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Ultrasound: Changing the World

I deeply appreciated the opportunity to present a session during the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS) Annual Convention earlier this month on Ultrasound: Changing the World. This topic is dear to my heart as it allows me to discuss … Continue reading

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Quick Concepts: Apparent SNR

A previous ‘Quick Concepts’ discussed the significance of signal-to-noise ratio in ultrasound technology. Briefly summarized, sonographers and ultrasound professionals are trained to optimize signal strength relative to noise in order to produce good clinical or diagnostic data. Poor signal-to-noise ratio … Continue reading

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Quick Concepts: Signal-to-Noise Ratio

The concept of SIGNAL-TO-NOISE is foundational to understanding what represents a “quality” scan.  Yet, I find it ironic that very little time is spent explaining why the ratio is more relevant than either signal strength or noise level. Consider the … Continue reading

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