June is Bowel Month

1st Jun 2024

In partnership with the Australasian Sonographers Association (ASA), The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS), and Sonography Canada, we are pleased to provide a variety of free access education and learning resources. 

BMUS is working in partnership throughout the month of June to provide a selection of educational resources focusing on Ultrasound of the Bowel. 

We have come together with the ASA, SDMS and Sonography Canada to provide a range of resources free of charge to ultrasound communities arcross the world. They include Conference recordings, Journal Articles, Webinars, Top tips and YouTube videos all in one place. 

These resources will be available until 3oth June 2024. 

The Australasian Sonographers Association


Bowel Ultrasound: Through the Ages

This three part webinar series highlights some key GI presentations including:

  • Upper GIT & Vomiting Babies- Roger Gent
  • Gastrointestinal Sonography- Henry Suarez
  • Bowel & IBD- Dr Paul Simkin

Journal Articles

Appendiceal neuroendocrine tumour (carcinoid): Case report of a rare appendiceal tumour, Ashlee Faggionato

Acute right upper quadrant diverticulitis: an unusual sonographic finding in a young adult patient, Christopher Hayes,  Peter Coombs,  Ronnie Ptasznik

Stumped? It could be stump appendicitis, Tristan Reddan, Jonathan Corness,  Jennifer Powell,  Fiona Harden,  Kerrie Mengersen

Ultrasound evaluation of the stomach and pylorus in the neonate and baby, Lino Piotto, Roger Gent

Educational Video

Appendix Ultrasound & a touch of Bowel

The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

Journal Articles

The Correlation Between Pediatric Intussusceptions and Celiac Disease, Cassidy Paul, and Sharlette Anderson

Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Large-Bowel Obstruction With Fecal Impaction: A Case Report, Koichi Yabunaka, Tatsuo Yamamoto, Hiroko Nakahira, Noriyuki Hayashi, Yoshiteru Ohno, Masayo Matsuzaki, and Toshizo Katsuda

Mesenteric Vessel Abnormalities Detected With Sonography: A Possible Gateway to the Early Diagnosis of Various Gastrointestinal Anomalies, Seyed Ali Alamdaran, Masoud Mahdavi Rashed, Shima Arjmand, and Reza Rahimzadeh Oskooei

Appendicular Lymphoid Hyperplasia in the Differential Diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis: Sonographic Findings, Carolina Whittle, Lizbet Pérez, Marcela Cortes, Margarita Switt, Javiera Aguirre, and Alex Castro

Clinical Reviews

Pediatric Bowel (Intussusception) – Natalie Wright, RDMS, RVT

Pediatric Bowel (Appendix) – Natalie Wright, RDMS, RVT

Pediatric (Pyloric Stenosis) – Haley Russo, BS, RDMS

Sonography Canada

Conference Recordings:

  1. Bowel Ultrasound:  The Basics and Beyond

Developed by Christina Merrill CRGS, Kelsey Brisebois CRGS, Dr. Stephanie R. Wilson MD, FRCPC

Acknowledging the work of the University of Calgary and the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and the lab and leadership of Dr. Stephanie Wilson

  1. It’s a Trick!  Common Pediatric Bowel Pathologies and How to Spot Them

Video Link Coming Soon!

Presented by Sandra Taves-Bhutto BSc, DMS, PS, MMSc

Pictoral Essay:  Link coming soon!


Bowel Ultrasound State of the Art: Grayscale and Doppler Ultrasound, Contrast Enhancement, and Elastography in Crohn Disease - PubMed (nih.gov)

Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in evaluation of the bowel - PMC (nih.gov)

British Medical Ultrasound Society

Journal articles

Ultrasound and computed tomography findings of hepatic portal venous gas associated with acute appendicitis in a paediatric patient: A case report (sagepub.com)

Combined clinical accuracy of inflammatory markers and ultrasound for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis (sagepub.com)

Role extension in advanced ultrasound practice: A framework approach and case study (sagepub.com)

Complicated appendicitis in an adult patient (sagepub.com)


Bowel webinar Webinar: Bowel Ultrasound | BMUS

Top Tips

Top Tips for identifying the appendix

5 top tips: intussusception

5 top tips: small bowel disease

Case Report

Case report: bowel carcinoma


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