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Manual of Ultrasound

  • Harald Lutz
  • Rudolf Meudt

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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    3. Harald Lutz, Rudolf Meudt
      Pages 13-31
  3. Special Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
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  4. Back Matter
    Pages 133-140

About this book

Introduction

Building upon scientific discoveries of past years, B-scan ultrasonography has become a widely accepted diagnostic procedure that has assumed particular importance in the areas of obstetrics and gynecology, internal medicine, and urology. The early and liberal use of the method, even for outpatients and in outlying hospitals, is in accordance with the safety and the relatively low costs of diagnostic ultrasonography. Perhaps more than in any other method, however, the user of diagnostic ultrasound must possess a great deal of technical expertise if the equipment is to be operated properly and the ultrasonic images interpreted correctly. It is little wonder, therefore, that training has not entirely kept pace with the burgeoning sophistication and popularity ofthe technique. With this in mind, it is our intention to supplement available text­ books and atlases with a guide that offers a basic, practical survey of ultra­ sound techniques in the areas of internal medicine, obstetrics, and gyne­ cology. Basic physical and technical principles are discussed only to the extent necessary for understanding the technical control features of ultra­ sound equipment. A brief glossary is also provided for this purpose. In the section on Special Diagnosis, we have intentionally adhered to a rigid for­ mat consisting of Examination Technique, Normal Findings, Pathologic Findings, Differential Diagnosis, Diagnostic Applications, and Potential Difficulties, recognizing that some repetition would be necessary in various organ-specific chapters. This will enable the user to locate quickly the information that is pertinent to a specific examination procedure.

Keywords

Ultraschalldiagnostik diagnosis diagnostics gynecology obstetrics sonography ultrasonography ultrasound urology

Authors and affiliations

  • Harald Lutz
    • 1
  • Rudolf Meudt
    • 2
  1. 1.Medizinische Klinik IKlinikum BayreuthBayreuthGermany
  2. 2.Zentrum für UltraschalldiagnostikMerian-Iselin-SpitalBaselSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-69064-8
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1984
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-69066-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-69064-8
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