Manual of Ultrasound

by GS Garkal

The aim of this book is to focus on the ultrasound. Ultrasound imaging uses sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body. It is used to help diagnose the causes of pain, swelling and infection in the body’s internal organs and to examine a baby in pregnant women and the brain and hips in infants. It’s also used to help guide biopsies, diagnose heart conditions, and assess damage after a heart attack. Ultrasound is safe, noninvasive, and does not use ionizing radiation. This book consists of 23 chapters, which include basic principles of ultrasound, ultrasound instruments, real-time ultrasound, introduction to abdominal scanning, sonography of soft tissues, hepatic sonography, gallbladder and biliary tract, pancreas, abdominal aorta, spleen, urinary system, adrenal ultrasonography, prostate, abdominal sonography, ultrasonography of the scrotum, ultrasonography of the thyroid, breast, pelvic ultrasonography, infertility, obstetrics, placenta, amniotic fluid, and assessment of fetal wellbeing. This book has been written chiefly for the people who are interested in becoming Ultrasonographer and Ultrasonologist in X-ray and ultrasound clinics. This book is also useful for the doctors and unit incharges who possess ultrasound units but are not radiologists can also be benefited significantly.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Garkal GS Janta X-ray Clinical Lab, 4, Raja Garden, New Delhi, India
Janta X-ray Clinic Laboratory Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India
ISBN 9789352501236
Speciality Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/13083
Edition 3/e
Publishing Year 2018
Pages 346
Book Type Professional

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