DMS 414 - Breast Ultrasound Procedures

The course is designed to emphasize the physics and instrumentation of ultrasound for optimal visualization in medical diagnostic ultrasound examinations of the breast. Primary emphasis will include the normal anatomy of the female and male breast, the normal physiology of breast tissue, clinical evaluation of patients for breast imaging, historical overview of breast imaging, ACR BI-RADS classifications of mammographic masses, normal sonographic evaluation of the breast, and sonographic evaluation of breast masses. Additional diagnostic imaging procedures will include Doppler and Color Doppler applications, breast implant imaging, and the role of ultrasound in diagnostic and interventional procedures in the breast.

Credit hours: 2

Eligibility: Admission to DMS program
Last updated: 05/23/2022