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Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs): Weigh In

Started by AIUM Jun 30, 2011.

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Started by Mohamed Ibrahim. Last reply by Mohamed Ibrahim Apr 10, 2011.

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Job Shadow Opportunities?

Hello all,

I am hoping to shadow a sonographer at work in preparation for my application to a medical sonography program. I live in Durham, NC, but would be more than willing to travel to any location in or near the Triangle.

Do you have any local connections to HR…


Posted by Erica Poole on June 8, 2015 at 2:05pm

Hi, everyone

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Posted by Bradley Reyes on October 21, 2014 at 3:23pm

repaired probes could suffer from poor performance in the elevation plane


I am aware that repaired probes could suffer from poor performance in the elevation plane, even though the probe passes the uniformity test. Elevational side lobes reduce the contrast in the image. I do not know how widespread is the use of such probes.  Has anyone made a study looking across probes in the same department where many of the same type of probe are in use? If so, have you noticed any difference in  the contrast?

Probe repairers may be unaware of such…


Posted by Philip Coulthard on September 11, 2014 at 8:21am

fetal echo

How do the ultrasound images differ between balanced and unbalanced AV canal

Posted by simaperelshteyn on April 6, 2014 at 2:50pm


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