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Fast Ultrasound: Focused Assessment with Sonography in Trauma

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Fast Ultrasound usually refers to the assessment of abdominopelvic viscera’s for injury and body cavities for fluid in case of trauma. Technique of Fast Ultrasound: Fast Ultrasound is performed in emergency situations. Fast Ultrasound is performed by Ultrasound machine using 3.5MHz and 5.0MHz probes. The patient should lie in the supine position. Also, examine in lateral decubitus position. Apply a …

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What Is Radiology?

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Radiology is defined as a field of medical science in which different radiations ( X-Rays, gamma rays, sound waves etc) are used to create images of the body and to diagnose and treat the diseases. Various imaging modalities are used in the field of radiology. They are as follows: Plain Radiography Fluoroscopy Mammography Ultrasonography Computed Tomography (CT) Magnetic Resonance Imaging …

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Bosniak Classification For Renal Cysts

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The Bosniak classification for renal cysts is helpful in the assessment of the malignant risk of the cystic renal lesions. It is also useful in determining which cysts require follow-up and treatment. The classification mainly describes the CT features but these features can be identified on MRI and ultrasound as well. Bosniak Classification: The Bosniak classification has divided the renal …

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Anatomy Of Liver Segments – Couinaud Classification

Liver Segments

The Couinaud’s classification divides the liver into eight segments. These liver segments are functionally independent. The liver is divided into segments in the horizontal plane by the right and the left main portal veins. It is also divided into the vertical plane by the right, middle and the left hepatic veins. The middle hepatic vein divides the liver into right …

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Anatomy Of The Knee Joint

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This article provides the overview about the articulation, type, capsule, synovium, ligaments and menisci of the knee joint. Articulation of the Knee Joint: The knee joint is formed by the articulation of the condyles of the femur above and the condyles of the tibia and their menisci below. Anteriorly there is articulation between the patellar surface of the femur and …

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Radiological Features Of Subarachnoid Cisterns


In this article, we are going to describe briefly the radiological features of subarachnoid cisterns. This article describes which modalities can be used to look for subarachnoid cisterns and how they are seen on different modalities. Ultrasound: Cisterna magna usually measures 2-10 mm in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters in an antenatal ultrasound. Cisterna magna is the only subarachnoid cistern that can …

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Cross-Sectional Anatomy of Thorax

Cross-Sectional Anatomy of Thorax

In this article, we are going to describe the cross-sectional anatomy of thorax which is essential in understanding cross-sectional imaging. Cross-Sectional Anatomy of Thorax Level T3: It is the level of superior mediastinum. The trachea lies in the midline with the right brachiocephalic artery, left common carotid artery and left subclavian artery anteriorly. The esophagus is seen behind the trachea …

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