"The first general task I think is the choice of how to measure the elasticity.
Siemens Acuson S2000 in the ARFI measurement uses m/sec (velocity) such as in the liver.
But Hitachi uses kPa.
I think that the first poit consists in unifying the…"
The Cardiovascular Community provides a forum for discussion of issues of interest to sonographers and physicians involved in the science and practice of cardiac and vascular ultrasound.The current community officers are Leslie Scoutt MD, FAIUM, FACR, Chair; Jennifer McDowell MM, RVT, RDMS, RT, Vice Chair; and George Berdejo BA, RVT, FSVU, SecretarySee More
This community consists of professionals that perform sonography of the brain, cerebral circulation, the spine, and all peripheral nerves and muscles. Neursonology is applied to pathology at all life stages, from prenatal care to children and adults.The current community officers are Chair Digna Cabral BS; Vice Chair Beth Kline-Fath MD; and Secretary Maria Ladino-Torres, MD.See More
Professionals interested in ultrasound imaging of the thyroid and parathyroid glands will discuss related topics including the ultrasound exam, thyroid cancer staging, and guided biopsies and interventional procedures.
The Point-of-Care Ultrasound Community includes a diverse set of health care providers who use ultrasound in a variety of settings, including the emergency room, the intensive care unit, the operating room, the primary-care office, and during prehospital care. Point-of-care ultrasound brings real-time imaging to patients and allows clinicians to diagnose critical conditions and provide immediate care.The current community officers are Bret Nelson MD, RDMS, FACEP, Chair; Eitan Dickman MD, RDMS,…See More
The General & Abdominal Ultrasound Community represents professionals that are involved in general abdominal imaging, including areas of the abdomen and retroperitoneum, as well as superficial parts of the body.The current community officers are Sharlene Teefey MD, FAIUM, Chair; Salvatore LaRusso MEd, RDMS, RT(R), Vice Chair; and Nirvikar Dahiya MD, FAIUM, SecretarySee More
The Gynecologic Ultrasound Community consists of professionals involved in the sonographic imaging of the female pelvis, including the fallopian tubes, uterus, and ovaries.The current community officers are Misty Blanchette Porter MD, Chair; James Shwayder MD, JD, FAIUM, Vice Chair; Rochelle Andreotti MD, FAIUM, SecretarySee More
The purpose of the AIUM Journal Club is to expand the educational experience through in-depth discussion of the literature. "Sign up" or "Sign in" at the right and then review the getting started information below. Wewelcome your participationSee More
This community represents individuals who use ultrasound in diagnosing and treating children.The current community officers are Chair Leann Linam MD; Vice Chair Rob Goodman MB, BChir; and Secretary Mariana Meyers, MDSee More
This community consists of those involved with the actual performance of the ultrasound exam and those with an interest in ultrasound practice management. Topics include reimbursement, guidelines, management, repetitive stress injuries, and more.The current community officers are Chair Kathleen Cross, RDMS, RT(R)(M)(CT); Vice Chair Anju Tomar, BS, RDMS, RVT; and Secretary Meredith Fresquez, BSN, RDMS.See More
The Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Community consists of professionals involved in the sonographic imaging of the musculoskeletal system.The current community officers are Chair Nathalie Bureau MD, FRCP(C); Vice Chair Joseph Craig MB ChB; and Secretary Humberto Rosas, MD.See More
This community incorporates clinicians, basic scientists, physicists, and engineers interested in the development of high and very high frequency ultrasound techniques in a variety of external, endovascular, and intraoperative applications.The current community officers are Chair Jonathan Mamou, PhD, FAIUM; Vice Chair Terri A. Swanson, MA; and Secretary Andrew Needles, BAScSee More
This community consists of individuals with an interest in the science and technology associated with medical ultrasound. Topics of interest include diagnostic and therapeutic applications of ultrasound, bioeffects, and technological advancement. The current community officers are Keith Wear PhD, FAIUM, Chair; Michael Oelze PhD, FAIUM, Vice Chair; and Caterina Gallippi PhD, SecretarySee More