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Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

A Practitioner’s Guide

Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
 
 

 
 
Kathryn A. Gill, MS, RT, RDMS, FSDMS
 
CME Credits: 15
ISBN: 9780941022804
Format: Hardcover
Catalog No: 11050
Price: $99.00
 
Winner of the 2015 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Gold Award for excellence in book editorial and design!
Kathy Gill’s full-color textbook is a unique and powerful resource with an engaging clarity of purpose: to teach clinical ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology. Colorful, wonderfully written, exceptionally illustrated, lovely to browse, and authoritative all at once, it is created by and for practitioners of clinical sonography. Sonographers in training and those who teach them will find superbly illustrated and clearly written how-to instruction with dozens of features that make learning easy and—yes!—fun. Registry candidates preparing for their exam in obstetrics and gynecology will find the ARDMS exam topics covered and explained in full and colorful detail. Veteran sonographers and department managers will discover a versatile clinical reference full of facts, tips, explanations, protocols, standard measurements, diagnostic images, and 15 hours of available SDMS-approved CME credit that more than one person may apply for. 649 pages.

Highlights:

1234 illustrations and sonograms demonstrate clinical anatomy,
     patient positions, scanning techniques, normal and abnormal
     findings, and key principles. Images are reproduced in exact
     detail on premium high-gloss paper.

Color boxes and tables provide and reinforce key information at a
     glance—risk factors, teratogens, indications, lab values, differential
     diagnoses, sonographic findings, diagnostic criteria, normal and
     abnormal measurements, anomalies, related conditions, and clinical
     pearls and secrets.

End-of-chapter Scanning Tips and Pitfalls explain common
     situations and errors to avoid.

End-of-chapter Self-Assessment Questions focus and guide your
     study. Answers with clear explanations appear in an appendix to
     the book.

Standard measurements, calculations, and reference data appear in
     an appendix containing 44 tables for fast access.

Current AIUM guidelines are published in an appendix to the book.

Samples of clinical data sheets appear in an appendix to the book.

An extensive glossary defines more than 1000 terms commonly
     encountered in ob/gyn sonography.

CME application and quiz for 15 hours’ SDMS-approved credit appear
     at the end of the book and may be used by more than one reader.
     This feature alone creates exceptional value.

About the Author:

Kathy Gill is Program Director of the Institute of Ultrasound Diagnostics in Spanish Fort, Alabama, a clinical sonographer with more than 30 years of experience in abdomen and obstetrics and gynecology, a Fellow of the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, and an author and teacher whose work resonates with readers, students, and veteran sonographers alike. Her published work includes Abdominal Ultrasound: A Practitioner’s Guide, Ob/Gyn Sonography Review, and Breast Sonography Review.

Contributors:

Jim Baun, BS, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS

George Bega, MD

Pamela M. Foy, MS, RDMS, FSDMS

George Koulianos, MD, FACOG

Daniel A. Merton, BS, RDMS, FSDMS, FAIUM

Bryan T. Oshiro, MD

Joe Rodriguez, RT, RDMS

Misty H. Sliman, BS, RT(R)(S), RDMS
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Contents
Contributors
Reviewers
Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1 Introduction to Diagnostic Ultrasound
  Objectives
  The Advantages and Disadvantages of Diagnostic Ultrasonography
  Information Provided
  Scan Planes, Body Orientations, and Labeling
  Characterizing Tissue
  Artifacts
  Characterizing Masses
  Clinical Data
  Transducer Formats
  Transducer Manipulation
  Introduction to Transvaginal Technique
  Starting Out
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 2 Gynecology
  Objectives
  Pelvic Anatomy and Physiology
  Congenital Pelvic Anomalies
  Uterine Pathology
  Adnexal Pathology
  Incidental Pathology and Miscellaneous Requests
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 3 The First Trimester
  Objectives
  Fertilization and Pre-Embryonic Development
  The Endometrium and Gestational Sac
  Embryonic Development
  Fetal Development
  Pregnancy Tests and Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  Complications of Early Pregnancy
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 4 The Second and Third Trimesters: Basic and Targeted Scans
  Objectives
  Part 1: The Basic Scan
  Part 2: The Targeted Scan
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 5 The Placenta and Umbilical Cord
  Objectives
  Early Placental Development
  Amniotic Bands and Sheets
  Placental Anatomy and Physiology
  Placental Circulation and Hemodynamics
  Placental Location
  Placental Grading
  Fibrin Deposition
  Placental Variants
  Cord Abnormalities
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 6 Ultrasound of the Cervix during Pregnancy
  Objectives
  Anatomy
  Cervical Length Measurements
  Cervical Incompetence
  Cerclage
  Preterm Labor and Premature Birth
  Cervical Pregnancy
  Technique
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 7 Anomalies Associated with Polyhydramnios
  Objectives
  Polyhydramnios
  Neural Tube Defects
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 8 Anomalies Associated with Oligohydramnios
  Objectives
  Oligohydramnios
  Associated Anomalies: “DRIP”
  Addendum: The Fetal Biophysical Profile
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 9 Multiple Gestations and Their Complications
  Objectives
  Risk Factors
  Zygosity
  Chorionicity and Amnionicity
  Fetal Presentations
  Growth Disturbances
  Vanishing Twin
  Fetal Demise
  Congenital Anomalies
  Complications Specific to Monozygotic/Monochorionic Twins
  Sonographic Management
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 10 Maternal Disorders and Pregnancy
  Objectives
  Supine Hypotensive Syndrome
  Hyperemesis Gravidarum
  Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension
  Chronic Hypertension
  Hydrops
  Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy
  Thyroid Disease
  Adnexal Masses
  Other Disorders
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 11 Fetal Syndromes
  Objectives
  Risk Factors
  Biochemical Markers for Genetic Screening
  Facial Deformities
  Echogenic Bowel
  Hand and Foot Deformities
  Aneuploidy
  Turner Syndrome
  Meckel Syndrome
  Prune Belly Syndrome
  Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome
  Pentalogy of Cantrell
  Caudal Regression Syndrome
  Sirenomelia
  Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  Amniotic Band Syndrome
  Holt-Oram Syndrome
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 12 Doppler Applications in Obstetric and Gynecologic Sonography
  Objectives
  Physical Foundation of Doppler Ultrasound
  Clinical Utility of Doppler Ultrasound
  Gynecologic Applications
  Obstetric Applications
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 13 Infertility
  Objectives
  Gynecologic Factors in Infertility
  Ultrasound Imaging and Laboratory Tests
  Ovulatory Factors
  Assisted Reproductive Technology
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 14 Volume Sonography
  Objectives
  Introduction
  Technology and Data Acquisition
  Obstetric Applications
  Gynecologic Applications
  Volume Color Flow Sonography
  Networking with Volume Sonography
  Volume Sonography Artifacts, Limitations, and Pitfalls
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 15 Invasive Procedures
  Objectives
  Amniocentesis
  Chorionic Villus Sampling
  Amnioreduction
  Amnioinfusion
  Fetal Blood Sampling
  Intrauterine Fetal Transfusion
  Minimally Invasive Fetal Surgery
  Scanning Tips, Guidelines, and Pitfalls
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Chapter 16 The Sonographer’s Role in the Grieving Process
  Objectives
  The Terminology of Grief
  Grief Support
  Applying Theory to Everyday Practice
  Case Studies
  References
  Self-Assessment Exercises
Appendix A Frequently Referenced Measurements
Appendix B AIUM Practice Guidelines
Appendix C Clinical Data Sheets
Appendix D Glossary
Appendix E Application for CME Credit
Appendix F Answers to Self-Assessment Exercises
Index
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