Ultrasound

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  • Research On Mammograms, Ultrasounds And Breast Cancer

    Mammograms, ultrasounds, x-rays, and MRIs have helped women with breast cancer since 1895 (x-ray) 1956 (ultrasound) 1977 (MRI), and 1992 (mammogram). They have all been very beneficial to women. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. About one of three cancers are diagnosed. Cancer is a group of diseases that cause cells in the body to change and grow out of control. Most cancers will form a lump or mass in the breast, which is called a tumor. It is named after a part of the…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Obstetric Ultrasound Scan

    1. Introduction The second trimester scan is a routine ultrasound examination in many countries that is primarily used to assess fetal anatomy and detect the presence of any fetal anomalies. The second trimester extends from 13 weeks and 0 days to 27 weeks and 6 days of gestation although the majority of these studies are performed between 18 and 23 weeks. (Chudleigh & Thilaganathan, 2004) 2. Patient’s history The patient is a 31 year old pregnant female, with unsure dates of her last menstrual…

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  • Ultrasound Before Abortion Case Study

    - provide an explanation of what the ultrasound is showing. - display the ultrasound images so the pregnant woman can see them and explain the images, show cardiac activity, show body part on the fetus and dimensions. The ultrasound before abortion bill has been made law in 23 states. This controversial legislation has been on the public eye for the past few months. In Pennsylvania…

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  • Personal Narrative: My First Ultrasound

    Two years ago I had my first ultrasound for my first baby. Once I stepped into that room my stomach became filled with butterflies, my throat felt dry, my palms became sweaty. I had no idea what to expect. But as soon as the sonographer made her entrance my worries take an exit .She made me feel so welcomed, her sweet and passionate smile, simply the way she made me feel as if I had known her my whole life. Once she actually began the procedure, and I felt that cold jelly on my enormous baby…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Life As A Ultrasound Technician

    never gave up because she wanted to achieve her goals. Which made me want to graduate high school and go of to college. Going to college will open many more doors for my search of finding a job or just even helping me find a the position of being Ultrasound Technician. With attending college I will be able to educate myself in the career field that I want to go in to. Witch will benefit myself but also my community. I want to go into…

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  • Ultrasonic Induced Nucleation

    this theory, violent collapses of cavitation bubbles produced by power ultrasound can generate very high localized pressure in a very short time. Such collapse generates high degrees of super cooling and favors instantaneous ice nucleation. According to this theory, nucleation is expected to occur immediately after the collapse of cavitation bubbles. Molecular segregation is another theory proposed to explain the power ultrasound induced nucleation in the crystallization process of different…

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  • West Virginia's Counseling For Life Act Case Study

    To determine if West Virginia’s Counseling for Life Act imposes an undue burden on a women seeking an abortion, four different aspects of the act needs to be analyzed which include: 72 hour wait period, transabdominal ultrasound, transvaginal ultrasounds, and the counseling sessions. Each one of these aspects of the act will be analyzed using abortion jurisprudence established in Casey and Whole Woman’s Health, especially taking into account the burden versus the benefit. The first aspect that…

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  • Athletic Training Case Study Essay

    frequently used modality in the many athletic training rooms. This modality mainly used in the athletic training setting as a therapeutic agent and not a diagnostic tool. Ultrasound uses acoustic energy at high frequencies. The goal of this could be to achieve thermal or non-thermal physiological effects. In this case review ultrasound was used as a non-thermal healing agent. This acoustic energy is caused by an electrical current that causes the mechanical vibration of a crystalline material…

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  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma Case Study

    between 50-60 years old. The use of ultrasound is then used to get a closer look so the doctor will be able to better diagnose if the mass is IDC with metastases…

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  • Transabdominal Sonography Essay

    CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of study An ultrasound test uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of internal body organs. Imaging tests can identify abnormalities and helps in diagnosing conditions. A Transvaginal sonography/scan (TVS) is a type of pelvic ultrasound used to examine female reproductive organs. This includes the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, cervix, and vagina. “Transvaginal” means “through the vagina.” This is an internal (or intracavitary) examination.…

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