Ultrasound of the spine

  • Patient preparation: none
  • Contrast used: none
  • Technique: scan through the midline of the spine, locate S5 vertebral body and start scanning and counting upwards until you see the conus medullaris and document which vertebral body level it is at, make sure to include one video clip of this process
  • Images to obtain: sagittal images of spinal cord
  • Looking for: tethered spinal cord
  • Post procedure tasks: none