1. Gold Standard

    As a practicing Radiologist for 20 years, I was generally familiar with Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, as to its use predated MRI for soft tissue evaluation. I was certain, however, that MRI was the "Gold Standard" for evaluating musculoskeletal pathology. After watching a shoulder evaluation, it became clear that sonography offered a different set of benefits from MRI. First, the resolution obtained…Read More

    John H. Bode, D.O., Arizona Outpatient Radiology, Ltd.
  2. Thank you for providing excellent service

    Three years ago you first approached us about utilizing AUI Musculoskeletal Ultrasound procedures in our practice. At the time I was somewhat familiar with the techniques, however, I had not had the opportunity to use them during my training. My associate, Gary Busenkell, M.D., was a skeptic. We have since become not only believers in the technology, but now use AUI UltraScan routinely to evaluate…Read More

    Anthony Theiler, M.D., Arizona Bone and Joint
  3. Thank you for introducing me to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

    Thank you for introducing me to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Being a busy orthopedic surgeon, it is difficult to keep up with all of the new developments in our field. This is especially true when it comes to diagnostic modalities. The information you provide is accurate, timely and specific. In orthopedics, many patients present with general complaints of pain. While it true that a thorough clinic…Read More

    Kipling Sharpe, M.D., Mezona Orthopaedic Professional Association 
  4. a group of individuals who genuinely care about the well-being of their patients

    In the course of one year I saw an orthopedic, a neurologist, a physical therapist, acupuncturists, countless massage therapists, my primary care physician and a pain management specialist. None of them could diagnose my issue. After many x-rays and MRI’s I gave up. Still in pain, having the quality of my life impacted and getting depressed. The universe sent me chiropractor Dr. Bradley Shapero …Read More

    Donna Bond, San Clemente
  5. 25% of all imaging studies worldwide are ultrasound exams

    The utilization of ultrasound has progressed to the point at which almost 25% of all imaging studies worldwide are ultrasound exams. The World Health Organization recommends the use of ultrasound after basic x-ray and not CT or MR due to the wide availability of scanners.  …Read More

    Barry Goldberg, M.D., Thomas Jefferson University
  6. major factor in sports imaging

    "That ultrasound is a major factor in sports imaging was demonstrated at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. Further research and technological advances will increase its acceptance, leading eventually to its acceptance as the "Gold Standard" in many aspects of sports imaging."…Read More

    Doobie Lee, M.D., New York Medical College 
  7. In ten years

    In ten years, ultrasound will account for more than half of all soft tissue imaging studies.  …Read More

    Barry Goldberg, M.D., Thomas Jefferson University
  8. includes visualization

    "If transient biceps brachii tendon dislocation is not present in neutral position it will remain undetected with standard MRI. Routine ultrasound evaluation includes visualization of the long head of the biceps brachii tendon within the bicipital grove in a neutral position."…Read More

    Jon A. Jacobson, M.D., University of Michigan 
  9. virtually replaced Arthrography

    Reliable demonstration of full thickness rotator cuff tears using an ultrasound scanner has been reported in the range of 92 to 95 per cent. In some centers, it has virtually replaced Arthrography for cuff evaluation.  …Read More

    The Shoulder - Rockfield Matson (W.B. Saunders, Pub.)