ULTRASONOGRAPHY

7 Pleura and Thorax

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10.1055/b-0035-122523 7 Pleura and ThoraxJoost van Schuppen and Rick van Rijn The use of ultrasonography of the thorax is limited by the presence of bone, air-containing structures (e.g., lungs, esophagus),…

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8 Peritoneal Cavity and Retroperitoneal Space

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10.1055/b-0035-122524 8 Peritoneal Cavity and Retroperitoneal SpaceRick van Rijn In this chapter, the peritoneal cavity and the retroperitoneal space will be discussed. The focus is solely on the anatomical region…

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10 Spleen

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10.1055/b-0035-122526 10 SpleenSamuel Stafrace The spleen is a pyramid-shaped organ normally located in the left upper quadrant. It forms part of and is the largest organ within the lymphoproliferative system….

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6 Mediastinum

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10.1055/b-0035-122522 6 MediastinumIngmar Gassner and Gisela Schweigmann Ultrasound of the mediastinum is particularly useful to delineate anomalies of the mediastinum and great vessels, evaluate masses in children with mediastinal widening,…

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4 Spine

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10.1055/b-0035-122520 4 SpineSamuel Stafrace and Erik Beek The use of ultrasound for imaging of the spinal canal in newborns and infants has been described in the literature since the beginning…

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2 Physics and Artifacts

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10.1055/b-0035-122518 2 Physics and ArtifactsRob Peters Ultrasound imaging is a popular imaging technique in clinical practice. It has been used for over 6 decades. Medical ultrasound is relatively inexpensive, noninvasive,…

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4 Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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10.1055/b-0039-173883 4 Magnetic Resonance ImagingPuneet Sharma Introduction From its inception in the 1970s, and through humble beginnings in the early 1980s, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has experienced overwhelming growth in…

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