Exam Requirements: General Ultrasound (Revised 1-27-2020)
Modified on: Mon, 17 Feb, 2020 at 4:41 PM
A total of 2 exams are required
If upper abdominal ultrasound is performed, a complete upper abdominal ultrasound is required, along with one different exam. Please select one of the following exams for your second submission: renal, scrotal, thyroid, transrectal/prostate or shoulder.
If upper abdominal ultrasound is NOT performed, a total of 2 exams must be selected from the remaining exam options: renal, scrotal, thyroid, transrectal/prostate or shoulder.
Exam Requirements: General Ultrasound Accreditation
Complete Upper Abdominal
Complete documentation of both kidneys in longitudinal and transverse
Complete documentation of testes in longitudinal and transverse
Measurement of testes – length, AP, width
Documentation of epididymis and other peritesticular structures
Doppler utilized when indicated
Complete documentation of both lobes in longitudinal and transverse
Measurement of both lobes – length, AP, width
Transverse isthmus with and without AP measurement
Complete documentation in two planes
Teres minor tendon
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|1-27-2020||Clarified required exams and separated exam requirements for gallbladder and biliary duct.|
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