- n using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram); commonly used to observe fetal growth or study bodily organs
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- Point-of-Care Ultrasound Proves Accurate For Kids With Suspected Appendicitis
NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces the need for CT scans, according to a team of Mount Sinai researchers. Bedside ultrasound, often referred to as point-of-care ultrasonography, has a specificity of about 94%, meaning that it misses ...
Feb. 10, 2014 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News
- Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Gastroenterology Volume 27, Issue 23: Endoscopy.
John J. Vargo, MD, MPH, Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Vice-Chair, Digestive Disease Institute of the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, presented on Controversies About Preparations for Endoscopy, and Stephen A. McClave, MD, Professor of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, presented on Endoscopic Ultrasonography: Lumps and Bumps in the ...
Feb. 8, 2014 - PRWeb