Screening for Breast Cancer with MRI

Oct 22, 2019 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Screening for Breast Cancer with MRI

Breast cancer remains the second leading cause of cancer death in women. Mammography is the single large-scale method currently employed in screening for breast cancer in asymptomatic women. Although the…

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Setting Up and Optimizing a Breast MRI Practice

Oct 22, 2019 by in BREAST IMAGING Comments Off on Setting Up and Optimizing a Breast MRI Practice

Breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was introduced into the breast imaging community in the 1990s. A considerable number of research studies were conducted, with findings revealing promising results Breast MRI…

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The Fetal Skeletal System

Oct 14, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on The Fetal Skeletal System

The Fetal Skeletal System INTRODUCTION Ultrasound in the first trimester provides a distinct advantage over ultrasound in the second and third trimester of pregnancy for the evaluation of the fetal…

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The Fetal Central Nervous System

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The Fetal Central Nervous System INTRODUCTION The evaluation of the fetal central nervous system (CNS) is an important aspect of ultrasound in the first trimester given that several major malformations,…

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The Fetal Gastrointestinal System

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The Fetal Gastrointestinal System INTRODUCTION Ultrasound examination of the fetal abdomen in the first trimester includes the assessment of abdominal organs from the diaphragm superiorly to the genitalia inferiorly. This…

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The Fetal Heart and Great Vessels

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The Fetal Heart and Great Vessels INTRODUCTION Fetal cardiac examination in the first trimester focuses in general on the evaluation of body situs, the four chambers, and the great vessels…

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The Fetal Face and Neck

Oct 14, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on The Fetal Face and Neck

The Fetal Face and Neck INTRODUCTION Visualization of the fetal face and neck in early gestation is an important aspect of the ultrasound examination as it has been incorporated in…

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Placenta and Umbilical Cord

Oct 14, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on Placenta and Umbilical Cord

Placenta and Umbilical Cord INTRODUCTION The placenta is a highly specialized organ that supports growth and development of the fetus and serves as the interface between the maternal and fetal…

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The Fetal Urogenital System

Oct 14, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on The Fetal Urogenital System

The Fetal Urogenital System INTRODUCTION The first trimester examination of the fetal urogenital system primarily focuses on the demonstration of a fluid-filled bladder. When technically feasible or in specific high-risk…

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The Fetal Chest

Oct 14, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on The Fetal Chest

The Fetal Chest INTRODUCTION The examination of the fetal chest in the first trimester includes the assessment of the right and left lung, the bony and cartilaginous thoracic cage, the…

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