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WFUMB Video of the Month November 2018

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WFUMB Video of the Month November 2018

Author and Affiliation

Christoph F Dietrich. Medizinische Klinik 2, Caritas-Krankenhaus Bad Mergentheim, Germany.

Figure and video 1

The right adrenal gland is shown using transcutaneous B-mode [Figure 1] and the adrenal arterial vessels using color Doppler imaging [Video 1].

Take Home Message

Transabdominal real-time ultrasound (US) using high-resolution equipment allows visualization of the right adrenal gland as a routine procedure (99 %). Adrenal arteries can be displayed under good circumstances.

Featured references

  • Dietrich CF, Wehrmann T, Hoffmann C, Herrmann G, Caspary WF, Seifert H. Detection of the adrenal glands by endoscopic or transabdominal ultrasound. Endoscopy 1997;29:859-864
  • Jenssen C, Dietrich CF. Ultrasound and Endoscopic Ultrasound of the adrenal glands. Ultraschall Med 2010; 31(3):228-250.
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