Ultrasoundcases.info is a public information website
which was developed by Dr. Taco Geertsma, Radiologist at Hospital
Gelderse Vallei in Ede, The Netherlands and Hitachi Medical Systems Europe Holding AG,
formerly ALOKA Holding Europe AG in Zug, Switzerland, a manufacturer of Diagnostic Ultrasound
Equipment. The website is freely accessible and does not require
a registration by the users.
The development of the website was funded by ALOKA, now Hitachi Medical Systems Europe and its
role today is limited to the maintenance
of the website by implementing the teaching files provided by the
ultrasound department of the Hospital Gelderse Vallei to the website.
The medical content of the website is solely determined by the author,
Dr. Taco Geertsma, and the radiology department of Hospital Gelderse
Vallei in Ede, The Netherlands. Hitachi Medical Systems Europe does not influence the medical
contents of the website, nor are the author or any other personell
from the Hospital Gelderse Vallei employed or paid by Hitachi medical Systems Europe.
Ultrasoundcases.info is designed as a teaching file
for anyone who is involved in diagnostic ultrasound. The purpose
of the website is educational and not to sell a product or service.
Great care has been taken to confirm the accuracy of the information
presented in this website and to describe generally accepted practices.
However, it is not possible to assure that this website contains
complete, up-to-date information on any particular subject. Therefore,
neither the author nor Hitachi Medical Systems Europe do warrant or assume any legal liability
or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefullness
of this information for use for any particular purpose.
Ultrasoundcases.info does not collect any personal information
such as names, address and contact details, about you when you visit
our website unless you choose to provide that information to us
volontarily by sending an e-mail. If you choose to provide us with
personal information by sending an e-mail, we use this information
to respond to your message and to help us provide you with information
or material that you request. We do not share, sell or give any
of such personal information to third parties without prior permission.
What information is collected and stored
When you visit our website certain information about the website
use is collected and stored automatically in web log files. This
information contains date and time of visit, the internet address
from which you linked directly to our site, the words you searched,
the browser you used to access our website, and other information
that does not personally identify users. This information is used
for statistics to measure the number of visitors to the different
sections of our website and helps us to identify performance needs
and problem areas and to continuously improve our website for the
users. These web log files are deleted periodically.
All images and content of this website are protected by copyright
and may not be reproduced without permission of the author (firstname.lastname@example.org).
This website is designed as a teaching file and therefore, you may
print or download information from this website for personal, non-commercial
use without permission, provided you identify the source of the material
and include the appropriate copyright notice. Commercial reproduction
or multiple distribution by any traditional or electronically based
reproduction/publication method is prohibited.
Ultrasoundcases.info was developed to source as a freely accessible
teaching file website for physicians and technicians involved in
diagnostic ultrasound. We therefore encourage physicians, medical
and educational websites to link to Ultrasoundcases.info and recommend
that you create a link to our homepage (http://www.ultrasoundcases.info).
Please note, however, that you should not frame or use framing techniques
to enclose this website without prior permission. For any
queries please contact our webmaster
Ultrasoundcases.info does not accept advertising.
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please contact us:
About the ultrasound cases- email to Dr. Taco Geertsma:
About the website - email to:
19th December 2005