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  1. 1. Chapter (4) By: Amen.Z.J
  2. 5. Ultrasound imaging : What does it look like?
  3. 42. American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  4. 43. Application of Ultrasound <ul><li>Obstetrical : use to monitor the progress of pregnancy, enable other forms of prenatal testing for birth defects. </li></ul><ul><li>Gynecological : cases to see the structure of the ovaries, uterus, and surrounding regions and to detect cysts and tumors. </li></ul><ul><li>Prostate : examination for tumors. </li></ul><ul><li>US examination for the breast check for whether cysts or tumor. </li></ul><ul><li>Abdominal examination to see the structure of organs such as the bladder, pancreas , stomach and liver. </li></ul><ul><li>Renal studies to image the kidneys. </li></ul><ul><li>Thyroid examination for tumors and cysts. </li></ul><ul><li>Ophthalmologic : examination of eye tumors, foreign bodies. </li></ul><ul><li>Interventional ultrasonography used as guidance during a surgical procedure. </li></ul><ul><li>Therapeutic uses </li></ul>