Ultrasound examination

Ultrasound examination

A medical test in which high frequency sound waves are directed at a particular internal area of the body. As the sound waves are reflected by internal structures, a computer uses the data to construct an image of the structures.
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Ultrasound examination and serum AY-hCG test were performed before treatment and during follow- up in all these patients.
A group of these physicians from North America, Europe, China, and the Philippines discuss the anatomy of the brain's arterial supply, principles of intra and extra-cranial ultrasound examination, hemodynamics, interpretation criteria, and ultrasound in assessing and monitoring real time responses to treating neurocritical care and acute stroke.
Washington, June 26 (ANI): When a teenage girl discovers a lump in her breast, she should go for ultrasound examination instead of going for an immediate excisional biopsy, suggested a study.
MBI screening and diagnostic examinations cost about $400, about the same as an ultrasound examination. The draw back to ultrasound is that it is a highly la bor-intensive procedure that requires the radiologist to carefully move the probe over the entire breast surface, and interpretation relies on the real-time image, Dr.
The company produces innovative training products for postgraduate medical professionals including advanced tutorials for learning or improving ultrasound examination technique.
Ultrasound examination and localization of the sciatic nerve at the mid-femoral level.
The guidelines state that thyroid nodules constitute a very common clinical problem: The prevalence in the general population is 3%-7% by palpation and approximately 50% by ultrasound examination. The estimated annual incidence is almost 0.1% in the United States; 300,000 new nodules are found per year, and more than 100 million people have occult thyroid nodules.
He and his colleagues found that ultrasound examination could reveal fraud at shows.
Most eligible fetuses are first identified by either an elevated level of maternal-serum [alpha]-fetoprotein or by a fetal ultrasound examination. A diagnosis of myelomeningocele is confirmed with ultrafast, fetal MRI, which allows visualization of the hindbrain herniation.
Background Current evidence suggests that patients with clinically suspected DVT and a normal venous ultrasound result should have a repeat ultrasound examination at 1 week to safely exclude DVT and continue without anticoagulation.
Subharti Medical College, Meerut and Meerut Scan center, Meerut, for a routine antenatal ultrasound examination.
Ultrasound examination of the sciatic nerve at the anterior thigh in obese patients.

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