Special Communications

Listed below are a variety of important topics resulting from collaborative efforts within the committees of the AIUM, and also, with other organizations.

Ensuring Clinical Efficacy and Patient Safety With Repaired Ultrasound Probes (J Ultrasound Med, February 2018; 37:315-328)

Proceedings: Beyond Ultrasound First Forum on Improving the Quality of Ultrasound Imaging in Obstetrics and Gynecology (J Ultrasound Med, January 2018; 37:7-18)

Obstetric and Gynecologic Ultrasound Curriculum and Competency Assessment in Residency Training Programs: Consensus Report (J Ultrasound Med, January 2018; 37: 19-50)

Methods for Estimating Due Date. Committee Opinion No 700. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. (Obstet Gynecol 2017; 129(5):967-968.)

Ultrasound in Pregnancy (Obstet Gynecol, December 2016)

Conditionally Increased Acoustic Pressures in Nonfetal Diagnostic Ultrasound Examinations Without Contrast Agents: A Preliminary Assessment (J Ultrasound Med, July 2015)

Multidisciplinary consensus on the classification of prenatal and postnatal urinary tract dilation (UTD classification system) (Journal of Pediatric Urology (2014) 10, 982e999)

Fetal Imaging: Executive Summary of a Joint Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Radiology, Society for Pediatric Radiology, and Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound Fetal Imaging Workshop (J Ultrasound Med, May 2014; 33:745-757)

Consensus Report on the Detailed Fetal Anatomic Ultrasound Examination: Indications, Components, and Qualifications (J Ultrasound Med, February 2014; 33:189-195)
Consensus Report on the 76811 Scan: Modification

The Importance of an Ergonomic Workstation to Practicing Sonographers (J Ultrasound Med, August 2013; 32:1363-1375)

Ultrasound Transducer Selection in Clinical Imaging Practice (J Ultrasound Med, April 2013; 32:573-582)

2012 Ultrasound First Forum Proceedings (J Ultrasound Med, April 2013; 32:555-566)

Begin With the Basics: Role of 3-Dimensional Sonography as a First-line Imaging Technique in the Cost-effective Evaluation of Gynecologic Pelvic Disease (J Ultrasound Med, March 2013; 32:381-388)

The Thermal Index: Its Strengths, Weaknesses, and Proposed Improvements (J Ultrasound Med, May 2011; 30:714-734)

American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine Recommendations for Contrast-Enhanced Liver Ultrasound Imaging Clinical Trials (J Ultrasound Med, June 2007)