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15 Cards in this Set

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Which anatomic area is not seen on a sagittal section?
Which anatomic area is not seen on a coronal section?
Which anatomic area is not seen on a transverse section?
Scanning planes interpretations depend on
the location of the transducer and the sound wave approach
Single difference been structures on an US image section and a cadaver section is
Sonographic appearance
The greater sac
Extends from the diaphragm to the pelvis and covers the width of the abdomen
The lesser sac
Behind the stomach
Intraperitoneal structures are connected to the cavity wall by the
Crura of the diaphragm are
muscular bands that arise from the lumbar vertebrae and insert into the diaphragm
Muscle echo texture is usually _______ than the organs they are adjacent to
less echogenic
Group of structures not routinely imaged by sonography
Normal lymph nodes, normal fallopian tubes, normal ureters
The portion of peritoneum lining the cavity
The portion of peritoneum covering the organs
Intraperitoneal structures
liver, ovaries, gallbladder, stomach, spleen (LOGSS)
Retroperitoneal structures
pancreas, IVC, kidneys, aorta, adrenal (PIKAA)