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John Bennett Uses Ultrasound to Improve Patient Care, Outcomes

It wouldn’t be exaggerating to call John Bennett, PhD, ultrasound’s ultimate enthusiast. Bennett, co-director of the Program for Medical Ultrasound at Wake Forest School of Medicine, has been hooked on the simplicity of ultrasound since he began studying it in college. It’s been his career for more than 30 years. “People tend to equate high continue reading

Ultrasound Used for Preclinical Testing of Thrombolytic Device

In the past 20 years, ultrasound has become the gold standard for the evaluation of deep vein thrombosis in humans in the clinical setting. So it is no surprise to John Bennett, PhD, co-director of the Program for Medical Ultrasound, that high-frequency ultrasound is proving equally successful in the ongoing testing of a thrombolytic device continue reading

Ultrasound to be Used Teaching Minimally Invasive Endourology Techniques

When surgeons from around the world visit Winston-Salem on Feb. 26-27 to learn the latest techniques in endourology, one advancement they’ll experience is an ultrasound-guided procedure pioneered at Wake Forest School of Medicine. Ultrasound in the spotlight at Endourology conference The use of ultrasound in percutaneous kidney and renal surgery came about through the collaboration continue reading

Winston-Salem: The City of the Arts and Innovation

Drive into downtown Winston-Salem today and you’ll see an urban landscape much different than the one you’d see just ten years ago. In what was once a sleepy downtown, you’ll now find a vitality and growth that’s unparalleled in the South. From the West End historic neighborhood and antique area in the West to the continue reading

Dr. Frederick Kremkau: A Leader in Ultrasound Education

Forty years after first joining Wake Forest Baptist to study ultrasound as a therapy device in cancer, Frederick Kremkau, PhD, has become, in the words of James Johnson, PhD, director of the Center for Applied Learning, a “rock star’’ in the world of ultrasound education. It’s evident in the fact that he’s working on the continue reading

Ultrasound Safety from a Science Perspective

In any medical procedure, whether diagnostic or therapeutic, we want to help and not harm, or at least be sure any harm is justified and kept to a minimum. The therapeutic and diagnostic benefits of ultrasound are well known, but some still worry about risks. Sound waves are a form of energy. Ultrasound, beyond our continue reading

In Support of the “Year of Ultrasound” and “Ultrasound First”

In Support of the “Year of Ultrasound” and “Ultrasound First” Ask anyone involved in the practice of ultrasound about the efficacy and benefits of this unique technology and you are likely to hear an impassioned testimonial filled with examples and comparisons with other modalities. One phrase you will repeatedly hear is that ultrasound delivers the continue reading

Program for Medical Ultrasound Celebrates 2013 as the Year of Ultrasound

The Program for Medical Ultrasound of Wake Forest Innovations proudly joins the Society for Ultrasound in Medical Education and the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine in celebrating 2013 as the “YEAR OF ULTRASOUND” and in promoting “ULTRASOUND FIRST.”  The campaign is designed to promote the widespread integration of ultrasound throughout the continuum of medical continue reading