Exam Requirements: General Ultrasound (Revised 6-2-2020)
Modified on: Tue, 2 Jun, 2020 at 3:29 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.
Complete documentation/survey means a series of several images throughout the entire organ in two planes. For example, from one side of the organ to the other in the longitudinal plane and from superior to inferior in the transverse plane.
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
Evaluation with color and/or spectral Doppler Imaging
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
Revision History for this Article
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Article created; FAQs incorporated; No criteria changes
|1-27-2020||Clarified required exams and separated exam requirements for gallbladder and biliary duct.|
|2-26-2020||Scrotum||Changed "Doppler utilized when indicated" to "Evaluation with color and/or spectral Doppler Imaging"|
|6-2-2020||Added complete documentation description|
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