Abdominal Ultrasound: How, Why and When

Abdominal Ultrasound: How, Why and When
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ISBN: 9780702082436
Anul publicării: 2022
Ediția: 4
Pagini: 368
Categoria: Radiology


Abdominal Ultrasound has become the core text in the UK for trainee sonographers learning to scan the abdominal area. Now fully updated to reflect the latest evidence and technology, the fourth edition provides a solid foundation to abdominal ultrasound for practitioners of all levels.

This highly illustrated book covers everything from basic principles through to discussion of complex features and ultrasound findings for a large range of conditions. It includes basic related anatomy, technique and ultrasound appearances together with the most common pathologies.

This edition has been written and edited by a collaborative team of influential sonographers, consultant sonographers and consultant radiologists, and continues to provide clear explanations along with excellent use of images that make learning easy for all those who use ultrasound as part of their healthcare role.

New to this edition

  • Updated images reflecting advances in technology
  • New information on ultrasound of the male pelvis, including testes
  • Completely revised paediatric ultrasound chapter including new images
  • Expanded and updated sections on endoscopic ultrasound for pancreatic assessment, FAST (focused assessment of sonography in trauma) and gastrointestinal imaging to include bowel scanning technique
  • Reformatted liver and biliary tree chapters

Key Features

  • Heavily illustrated with images to support interpretation of scans
  • Clear structure and easy to read
  • Step-by-step approach suits needs of different healthcare professionals using ultrasound
  • Tip boxes to provide support in difficult cases
  • Written at a level suitable for both trainees and qualified practitioners


Chapter 1 - Optimizing the diagnostic information
Chapter 2 - The normal Hepato-biliary system
Chapter 3 - Pathology of the gall bladder and biliary tree
Chapter 4 - Pathology of the liver and portal venous system
Chapter 5 - the pancreas
Chapter 6 - Ultrasound of the Spleen and Lympatic system
Chapter 7 - Ultrasound of the renal tract
Chapter 8 - Ultrasound of the retroperitoneum and gastrointestinal tract
Chapter 9 - Ultrasound of the pediatric abdomen
Chapter 10 - Ultrasound of the Acute Abdomen
Chapter 11 - Interventional Techniques
New! - The Testes/Small Object scanning

Author Information

Edited by Nicola Davidson


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