Scanning Techniques and Anatomy

  • Yoshitaka Higashi
  • Akira Mizushima
  • Hirotsugu Matsumoto

Abstract

To scan means to acquire information by moving the transducer head on the skin surface of the patient. With real-time equipment, simply placing the transducer head on the abdominal wall is called scanning as the transducer head performs this function electronically. In this section, various scanning methods are explained with illustrations.

Keywords

Attenuation Cage Respiration Gall 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshitaka Higashi
    • 1
  • Akira Mizushima
    • 2
  • Hirotsugu Matsumoto
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyFukuoka UniversityJonan-Ku Kukuoka 814Japan
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyKyushu UniversityHigashi-Ku Fukuoka 812Japan
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryChubu HospitalGushikawa-city Okinawa 904-22Japan

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