Sunday, October 16, 2011

Doppler in Obstetrics



From the Diploma in Fetal Medicine Series

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Normal Sonographic Appearance of the Wrist and Hand


This article covers the following topics:

Sonographic Technique

Structure

Extensor surface of the wrist

Compartment 1

Compartment 2

Compartment 3

Compartment 4

Compartment 5

Compartment 6

Intrinsic Ligaments of the Wrist

Scapholunate and Lunatotriquetral Ligaments

Triangular Fibrocartilage

Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Thumb

Extensor Hood

Flexor Surface of the Wrist and Hand

Flexor Retinaculum

Long Flexor Tendons

Median Nerve, Ulnar Nerve, and Guyon Canal

Finger Flexor Tendon Pully System

Ultrasound Clinical Protocol Guides


A selection of pdf's with valuable information.
Choose from any of the following topics:

Guide to Sonography of the Breast

Ultrasound of the Ankle

Carple Tunnel Syndrome and Sonography of the Wrist

Groin Ultrasound Gross Anatomy and Ultrasound Findings

Ultrasound of the Knee

Ultrasound of the Shoulder

Laparoscopic Ultrasound of the Bile Duct for Choledocholithia

Diagnosis of VasculogenicImpotence

Vascular Protocol Guides

Women's Healthcare Protocol Guide

Click here to view all above pdf's

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Basic Abdominal Sonographic Anatomy and Protocol



An introduction to basic abdominal ultrasound scanning.  The website offers patient preparation , transducer and instrumentation selection, introduction to sonographic abdominal anatomy, patient care protocols, basic scanning techniques and patient position, abdominal Doppler and general scanning guidelines.

FAST - Focussed Assessment with Sonography in Trauma


Focussed assessment with Sonography in Trauma (FAST for short) is a very useful ultrasound exam performed in Accident and Emergency departments primarily searching for free fluid.  This website discusses indications, anatomy, scanning technique, normal and abnormal findings as well as the various views.  It has both images and video clips for better understanding.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Doppler Assessment: Calculating an Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI)

An ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) is a simple non-invasive method of identifying arterial insufficiency within a limb. It compares the ankle and brachial systolic blood pressures. An important factor determining the rate of healing of any wound is adequate arterial blood supply. In the management of leg ulcers, the ABPI forms a fundamental part of the assessment. Read more...

A short history of the development of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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