The Diagnostic Imaging ultrasound modality focus page provides information, videos, podcasts, and the latest news about industry product developments, trial results, screening guidelines, and protocol guidance that touch on the use of ultrasound across the healthcare continuum, from cardiovascular, breast, abdominal, neurological imaging, and more, including point-of-care ultrasound.

Clarius Mobile Health Gets FDA Nod for AI Ultrasound Musculoskeletal Imaging Model

February 01, 2023

In what is reportedly the first Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for musculoskeletal ultrasound, the model provides automated measurements of tendons in the knee, ankle, and foot.

Can Multimodal AI Improve Cancer Detection in Dense Breasts?

January 20, 2023

Emerging research suggests combined artificial intelligence (AI) assessment of digital mammography and automated 3D breast ultrasound provides enhanced detection of breast cancer in women with dense breasts and may be a viable alternative in areas where radiologists are scarce.

Pie Medical Imaging Launches AI-Powered Echocardiography Platform

January 13, 2023

CAAS Qardia 2.0, an updated version of the CAAS Qardia echocardiography software platform, reportedly incorporates artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled workflows, and provides enhanced imaging and analysis of key cardiac measures.

Can Deep Learning Enhance Ultrasound Assessment of Hepatic Steatosis in Patients with NAFLD?

January 05, 2023

In a new prospective study, an emerging deep learning model, which incorporates parametric mapping with quantitative ultrasound to estimate liver fat fraction, demonstrated a 90 percent sensitivity rate and a 91 percent specificity rate for diagnosing hepatic steatosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).