The International Contrast Ultrasound Society (ICUS) is the only global medical society exclusively devoted to promoting the safe and appropriate utilization of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) where medically indicated, in order to improve patient care worldwide.


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A comprehensive education portal offering the convenience of ICUS online learning with free CME, well as other recommended CEUS education.

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Free CEUS curriculum resources compiled by the Joint Task Force on CEUS Curriculum in Sonographer Schools.


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Bubble Blog

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 rules out metastatic liver cancer and helps woman avoid unnecessary surgery

By Dr. Yang Sun

Mrs. H, a 55-year-old woman, had a radical lobectomy seven months ago after being diagnosed with microinvasive lung cancer. She has been undergoing follow-up exams every three months to check for any evidence of recurrence or metastases. During the most recent chest CT, her doctor noticed a hypo-density mass in her right liver. This finding […]

CEUS rules out suspicious kidney mass

By Dr. Dante Pezzutti

Mr. A is a 66-year-old retired warehouse manager who suffers from cirrhosis (liver failure) secondary to a hepatitis C infection and alcohol abuse. Annual ultrasound exams help his doctors evaluate his liver to check for any evidence of complication from cirrhosis, such as hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a type of liver cancer. During Mr. A’s most […]

CEUS reveals benign liver mass after CT and MRI suggest malignancy

By Dr. Yang Sun

Mr. Hua is a young, healthy 24-year-old man who referred to our hospital because of a liver mass, which was detected on abdominal ultrasound during a routine checkup in a local hospital. At the time of his initial checkup, Mr. Hua was not experiencing abdominal bloating, nausea, or other abdominal pain or discomfort, and he […]

CEUS validates veteran’s recurrent liver cancer, leading to optimal therapy

By Dr. David Camacho

Mr. H is a 67-year-old veteran with a history of chronic kidney disease who visited his oncologist for follow up of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a type of liver cancer. His initial diagnosis was made two years ago, after which he underwent a series of targeted treatments including chemoembolization and selective internal radiation therapy. Recently, on […]

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