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Multicompartment Pelvic Floor Ultrasound Imaging: Visualize Surgical Mesh with Ultrasound

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Jun 20, 2014 10:00:00 AM

In this handbook Dr. Aparna Hegde and Dr. G Willy Davila provide an introduction to the role of multicompartment pelvic floor ultrasound imaging in the management of patients who have undergone sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence.
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Topics: Pelvic Floor

Measure Follicles on Ultrasound Quickly

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Jun 6, 2014 10:00:00 AM
Did you know you can automatically measure follicles on ultrasound simply by touching their image on the ultrasound screen?
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Topics: Reproductive Medicine

Dr. Santoro on 3D Ultrasound of the Pelvic Floor

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Apr 4, 2014 2:38:00 AM

Dr. Santoro, Chief of Pelvic Floor Unit at the Treviso Regional Hospital in Italy describes why the complexity of pelvic floor surgery and treatment necessitates a multidisciplinary approach, and explains what kind of evaluation is needed to understand the pelvic floor prior to surgery and treatment.
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Topics: Pelvic Floor

Dr. Mueller Uses Ultrasound to Identify Surgical Mesh

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Jan 13, 2014 8:30:00 AM

MRI will not show the placement of mesh and neither can an X-Ray. However, one modality that can depict mesh is ultrasound. According to Dr. Elizabeth Mueller, Division and Fellowship Director of Female Public Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, ultrasound is the only modality that allows her to not only detect mesh, but perform more precise mesh removal surgeries.
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Topics: Pelvic Floor

Dr. Moran Discusses Advantages of Transperineal Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsies

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Dec 11, 2013 12:00:00 PM

In our third interview segment with Dr. Moran, we get a firsthand testimonial of why he prefers performing a transperineal biopsy using ultrasound guidance to the more widely performed transrectal biopsy. “A transperineal prostate biopsy has a very high overall accuracy level. It tells us where the disease is if it’s there, and it gives us the confidence to know it’s not there if indeed the biopsies are negative. The other nice thing about this technique is it has a very low infection rate, it’s essentially zero. .”—Dr. Moran
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Topics: Urology