SONO 210 - Breast Sonography
A study of the fundamentals of breast sonography, including the case study review of normal anatomy, physiology, and pathological conditions of the breast tissue and its visualization with real-time 2-D and 3-D imaging, and Doppler. PREREQUISITE(S): SONO 204 or consent of program coordinator. COREQUISITE(S): SONO 266 or consent of program coordinator. One hour lecture, one hour laboratory each week.. Formerly MS 210.
1 semester hour
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Recognize and identify the sonographic appearance of normal anatomic structures, including anatomic variants and normal Doppler patterns of the breast.
- Recognize, identify, and appropriately document the abnormal sonographic and Doppler patterns of disease processes, pathology, and pathophysiology of the breast anatomy.
- Modify scanning protocols based on sonographic findings and differential diagnosis:
a. History and physical examination
b. Related imaging, laboratory, and functional testing procedures
c. Clinical differential diagnosis
d. Role of ultrasound in patient management
- Recognize and identify sonographic and Doppler patterns in clinical diseases that may occur in the following categories: Iatrogenic, Degenerative, Inflammatory, Traumatic, Neoplastic, Infectious, Obstructive, Congenital, Metabolic, Immunologic
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