Ultrasonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Practical Approach to Clinical Problems

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Carol B. Benson, Edward I. Bluth
Thieme, 2008 - Medical - 260 pages

The latest recommendations for using ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology

From diagnosing pelvic pain and bleeding, to the use of ultrasound in screening and treatments for ovarian cancer, infertility, and maternal complications of diabetes mellitus, this book covers the full spectrum of clinical applications for ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology. The authors guide the reader through the diagnostic evaluation, reviewing the indications for and the strengths and limitations of ultrasound imaging, enabling clinicians to confidently choose the appropriate imaging examination for each clinical situation.

Features:

  • Practical information on the usefulness of ultrasound, non-imaging tests, or other imaging modalities, such as CT and MR
  • Clear descriptions of symptoms and differential diagnosis
  • Nearly 300 images and photographs demonstrating key points
  • New chapter on amenorrhea in the adolescent or young adult

This book is an essential resource for all ultrasonographers, radiologists, obstetricians, gynecologists, residents, physicians, nurses, and radiology assistants seeking to gain skill in the effective use of ultrasonography.

 

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Contents

1 Asymptomatic Palpable Adnexal Masses
1
2 Acute Pelvic Pain
11
3 Abnormal Premenopausal Vaginal Bleeding
21
4 Infertility
39
5 Amenorrhea in the Adolescent or Young Adult
50
6 Postmenopausal Vaginal Bleeding
65
7 Family History of Ovarian Carcinoma
76
8 Tamoxifen
90
13 Uterine Size Greater than Dates
143
A Clinical Dilemma
156
15 Ruling Out Fetal Anomalies
161
16 Family History of Congenital Heart Disease
174
17 Pregnant Women with High Maternal SerumAlphaFetoprotein
187
18 Maternal Serum Screening Test Positive for Down Syndrome
199
19 Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy
208
20 Teratogen Exposure
216

9 FirstTrimester Pain or Bleeding or Both
103
10 Secondand ThirdTrimester Bleeding
110
11 Premature Labor
121
12 Estimating Fetal Gestational Age
133
21 Postpartum Complications
237
Index
251
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Deputy Chief of Radiology; Section Head Ultrasound, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

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