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GE HealthCare features new ultrasound, MRI offerings at ECR 2024

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VIENNA – GE HealthCare (GEHC) is highlighting a revamped ultrasound product line, the European launch of its Signa Champion 1.5-tesla In ultrasound, GEHC is debuting Logiq Totus, a midrange, full-body scanner designed for use in a variety of clinical scenarios. Images courtesy of GE HealthCare. Totus has received the CE Mark and U.S.

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Remote Ultrasound Platform Offers Diagnostic Scans from Anywhere

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A next-generation ultrasound technology capable of delivering remote diagnostic imaging without the need to go to a clinic or hospital is set to revolutionize ultrasound diagnostics.

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Ultrasound waves ease pain by influencing brain areas

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Focused ultrasound could help ease pain by manipulating the area of the brain that registers pain, a proof-of-principle study published February 1 in Pain found. Low-intensity focused ultrasound is one such method, which nondestructively and reversibly changes brain activity with high spatial resolution and adjustable depth of focus.

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Ultrasound 'sticker' measures tissue stiffness

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A wearable ultrasound sticker the size of a postage stamp can continuously measure tissue stiffness and may have a place in monitoring organ transplantation patients, according to research published February 9 in Science Advances. However, with traditional ultrasound, monitoring cannot be performed continuously.

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Researcher details ultrasound 'sticker' research with AuntMinnie.com

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Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recently had a study published highlighting the results of their ultrasound "sticker," which they said can take tissue stiffness measurements.

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VR test differentiates between novice, expert ultrasound users

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An immersive virtual reality (VR)-based test can distinguish between operators with varying levels of thoracic ultrasound skill, a Danish study published January 6 in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology found. With ultrasound being a user-dependent imaging modality, operator skills are important for diagnostic accuracy.

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Thyroid ultrasound database may spur better diagnostic models

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A thyroid ultrasound imaging database could spur the development of more effective diagnostic and treatment models for related diseases, according to research published January 23 in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology. Ultrasound is a first-line method in the screening and diagnosing of thyroid nodules.