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Illustration of how ultrasound image is reflected on transducer.
Mon, 11/07/2022 - 14:13 Nikolaus Frimmel

In part 7 of the Ultrasound 101 series, you will learn more about the background of how the ultrasound image is developed, some basic physics behind it and the "why" behind the image.

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Nikolaus Frimmel with ultrasound patient.
Tue, 10/04/2022 - 13:20 Nikolaus Frimmel

In part 6 of ultrasound 101, you will get a few tips on how to get a better image in a short video.

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Wed, 08/10/2022 - 11:20 Nikolaus Frimmel

This time, we will talk about the second most important setting when imaging your patients - gain and time gain compensation.

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Thu, 06/09/2022 - 21:57 Nikolaus Frimmel

Imaging depth does exactly what it sounds like - it describes how far into the body you can look with your ultrasound machine. It is measured in centimeters and starts at the surface of the transducer, which is usually resting on the patient's skin.

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Sat, 05/07/2022 - 14:19 Thomas Binder

Here are four more common congenital anomalies. Again, we will give you valuable imaging tips to help you assess these pathologies with echocardiography.

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Mon, 04/25/2022 - 18:37 Martin Altersberger

There you are – you finished your education and finally can do what you love: You can use diagnostic ultrasound to help your patients!

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Tue, 04/12/2022 - 21:56 Thomas Binder

Do you know what you should look for on the echocardiography in patients with the referral “congenital defect”? Often these patients look fine and don’t know which defect they have.

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ultrasound, echo, cardiography, sonography
Mon, 04/04/2022 - 21:34 Nikolaus Frimmel

As sonographers, we try to get an appreciation of a 3D structure in the patient’s body using a 2D screen, which means our hand holding the transducer is constantly moving.

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ultrasound bathtub duck echo sonography ultrasound
Mon, 03/07/2022 - 09:43 Thomas Binder

We all hate uncertainties and love numbers, which give us more guidance. This is the main reason the PISA method of quantifying mitral regurgitation appears so attractive. But should we use it in clinical practice?

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ultrasound probe, sonography, transducer
Wed, 02/23/2022 - 16:04 Nikolaus Frimmel

Welcome to Ultrasound 101. In this 12-part series, we will talk about the basic principles of medical ultrasound, the equipment you will use, the settings on your machine, and of course, how to use sonography in your patients. Each part will focus on a specific topic and allow you to experiment with the scanner, adjust the settings on your machine, and get the best out of your ultrasound examination.

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