Ultrasound of the Gastrointestinal Tract

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What you'll learn

Ultrasound has become one of the essential diagnostic aids in the field of medicine due to increased abnormalities and defects in the organs. It uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the body on to the monitor. It is also called sonography. Gastrointestinal ultrasound is a practical, safe, cheap, and reproducible diagnostic tool in inflammatory bowel disease, gaining global prominence amongst clinicians.

An ultrasound of the gastrointestinal tract if a preferred method to detect and assess acute abdominal pain. Understanding the embryological processes of the intestinal tract assists in the interpretation of abnormal sonographic findings.

This module teaches you how to prepare for and perform an ultrasound examination of the gastrointestinal tract. Including both Learn and Test modes, the online simulator offers three clinical scenarios, including regular and pathological cases, that tests your ability to perform an ultrasound assessment of the gastrointestinal tract.

Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • life science graduates
  • Radiology technicians

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • How to obtain images of the gastrointestinal tract
  • To better visualize and understand the gastrointestinal tract anatomy, with our interactive 3D model
  • How to differentiate normal and abnormal sonographic appearances of the GI tract
  • Pathology of the stomach, small intestine, and colon

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