The authors discuss the need for a current study to test the integrity of commonly utilized ultrasound probe barriers used in clinical practice for transvaginal ultrasound examinations.
Cleaning is a mandatory first step in the high-level disinfection process of intracavity ultrasound transducers, such as transesophageal and endocavity probes. Healthcare workers may use ‘pre-cleaning’ and ‘cleaning’ interchangeably. Properly […]
The authors describe an artifact noted on ultrasound-guided FNA specimens and the artifact was proven to be associated with certain types of ultrasound gel media.
Different diagnostic imaging technologies, consolidated and emerging, can nowadays be applied to breast district: Mammography, Breast Tomosynthesis, Ductography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging dedicated to breast, Automated Breast Ultrasound Systems with the patient in supine or prone position and Molecular Breast Imaging.
With a heightened regulatory and quality focus on ensuring accurate and consistent record-keeping, it is important to automate and standardize how your department tracks critical disinfection information in every way possible.
The required use of a probe cover for every endocavity ultrasound procedure has been well established by standards set by governing bodies and industry associations. And the use of an […]
The Joint Commission (TJC) was founded in 1951, with an inspiring vision to transform how people experience healthcare across all settings. In this new era, The Joint Commission would evaluate […]
Ultrasound gel presents a risk of infection when contaminated gel is used in ultrasound-guided needle procedures. Remove the use of gel from ultrasound procedures with Envision.
A previous blog post took you through the necessary steps for cleaning ultrasound transducers in How to Clean an Ultrasound Probe. Cleaning is a fundamental step that cannot be skipped before you […]
Fine needle aspiration (FNA) procedures often use ultrasound gel, which can create artefacts in the specimens and lead to misdiagnosis of the patient or a non-diagnostic sample.