The Practice of Ultrasound: A Step-by-step Guide to Abdominal Scanning

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Thieme, 2004 - Medical - 253 pages
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This highly practical self-teaching guide teaches you how to perform and evaluate the ultrasound examination of the abdomen with no prior experience! Key features: - Clear and concise study units for effortless understanding from the start - Practice-oriented access to each organ (delineation, details, surroundings) - 3-D drawings for complex anatomic situations (e.g., the porta hepatis) - Image sequences for enhanced spatial understanding - Countless practical tips and tricks This is the sure road to success. After studying this book, you will be able to: - Immediately recognize all important ultrasound phenomena, in particular, misleading artifacts - Confidently identify and delineate all upper abdominal organs, - Locate and evaluate difficult structures at a glance, - Recognize normal limits - Evaluate the most common pathologic findings More than 900 high-quality illustrations and step-by-step instructions guide you through all the fundamentals. As an introduction to the field or as a refresher, this systematic, hands-on guide is essential to perfecting your examination techniques for optimal patient care.
 

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Contents

Basic Physical and Technical Principles
10
The Aorta and its Branches
19
Anatomical Relationships
28
Anatomical Relationships
87
Relationship of the right portion of the liver
93
Gallbladder
106
Organ Details
114
Anatomical Relationships
125
Spleen
178
Anatomical Relationships
186
Organ Details
200
Anatomical Relationships of the Right Kidney
214
Adrenal Glands
230
Bladder Prostate and Uterus
236
Topographic Units
242
Index
249

Anatomical Relationships
149
Stomach Duodenum and Diaphragm
164

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Department of Radiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland

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