Protocol of performance of sonography of fetal abdomen and normal appearance.- Fetal gastrointestinal tract sonography.- Fetal genitourinary tract sonography.- Fetal abdominal wall sonography.- Masses and fluid collection in fetal abdomen.
This atlas presents the sonographic features of the normal fetal abdomen at different gestational ages, and describes the anomalies of different organ systems in the fetal abdomen. It covers the gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary tract, and abdominal wall defects with the help of numerous ultrasound images, and also addresses differential diagnosis using various sonographic images of the fetal abdomen, as well as effective diagnostic approaches for these conditions.
S. Boopathy Vijayaraghavan graduated from Madras Medical College, Chennai. He is a consultant diagnostic radiologist in Sonoscan-Ultrasonic Scan Centre and Director of the Sonoscan Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine. He was President of the Coimbatore Ultrasound Society and Chairperson of the Coimbatore subchapter of the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association. He is currently the Organizing Chairman of FOCUSSE, a periodical on CME in ultrasonography, and he was on the editorial committees of the Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging and the Indian Journal of Medical Ultrasound. He has published work in several books and journals and has delivered numerous lectures at various national and international CME events and conferences. He has received a number of awards, including the Sir JC Bose Award - the highest honor conferred by the Indian Radiology and Imaging Association - and Gnanadhara's distinguished teaching award.