Sonographers are tasked with remembering variations in organ sizes and orientations more than any other modality in medical imaging. Our doctors are our ultimate resources for their infininte knowledge but sometimes they do ask our opinion. I’m certain their memory bank is tasked with everything they need to remember even more than us. We all… Continue reading Ultrasound and The Endometrium
Musculoskeletal ultrasound is one of the hottest topics for sonographers. A couple years ago I was invited to a conference to give a presentation on MSK ultrasound to a group of sonographers. Here is my presentation: MSK Lecture I wish all my cases were as obvious as this supraspinatus tear! Seriously though, if you are… Continue reading MSK Ultrasound for Sonographers
Upcoming CME Events. I get most of my continuing education from SDMS (Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers). In the future I plan on attending more conferences for my own personal growth. AIUM has a great blog called “The Scan” and is well organized for anyone looking to attend conferences or webinars.
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This really is an SOS! Did you know that 85% of sonographers have RSI symptoms 1 in 5 injuries are career ending 40% of staff have been off sick in the last year with RSI 91% of sonographers have symptoms in the scan arm, 23% in the non scan arm…
Breaking down the Abdominal Aorta The abdominal aorta for the purpose of ultrasound is classified by anatomical compartment below the diaphragm muscle. After leaving the heart, the aorta is shaped like a curvaceous candy cane with lots of branches. It arcs upward towards the left clavicle and then down through the aortic hiatus in the… Continue reading A is for Aorta Ultrasound