Clin Liver Dis (Hoboken) 2021 Aug 6;18(2):96-98. Epub 2021 Sep 6.
Gastroenterology Service Department of Internal Medicine Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Bethesda MD.
World J Methodol 2021 Jul 20;11(4):208-221. Epub 2021 Jul 20.
Department of Gastroenterology, Akita Red Cross Hospital, Akita-City 010-1495, Japan.
Despite its proven high utility, integration of pocked-sized portable ultrasound (US) into internal medicine residency training remains inconsistent. For 10 years, we have held a 1-d seminar biannually, consisting of lecture (half-day) and hands-on training (half-day) on pocket-sized US of the abdomen and lungs. The lecture consists of training on US physics and clinical applications of pocket-sized US, followed by a lecture covering the basic anatomy of the abdomen and lungs and introducing the systemic scanning method. Read More
Actas Urol Esp (Engl Ed) 2020 Jul - Aug;44(6):423-429. Epub 2020 May 27.
Servicio de Urología, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, España. Electronic address:
Objective: Historical review of the procedures and maneuvers described in the literature for the performance of vesicourethral anastomosis (VUA) after retropubic prostatectomy.Material And Method: Review of the main original articles on the design of VUA maneuvers.Results: Various techniques have been described to facilitate VUA, the most common being those with soft or hard catheters, or endoscopes. Read More
J Med Ultrason (2001) 2019 Jul 19;46(3):317-324. Epub 2019 Mar 19.
Department of Clinical Laboratory, Akita Kousei Medical Hospital, Akita, Japan.
Range-ambiguity artifacts (RAAs) are an erroneous mapping of returning echoes into a composite picture. The purpose of this review was to illustrate the mechanism of RAAs and to present the diagnostic problems caused by RAAs. RAA features differ slightly from organ to organ. Read More