This practical guide covers all aspects of gynaecological ultrasound, focusing on good technique, the ultrasound machine and reporting. Written by experts with a strong reputation for training in the field, this book takes a 'tips and tricks' approach. Chapters cover topics such as equipment familiarization, principles of transvaginal ultrasound, the awkward uterus, the difficult ovary, and ART-related procedures. The authors discuss the use of both basic ultrasound and 3D machines, and provide tips on how to optimize the image and gain useful clinical information even in the most challenging of assessments. With a multitude of images included to train the eye to identify normal anatomy and common pathologies, chapter summary boxes and case-based examples also provide an easy reference for assessing conditions and lesions. This book will greatly improve the scanning technique of trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology, sonographers, reproductive medicine practitioners and gynaecologists of any level.
Examination tips encourage a systematic scanning technique.
Comprehensive coverage of the ultrasound machine allows practitioners to maximize the usage of the machine in their clinical practice, irrespective of whether it is a basic ultrasound or 3D machine.
Detailed description of the technical abilities of the operator ensures that professionals of any level will be able to improve their clinical practice.