Chapter 32: Introduction to Echocardiographic Evaluation and Technique
#1. color flow mapping (CFM) - ability to display blood flow in multiple colors depending on the velocity, direction of flow, and extent of turbulence #2. continuous wave probe - probe with which so...
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Chapter 04: Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Issues in Sonography
#1. bursitis (shoulder) - inflammation of the shoulder bursa from repeated motion #2. carpal tunnel - entrapment of the median nerve as it runs through the carpal bones of the wrist; this results fr...
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Chapter 07: Anatomic and Physiologic Relationships within the Abdominal Cavity
#1. anterior pararenal space - located between the anterior surface of the renal fascia and the posterior area of the peritoneum #2. ascites - accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity #...
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Chapter 12: The Pancreas
#1. acini cells - cells that perform exocrine function #2. amylase - enzyme secreted by the pancreas to aid in the digestion of carbohydrates #3. body of the pancreas - lies in the midepigastrium a...
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Chapter 03: Essentials of Patient Care for the Sonographer
#1. Apnea - spontaneous breathing that stops for any reason #2. arrhythmia - any irregular heartbeat; also called dysrhythmia #3. body mechanics - the theory and practice of using the correct muscl...
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Chapter 45: The Role of Sonography in Obstetrics
#1. abruptio placentae - bleeding from a normally situated placenta as a result of its complete or partial detachment after the 20th week of gestation #2. amniocentesis - aspiration of a sample of a...
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Chapter 16: The Retroperitoneum
#1. Addison’s disease - condition caused by hyposecretion of hormones from the adrenal cortex #2. adenoma - smooth, round, homogeneous benign tumor of the adrenal cortex associated with Cushing’s sy...
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Chapter 20: Emergent Abdominal Ultrasound Procedures
#1. focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST) - limited examination of the abdomen or pelvis to evaluate free fluid or pericardial fluid #2. hemoperitoneum - collection of bloody fluid in...
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Chapter 49: Sonography of the Second and Third Trimesters
#1. apex - the ventricles of the heart come to a point called the apex; normally the apex is directed toward the left hip #2. atrium of the lateral ventricles - the portion of the cerebral ventricul...
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Chapter 41: Pathology of the Uterus
#1. adenomyosis - benign invasive growth of the endometrium into the myometrial layer that may cause heavy, painful menstrual bleeding #2. cervical polyp - hyperplastic protrusion of the epithelium ...
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Chapter 02: Introduction to Physical Findings, Physiology, and Laboratory Data
#1. acidic - a type of solution that contains more hydrogen ions than hydroxyl ions #2. acidosis - an actual increase in the acidity of blood due to an accumulation of acids (as in diabetic acidosis...
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Chapter 13: The Gastrointestinal Tract
#1. abscess - localized collection of pus surrounded by inflamed tissue #2. absorption - process of nutrient molecules passing through wall of intestine into blood or lymph system #3. alimentary tra...
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Chapter 36: Intracranial Cerebrovascular Evaluation
#1. anterior cerebral artery (ACA) - smaller of the two terminal branches of the internal carotid artery #2. anterior communicating artery (ACoA) - a short vessel that connects the anterior cerebral...
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Chapter 34: Fetal Echocardiography: Congenital Heart Disease
#1. aortic stenosis - abnormal development of the cusps of the aortic valve that results in thickened and domed leaflets #2. atrial septal defect - communication between the left atrium and right at...
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