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The use of ultrasound to visualize the brain.

ech′o·en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ n.
ech′o·en·ceph′a·lo·graph′ic adj.
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Noun1.echoencephalography - a noninvasive diagnostic procedure that uses ultrasound to study the anatomy of the brain
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis


n. ecoencefalografía, técnica de diagnóstico por medio de ultrasonido para examinar estructuras intracraneales.
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However, the days of invasive diagnostic procedures such as pneumoencephalography, myodil ventriculography, echoencephalography, radionuclide scanning, and contrast angiography are now over and with the introduction of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning, imaging of brain SOLs has acquired new dimension whereby excellent anatomical detail in axial, sagittal, and coronal planes as well as tumor tissue characterization has become possible.
After carrying out clinico-neurologic diagnostics all available agents arsenal are involved: echoencephalography, a computer tomography, an axial computer tomography, ultrasonic research, modern noninvasive methods of brain visualization.