Soft Tissue

Aorta Slides

Indications

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Acquisition

The Scans

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The Probe

2-5 MHz Curvilinear Probe

Can also use phase array probe.

Aorta Long Axis

The Moves

Rotate the transducer. Leading edge pointed towards patient's head.

Rotate the probe until the vessel does not taper at the edges. Vessels should reach from leading edge to receding edge.

Impression and Medical Decision Making