C R Kemberling

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Automated water path ultrasound scanning was used to examine 15 infants and children with suspected spinal dysraphism. The spinal abnormalities demonstrated by ultrasound included meningocele, myelomeningocele, and spinal lipoma. In addition, renal abnormalities (pyelocaliectasis and hydronephrosis) were seen in 5 patients. It is concluded that ultrasound(More)
Water path ultrasound scanning of the abdomen was used to evaluate 103 children with clinically apparent disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. Dynamic ileus was distinguished from adynamic ileus, congenital disorders were identified, tumors of the bowel wall were distinguished from vascular lesions, and thickening of the bowel wall in metabolic and toxic(More)
While contact ultrasound has been used to assess the pleural space, pulmonary parenchyma, and mediastinum, there have been many difficulties owing to attenuation by bone and air interfaces. The authors have obtained excellent results using water-path ultrasound in 82 children with benign and malignant thoracic disease. The physical characteristics of the(More)
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