Obstetric Ultrasound: How, why and when

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Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2004 - Medical - 264 pages
Highly illustrated and practical, this introduction to obstetric ultrasound provides a step-by-step guide for those new to ultrasound as well as a source of reference for the more experienced ultrasonographer. The content details the use of ultrasound in all aspects of pregnancy, as well as many other commonly encountered gynecological situations.

  • The order of material follows a logical approach to the use of ultrasound in pregnancy that's easy to learn and remember.
  • Comprehensive and user-friendly, this resource provides basic knowledge of the ultrasound.
  • The content offers accurate, precise, relevant, and applicable information that could be useful for a new student or an experienced practitioner.
  • High-quality images aid the reader in coming to an understanding of difficult topics.


  • Completely rewritten and updated, this text features the most current information available.
  • A large number of new illustrations, including many full-color Doppler images, highlight important topics.
  • Color is used throughout the book, creating a fresh, vibrant look.
  • New chapter on screening includes new material on screening for Down's Syndrome, a critical topic in this field.
  • New information on medico-legal implications, audit, and safety provide the reader with knowledge of real-world issues.

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Contents

Physics and instrumentation
1
Preparing to scan
17
First trimester ultrasound
29
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