I am a sonographer (ultrasound technologist) with more than 25 years experience. I would like to piont out that the article questioning the medical need for ultrasound (US) is from 1999. My institution was involved with at least one of the cited large-scale clinical trials that concluded there is no difference in outcomes between patients who did and didnot receive USs. No one disputes the validity of the reuslts but the methods used to acquire the data has come under...