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Medicine - Urology | Ultrasound of the Male Genitalia

Ultrasound of the Male Genitalia

Gilbert, Bruce R. (Ed.)

2015, XI, 190 p. 188 illus., 117 illus. in color.

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  • Richly illustrated with ultrasound images
  • Written by experts in the field of scrotal and penile ultrasound imaging
  • Includes a discussion of ultrasound accreditation for urology practices
  • Provides protocols that are compliant with both accrediting organizations and third party payers

Ultrasound of the Male Genitalia presents a comprehensive, evidence based reference as well as a practical guide for the performance and interpretation of the male genital ultrasound examination. The volume begins with the history of male genital ultrasound and includes a discussion of regulations surrounding the performance of ultrasound examinations by urologists. The book provides a comprehensive review of ultrasound physics, image quality and patient safety. Normal ultrasound anatomy and common pathologic findings are covered in depth. Illustrations are used throughout the text to clarify complex topics. Practical scanning protocols for both the testes and the phallus, which are compliant with both accrediting organizations and third party payers, are described with their corresponding  images. Also, included is a detailed discussion of color, power and spectral Doppler as well developing technologies such as sonoelastography in the diagnosis of male genitalia pathology.

With broad contributions from authorities in the field, Ultrasound of the Male Genitalia  is a valuable resource to urologists, andrologists, fellows and residents and others interested in male genital ultrasound.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Urology

Table of contents 

1. History of Ultrasound
Nikhil Waingankar, Etai Goldenberg & Bruce R. Gilbert

2. Embryology Relevant to Ultrasound Imaging of the Male Genitalia
Gideon Richards & Bruce R. Gilbert

3. Physical Principles of Ultrasound of the Male Genitalia
Bruce R. Gilbert & Pat Fox Fulgham

4. Scrotal Ultrasound
Etai Goldenberg & Bruce R. Gilbert

5. Penile Ultrasound
Soroush Rais-Bahrami & Bruce R. Gilbert

6. Urology Ultrasound Practice Accreditation
Paula Woletz & Bruce R Gilbert

7. Genital Ultrasound Protocols: Putting it all Together!
Bruce R Gilbert

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