The flat linear rectal transducer has been the standard for large animal reproductive ultrasound for a very long time. You may have noticed that in recent years, however, many folks have started to use a rectal probe with a curved array. What’s the difference, and why might you choose one over the other?
A lot has changed since I wrote a blog post for EI Medical in 2011! I have a new last name, two little kids and I no longer use clippers when scanning calf lungs. I am still scanning calf lungs with my Ibex PRO/r and teaching veterinarians and veterinary students the technique. Out on farm and in research, we are now all using one scoring system developed by Dr. Terri Ollivett from University of Wisconsin.
Image #8, also scanned with an EVO and L7HD probe.What do you see?
Day 4 Image 8
Check back tomorrow morning for the last scan...answers right here tomorrow am!
Here's image #7, scanned with an EVO and L7HD probe. Male or female?
Day 4 Image 7
Check back later today for another scan...answers right here tomorrow am.
Here's image #6, scanned with an EVO and L7HD probe. Can you tell?
Day 3 Image 6
Check back tomorrow am for some more fun!
Have a look at this...#5, scanned with EVO and L7HD probe.
Day 3 Image 5
And #4 is...scanned with EVO and L7HD probe.
Day 2 Image 4
Here's #3—have a look! Scanned with EVO and L7HD probe.
Day 2 Image 3
Don't forget to check back later today for the next one and each day after for new scans. Answers to be revealed Friday afternoon, April 24th!
We will also be posting the images on Instagram @eimedical—follow us there.
E.I. Medical Imaging, always innovating for veterinary ultrasound users, has just launched 4 new products!
The new high definition CLi4HD, hard-wired to an updated PRO platform. Designed specifically for bovine and equine reproduction. New technology provides clear, high definition scans seen only on higher end ultrasound units. More information...