Birth defects can be tough to spot on ultrasounds, but new technological advances could make it easier.
Biggest obstacle in ultrasound training is lack of dedicated faculty time.
QUIZ: These images are of the fetal heart reveal an abnormality. Can you identify it?
Ultrasound remains most sensitive imaging modality when diagnosing placenta accreta.
This middle-aged woman has a history of dysmenorrhea. What is your diagnosis based on these images?
Use of transvaginal sonography increases detection of ectopic pregnancies when patient history and clinical evaluation alone aren’t sufficient for diagnosis.
This was a young woman with a one-week history of polymenorrhea. Her last delivery was one year ago. what is your diagnosis based on these images of the uterus?
The fibroid is a tumor that is very frequently encountered in the uterus on both clinical examinations as well as on routine pelvic sonography.
One of the problems with sonography of the early pregnancy is the inability to clearly determine if the gestation sac is intrauterine or extrauterine (ectopic) in nature. This task is even more complicated by the controversies arising from whether the “sac” seen is a true sac or a pseudosac of ectopic pregnancy.
Using a combination of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and mammography increases sensitivity of cancer detection in women with a history of chest irradiation compared to using either modality on its own, according to a study published in the April issue of Radiology.n