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Currently, ultrasound imaging is predominantly done by a probe that possesses many transducers, which are small devices that transmit, and then receive, acoustic waves. Decreasing the number of transducers, while maintaining image quality, is surely a desirable
Looking for liver disease in babies with intestinal failure on TPN: can ultrasound replace liver biopsy?
In order to get proper nutrition to grow, a person needs to be able to use their small bowel to absorb nutrients. Some babies and children have diseases that require removal of a significant length of their
Ultrasound can help small particles penetrate into biofilms using a new oscillatory diffusion mechanism
Biofilms form when microorganisms, such as bacteria or algae, attach to a surface and surround themselves with a matrix of extracellular polymeric substance (or EPS). Biofilms are ubiquitous in nature and in a vast array of industrial
Cancer research is one of the most researched topics over the past decade. The reason for that is obvious, in 2016 alone, 1,685,210 new cancer cases and 595,690 cancer deaths are projected to occur in the United
Cardiac arrest is the most critical emergency. The sudden interruption of oxygen supply damages the brain after some minutes. Finding a cause for efficiently fixing the problem is the main target of the frontline physician. Ultrasound is
Thyroid nodules are a frequent problem. Most are benign, but up to 15% of them are malignant tumours. Ultrasound is the indicated technique to explore thyroid and search for nodules. When a nodule is discovered and it
Staphylococcus aureus bacteria often cause severe bloodstream infections, called Staph aureus bacteremia (SAB). Once Staph aureus enters the bloodstream it can spread to the heart and cause an infection of the heart valves called infective endocarditis (IE).