- Satish K Bhargava, MBBS MD (Radiodiagnosis) MD (Radiotherapy), DMRD FICRI FIAMS FCCP FUSI FIMSA FAMS, Head, Department of Radiology and Imaging, University College of Medical Sciences, (Delhi University) and GTB Hospital, Delhi
Ultrasound involves the use of high frequency sound waves above 20,000 Hz so as to create images of organs and systems within the body. This book comprehensively deals with every aspect of ultrasound involving its principle and applications. The first chapter describes the basic physics behind ultrasound which involves its instrumentation and operating procedures. Subsequent chapters discusses in detail about the ultrasonographic procedures and scanning techniques performedfor various organs like thoracic, gastrointestinal, reproductive etc. Actual ultrasound images of organs along with complete terminology associated with it makes this book a really helpful medium to understand ‘Ultrasound’ inside out. The final chapter is dedicated to color Doppler evaluation of various organ systems such as gynaecological system, peripheral venous system, peripheral vessels, arterial system, etc. for a clear understanding of one of the complex anatomies of our body. This book will definitely prove as an asset both to healthcare professionals and medical students.