Transcranial Doppler is used to identify and interrogate the intracerebral arterial system. Normally the skull is impenetrable to Ultrasound waves, but using certain windows allows adequate penetration to monitor cerebrovascular hemodynamics.
Spine ultrasound provides a high resolution imaging technique to rule out common and uncommon vertebral column pathologies like tethered cord syndrome and other spinal dysraphisms.
Seeing with sound to some may sound like science fiction, but to Sonographers it is a way of life. The technology was first used as an underwater navigation tool by submarines in the form of sonar, it was only a matter of time before medical scientists began to query whether sound waves could be used to … Continue reading The Past, Present and Future of Medical Ultrasound
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJq8eXf41nI&t=405s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiRt8UiXRag Neonatal Neurosonography is a very important and indispensable tool for evaluating pre-term and term neonates for intracranial pathology. It is readily available, portable, relatively inexpensive and safe. Premature infants are at a heightened risk for Intracranial hemorrhage. Up to 67% of pre-term infants born before 32 weeks gestational age develop … Continue reading Neonatal Neurosonography