4 FAQs answered about This Fast-Growing Modality
Ultrasound is the second most popular imaging modality in veterinary medicine. Multiple clinical studies have proven that ultrasonography has clear advantages over radiography when diagnosing abdominal organ pathology, non-abdominal soft-tissue conditions, fluid build-up, heart disease, and countless others. Ultrasound is also used in non-diagnostic applications such as safely guiding needles for cystocentesis and cytology and tissue samples.
The following FAQs will introduce you to the basics of ultrasound and how it can be useful when training new nurses and clinicians:
1. How does Ultrasound work?
2. Why Are There Different Types of Transducers (Probes)?
3. When Does an Animal Need an Ultrasound?
4. Why Do Animals Have to Be Shaved Before Ultrasound?