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    This Review contains major "Sonographer"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Sonographer is the preferred term for the specialised healthcare practitioner who performs Diagnostic Medical Sonography or diagnostic ultrasound.

Small

  1. In the hands of an experienced sonographer, a fetus as small as 5mm in length can be visualised in the uterus. (Web site)

Place

  1. A doctor or person who is trained to perform ultrasound exams (sonographer) will place gel on your neck and then place a hand-held transducer on the area.
  2. The sonographer will place a wand (called a sound-wave transducer) on several areas of your chest.

Sound Waves

  1. The sonographer will place a wand (the ultrasound transducer that directs the sound waves) on different areas of your chest.

Abdominal Organs

  1. The sonographer uses warm gel and an ultrasound probe to look at all the solid upper abdominal organs.

Examination

  1. Generally, the Sonographer will not provide you with any results at the time of the examination. (Web site)

Patient

  1. The patient lies on an examination table and to examine the kidneys the sonographer uses warm gel on the abdomen to visualize and take images of the kidneys.
  2. All 3-D echocardiographic examinations were performed by the same experienced sonographer with the patient in the left lateral position. (Web site)

Physician

  1. These skills are required even when a physician has access to a sonographer for performance of the examination. (Web site)

Heart

  1. If so, the sonographer may inject a small amount of liquid (contrast) through an IV to better see the inside of the heart. (Web site)
  2. The sonographer will make several recordings of the images to show different locations in your heart. (Web site)
  3. You may be asked to change positions several times during the exam in order for the sonographer to take pictures of different areas of your heart. (Web site)

Echocardiography

  1. Echocardiography is a complex imaging technique that relies on the experience and training of both the physician and sonographer. (Web site)

Test

  1. A trained sonographer performs the test, then your physician interprets the results. (Web site)
  2. During the test, you may be asked to change positions or hold your breath for a short time so that the sonographer can get good pictures of your heart. (Web site)

Technician

  1. A technician (sonographer) trained in ultrasound imaging will spread a clear, warm gel on your child's abdomen over the kidney area. (Web site)
  2. This allows the technician, called a sonographer, to evaluate the pumping action of the heart. (Web site)
  3. Echocardiography is performed by a trained sonographer or technician at an echocardiography lab, a clinic, or in the patient's hospital room.

Neck Area

  1. The sonographer applies warm gel to the neck area on both the right and left side.

Doctor

  1. If you feel discomfort at any time during the test, tell your doctor, nurse or sonographer.
  2. A doctor or sonographer (a person specially trained to do ultrasounds) will apply a gel to your chest that helps the sound waves reach your heart. (Web site)
  3. A doctor, not a sonographer, performs this type of echocardiography. (Web site)

Radiologist

  1. This test is done by a doctor who performs imaging tests (radiologist) or by an ultrasound technologist (sonographer).
  2. The radiologist or sonographer watches this screen during an examination and captures representative images for storage.

Lower Abdomen

  1. The sonographer or radiologist then spreads a warm water-soluble gel over your lower abdomen. (Web site)

Transducer

  1. For this test, a sonographer uses a device, known as a transducer, to aim an ultrasound beam through your chest to your heart.
  2. The sonographer will place a wand (called a transducer) on your chest to view an outline of the hearts movement. (Web site)

Sonographer

  1. The transducer emits high-frequency sound waves as the sonographer or radiologist moves it over your abdomen. (Web site)
  2. The sonographer uses a transducer or ultrasound probe lubricated with warm gel on the lower abdomen to obtain images of the organs to be assessed.
  3. As the doctor or sonographer moves the transducer around, different views of your heart can be seen on the screen of the echocardiography machine. (Web site)

Categories

  1. Hearing > Sound > Ultrasound > Transducer
  2. Lower Abdomen
  3. Radiologist
  4. High-Frequency Sound Waves
  5. Neck Area
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