Ultrasound diagnosis (ultrasound)

Ultrasound signs of liver pathology

With micronodular cirrhosis of the liver, there is a diffuse increase in echogenicity and deformation as a result of cicatricial and hepatic vein scarring. This is often combined with portal hypertension, splenomegaly, ascites, enlargement and varicose transformation of the splenic vein. The portal vein can have a normal or reduced diameter of the intrahepatic part, but can be increased in the extrahepatic section.

Ultrasound of the liver

Currently, liver ultrasound is the most commonly used method in hepatology. US of a liver allows to receive the image of a cross section of a liver in any plane and to define depth of occurrence and extent of pathological process.

Ultrasound of the inferior vena cava

It is desirable to have an 8-hour fast before the study. If there is a danger of dehydration, you can give clean water. If there is an emergency, you can conduct a study without preparation.

Ultrasound of the abdominal aorta

Indications for ultrasound of the abdominal aorta: Pulsating formation in the abdominal cavity. Pain along the midline of the abdomen. Violation of blood circulation in the lower limbs.

Ultrasound of the abdominal cavity

Indications If clinical symptoms determine the need for a particular organ, refer to the appropriate section, for example, ultrasound sections of the liver, spleen, aorta, pancreas, kidney, etc.


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