Chapter 2 – Physics and Instrumentation

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Abstract The ultrasound machine console varies between companies in the layout of the knobs. However, the overall panels are very similar, labeled and become familiar with use. Chapter 2 Physics…

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Chapter 4 – Uterine Pathology and Anomalies

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Abstract The role of nurses conducting ultrasound in assisted conception cycle monitoring is to evaluate the endometrial thickness and document the size of each ovarian follicle present. Women should have…

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Chapter 3 – Gynaecology Ultrasound

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Abstract Transvaginal imaging of the pelvic area begins at the perineum. With the probe positioned at the opening of the vagina, in the sagittal plane, the image demonstrates the symphysis…

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Chapter 9 – First Trimester Pregnancy

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Abstract Elevated β-hCG in the maternal serum or urine is an indication of pregnancy. Once the hCG levels reach 1,000–2,000 mIU/ml a transvaginal ultrasound should be able to demonstrate a gestational…

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Chapter 6 – Ovarian Anomalies and Pathology

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Abstract There are several different definitions of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). The most commonly used definition is the Rotterdam criteria, which states that the diagnosis of polycystic ovarian syndrome requires…

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Chapter 5 – Endometriosis and Adenomyosis

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Abstract Endometriosis is a condition in which functional endometrial glands are located outside the uterine cavity. Common sites are the pelvic peritoneum, the ovaries, uterine ligaments and rectovaginal septum. Chapter…

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Chapter 10 – Ergonomics

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Abstract Sonographers are at risk of injury to the shoulders, neck and back. It is important to be aware of your posture when scanning and not to place repetitive strain…

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Chapter 7 – Hydrosalpinx

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Abstract Hydrosalpinx is a fluid accumulation in the fallopian tube which has become blocked, at the fimbrial end and the isthmus. This blockage can be caused by infection, sexually transmitted…

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