The Practice of Ultrasound: A Step-by-Step Guide to Abdominal Scanning

The Practice of Ultrasound: A Step-by-Step Guide to Abdominal Scanning

by Berthold Block

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The Practice of Ultrasound: A Step-by-Step Guide to Abdominal Scanning by Berthold Block


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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781588902801
Publisher: Thieme
Publication date: 07/12/2004
Pages: 253
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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Private Practice, Braunschweig, Germany

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