards to Harvey L. (2012-04-18)
Lawrence Platt, MD, receives the 2006 AIUM William J. Fry Memorial Lecture award
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) presented Lawrence Platt, MD, with the 2006 William J. (2006-04-06)
New Investigator Award presented at the 2005 AIUM Annual Convention
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) announced the winner of the 2005 New Investigator Award at the 2005 AIUM Annual Convention in Orlando, Florida. (2005-08-17)
AIUM officially recognizes ACEP Emergency Ultrasound Guidelines
In keeping with the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine's overarching mission of advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through education, research and development of guidelines, the AIUM recognizes the American College of Emergency Physicians Policy Statement Emergency Ultrasound Guidelines as meeting the qualifications for performing ultrasound in the emergency setting. (2011-12-08)
Robotic ultrasound gives surgeon more direct control in mapping and removing kidney cancers
While the use of ultrasound to identify tumors during kidney cancer surgery is gaining acceptance, a research team at Henry Ford Hospital has successfully taken it a step further by showing an added benefit when the procedure is done robotically. (2013-07-09)
AIUM announces ultrasound practice accreditation in fetal echocardiography
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine announced today that ultrasound practice accreditation is now available in fetal echocardiography. (2011-01-20)
Concern over safety of commercial ultrasound scans
Expectant parents' desire to see images of their unborn children has given rise to commercial companies offering keepsake ultrasound scans without medical supervision, often referred to as (2007-02-05)
Ultrasound offers tool for blocking faulty vessels in placental disorder
Ultrasound waves may offer a new tool for splitting abnormal blood vessels in the placenta that affect some twin pregnancies, a new study shows in sheep. (2016-07-13)
Joshua A. Copel, MD, to be presented with the William J. Fry Memorial Lecture Award
Joshua A. Copel, MD, will be honored with the William J. (2012-03-26)
AIUM accredits first urological practice
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) recently granted ultrasound practice accreditation in urology to Smith Institute for Urology in New Hyde Park, New York. (2012-09-18)
Ultrasound combined with pre-operative MRI is cost effective in evaluating rotator cuff tears
While ultrasound is usually viewed as more cost effective, MRI is most often used to evaluate the rotator cuff. (2011-05-05)
X-rays overused in ICU: Ultrasound safer, just as effective
A new study shows that the use of ultrasound testing rather than x-rays or CT scans in the ICU reduces patient radiation exposure and lowers costs of care. (2013-10-27)
Ultrasound-estimated fat content in muscles may be an indicator of physical health
Ultrasound-estimated percent intramuscular fat of muscles in the lower extremity was inversely associated with physical activity level and positively associated with body mass index in a recent study. (2016-05-03)
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