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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

sonographer

[sōnog′rəfər]
an allied health professional with special training in the use of ultrasound equipment for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Also called diagnostic medical sonographer, medical sonographer, ultrasonographer.

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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Yet, there is flexibility for the sonographer to adapt to each individual case as needed by simply pausing the protocol.
To avoid order effects, randomisation of the following conditions was achieved for all participants from rolling a dice: 1) novice versus experienced sonographer, 2) high-resolution versus lowresolution USI, 3) rested versus contracted abdominals, and 4) SU versus IU measurement location.
Diagnostic medical sonographers may work in hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, public health facilities, laboratories and other medical settings.
It will also enable sonographers to tell the size and shape of a baby's head to see if it will need an early Caesarean section rather than an emergency one.
Unlike most diagnostic imaging methods, ultrasound does not involve radiation; therefore, harmful side effects and complications from repeated use are rarer for both the patient and the sonographer.
Operationally, the most efficient way to go is for the sonographer and radiologist to perform the ultrasound exam.
The AIUM is a multidisciplinary medical association of more than 9000 physicians, sonographers, scientists, students, and other health care providers.
Sean thinks he and the sonographer have a chance of getting back together following Marcus's split with Aidan, until he walks in on his ex and Maria locked in a passionate kiss.
Lead sonographer Judith Cobb said: "It is so rewarding to see the positive outcome of the work we started eight years ago.
Gerry Jackson, lead sonographer at Wythenshawe Hospital said: "It is very unusual to see a baby's thumbs so clearly.
They began researching equipment on the market and after months of planning they recruited a sonographer to carry out the scans and opened their first studio in Litherland in December 2005.
His wife Phyll is a licensed reader and works as a midwife sonographer.