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New! Bowel Ultrasound Resources

by SDMS Staff
Bowel Ultrasound Resources
The SDMS has collaborated with the Australasian Sonographers Association (ASA), the British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS), and Sonography Canada to provide our combined ​bowel resources to the sonography ​profession.
Australasian Sonographers Association (ASA)
  1. Bowel Ultrasound: Throughout the Ages
Journal Articles
  1. Appendiceal ​Neuroendocrine ​Tumour (​Carcinoid): Case ​Report of a ​Rare ​Appendiceal Tumour
  2. Acute ​Right ​Upper Quadrant ​Diverticulitis: ​An ​Unusual ​Sonographic ​Finding in a Young ​Adult Patient
  3. Stumped? It ​Could be ​Stump ​Appendicitis
  4. Ultrasound ​Evaluation of the ​Stomach and ​Pylorus in the ​Neonate and ​Baby

Educational Video

  1. Appendix Ultrasound & a ​Dash of Bowel

British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS)

Journal Articles

  1. Ultrasound and ​Computed ​Tomography ​Findings of ​Hepatic Portal ​Venous ​Gas ​Associated with ​Acute ​Appendicitis in a ​Paediatric ​Patient: A ​Case Report
  2. Combined​ Clinical ​Accuracy of ​Inflammatory ​Markers and ​Ultrasound for the ​Diagnosis of ​Acute ​Appendicitis
  3. Role ​Extension in ​Advanced ​Ultrasound Practice: A Framework ​Approach and ​Case ​Study
  4. Complicated ​Appendicitis in an ​Adult ​Patient


  1. Webinar: Bowel Ultrasound
  2. Top Tips for ​Identifying the ​Appendix
  3. Top ​Tips for Scanning for ​Intussusception​
  4. ​Top ​Tips for Scanning for ​Small ​Bowel ​Disease
  5. Case ​Report: ​Bowel ​Carcinoma


​Journal Articles

  1. The Correlation Between Pediatric Intussusceptions and Celiac Disease
  2. Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Large-Bowel Obstruction With Fecal Impaction: A Case Report
  3. Mesenteric Vessel Abnormalities Detected With Sonography: A Possible Gateway to the Early Diagnosis of Various Gastrointestinal Anomalies
  4. Appendicular Lymphoid Hyperplasia in the Differential Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis: Sonographic Findings

Clinical Reviews

  1. Pediatric Bowel (Intussusception)
  2. Pediatric Bowel (Appendix)
  3. Pediatric (Pyloric Stenosis)

Sonography Canada
Conference Recordings

  1. Bowel Ultrasound: The Basics and Beyond
  2. It’s a Trick! Common Pediatric Bowel Pathologies and How to Spot Them
  3. Bowel Ultrasound Protocol

Articles and Papers (​open access)

  1. Bowel Ultrasound State of the Art: Grayscale and Doppler Ultrasound, Contrast Enhancement, and Elastography in Crohn Disease
  2. Role of ​Contrast-enhanced ​Ultrasound in ​Evaluation of the Bowel
  3. Abdominal ​Ultrasonography of the ​Pediatric ​Gastrointestinal Tract​
  4. Intestinal Ultrasound in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Promising, but Work in Progress
  5. The ​Role of the ​Intestinal ​Ultrasound in Crohn’s ​Disease ​Diagnosis and ​Monitoring
  6. Imaging of ​Acute Appendicitis: Advances
  7. Lymphoid Hyperplasia of the Appendix: A Potential Pitfall in the Sonographic Diagnosis of Appendicitis
  8. Characteristics of ​Intestinal-related ​Lymphoid ​Hyperplasia in ​Children and its ​Correlation with ​Intussusception of Children
  9. Acute Appendicitis or Lymphoid Hyperplasia: How to Distinguish More Safely?