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Abdominal Wall

The abdominal wall

The abdominal wall encloses the abdominal cavity and consists of different layers.

These layers can be divided into five main parts : skin, superficial fascia, muscles, associated fascia, and parietal peritoneum. These layers also consist of more complicated sub-layers.

Thanks to the development of ultrasonography doctors are now capable of deciding whether an abnormality is in the abdominal wall or inside the abdominal cavity.

Which Ultrasound scanners do doctors need for abdominal wall assessment?

The SIFULTRAS-5.42, Plastic surgeon now can have the benefits of both probes the Linear (SIFULTRAS-5.34) and Convex (SIFULTRAS-5.21).

To decide carefully whether a discomfort is coming from the abdominal or the inside.

Ultrasound scanning is a painless, noninvasive and affordable alternative to assess the changes in the thickness of the abdominal skin, muscles and fascias.

Many illnesses can compromise the abdominal wall and demands high-resolution examination of suspicious fluid and masses.

Real-time USG can reliably assess the changes in the thickness of the abdominal muscles, when they contract. Plus, With high-resolution scanning, the fascial defect underlying the hernia, can be visualized.

In a case of a defect in any part of the abdominal wall, a Plastic surgeon then might need to intervene to reconstruct.

Doctors who treat abdominal pain are: gastroenterologist or pain specialist.

Reference: High resolution ultrasonography of the anterior abdominal wall

hernia - abdominal wall ultrasound

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