Post Graduate Diploma in Ultrasonography

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Medical ultrasound (also known as diagnostic sonography or ultrasonography) is a diagnostic imaging technique based on the application of ultrasound. It is used to see internal body structures such as tendons, muscles, joints, vessels and internal organs. Its aim is often to find a source of a disease or to exclude any pathology. The practice of examining pregnant women using ultrasound is called obstetric ultrasound, and is widely used.

Ultrasound is sound waves with frequencies which are higher than those audible to humans (20,000 Hz). Ultrasonic images also known as sonograms are made by sending pulses of ultrasound into tissue using a probe. The sound echoes off the tissue; with different tissues reflecting varying degrees of sound. These echoes are recorded and displayed as an image to the operator.

Many different types of images can be formed using sonographic instruments. The most well-known type is a B-mode image, which displays the acoustic impedance of a two-dimensional cross-section of tissue. Other types of image can display blood flow, motion of tissue over time, the location of blood, the presence of specific molecules, the stiffness of tissue, or the anatomy of a three-dimensional region.


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Post Graduate Diploma in Ultrasonography
Ultrasound scan
Ultrasonic Cleaning

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Course programme

Theory  Basic science related to the speciality of Radio-diagnosis Radiation Physics and Radiation Biology Introduction to general properties of radiation Production of X-Ray Characteristic properties of X-Ray Interaction of X-Rays with matter and their effects Units of radiation, radiation measurement Image receptors . X-Ray film, intensifying screen Formation of radiographic image X-Ray equipments .Conventional X-Ray Units, Fluoroscopy units (conventional, image intensifier), Advanced imaging equipments. US, CT, MRI, Angiography, cine fluoroscopy and cine angiography Film procession dark room equipments and procedures-manual, automatic, Day light processing Quality assurance Radiation hazards and radiation protection Contrast media . types, chemical composition, mechanism of action, dose schedule, route of administration, adverse reaction and their management. Nuclear Medicine. Diagnostic use of important isotopes in different organ systems. Instruments/equipment in Nuclear Medicine and their recent advances. Picture archiving and communication system (PACS) and Radiology information system (RIS) to make a film less department.  Respiratory System Disease of the chest wall, diaphragm, pleura and airway; pulmonary vasculature; pulmonary; infections; pulmonary neoplasm; diffuse lung disease; mediastinal disease; chest trauma; post-operative and intensive care imaging.  Gastrointestinal (GIT) and Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic System Diseases and disorders of mouth, pharynx, salivary glands, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, diseases of omentum, peritoneum and mesentery, acute abdomen, abdominal trauma. Diseases and disorders of hepato-biliarypancreatic system. Conventional and other imaging methods like US, CT, MRI, DSA and isotope studies pertaining to these systems.  Genito-Urinary System Various diseases and disorders of genito-urinary system. These include: congenital inflammatory, traumatic, neoplastic, calculus disease and miscellaneous conditions. He/she should also be able to perform and interpret conventional and other diagnostic imaging procedures used to evaluate urinary tract pathology i.e., ultrasound, CT, MRI, angiography. He/She should be able to perform vascular/nonvascular interventions of genito-urinary system.

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