A Career in Ultrasound

Become an Ultrasound Technologist Power-Point:
A Career in Ultrasound

By: Harry H. Holdorf


There are several areas of specialization in the field of Sonography:

  • Abdomen: Evaluation of all the soft tissues, blood vessels, and organs of the abdominal cavities (e.g. liver, spleen, urinary tract, pancreas)
  • Breast: Frequently used to evaluate breast abnormalities that are found with screening or diagnostic mammography.
  • Obsetrics/Gynecology: Evaluation of the female reproductive system.
  • Vascular Technology: Evaluation and analysis of the hemodynamics (blood flow) of peripheral and abdominal blood vessels.
  • Neurosonography: Evaluation of the brain and spinal cord.
  • Ophthalmology: Evaluation of the eye, including orbital structures and muscles.
  • Echocardiography: Evaluation of the anatomy and hemodynamics (blood flow) of the heart, its valves, and related blood vessels.

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