6 The Gallbladder and Biliary System
ANSWERS: CHAPTER 6
Critical Thinking Questions
1. ANSWER: The patient history, clinical presentation,
and the sonographic appearance contributes to
making the diagnosis of acute cholecystitis. In up
to 95% of cases, pa
echogram / sonogram / sonogenic
Term used for an ultrasound scan (like photogenic).
The echo pattern of a structure and may be smooth,
coarse or mixed (varied).
The strength of the echoes in the image. May
SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS and ACRONYMS
Not all but some, a list of common abbreviations, symbols and acronyms
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