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Surgical and Interventional Ultrasound
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All the guidance you need to enhance your understanding and clinical application of ultrasound

Includes DVD with video of key techniques

Surgical and Interventional Ultrasound offers a thorough survey of image-guided treatments in the OR, in the endoscopy suite, and at the bedside. This one-stop clinical companion spans virtually every kind of surgical and interventional specialty that utilizes ultrasound and delivers high-yield perspectives on using these techniques to ensure accurate clinical decision making.


  • An all-in-one primer for ultrasound--packed with valuable how-to's and insights that take you through the basic exam and the full scope of interventions
  • Essential content for residents that supplements training in surgery residency programs--from the Focused Assessment with Sonography for Trauma (FAST) exam, to intraoperative ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures such as breast biopsy or radiofrequency ablation
  • Up-to-date, multidisciplinary focus on surgical and interventional ultrasound covers the array of procedures for which ultrasound is increasingly utilized
  • Full-color illustrations with hundreds of ultrasound images
  • Valuable opening chapter on the physics of ultrasound, which enables better quality images and a better understanding of image interpretation
  • Important chapter on advanced technologies highlights 3D ultrasound imaging and contrast ultrasound, drawing attention to their safe and effective implementation in surgical practice
  • Emphasis on ultrasound-guided anesthesia explains how ultrasound can enhance the precision of regional anesthetic procedures
  • Instructive companion DVD features clips of key diagnostic and interventional techniques


1. Physics of ultrasound2. Instrumentation3. Advanced technologies: 3D ultrasound, contrast ultrasound4. Ultrasound of the neck, thyroid and parathyroid5. Breast ultrasound6. Abdominal ultrasound 7. Hepatobiliary ultrasound 8. Ultrasound of the pancreas9. FAST: trauma ultrasound10. Critical care ultrasound11. Chest ultrasound12. Endoscopic ultrasound: foregut 13. Endoscopic ultrasound: hindgut 14. Genitourinary ultrasound 15. Vascular ultrasound 16. Musculoskeletal ultrasound 17. Pediatric ultrasound18. Therapeutic ultrasound19. Record keeping and archiving20. Credentialling


ISBN-13: 9780071770002
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (McGraw-Hill Medical)
Publication date: November, 2013
Pages: None