The methods of ultrasound echo-pulse visualization are widely applied in medicine. The existing echo-pulse systems include many types. Each system can be conditionally divided into six interdependent components.
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Main principles of the method and physical characteristics. Image formats, received with the help of different probes. Probes applications. Main parameters of image adjustment. Image artefacts. Main terms, used to describe acoustic characteristics of formations and pathological processes. Some ultrasound symptoms of pathological processes and formations. Terms, used to describe position of anatomic structures. Main scanning planes.