Ultrasound has an ever-increasing list of applications that can transform how ambulatory, critical care and emergency physicians diagnose and manage disease.
Growth in this field has resulted in part, by research and exploration conducted here at Stanford, and from collabration between our faculty and experts from around the world.
A list of current applications is included to illustrate the wide-ranging influence of ultrasound, but in truth, the possibilities are limitless.
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Pelvic Ultrasound - TransAbdominal
Echocardiography and IVC
Musculoskeletal (MSK) Ultrasound
Bladder Volume Ultrasound
Soft Tissue Ultrasound
Right Lower Quadrant Ultrasound for Appendicitis
Pelvic Ultrasound - EndoVaginal
Bowel Ultrasound - Bowel Obstruction, Intussusception, Pyloric Stenosis
Unexplained Shock: RUSH Exam - Rapid Ultrasound in Shock
Acute Shortness of Breath: RADiUS - Rapid Assessment of Dyspnea with Ultrasound
Acute Chest Pain: See above RADiUS Protocol
Acute Abdominal Pain
Acute Pelvic Pain
Altered Mental Status