Collaboration at UCSF Peripheral Nerve Center Helps Difficult-to-Diagnose Patient

The Peripheral Nerve Center at UCSF is comprised of a multidisciplinary team devoted to precisely assessing and addressing often painful and difficult-to-diagnose conditions of the peripheral nervous system. The Precision Spine Center run by the neuroradiology section of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging collaborates closely with the Peripheral Nerve Center and is one of the only centers in the world that routinely offers high-resolution imaging techniques including MR neurography as well as CT, MR and ultrasound image guided injections.

Brain Focused Ultrasound: A New Era of Image-guided Neuro-intervention

A UCSF team that includes members of the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, is addressing new clinical and research neuro applications of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) and Low Intensity Focused Ultrasound (LIFU). A time will present their work on brain applications of HIFU and LIFU in an upcoming webinar on March 28 at noon PDT.  

Register Now for the UCSF Abdominal & Pelvic Imaging CME Program in Palm Springs

The UC San Francisco (UCSF) Radiology Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is excited to welcome you to the UCSF Abdominal & Pelvic Imaging CME course at the Omni Rancho las Palmas Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, California. Join us from February 15, 2023 to Friday, February 17, 2023! There will be three half-day morning sessions, Wednesday thru Friday.

Hailey Choi, MD, Recognized as a 2022 SRU Fellow

UCSF Radiology is pleased to announce that Hailey Choi, MD has been named a fellow of the Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound (SRU).

Findings Validate O-RADS Ultrasound Risk Scoring System Performance

Priyanka Jha, MBBS recently led a team of investigators who studied the diagnostic performance of the Ovarian-Adnexal Reporting and Data System (O-RADS). They found that the ultrasound risk stratification system performed within the expected range specified by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

UCSF Radiology's Role in the Multidisciplinary Approach to the Placenta Service (MAPS) at UCSF

UCSF radiologists are part of the collaborative Multidisciplinary Approach to the Placenta Service (MAPS) team playing an important role in the diagnosis and management of pregnancies complicated by placenta accreta spectrum (PAS) disorders.

A Closer Look at O-RADS: A Quality Assurance Tool for Standardized Description of Ovarian-Adnexal Lesions

The Ovarian-Adnexal Reporting and Data System (O-RADS) is a recent addition to the American College of Radiology (ACR) reporting and data systems and consists of both ultrasound (US) and MRI arms. Lori Strachowski, MD is one of the original members of the ACR O-RADS committee. Tara Morgan, MD has joined and Priyanka Jha, MBBS will join also. 

Celebrating Our Medical Sonographers During Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

The UCSF Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging has one of the few dedicated ultrasound groups in the United States. Each October, we celebrate Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month (MUAM) is a time to create awareness around the role of the diagnostic medical sonographer in the medical community and more!

UCSF Radiologists Lead Work on SAR/ESUR Joint Consensus Statement for MR Imaging of Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorders

The SAR and ESUR set out to establish joint guidelines on PAS disorders and propose strategies to standardize image acquisition, interpretation and reporting with MRI. The lead authors of this important consensus work are Priyanka Jha, MBBS and Liina Poder, MD.

Meet the Doctor Who Wrote the Book on Ultrasound

Peter Callen, MD came West from Chicago to UC San Francisco in 1969 as a first-year medical student. Now a professor emeritus, he can look back on a five-decade career that includes authorship of the most trusted ultrasound textbook of all time, Callen’s Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology.