Introduction of Ultrasound Department
Ultrasound Department of the first affiliated hospital of jinan university undertake the ultrasound examination for the whole hospital. Currently, there are 2 set of color doppler ultrasonic equipments and 4 set of B-mode ultrasonic equipments, in which SONOS 5500 Color Doppler imaging equipment is top grade ultrasound equipment in our country. The staff comprises 9 members including 3 associate professors, 2 attending physicians, 2 resident physicians and 2 technicians. 3 have obtained master degrees.
The major work of the department include ultrasound diagnosis in abdomen, cardiology, vascular disease, small parts and so on, and tansesophageal echocardiograpy (TEE) and guiding and evaluating effect of interventional therapy for cardiac disease by echocardiography, for example transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect. Ultrasound-guided needle puncture for biopsy abdomen organs, breast and thyroid gland lesion and all kinds of puncturing treatment are performed, for example ultrasound –guided percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography and drainage. More than one hundred of technical papers have been published in domestic journal from 1993.