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Left parasternal short-axis scanning technique

From Chapter 5 – Heart 

Figure 5.6. Left parasternal short-axis scanning technique. The transducer is positioned near the left cranial border of the heart.  130 more words


A is for Aorta Ultrasound

This post is all about the main branches of the abdominal aorta. Since it is my very first post to my blog I wanted to share quick story about my life as a sonography student 10 years ago. 758 more words


High and low

I’ve just come out of hospital, following emergency heart surgery to prevent my aorta from rupturing. Had it done so, I would not be sitting writing a blog. 324 more words

The Inner World

Get well soon, dad!

Aortic gridlock
A bad thing to suffer, but
Great name for a band

Chest Cavity

Carrying on with illustrating the aorta, I tried painting how I imagine it inside of my chest. I wanted the emposing sense of blackness and mystery from the background – it also brings out the clean ribs and the lines of the aorta/spinal column. 62 more words



This image, again from my new bible of anatomical illustrations, inspired me to create the piece below. The shape was really interesting and I wanted to draw something more challenging and thought this could be it. 80 more words