Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound is a highly illustrated manual ideal for both the trainee and experienced sonographer that covers the full range of obstetric and gynaecological ultrasound examinations undertaken within a secondary referral setting. It combines the practicalities of how to perform these examinations with the information needed to interpret the findings and construct a clinically useful report.
The new edition of this well-established book expands its scope to provide an understanding of ultrasound imaging within the clinical management of the gynaecological patient. Elsewhere, its obstetric content has been fully updated with the latest technological, clinical and medico-legal information relevant to routine practice. Furthermore, its experienced sonographer authors continue to advise on the practical aspects of scanning as well as the role, value and limitations of ultrasound in the diagnosis of different diseases thus providing firm foundations in both obstetric and gynaecological imaging.
New to this edition
- Scope fully expanded to cover gynaecological ultrasound imaging including:
- the physiological changes taking place during the menstrual cycle
- the effects of exogenous hormones on the various ultrasound appearances during the menstrual cycle
- the ultrasound appearances of common abnormalities of the uterus, ovaries and adnexae
- the ultrasound assessment of an adnexal mass using a standardized approach
- New images to reflect the improvements in imaging technology
- New chapter on screening for Downs syndrome and Edwards and Pataus syndromes in accordance with current national screening recommendations
- New chapter on the medico-legal issues relevant to performing and reporting ultrasound examinations