Medical Ultrasound: Artefacts

Artefacts are inherent within Ultrasound imaging.  Knowledge and identification of Ultrasound artefacts is essential to support accurate image interpretation.

This resource covers:

  • What are artefacts?
  • Ultrasound beam assumptions
  • The role of artefacts
  • Common artefacts
  • Shadowing
  • Enhancement
  • Reverberation
  • Anisotropy
  • Beam width
  • Motion
  • Aliasing
  • Electrical noise