This week’s ultrasound news highlights, curated by National Ultrasound, Inc.
Weekly Ultrasound News Highlights:
- Medicare Requires Prior Authorization for Venous Ablation
- Radiologists who perform venous ablation in a hospital outpatient department are now required to obtain prior authorization before performing such services on Medicare patients.
- How Many Targeted Biopsy Cores are Needed for Clinically Significant Prostate Cancer Detection…?
- To uncover the optimal number of transperineal magnetic resonance imaging ultrasound (MRI/US) fusion targeted biopsy (TB) cores per lesion needed for detection of clinically significant prostate cancer (csPCa).
- SIIM 2020: AI nearly halves breast ultrasound reading time
- Using artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze breast ultrasound lesions reduced interpretation time by 49% at a healthcare center in Missouri.
- Pediatric Imaging Use in Emergency Department on the Rise
- Between 2009 and 2018, a study published Aug. 3 in JAMA Pediatrics reveals, emergency providers ordered more MRI scans and ultrasounds for pediatric patients. But, the amount of CT scans requested fell.
From the National Ultrasound Blog:
- Buyer’s Guide for Mindray Veterinary Ultrasound
- Our complete guide on the top 4 Mindray veterinary ultrasound machines.
- Buyer’s Guide for OB/GYN Ultrasound
- National Ultrasound’s expert team, made up of experienced sonographers, has highlighted four units from entry, mid, high and flagship levels.
- Mindray M6 Ultrasound Machine Review
- This portable color machine includes a 5 year warranty and a wide range of transducers, ideal for most practices and clinics at an affordable price.