Quote from the editorial “Ultrasound as the new stethoscope” in Br J Sports Med 2010 (December);44 (16), by Professor Karim Khan, Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine. 23 July 2015

Note the innovation of ‘ultrasound tissue characterisation’-a novel way of quantifying ultrasound images. An innovation from the thoroughbred racing industry and possibly the next big thing in imaging-this is a ‘giant leap’ rather than a small step.