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The purpose of this study is to determine the usefulness of contrast in ultrasonography of the joints.
To determine if using intra-articular contrast (substance injected into a joint) will provide clearer, more precise ultrasound images of the joints then an ultrasound done without the use of a contrast agent.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
University of Michigan Hospital
Active, not recruiting
University of Michigan
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:28:44-0400
This observational study is designed to correlate findings on ultrasound with manual palpation, and to consider if delivery outcome can be predicted with help of ultrasound. Specifically, ...
Aims: To prospectively investigate the accuracy of surgeon-performed ultrasound for the detection of gallstones. Methods: 179 adult patients, with an acute or elective referral for an abd...
The purpose of this study is to see if the investigators can use ultrasound imaging to determine the type of clots in patients to help better manage their care.
The purpose of this study is to determine how well changes can be determined in malignant masses from ultrasound scans.
Objective: To compare 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional ultrasound measurements with the actual myomas volume after surgical removal, to clinically test the validity and usability of 3D ultr...
Ultrasound imaging is a commonly used modality for breast cancer detection and diagnosis. In this review, we summarize ultrasound imaging technologies and their clinical applications for the managemen...
The aim of our study was to determine the effectiveness of using ultrasound (US) to increase the permeability of the nail, with the goal of improving outcomes in the treatment of onychomycosis.
Antenatal ultrasound, comprising of a dating ultrasound in the late first trimester followed by a fetal anomaly scan, is a recognised and necessary component of good antenatal care. We conducted a tel...
Over the years, the use of ultrasound in the medical profession has become a common occurrence. As a result, many medical schools are considering an ultrasound curriculum for first- and second-year me...
The use of ultrasound to guide minimally invasive surgical procedures such as needle ASPIRATION BIOPSY; DRAINAGE; etc. Its widest application is intravascular ultrasound imaging but it is useful also in urology and intra-abdominal conditions.
Tissue ablation of the PROSTATE performed by ultrasound from a transducer placed in the RECTUM. The procedure is used to treat prostate cancer (PROSTATIC NEOPLASMS) and benign prostatic hypertrophy (PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA).
Ultrasonography applying the Doppler effect, with frequency-shifted ultrasound reflections produced by moving targets (usually red blood cells) in the bloodstream along the ultrasound axis in direct proportion to the velocity of movement of the targets, to determine both direction and velocity of blood flow. (Stedman, 25th ed)
The application of high intensity ultrasound to liquids.
Use of ultrasound to increase the percutaneous adsorption of drugs.
Arthritis Fibromyalgia Gout Lupus Rheumatic Rheumatology is the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and management of disease involving joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments and associated structures (Oxford Medical Diction...
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...