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Ultrasound Scanning

Principles and Protocols

Presents a visual, step-by-step method for scanning and image documentation to provide diagnostic sonograms for physicians. Scanning principles and specific instructions are provided to improve the quality of sonographic studies and establish standardization. The text includes criteria for professionalism and clinical skills, plus requisites for handling ultrasound equipment, image labeling, image technique, and case presentation. A universal method for scanning and documenting pathologies is provided. The protocol chapters provide detailed scanning protocols for the major blood vessels and organs of the abdomen, the male and female pelvic regions and obstetrics. Protocols for the abdomen, scrotum, thyroid gland, breast, neonatal brain, vascular and cardiac systems are also included.

Book, 672 Pages

Published: April 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3435-1


  • Part I General Principles

    Chapter 1 Introduction to Scanning – Includes New! Proper Use of Equipment/Ergonomics

    Chapter 2 Scanning Principles

    Chapter 3 Pathology NEW!

    Part II Abdominal Scanning Protocols

    Chapter 4 Abdominal Aorta

    Chapter 5 Inferior Vena Cava

    Chapter 6 Liver

    Chapter 7 Gallbladder and Biliary Tract

    Chapter 8 Pancreas

    Chapter 9 Renal

    Chapter 10 Spleen

    Chapter 11 Documenting Full and Limited Abdominal Studies

    Part III Pelvic Scanning Protocols

    Chapter 12 Female Pelvis

    Chapter 13 Endovaginal

    Chapter 14 Obstetrical

    Chapter 15 Male Pelvis (Prostate Gland)

    Part III Small Parts Scanning Protocols

    Chapter 16 Scrotum

    Chapter 17 Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands

    Chapter 18 Breast

    Chapter 19 Neonatal Brain

    Part IV Vascular Scanning Protocols

    Chapter 20 Abdominal Doppler and Color Flow

    Chapter 21 Cerebrovascular Duplex

    Chapter 22 Peripheral Arterial and Venous Duplex

    Chapter 23 Adult Echocardiography

    Chapter 24 Pediatric Echocardiography

    Color Images


    Appendix I Guidelines for Performance of Abdominal and Retroperitoneal Ultrasound Examination

    Appendix II Guidelines for Performance of Scrotal Ultrasound Examination

    Appendix III Guidelines for Performance of Antepartum Obstetrical Ultrasound Examination

    Appendix IV Guidelines for Performance of Female Pelvis Ultrasound Examination

    Appendix V Guidelines for Performance of Prostate Ultrasound Examination


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