Women's Health 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.

Is Whole Body Imaging Warranted for Thrombocytopenia Caused by a COVID-19 Vaccine?

June 14, 2022

In what may be the largest study to date to examine the use of whole-body imaging to assess multisystem thrombosis in patients with COVID-19 vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia, researchers found multiple sites of thrombosis in 83 percent of patients who had additional CT, MRI and/or ultrasound imaging beyond the area of their primary complaint.