Ultrasound

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.

Sonography for Fetal Treatment and More

Ruth Goldstein, MD began the exploration of her radiology tool of choice, ultrasound, by taking up its long traditional use in obstetrics and gynecology early in her career. In fact, she literally wrote the book on it.

Ultrasound in the Evaluation and Management of Twin Pregnancies

UCSF has recently announced the plan to open a program at the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay dedicated to the care of twin pregnancies. Ultrasound is key in the detection of twins and in the evaluation and management of these pregnancies.

Focused Ultrasound: A Time Magazine Best Invention of 2011

UCSF, the first site to offer this cutting edge technology, is proud to announce that focused ultrasound was named one of the best inventions of 2011 by TIME Magazine!