Prostate Ultrasound is also called transrectal ultrasound and is used to evaluate the health of the male prostate gland and the tissue adjacent to it. The prostate gland is accessed via an ultrasound probe inserted in the rectum because it is located just ahead the rectum and can easily be scanned in this way. A […]
This section provides essential ultrasound knowledge a future ultrasound technician ought to know about before deciding whether or not to enter this field. Our list of featured articles explains how ultrasound machines work, ultrasound history, different uses of ultrasound, different types of ultrasound imaging, the known risks and benefits of ultrasound, and the future of this technology within the healthcare field.
Carotid Ultrasound is used to scan the two carotid arteries in the neck to provide images of these important blood vessels and of blood flowing through them. Its primary application is to detect narrowing or blockage of the carotid artery indicative of an elevated risk of stroke. In addition to screening for this risk, a […]
Venous Ultrasound aids in the evaluation of veins that circulate to the extremities of the body, that is, to the arms and legs. It is a valuable tool for detecting blood clots, particularly deep vein thrombosis in the legs. If not treated, this condition can result in a pulmonary embolism, which is a blood clot […]