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ul·tra·so·nog·ra·pher

(ŭl'tră-sŏ-nog'ră-fĕr),
A person who performs and/or interprets ultrasonographic examinations.
Synonym(s): echographer, sonographer

ul·tra·so·nog·ra·pher

(ŭl'tră-sŏ-nog'ră-fĕr)
A person who performs and interprets ultrasonographic examinations.
Synonym(s): sonographer.

sonographer

(sō-nŏg′ră-fĕr)
An individual professionally trained to use ultrasound in the setting of other available clinical information to obtain images of anatomical structures, physiological processes, and disease states for diagnostic purposes. In the U.S., professional societies of sonographers include the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and the American Society of Echocardiography. Professionally certified sonographers are credentialed by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.

diagnostic medical sonographer

One who provides patient services for those using diagnostic ultrasound under the supervision of a doctor of medicine or osteopathy.

ophthalmic sonographer

An individual professionally trained to perform diagnostic evaluations of the eye and its diseases, including examinations for ophthalmic foreign bodies, tumors, radiation injuries, inflammatory diseases, and vascular lesions as well as measurements of axial length (e.g., in cataract surgeries and intraocular lens implantation). In the U.S., professionally trained ophthalmic sonographers are certified in their specialty by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
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Recruitment was characterized by a convenience sample of five sonographers, of which two were interviewed twice (for participant characteristics, see Table 1).
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Prior to the first scanning session, the novice sonographer attended two, two hour training sessions held by the experienced sonographer.
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"Much to the surprise of the sonographer and the interpreting physician, the only abnormality discovered was a quadricusp aortic valve," according to the investigators.
Before the exam begins, a sonographer will explain the procedure to you, ask questions about your health, ask why your physician requested the exam and answer any questions you have.
The stored raw data then can be sent wirelessly to a workstation where clinicians can perform full-volume reconstructions and analyses before the sonographer has left the patient's room or before the patient has left the exam room.
The sonogram showed a sac in the uterus, but the sonographer could not detect a heart beat or a fetal pole.
Hunter, 43, a radiologic technologist and sonographer in Oakland, California, took a discover scuba course while on vacation in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in 1997.