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By Heinrich Iro, Alessandro Bozzato, Johannes Zenk

Written via across the world well known specialists, this unprecedented and such a lot entire atlas offers readers with a didactic publicity to the foundations of ultrasound and its software within the analysis and therapy of scientific stipulations of the pinnacle and neck. It in particular evaluates the probabilities of contemporary high-resolution B-scan and colour Doppler ultrasound.


  • The atlas sort and systematically dependent content material permit readers to quick find imaging findings and entry required information
  • The authors not just disguise the most ultrasound exam strategies and findings within the head and neck region but additionally express ways to extra complicated medical concerns, together with complex interdisciplinary themes comparable to the thyroid gland and blood vessels
  • The diagnostic obstacles of ultrasound, pitfalls, and suggestions and tips are highlighted in the course of the textual content to aid rookies realize the fundamental elements of the findings and support skilled clients in advanced situations
  • an intensive number of movies, illustrating the benefits of ultrasound as a dynamic approach, is accessible online

For all otolaryngologists, head and neck surgeons, maxillofacial surgeons, radiologists, internists, and different experts who make the most of this dynamic imaging software, Atlas of Head
and Neck Ultrasound
is a necessary reference to be used in day-by-day practice.

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24) Sonographic Palpation The compressibility of structures can be examined by applying pressure with the ultrasound probe, and the movement of one structure against another provides useful additional evidence in the assessment of the findings; these aspects improve the quality of the results. 2). 3). Pulsations transmitted by or generated in a space-occupying lesion also provide haptic records. Pearls and Pitfalls The paramedian transverse cervical slice at the level of the thyroid gland is the best place to start the examination.

The examiner usually sits to the right side of the patient. The basic system setting should be stored in a standardized way, individually or by department. , obese or slim. Today’s ultrasound systems provide various setting options for obtaining an optimal B-scan image; further modifications apply to color duplex sonography or color-coded duplex sonography (CCDS). 3) in the presets. 2). This relationship must be taken into account when selecting the transducer for a particular examination. For slim patients, a depth setting of 45 mm will certainly be sufficient.

Diagnosis: Metastasis of a malignant melanoma. 14 Parotid gland, left, transverse. A lymph node shows an oval, clearly defined configuration. The sagittal diameter is just about half of the axial diameter in the view shown. MASS, masseter muscle; UK, mandible. Diagnosis: Lymphadenitis. 15 Parotid gland, left, transverse. A tumor (mucoepidermoid carcinoma) shows an oval, clearly defined polycyclic configuration and has a nodular echogenic texture as a distinctive feature. GLP, parotid gland; MASS, masseter muscle; UK, mandible.

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