A Dissecting aneurysm is a condition in which the layers of an artery separate or are torn, causing blood to flow between the layers. Dissecting aneurysms usually happen in the aorta, the large vessel that carries blood from the heart to other parts of the body.
Cryptorchidism – the absence of one or both of the testes in the scrotum. most common birth defect regarding male genitalia. also known as an undescended testicle in newborns
To learn more about Cryptorchidism, and how to identify it during your evaluations, check out upcoming Abdominal hands-on training course that will provide hours of hands-on scanning.
“…Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital retrospectively examined major categories of ultrasound findings in children with suspected appendicitis in conjunction with blood tests that signal bacterial infection in 845 children seen in the emergency department between 2010 and 2012. It is believed to be the one of the first studies to show that the addition of the white blood count (WBC) and polymorphonuclear leukocyte differential (PMN%) data can significantly improve the clinical value of ultrasound in diagnosing appendicitis in children, according to the study authors…”
CME Training: Ultrasound Evaluation of the Appendix DVD
Coronary artery bypass (CAB)
Coronary artery bypass (CAB) – Surgical rerouting of blood around a diseased vessel that supplies blood to the heart. Done by grafting either a piece of vein from the leg or the artery from under the breastbone.