Syllabus | Ultrasound, Mammography &Echocardiography | BRIT | Second Year

 Ultrasound, Mammography &Echocardiography

Chapter 1 Mammography

Dedicated mammographic unit and its special features, Mammographic Positioning and technical considerations, film screen mammography, digital mammography

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Must Know

 

Chapter 2 Ultrasound

Principle & history of Ultrasound, advantages and disadvantages of ultrasound, Types of Ultrasound, Equipment description,

Indication and Clinical Application, Physics of ultrasound imaging, Physics of transducers, Physics of Doppler, Ultrasound tissue characterization, Potential for three dimensional ultrasound, Artifacts in ultrasound, Comparison of ultrasound equipment Computerization of data, Image recording, Ultrasound jelly & Safety of ultrasound

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Must Know

 

 

 

Desirable to know

 

Chapter 3 Abdomen and pelvis ultrasound

Pathologies and indications, patient preparation, positioning and scanning technique

10  

Desirable to Know

 

Chapter 4 Orbit, Neck, Submandibular gland, Thorax, Breast, & Scrotum

Pathologies and indications, patient preparation, positioning and scanning technique

18  

Nice to Know

 

Chapter 5 Color Doppler imaging, The obstetric Ultrasound examination

Method of gynecologic ultrasound examination, Assessment of Normal fetal growth, fetal behavior states, fetal breathing movements, fetal cardiac activity

10  

Nice to know

 

Chapter 6 USG Contrast Media

Types of Ultrasound Contrast media and its advantages

12  

Must Know

 

Chapter 7 Echocardiography

Introduction, indication and image formation. Uses of color Doppler in echocardiography and equipment description with transducer

10  

Nice to Know

 

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