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By Bruyn R.

The ebook takes an evidence-based method of universal diagnostic imaging dilemmas in pediatric ultrasound. It presents transparent and referenced pediatric imaging instructions for universal and arguable dilemmas. * makes use of a pragmatic, step by step technique. * Covers the sensible facets of scanning, in addition to the position, worth, and boundaries of ultrasound in numerous ailments. * good points over 500 illustrations, together with eighty colour scans * Written at a degree compatible for either scholars and practitioners. * Written and edited by way of a pediatric radiologist.

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24). The term ‘echogenic kidneys’ (hyperechogenic or hyperechoic or bright) is used to describe a heterogeneous group of conditions characterized by renal echogenicity greater than that of the liver or the spleen. 48 It must be remembered at all times that while ultrasound is sensitive in detecting echogenic kidneys, it is generally non-specific, and the ultimate diagnosis will depend on the clinical and family history, presentation, laboratory tests and further imaging studies and/or histology.

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