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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.

Privacy Policy

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 automatically?
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 (author@ultrasoundcases.info). 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.

Linking Recommendation

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 (webmaster@ultrasoundcases.info).


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: author@ultrasoundcases.info
About the website - email to: webmaster@ultrasoundcases.info

19th December 2005

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