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.

Key Challenges with the O-RADS Ultrasound Classification System

July 27, 2022

While the Ovarian-Adnexal Reporting and Data System ultrasound (O-RADS US) system provides a standardized and validated system for classification and risk stratification of ovarian and adnexal masses, a variety of clinical scenarios may prohibit or limit use of the system.

Can Machine Learning Enhance Ultrasound Differentiation Between Malignancy and Benign Lymph Node Changes Caused by COVID-19 Vaccination?

July 11, 2022

An updated machine learning model demonstrated a 23 percent improvement in accuracy and a 36.1 percent improvement in sensitivity over visual radiologist assessment of ultrasound images for differentiating malignant lymph nodes and benign COVID-19 vaccination-related changes to lymph nodes.