The Role of Transabdominal Ultrasound in Office Urology

  title={The Role of Transabdominal Ultrasound in Office Urology},
  author={Keong Tatt Foo},
  journal={Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare},
  pages={125 - 130}
  • K. Foo
  • Published 1 June 2013
  • Medicine
  • Proceedings of Singapore Healthcare
Ultrasound diagnosis was introduced in the 1970s, and rapidly became popular in the outpatient clinic because of its safety and non-invasiveness. In Urology, the transabdominal ultrasound (TAUS) is useful to assess patients with lower urinary tract symptoms, to diagnose benign prostatic hyperplasia, and to classify its severity. TAUS is also used in diagnosing stones in patients with loin pain and urinary infections. Micro and gross haematuria are common problems seen in the clinic and TAUS can… 

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