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Fri, 01/22/2010 - 23:51 Thomas Binder

Introduction to the Subcostal View - lecture for beginners.

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Thu, 01/21/2010 - 23:49 Thomas Binder

Introduction to the Apical Window - lecture for beginners.

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Thu, 01/21/2010 - 23:43 Thomas Binder

You will learn how to hold the transducer, how to position, where to put the transducer and how to manipulate it in order to find the optimal position.

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Sagittal image of the right kidney
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 13:58 Phillip J. Silberberg

Both ultrasound and CT images are presented illustrating the presence of wilms tumor and the extent of the disease process, and the incidence, histology, and symptoms of this highly curable pediatric condition are outlined.

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Longitudinal color doppler image of the right distal Achilles tendon
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 13:42 Taco Geertsma

Images showing increased vascularity, excess fluid within the bursa, and soft tissue swelling indicating the presence of inflammation, bursitis, and achilles tendon tendinosis are discussed, along with other markers for these conditions.

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Sagittal view of the spleen
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 13:30 P.K. Srivastava

A large hypoechoic complex mass is visualized within the spleen on both ultrasound and CT warranting a biopsy which proved it to be a lymphomatous infiltration secondary to Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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Sagittal sonogram of the right lower quadrant
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 13:22 Chaitali Shah

Imaging of the right lower quaderant is provided showing a non-compressable hypoechoic structure with hyperemia and calcification and the diagnosis of acute appendicitis is discussed as well as the process of diagnosing such a condition.

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Transverse image below the level of the umbilicus
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:57 Chaitali Shah

Along with a discussion of other possible locations and presentations of metastatic lymph adenopathy, images depicting abdominal metastatic adenopathy and associated ascites are presented in the setting of diffuse abdominal pain.

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Transverse view of the gallbladder
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:49 Chaitali Shah

Imaging from a woman with acute right upper quadrant pain is shown, illustrating a thickened gallbladder wall, cholelithiasis, hyperemia, and pericholecystic fluid, constant with acute cholecystitis.

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Sagittal image of the epigastric region
Wed, 01/20/2010 - 12:45 Chaitali Shah

The condition of pyloric stenosis is discussed, with a presentaton of a case showing an enlarged pyloris with thickened hypoechoic mucosal layers visualized.

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