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Three Rivers Hospital is seeking an Ultrasound Tech responsible for the independent operation of sonographic equipment, and for performing and communicating results of diagnostic examinations using sonography. Candidate must have an active ARDMS, ARRT, RDMS or RDCS certification and a minimum of one year clinical experience. Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular Technology Program that is accredited by CAAHEP. Candidate must be able to perform general, OB and abdomen studies; vascular studies (i.e. Echo, Carotid, Arterial) and Cardiac capabilities are required.

Does Your Dog or Cat Need an Ultrasound?

If your veterinarian recommends an ultrasound for your dog or cat, you probably have questions. What types of risks are associated with pet ultrasounds?. Many of us associate ultrasounds with pregnancy. After all, ultrasounds (ultrasonography) are a standard way doctors evaluate a fetus’ health. However, many other types of medical procedures utilize them as well.
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City of Celina Grappling With Abortion

A proposed ordinance to declare Celina a “sanctuary city for the unborn” is eliciting strong reactions from both sides of the aisle. Proposed ordinance 51-21-O seeks to ban abortions within the city of Celina, where there are no abortion-providing facilities at this time. The ordinance defines abortion as a “violent...
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Ultrasound imaging of value for diagnosis of Achilles tendon rupture in ED

Ultrasound imaging has been found to be highly sensitive modality for the diagnosis of both partial and complete Achilles tendon rupture in ED. The use of ultrasound imaging for the detection of both a partial and complete rupture of the Achilles tendon has been found to be a highly sensitive modality according to a systematic review and meta-analysis by a team from Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California, US.

Ten Benefits of Ultrasound Technology

The medical field is always advancing. Scientists constantly search for new ways to diagnose and prevent illnesses, especially with the latest technology. Ultrasound machinery was an incredible advancement that continues to help patients and doctors. It has improved over the years and expanded to many uses. These are the 10 main benefits of the technology that anyone can appreciate.

Try Sofwave, Next-Generation Ultrasound Technology, At Kalologie Medspa

Carol Evanicky, owner of Kalologie Medspa, and Mitchell Halpert, Sofwave medical device liaison, spoke with Studio 512 about the benefits of Sofwave treatment. Tell us about Sofwave treatment. Carol says, “I am super excited to announce that we are the first location in Central Texas to offer Sofwave treatments. Sofwave...

Is It Possible That A Pelvic Ultrasound Can Miss A Pregnancy?

Are you pregnant or planning for pregnancy? Every stage of pregnancy brings different issues and concerns for you and your baby. Check out the Do’s and don'ts for a safer pregnancy. What To Do When You Find Out You’re Pregnant – Pregnancy can be very impressive for some mothers. Some...

Researchers Use Ultrasound to Remove Diseased Brain Cells

Researchers have developed a noninvasive method to remove faulty brain circuits using ultrasound and microbubbles. The corresponding research paper came from a collaboration of scientists at Stanford University and the University of Virginia School of Medicine and will be published in the Journal of Neurosurgery. At present, removing faulty brain...
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What to Expect: Ultrasound Costs

Of the many financial matters you need to prepare when you're getting ready to welcome a new baby, healthcare costs are at the top of the list—from prenatal care to hospital delivery costs, the amounts will likely add up, whether you have insurance or not. Ultrasounds are a common and often necessary part of prenatal healthcare—however, costs and coverage can vary depending on a variety of factors, such as where you live, where you get care, and your health plan.
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Is it normal to look more pregnant than I am?

Yes, it's normal to think you look more pregnant than you really are or feel like you have a huge pregnant belly. Every pregnant body is different, and one five-months-pregnant belly may look completely different than another one. There's no set formula for how and when you start to show....

Carcass ultrasound procedures: Past, present and future

“Breeders should not be afraid of using the new technology as we move away from the old gold standard,” explained Dr. Tommy Perkins, West Texas A&M University associate professor. Perkins gave his presentation titled “Use of New Generation Ultrasound Equipment to Collect Carcass Data” during the Beef Improvement Federation Symposium earlier this year in Des Moines, Iowa.

Virtual simulation session covers the pearls and pitfalls of thoracic ultrasound

Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an increasingly common and useful tool with important applications in pulmonary medicine, both inside and outside of the ICU. The session Thoracic Ultrasonography for the Pulmonary Consultant featured a panel of experienced sonographers who, through real-life case examples and video demonstrations, shared some important tips to consider and some potential pitfalls to avoid when using this imaging modality.
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Thinking of point-of-care ultrasound as a partnership: RSNA 2021

Use of point-of-care ultrasound is increasing and clinicians and radiologists need to collaborate to take advantage of this new technology, which can help boost patient satisfaction scores, experts said during a session at this week’s RSNA annual meeting. At the session, “Partnering with Clinical Colleagues on a Point-of-Care Ultrasound Program,”...

Samsung Showcase Its Premium Diagnostic Imaging Solutions in Ultrasound, DR and Mobile CT at RSNA 2021

Samsung Electronics (Suwon-si, South Korea) showcased its premium diagnostic imaging solutions in ultrasound, digital radiography and mobile computed tomography at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2021 Annual Meeting from November 28 to December 2. At RSNA 2021, Samsung showcased its new V8, which is a high-end ultrasound system...

Weakened analysis. Thyroid ultrasound, essential for weight loss

Weakened analysis. Healthy weight loss is essential in order to maintain dietary results. And first of all, we need a set of analyzes. “We must first investigate thyroid function by an ultrasound and a few investigations specific to the proper functioning of the thyroid, ie thyroid hormones. Then we need...

Samsung’s Push To Leverage Artificial Intelligence On Display At RSNA 2021

Company to highlight its advances in artificial intelligence in ultrasound, digital radiography and mobile computed tomography. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. will showcase its premium diagnostic imaging solutions in ultrasound, digital radiography and mobile computed tomography at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2021 Annual Meeting from November 28 to December 2.

Mid-State Health Imaging Center earns ACR accreditation

PLYMOUTH — Mid-State Health's Imaging Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in Ultrasound – General, Gynecological, and Vascular, as a result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR) - the gold standard practice in Medical Imaging. The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents...