WEBSITES : ULTRASONOGRAPHY
Useful Websites on ULTRASONOGRAPHY
Ultrasound Index Archive
is a website with interesting content at http://matweb.hcuge.ch/matweb/endo/cours_4e_MREG/Ultrasound.htm.
This index contains a variety of guidelines, statements, opinions on the practice
of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Material such as "Standard for
the performance of antepartum obstetrical Ultrasound (inclusive of ACR, Generating
ultrasound scan charts for estimating the date of delivery, Diagnostic Ob-Gyn
Ultrasonography by Family Physicians (AAFP), Doppler ultrasound for fetal assessment
in high risk pregnancies (Cochrane Collaboration), Level II Ultrasound" etc are
all available here.
Online Textbook of Sonography
is available at http://userpages.umbc.edu/~mccormac/topicfr.html.
The topics covered are of common interest and wide ranged. They include embryology,
endometrium, fetal genitourinary and skeletal anomalies, and infertility. Besides
this there are links to educative material on Ultrasound from Creighton University
Medical Center, early ultrasound findings in normal pregnancy, early pregnancy
failure - anembryonic gestation (blighted ovum), bleeding in early pregnancy -
threatened abortion, ultrasound evaluation of suspected ectopic pregnancy.
Review from Monash University is available at http://www.usreview.com.au.
This is an interactive journal featuring the latest ultrasound research and new
applications. The online page highlights the reviews from the latest journals.
Besides there are sections on book reviews, education, journals, new equipment
and professional association
Ultrasound Net at http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/
is a popular site that has won many awards. The site, which is a brainchild
of Dr. J S.K. Woo from Hong Kong, is a comprehensive guide to ultrasound for patients,
students, medical practitioners and other healthcare workers. Attractive sections
such as a) News and Views on the latest in Ultrasound scans at http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/news.html
b) History of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology at http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/history.html
and c) Fetal Anomaly reference section at http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/anomaly.html
from Obgyn Net
is a site with impressive material on a host of issues in Ultrasound. There are
many subsections on ultrasound abstracts, feature articles, global Ob/Gyn ultrasound
abstracts, special features and informal cases. Besides these there are information
available on conference and CME information and discussion forums. "Hot Finds"
is a section linking few new website that are interesting to Ultrasonologists.
In Pregnancy Web Book
is a website created by M Applebaum from Chicago. The website features on topics
such as the Uterine Biophysical Profile, Ultrasound In Infertility Web Booklet
and the ultrasound and the Menopause Web Booklet at http://www.drapplebaum.com/menopause.htm
Diaz`s Home Page at
is an informative site on a wide range of issues starting with basics of sonography
(ultrasound definition, velocity of sound in some biological materials, ultrasound
safety information), obstetric software, ultrasound and telematics. There is an
interesting section on ultrasound in Endometriosis. Also, there is an Ultrasound
Mailing List for people interested in diagnostic ultrasound.
homepage is available at http://www.eus-online.org/.
The website is based on a collaboration between the European, French and German
EUS-Clubs. The site provides an updated literature review service as well as coordinating
information about ongoing EUS activities (multicenter studies, guidelines, etc.).
There is also an interesting section on E.S.G.E Guidelines at
http://www.eus-online.org/guidelines/frame_guide.html. The topics covered
are available in two sections. While part I deals with technique and upper gastrointestinal
tract, part II displays information on retroperitoneum and large bowel.
Biosound Esaote Ultrasound CME at
is a site offering On-line CME Courses from Indianapolis, Indiana. For example
a basic carotid scanning protocol describing the procedure including color flow
mapping titled the "Protocol and Technique of Carotid Duplex Imaging" is available
Similarly Acuson has its CME web page as Acuson CME at http://www.acuson.com/cme/index.htm
ATL Protocol Guides
provides basic protocol information on some common Ultrasound and Doppler techniques
covering a range of sonographic exams. The protocol guides are divided into categories
such as cardiology, musculoskeletal, men's and women's health and obstetrical
ultrasound. Importantly, The protocols are available in portable document format.
Likewise, ATL Advanced Applications at
http://www.atl.com/ATLAdvancedApps/advancedapps/girad.asp deals with newer
technological breakthroughs. Separate sections with brief overview and technical
details of MicroFine Imaging, Broadband Flow Imaging, SonoCT™ Real-time
Compound Imaging, Pulse Inversion Harmonics, Power Contrast Harmonic Imaging,
Tissue Harmonic Imaging, 3D Ultrasound Imaging, Tissue Doppler Imaging and Power
Motion Imaging are all featured here.
multimedia-generated images is available at http://www.shimane-med.ac.jp/IMAGE/UStext/normal-ustext.html.
Ultrasound Teaching File from University of Alberta: http://raddi.uah.ualberta.ca/~hennig/teach/noframe/teach.htm
has images with text material on artifacts, skull and contents, face, mastoids
and neck, skeletal system, gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems.
feature on USG Artifacts by V Muglia and P L Cooperberg of the Department
of Radiology, University of British Columbia, and St. Paul's Hospital is available
Similarly, Ultrasound Artefacts at http://www.bmtp.akh-wien.ac.at/people/kollch1/artefakt.html
is a brief Classification of Doppler and B-Mode artefacts from Ultrasound-Lab,
University of Vienna.
ACR Standard for the Infant Hip Ultrasound
is accessible at http://gait.aidi.udel.edu/res695/homepage/pd_ortho/xray/dushp.htm.
It is well established that Sonography of the infant hip can be used both in the
diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) and in monitoring treatment.
The website material contributed by H. T Harcke, from the Department of Medical
Imaging, AI DuPont Institute, Delaware deals with indications/contraindications
and the ultrasound examination techniques of the infant hip illustratively.
Extended Field of View Ultrasound in Musculo-Skeletal Disorders
is an interesting feature highlighting the musculoskeletal applications of Ultrasound.
is an Ultrasound Portal edited and authored by Peter W. Callen, from University
of California Medical Center, San Francisco, California. The web site (payment
required) offers access to education material such as in-depth teaching file cases
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