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(Science: investigation, procedure) A technique in which high-frequency sound waves are bounced off internal organs and the echo pattern is converted into a 2 dimensional picture of the structures beneath the transducer.

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hepatic portal vein

... and subsequent re-screening for galactosemia. The majority of patients were excluded by enzyme assay for hereditary galactosemias and diagnosed by ultrasonography and /or angiogram as having PS shunts in the neonatal period. Galactose is effectively extracted from portal blood by liver and PS shunts ...

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by dipjyoti
Sun Oct 15, 2006 5:15 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: hepatic portal vein
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