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Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound : How, Why and When, Hardback Book

Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound : How, Why and When Hardback

Part of the How, Why and When series


Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound is a highly illustrated manual ideal for both the trainee and experienced sonographer that covers the full range of obstetric and gynaecological ultrasound examinations undertaken within a secondary referral setting.

It combines the practicalities of how to perform these examinations with the information needed to interpret the findings and construct a clinically useful report. The new edition of this well-established book expands its scope to provide an understanding of ultrasound imaging within the clinical management of the gynaecological patient.

Elsewhere, its obstetric content has been fully updated with the latest technological, clinical and medico-legal information relevant to routine practice.

Furthermore, its experienced sonographer authors continue to advise on the practical aspects of scanning as well as the role, value and limitations of ultrasound in the diagnosis of different diseases thus providing firm foundations in both obstetric and gynaecological imaging.

Explains the principles of grey scale ultrasound, Doppler ultrasound and instrumentationAddresses problems from both practical and clinical viewpointsProvides comparative images showing results of good and bad scanning techniquesAdvises on how to communicate findings to a pregnant woman or gynaecological patientDiscusses both the normal and abnormal ultrasound appearances for each of the relevant anatomical areas togetherScope fully expanded to cover gynaecological ultrasound imaging including: the physiological changes taking place during the menstrual cycle the effects of exogenous hormones on the various ultrasound appearances during the menstrual cyclethe ultrasound appearances of common abnormalities of the uterus, ovaries and adnexaethe ultrasound assessment of an adnexal mass using a standardized approachNew images to reflect the improvements in imaging technologyNew chapter on screening for Down's syndrome and Edwards' and Patau's syndromes in accordance with current national screening recommendationsNew chapter on the medico-legal issues relevant to performing and reporting ultrasound examinations


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 512 pages, Approx. 170 illustrations (150 in full color)
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Gynaecology & obstetrics
  • ISBN: 9780702031700

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