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November 29, 2021

Quantitative Evaluation of Renal Cortex Perfusion Using Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging Parameters in Ischemia–Reperfusion Injury in Rabbits

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate blood perfusion of the renal cortex during ischemia–reperfusion (I/R) injury using quantitative contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) parameters. In this experiment, 24 rabbits […]

Ultrasound in medicine and Biology
November 29, 2021

Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Patterns for the Non-invasive Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Prospective Multicenter Study in Histologically Proven Liver Lesions in a Real-Life Setting Demonstrating the Benefit of Extended Late Phase Observation

Abstract The hallmark for the non-invasive diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) in cirrhosis is arterial phase hyperenhancement (APHE), followed by late-onset (>60 s), mild washout. Large […]

Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
November 29, 2021

Chemotherapy Augmentation Using Low-Intensity Ultrasound Combined with Microbubbles with Different Mechanical Indexes in a Pancreatic Cancer Model

Abstract The aim of the study was to explore the optimal mechanical indexes (MIs) for low-intensity ultrasound (LIUS) combined with microbubbles to enhance tumor blood perfusion and improve drug concentration […]

Ultrasound in medicine and Biology
November 9, 2021

Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound Market | Rising Ultrasound Procedural Volume Projected to Boost Growth Opportunities

The contrast enhanced ultrasound market has been experiencing significant growth opportunities in the upcoming years. This market growth is on the back of growing ultrasound procedural volume, contrast imaging modes, […]

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The ICUS Bubble Blog showcases real-life CEUS experiences from around the world, with a special focus on how CEUS impacts individual patients and their care.

CEUS shows hepatic artery perfusion after liver transplant, helping patient avoid CT and second surgery

By Tao Lin

Attending Physician, Department of Ultrasound in Medicine, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China.

CEUS helps young mom avoid liver biopsy

By Dr. Hoiwan Cheung

Resident, Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle WA

CEUS Prevents Risky Intervention in Young Patient

By Dr. Michael R. Acord

Interventional radiologist with the Department of Radiology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)

CEUS predicts benign versus malignant liver mass

By Garvit Devmohan Khatri

Fellow Abdominal Imaging, Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

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