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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Simulate the traditional exhibit experience offered at live, in-person educational programs.

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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 team diagnoses, saves life of young colleague

By Dr. Mike Averkiou

A diagnosis of late stage colon cancer was not what Barry Lutz expected. The 44-year old associate professor of bioengineering at the University of Washington was more than 20 years younger than the mean age of men diagnosed with this cancer, and there was no history of colon cancer in his family. Dr. Lutz soon […]

CEUS provides clarity on diagnosis of malignant kidney tumor

By Joseph O'Sullivan

Mr. S is a 72-year-old gentleman in good health who presented to his primary care physician with lower back pain and fatigue, a common complaint. Initial laboratory workup revealed a low red blood cell count and a CT scan was ordered to evaluate. The CT scan showed a spontaneous, contained bleed around his right kidney […]

CEUS speeds up cancer treatment for teacher with liver tumor

By Dr. Karisma Gupta

Mr. M, a 65-year-old retired teacher, went to his primary care physician for his first Medicare preventative visit. He was found to have elevated liver enzymes and chronic hepatitis C. After completing treatment for hepatitis C, the virus was completely eradicated. However, unfortunately, the virus caused irreversible damage to the liver, and Mr. M began […]

CEUS solves the hypertension puzzle for pre-school child

By Dr. Ann Foran

Joey is a pleasant 5-year-old boy who was recently diagnosed with severe hypertension (high blood pressure) — an unusual finding for a child. An ambulatory blood pressure monitor confirmed blood pressures of between 140 and 150 mmHg systolic, and between 90 and 100 mmHg diastolic. By comparison, normal values for a 5-year-old boy would be […]

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