General and Abdominal Ultrasound

Welcome! This community focuses on general abdominal imaging, including areas of the abdomen and retroperitoneum, as well as superficial parts of the body.

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Online Lectures

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Abdominal and Pelvic Pain in the Emergency Room Patient
Adnexal Masses: Distinguishing Benign From Malignant
Therapeutic Ultrasound
Transplant Imaging
Use of 3-Dimensional Ultrasound in Gynecology
First Trimester, Normal
Normal Structures: Grayscale Appearance and Threshold Values
Grayscale Appearance of Common Abnormalities
Doppler Imaging: Normal and Abnormal
First Trimester, Abnormal
Ultrasound of Superficial Palpable Lumps
Sonography of Lymph Nodes
Sonography of Hernias
Renovascular Hypertension
Doppler Ultrasound of Peripheral Arteries
Noninvasive Follow-up Following Lower Extremity Interventions
Ankle-Brachial Index and Pulse Volume Recording
Grading Carotid Stenosis: Which Chart to Use
Calf Veins: To Do or Not To Do--No
Calf Veins: To Do or Not To Do--Yes
Why Every Venous Exam Should Be Bilateral
For Symptomatic Patients, Unilateral Lower Extremity DVT Scans are Appropriate and Sufficient
Pediatric Vascular Sonography
Complications of Hepatic and Multivisceral Transplantation
Normal Anatomy of Hepatic and Multivisceral Transplantation
Basics of Ultrasound Workflow: Protocol Design, Quality Control, and Efficiency
Knobology and Physics
Vascular Emergencies: Diagnostic Imaging & Interventions
Abdominal Doppler Ultrasound
Unknown Cases
Breast Ultrasound and Biopsy Techniques
Liver Doppler Evaluation
Thyroid Imaging
Hepatobiliary Imaging
Transplant Imaging
Normal Anatomy and Complications of Renal Transplantation
Renal Artery Stenosis: The Case of Ultrasound Screening
Missed Cases: General and Abdominal
Transplant Imaging
Breast Ultrasound

Educational Events

2016 AIUM Annual Convention • April 2-6, 2016 • Las Vegas, NV


How to Be an Effective Manuscript Reviewer for the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine

Scanning the Post Thyroidectomy Neck

Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

DVD Programs for CME

Elastography: State of the Art, 2014

Evaluation of Pelvic Pain: Can Ultrasound Do It All?

Gynecology: Beginners Only

Head and Neck Ultrasound

Nonfetal Obstetrics: Placenta, Membranes, and Cervix

Obstetric Doppler Ultrasound

Point-Counterpoint: What is the Role of Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis?

Pregnancies in Unusual Places

Renal Artery Doppler Evaluation

The Abdominal Aorta: Imaging Before and After Endovascular Interventions

Thoracic Ultrasound in the Emergency and Critical Care Patient

Ultrasound of Hernias and the Hip

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

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Journal Articles

Abdominal Ultrasound


AIUM Consensus Report on Potential Bioeffects of Diagnostic Ultrasound

How to Interpret the Ultrasound Output Display Standard for Higher Acoustic Output Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices: Version 2

Medical Ultrasound Safety, Third Edition

Recommended Ultrasound Terminology, Third Edition

Routine Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment

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