Using Ultrasound Heel Toe Technique
At Cincinnati Children’s, we use departmental self-made training videos to teach our technologists various techniques to get the best scanning diagnoses of our pediatric patients. This video is a short snippet of the training provided for Pulse Wave Doppler techniques for MALS, liver transplants, renal transplants and peripheral arterial studies using ultrasound heel-toe technique with an ultrasound transducer. These types of exams rely heavily on the proper angle correction on a transducer. Improper use of angle correction can result in incorrect diagnoses.
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