"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 John Blebea MD; Leslie Scoutt MD; and Jennifer McDowell MM, RVT, RDMS, RT.See 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 Mary Beth McCarville MD; Digna Cabral BS; and Beth Kline-Fath 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 Emergency & Critical Care Ultrasound Community includes individuals involved with the use of ultrasound in the analysis of emergency care patients. Disciplines vary from pediatrics, to obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, and general medicine.The current community officers are Leslie Scoutt MD; Bret Nelson MD; and 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 Susan Ackerman MD; Sharlene Teefey MD; and Salvatore LaRusso MEd, RDMS, RT(R).See 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 Jodi Lerner MD; Misty Blanchette Porter MD; and James Shwayder MD, JD.See 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 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 Christine Bird, BS, RDSM, RVT; Kathleen Cross, RDMS, RT(R)(M)(CT); and Anju Tomar, BS, RDMS, RVT.See More
The Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Community consists of professionals involved in the sonographic imaging of the musculoskeletal system.The current community officers are Kenneth Lee MD; Nathalie Bureau MD, FRCP(C); and Joseph Craig MB ChB.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 Ronald Silverman PhD; Jonathan Mamou PhD; and Terri A. Swanson, MA.See 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 James Miller MS, PhD; Keith Wear PhD; and Michael Oelze PhD.See More