Chapter 1. Principles of Diagnostic Ultrasound

  1. Paddy Mannion BVMS, DVR, MRCVS, Diplomate ECVDI
  1. Paddy Mannion

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752357.ch1

Diagnostic Ultrasound in Small Animal Practice

Diagnostic Ultrasound in Small Animal Practice

How to Cite

Mannion, P. (2006) Principles of Diagnostic Ultrasound, in Diagnostic Ultrasound in Small Animal Practice (ed P. Mannion), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470752357.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 17 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053872

Online ISBN: 9780470752357

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Keywords:

  • ultrasound;
  • sound energy;
  • transmission;
  • tissue;
  • refraction

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Sound waves

  • Acoustic impedance

  • Ultrasound and tissue

  • Production of ultrasound

  • Axial resolution

  • Lateral resolution

  • Ultrasound modes

  • The ultrasound machine

  • Image recording

  • Biological safety