Hot Tips – Gallbladder or Duodenum?

One of the most common pitfalls in gallbladder sonography is confusing the proximal duodenum for an abnormal gallbladder.  Sonographers also struggle to demonstrate gallstones when they are located in close proximity to the GB neck. Theresa Jorgensen, RDMS, RDCS, RVT Program Manager at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, will discuss the  “rolling stones” sign to help demonstrate non-obstructed true-luminal gallstones to accurately distinguish between the gallbladder and GI tract.

For more educational information like this, check out our upcoming Introduction to Abdominal and Family Medicine Ultrasound seminars and emergency / critical care ultrasound at Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute.

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