The gallbladder is an oblong pear shaped structure located on the underside of the liver. It is located at the level of the middle hepatic vein aka Cantlie’s line between segments IV and V. The normal distended gallbladder is approximately 7-10 cm in length and 4 cm in diameter. The capacity is usually 50 ml(1.8 fl oz) of bile. The GB is divided into neck, body and fundus, sonographic appearance is anechoic with an echogenic wall.… Read More Gallbladder and Biliary Pathology
Sonographically the liver is usually divided into right and left lobes . However the liver is divided into 8 functional segments with the Couinaud classification (pronounced kwee-NO). Each segment has it’s own vascular and biliary supply. The liver is divided horizontally by the portal veins and vertically by the hepatic veins. Segment I is the caudate lobe.… Read More Couinaud’s Liver Segments
Hey there everyone, today we’re going to go on a journey, a sonographic journey through renal diseases reliably discovered via ultrasound.
… Read More Renal Pathology
Continuing with the series, here’s the videos for RVT. Stay tuned for other specialties coming in the following weeks!
Continuing with the series, here’s the videos for OB GYN. Stay tuned for other specialties coming in the following weeks!
This is a new series I’m starting for registry review. I’m going to be going over ardms registry review questions. I will be doing all specialties beginning with abdomen, 100 questions, divided into four videos, 25 questions each. Feel free to leave comments and any questions or suggestions. Follow Practical Sonography on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/practicalsonography/ Facebook:… Read More Abdomen/General Ultrasound Review
OB Ultrasound Second Trimester (The Basics)
The second trimester of pregnancy is from week 13 to week 28 – roughly months four, five and six.
A second trimester sonogram is usually performed between weeks 18-20.… Read More OB Ultrasound Second Trimester (The Basics)
Welcome to a primer on Upper and Lower Extremity duplex sonography.… Read More Arterial Sonography of the Upper and Lower Extremities
Here is a quick video explaining the protocol. Liver Protocol basics. The liver is the largest internal organ, the right lobe is 5-6 times larger than the left. Normally measures about 15 cm at mid clavicular line in adults, there is much variation in pediatric populations by age and size.… Read More Liver Anatomy and Protocol
The gastrointestinal system (aka GI Tract, alimentary canal or digestive system) is a series of hollow tubes that begins in the mouth and ends in the anus. The primary function of the GI tract is to break down food into energy for the various metabolic processes involved with life. Digestion begins in the mouth, teeth… Read More Gastrointestinal Sonography