Ultrasound-Guided TAP Block: Posterior Approach

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Jul 29, 2014 10:06:00 AM

In this "Blockjocks" video from the Andrews Institute, Dr. Brandon Winchester demonstrates an ultrasound guided tap block for an inguinal hernia surgery. Dr. Winchester identifies relevant anatomy on ultrasound, starting at 3:15:

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Topics: Anesthesiology

Ultrasound-Guided Axillary Brachial Plexus Nerve Block

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Jul 28, 2014 9:06:00 AM

In this "Blockjocks" video from the Andrews Institute, Dr. Brandon Winchester demonstrates an ultrasound-guided axillary brachial plexus nerve block for a distal biceps tendon repair and carpal tunnel repair. Video highlights include:
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Topics: Anesthesiology

Use of Ultrasound in Robotic-Assisted Partial Nephrectomies: Three Cases

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Jul 14, 2014 9:00:00 AM
 

Dr. James Porter is the Director of Robotic Surgery at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. He performs prostate and kidney cancer surgeries using a DaVinci robotic surgical system guided by ultrasound. In this fascinating 30 minute video, Dr. Porter talks through three partial nephrectomy cases to demonstrate how he uses a drop-in ultrasound transducer to localize the tumor and determine the margin and depth of resection.
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Topics: Surgery, Robotic-assisted Surgery

New eBook: Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Brachytherapy

Posted by BK Ultrasound on Jun 30, 2014 12:00:00 PM


Our new eBook on “Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Brachytherapy” offers an introduction to the setup and techniques associated with prostate brachytherapy.
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Topics: Urology

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