Following the Socratic principle that the best way to teach is to ask the right questions, the highly popular Secrets Series® has become an important part of medical education. The "Secrets" approach has given birth to a whole series of soft-cover books in a question-and-answer format. This book provides concise and condensed information in easily understandable language and contains pearls and answers to practical issues in the daily practice of ultrasonography. It highlights key diagnostic sonography concepts, based on organ systems, including obstetrics and gynecology.
Covers all of the most important "need-to-know" information in the proven question-and-answer format of the highly acclaimed Secrets Series.®
Provides concise answers that include the author's pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets."
Uses bulleted lists, algorithms, and illustrations for quick review.
Features the contributions from a team of international experts in cardiac surgery care.
Presents a vast amount of information in a quick access format.
Includes a thorough, highly detailed index.
Includes clear and concise summaries of controversies in management and treatment
II. OBSTETRICS 6. Nuchal Translucency and Genetic Screening 7. First Trimester Sonography 8. Normal and Abnormal Development 9. Twin Pregnancy 10. Trophoblastic Disease 11. Abortion 12. Cervical Incompetence 13. Second and Third Trimester Complications, Anomalies, and Aneuploidy 14. Ectopic Pregnancy 15. The Postpartum Uterus 16. Retained Products of Conception 17. Hematoma
IV. GENERAL ABDOMEN 26. Hepatobiliary System 27. Liver 28. Gallbladder 29. Portal Hypertension 30. The Urinary Tract: The Kidney 31. The Urinary Tract: The Bladder 32. Spleen 33. Pancreas 34. Transrectal: Prostate Gland and Rectum 35. Trauma Ultrasound
V. SMALL PARTS SONOGRAPHY 36. Scrotal Sonography 37. Thyroid and Parathyroid 38. Breast Sonography 39. Ultrasound-guided Biopsy
VI. VASCULAR SONOGRAPHY 40. Carotid Arterial Doppler and Vertebral Ultrasound 41. Renal Artery Doppler Ultrasound 42. Mesenteric Circulation Evaluation 43. Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound 44. Venous Doppler of the Extremities 45. Arteriovenous Fistulas 46. Pseudoaneurysms 47. Erectile Dysfunction and Priapism Doppler Evaluation 48. Abdominal Aorta
VII. ORGAN TRANSPLANT EVALUATION 49. Liver 50. Kidney and Bladder 51. Pancreas
VIII. PEDIATRIC SONOGRAPHY 52. Neurosonography 53. The Pediatric Hip 54. The Appendix 55. Intussusception 56. Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis 57. Pediatric Spine
By Vikram Dogra, MD, Director Division of Ultrasound, Section Head- GU Radiology, Program Director Cross Sectional Imaging Fellowship, Associate Professor of Radiology, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio; and Deborah J. Rubens, MD, Professor Radiology and Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Associate Director, Center for Biomedical Ultrasound, University of Rochester, Medical Director, Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Rochester Institute of Technology, Associate Chair of Special Imaging, Rochester, New York