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Introduction to Normal Structure and Function

Gain a firm understanding of normal anatomy and physiology from a sonographic perspective! Sonography: Introduction to Normal Structure and Function, 3rd Edition shows normal anatomy as it appears during scanning, with labeled drawings explaining what you should notice. With this knowledge, you will be able to accurately identify sonographic pathology and abnormalities. Over 1,200 illustrations include the latest and best images from the newest ultrasound equipment, including 3D and 4D images. Written by expert educators Reva Curry and Betty Tempkin, this book provides complete preparation for the challenges you'll encounter in the clinical environment.

Book, 592 Pages

Published: November 2010

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3596-9


  • Section I: Clinical Applications
    1. Before and After the Ultrasound Examination
    2. General Patient Care
    3. Ultrasound Instrumentation and Processing
    4. Your First Scanning Experience
    Section II: Sonographic Approach to Understanding Anatomy
    5. Body Systems
    6. Body Layers and Sectional Anatomy
    7. Embryological Development  NEW!
    Section III: Abdominal Sonography
    8. The Abdominal Aorta
    9. The Inferior Vena Cava
    10. The Portal Venous System
    11. Abdominal Vasculature
    12. The Liver
    13. The Biliary System
    14. The Pancreas
    15. The Urinary System
    16. The Spleen
    17. The Gastrointestinal System
    Section IV: Pelvic Sonography
    18. The Male Pelvis
    19. The Female Pelvis
    Section V: Obstetric Sonography
    20. First Trimester
    21. Second and Third Trimester
    22. High-Risk Obstetrics
    Section VI: Superficial Sonography
    23. Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
    24. Breast
    25. Penis and Scrotum  NEW!
    Section VII: Introduction to Specialty Sonography
    26. Neonatal Brain
    27. Pediatric Echocardiography
    28. Adult Echocardiography
    29. Vascular Technology
    Section VIII: Advances in Sonography
    30. Three-Dimensional Ultrasound
    31. Interventional and Intraoperative Sonography


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