The Practice of Ultrasound: A Step-by-step Guide to Abdominal Scanning
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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Anatomical Relationships of the Right Kidney
Bladder Prostate and Uterus
Stomach Duodenum and Diaphragm
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abdominal longitudinal scan abdominal transverse scan acoustic shadow adrenal gland anatomy angle the transducer anteriorly antrum aorta aorta and vena bladder carcinoma caudate lobe celiac trunk colic flexure colon common bile duct costal arch cross section cyst Defining the relationship Demonstrating diaphragm duodenum echo-free echogenic fissure gallbladder gallbladder Cb hepatic artery hepatic veins hilum hyperechoic hypoechoic identify image plane inferior border intercostal KEY POINT left kidney left lobe left portal vein lesions ligamentum teres liver located longitudinal flank scan longitudinal section move the transducer moved farther pancreas pancreatic head parenchyma porta hepatis portal vein branch portal vein Vp posterior quadrate lobe renal artery renal vein right kidney right portal vein right renal rotate the transducer scan plane splenic artery splenic vein stomach structures subsegment superior mesenteric artery superior mesenteric vein transducer was moved transverse flank scan transverse sections ultrasound upper abdominal longitudinal upper abdominal transverse upper pole vena cava Vc