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Ultrasound scanning guidelines

Hernia


Assess:
  • With and without straining / valsalva's
    • Femoral pouch
    • Deep ring
    • Inguinal canal
    • Superficial ring
    • Conjoint tendon
    • Lower rectus muscle
  • Areas of pain / discomfort
  • Comparison to non symptomatic side
Documentation:
  • With and without strain:
    • Femoral vessels
    • Deep ring
    • Inguinal canal
    • Superficial ring
    • Conjoint tendon
    • Lateral to conjoint tendon in long
  • Inguinal canal AP measurement at rest
  • If hernia present document with clipstore

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