This book offers a practical approach to the world of diagnostic ultrasound. It has been structured in a reader-friendly, case-based format that makes it easy and enjoyable to learn the basics of the applications and interpretation of ultrasound. Each case includes illustrations, descriptions of the imaging findings, and technical details and serves to identify the essential imaging features of the pathology under consideration, thus assisting the reader in the diagnosis of similar cases. The book is divided into 17 short chapters that review the most important areas of ultrasound application and also document the latest advances in the use of contrast and interventional ultrasound. The authors treat every topic from a 'how to do it' perspective with the aim of imparting their wide experience in use of the technique. This book forms part of the Learning Imaging series for medical students, residents, less experienced radiologists, and other medical staff.