interventional ultrasound


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interventional ultrasound

The use of ultrasonography as a guide for local injections or for the placement of catheters, needles, or probes into body cavities or tumors. Interventional ultrasound is used to treat hepatocellular carcinoma, prostate cancer, and other solid tumors.
See also: ultrasound
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Cantisani et al., "EFSUMB Guidelines on Interventional Ultrasound (INVUS), Part II--Diagnostic ultrasound-guided interventional procedures (Long Version)," Ultraschall in der Medizin, vol.
Looking first at general aspects of interventional ultrasound then at specific ultrasound-guided procedures, they consider such topics as pathology and cytology, fine-needle aspiration biopsy and core needle biopsy, the percutaneous sclerotherapy of cysts, interventional endosonography, specific ultrasound-guided procedures for the thorax, and palliative interventions and the role of ultrasonography palliative care.
Offering easy-to-follow instructions and nearly 600 high-quality illustrations, "Interventional Ultrasound" takes a practical approach that's ideal for daily use in the hospital or clinic.
Perioperative, Diagnostic and Interventional Ultrasound is an extremely comprehensive text on the use of ultrasound in anaesthesia and some areas of critical care.
Perioperative diagnostic and interventional ultrasound. (CD-ROM included)