Overview of benefits of operative ultrasonography during a ten year period.

@article{Machi1989OverviewOB,
  title={Overview of benefits of operative ultrasonography during a ten year period.},
  author={Junji Machi and Bernard Sigel},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={8 11},
  pages={647-52}
}
From 1979 to 1988, we have performed operative ultrasonography in 2,299 operations in various surgical fields. By analyzing the results of operative ultrasonography, we defined and summarized its benefits into four categories: acquisition of new information not otherwise available; complement to or replacement for operative radiography; guidance of surgical manipulation; and confirmation of completion of operation. Based on one or more of these benefits occurring, operative ultrasonography was… CONTINUE READING

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