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Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
Ultrasound Evaluation of Patients s/p Carotid Endarterectomy and Stent Placement
#495 Released On : 05/01/2016 | Time : 50 min
The speaker presents an overview of the sonographic appearance of carotid endartectomy and carotid stents.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review normal post-op findings of endartectomy and carotid stents, list imaging complications, discuss restenosis with both procedures, as well as progression of contralateral disease in a patient s/p CEA. X

Tom Stavros, MD, FACR
Tom Stavros, MD, FACR
Ultrasound Evaluation of Regional Lymph Nodes as an Extension of the Breast Ultrasound Exam
#494 Released On : 04/24/2016 | Time : 80 min
The speaker discusses the use of ultrasound in evaluating axillary lymph nodes.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list reasons why ultrasound is the modality of choice in evaluating axillary lymph nodes, identify future directions that will enhance US in evaluating axillary nodes, describe normal lymph node anatomy as well as the sonographic appearance of lymph nodes with metastatic involvement. X

Edward A. Lyons, OC, MD, FRCP (C), FACR
Edward A. Lyons, OC, MD, FRCP (C), FACR
Ultrasound for the Novice
#493 Released On : 04/17/2016 | Time : 52 min
The speaker presents an overview of ultrasound for health care professionals new to ultrasound.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will describe the basics of ultrasound equipment, including the proper handling of the transducer and the basic "knobology" of the equipment, distinguish between the appearance of solid tissue vs. fluid/vessels on ultrasound images, recognize basic anatomy such as the liver, spleen, kidney, aorta, thyroid, carotid artery and jugular vein. X

Nitin Chaubal, MD
Nitin Chaubal, MD
Non Obstetric Ultrasound Guided Interventions
#492 Released On : 04/10/2016 | Time : 31 min
The speaker discusses the use of ultrasound in interventional procedures.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will discuss what factors determine the imaging modality of choice in interventional procedures, list factors that make ultrasound the modality of choice, identify methods to improve needle visualization, and enumerate complications of ultrasound-guided interventional procedures. X

Manjiri  Dighe, MD
Manjiri Dighe, MD
Thyroid Elastography
#491 Released On : 04/03/2016 | Time : 23 min
The speaker discusses elastography’s role in better diagnosis of thyroid nodules.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the pros and cons of both strain and shear wave elastography in better diagnosing thyroid nodules, as well as list common elastography artifacts such as lack of penetration, incorrect color scale setting, and compression artifact. X

Mary C. Frates, MD
Mary C. Frates, MD
The Fetal Thorax
#490 Released On : 03/27/2016 | Time : 44 min
The speaker discusses the pathology commonly seen in the fetal thorax.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will describe the sonographic appearance of various pulmonary malformations, for example pulmonary atresia and agenesis, tracheal and bronchial atresia, and offer a differential diagnosis for fetal chest masses to include pulmonary sequestration, congenital pulmonary airway malformation and congenital diaphragmatic hernias. X

Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD
Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD
New Elastography Technologies: The Clinical Need
#489 Released On : 03/20/2016 | Time : 29 min
The speaker discusses requirements to establish consistency in standardization of strain and shear wave elastography techniques.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list ways to standardize techniques used in obtaining both strain and shear wave elastography, including improved rejection algorithms, changes to quality maps alerting the user to inaccurate measurements, standardized anatomic reference points and standardized protocols specific for each organ, and modification of shear wave pulse sequences. X

Peter M. Doubilet, MD
Peter M. Doubilet, MD
Diagnosis of Early First Trimester Miscarriage
#488 Released On : 03/13/2016 | Time : 45 min
The speaker presents an overview on sonography of early pregnancy failure.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the consequences of both false positive and false negative diagnosis of miscarriage, describe current nomenclature, as well as outdated terms, for miscarriage, and list normal sonographic findings in the early 1st trimester, as well as markers suspicious for impending miscarriage. X

Ronald S. Adler, PhD, MD
Ronald S. Adler, PhD, MD
Ultrasound Guided Injections in the Musculoskeletal System
#485 Released On : 03/06/2016 | Time : 47 min
The speaker shares his experience in sonographic guidance for musculoskeletal injections/aspirations.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better comprehend the role that sonography plays in interventional musculoskeletal guidance, such as Baker’s cyst aspiration, glenohumeral joint injection and biceps tendon sheath injection. X

Shuchi K. Rodgers, MD
Shuchi K. Rodgers, MD
Ultrasound of the Fallopian Tube
#484 Released On : 02/28/2016 | Time : 37 min
The speaker discusses the normal appearance of the fallopian tube, pathology of the fallopian tube, as well as tubal occlusion devices.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to describe the imaging appearance of the normal and abnormal fallopian tube, review tubal occlusion devices and complications, describe various sonosalpingogram techniques and list mimickers and imaging pitfalls of the fallopian tube. X

Wui K. Chong, MD
Wui K. Chong, MD
Sonography of the Aorta
#483 Released On : 02/21/2016 | Time : 16 min
The speaker discusses the normal aortic anatomy and aortic pathology such as aneurysm, rupture and dissection.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will comprehend the anatomy of the abdominal aorta and its major branches, list risk factors for AAA, discuss the benefits of AAA screening, correct technique and potential pitfalls. X

Sara M.  Durfee, MD
Sara M. Durfee, MD
Fetal Genitourinary System
#482 Released On : 02/14/2016 | Time : 41 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic appearance of common fetal genitourinary abnormalities.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better understand several fetal genitourinary anomalies such as renal ectopia, renal agenesis, inherited polycystic disease, and various syndromes, such as Beckwith-Wiedermann, Meckel-Gruber and Perlman syndromes. X

Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD
Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD
Ultrasound Liver Elastography
#481 Released On : 02/07/2016 | Time : 51 min
The speaker discusses new technologies in liver elastography.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to list new technologies available in liver elastography and better recognize how liver stiffness values can be affected by population, etiology and other factors and identify techniques used to perform a proper liver elastography exam. X

Patrick A. Washko, BSRT, RDMS, RVT, FSVU
Patrick A. Washko, BSRT, RDMS, RVT, FSVU
What We Need in Vascular Ultrasound
#486 Released On : 02/05/2016 | Time : 13 min
Sponsored by Toshiba: The speaker presents an overview of Toshiba Ultrasound’s SMI – Superb Micro-Vascular Imaging mode.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will have a better understanding of SMI, Toshiba Ultrasound’s Superb Micro-Vascular Imaging mode and what it can add to your ultrasound exam. X

Sally O'Hara, MD, FAAP
Sally O'Hara, MD, FAAP
Pediatric Applications of Toshiba Ultrasound
#487 Released On : 02/05/2016 | Time : 30 min
Sponsored by Toshiba: The speaker demonstrates some applications of Toshiba Ultrasound's newest technologies.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better understand some clinical applications of Toshiba Ultrasound's technologies, such as Fly Thru Imaging, Luminance, Superb Microvascular Imaging, and ASQ. X

Mindy M. Horrow, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Mindy M. Horrow, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Adenomyosis Routine US and SIS with Multimodality Correlative Imaging
#480 Released On : 01/31/2016 | Time : 46 min
The speaker discusses the pathophysiology, risk factors and symptoms of adenomyosis, identifies the key sonographic features of adenomyosis and lists several imaging pearls that help make the diagnosis.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will have a better understanding of the pathophysiology, risk factors and symptoms of adenomyosis, identify the key sonographic features of adenomyosis and list several imaging pearls that help make the diagnosis. X
CME : 0.75 Credits   /   SDMS-OB Obstetric/Gynecology Sonography   /   $11.25   /   Sonobucks Eligible   /  Click Here to Start CME

Brian S. Garra, MD
Brian S. Garra, MD
Imaging the World: A System Based Solution to Imaging in Resource Limited Countries
#479 Released On : 01/24/2016 | Time : 26 min
The speaker discusses why developing nations have not participated in the “imaging revolution” and methods to enable them to make advances.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to identify reasons why developing nations have lagged in entering the imaging revolution and solutions to enable them to do so. X

Manjiri  Dighe, MD
Manjiri Dighe, MD
Imaging of Abnormal Placentation
#478 Released On : 01/17/2016 | Time : 29 min
The speaker discusses both the normal sonographic appearance of the placenta as well as common anatomical variants.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will have a better comprehension of the normal sonographic appearance of the placenta, identify common anatomical variants, such as succenturiate lobe, vasa previa and velementous cord insertion and differentiate common placentation abnormailites. X

Brian D. Coley, MD, FAIUM, FSRU, FAAP
Brian D. Coley, MD, FAIUM, FSRU, FAAP
Pediatric Hollow Viscus Imaging
#477 Released On : 01/10/2016 | Time : 40 min
The speaker discusses causes of abdominal pain and vomiting in the pediatric population.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to identify the sonographic appearance of several pathologies of the pediatric viscus organs, including NEC, bowel obstruction, pyloric stenosis and intestinal malrotation. X

Thomas C. Winter, MD
Thomas C. Winter, MD
The Cavum Septi Pellucidi in Utero
#476 Released On : 01/03/2016 | Time : 29 min
The speaker discusses normal anatomy and pathology of the cavum septum pellucidi, as well as imaging pitfalls.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will comprehend the normal anatomy and pathology of the cavum septum pellucidi, as well as imaging pitfalls. X

Michael  Williamson, MD
Michael Williamson, MD
Ultrasound of Hernias
#475 Released On : 12/27/2015 | Time : 23 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic appearance and diagnosis of the numerous types of hernias.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the anatomy of the inguinal region, discuss the sonographic appearance of femoral, indirect, direct, Spigelian, umbilical and incisional hernias. X

Jason  Wagner, M.D.
Jason Wagner, M.D.
Lumps and Bumps
#474 Released On : 12/20/2015 | Time : 42 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic appearance of common palpable lesions.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better comprehend the role that sonography can play in diagnosing palpable lumps, such as ganglion cyst, foreign body, lymph node, hematoma and lipoma. X

Lori Strachowski, M.D
Lori Strachowski, M.D
Acute Pelvic Pain in the Non-Pregnant Female
#473 Released On : 12/13/2015 | Time : 59 min
This lecture lists the numerous causes of pelvic pain, as well as the impact that pelvic sonography has on patient care.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the myriad sources of acute pelvic pain in the non-gravid female patient, including both gynecologic and non-gynecologic etiologies, as well as the role that sonography plays in patient care. X

Sheila Sheth, MD
Sheila Sheth, MD
Evaluation of Renal, Liver and Pancreas Transplants
#472 Released On : 12/06/2015 | Time : 45 min
The speaker discusses vascular complications that may occur in renal, liver and pancreatic transplants.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the diagnosis of vascular complications in renal, liver and pancreatic transplants, list complications that may significantly impact the health or survival of the transplant and emphasize the importance of the potentially subtle findings and pitfalls. X

Deborah J. Rubens, MD
Deborah J. Rubens, MD
Test Your Wave IQ
#471 Released On : 11/29/2015 | Time : 43 min
The speaker discusses atypical Doppler waveforms that can lead to incorrect diagnoses.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better comprehend some common causes for atypical Doppler waveforms, such as malpositioned sample volume, carotid dissection, aortic regurgitation, arteriovenous fistula and extrinsic compression of a vessel. X

Dolores Pretorius, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Dolores Pretorius, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Fetal Heart Screening Guidelines – Basic and High Risk
#470 Released On : 11/22/2015 | Time : 32 min
A presentation about the updated criteria used in diagnosing fetal cardiac anomalies in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better comprehend the updated criteria used in diagnostic views of the fetal heart - for example the four chamber, bicaval, RVOT and LVOT - employed in diagnosing fetal heart anomalies, such as situs inversus, coarctation of the aorta, transposition of the great vessels and pulmonic stenosis. X

Myron A. Pozniak, MD
Myron A. Pozniak, MD
Ultrasound Imaging of Portal Hypertension
#469 Released On : 11/15/2015 | Time : 45 min
The speaker presents an update on the sonographic presentation of portal hypertension.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the normal hepatic Doppler flow profiles, recognize the hemodynamic changes associated with portal hypertension and identify the common and unusual pathways of port-systemic shunting. X

Harriet J. Paltiel, MD
Harriet J. Paltiel, MD
Ultrasound Evaluation of Pediatric Abdominal Organ Transplant
#468 Released On : 11/08/2015 | Time : 50 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic features and complications of pediatric abdominal organ transplantation.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the features and complications of pediatric hepatic, renal and multi-visceral transplants. X

Caitlin  McGregor, MD
Caitlin McGregor, MD
Pelvic Intervention – The Time Has Come
#467 Released On : 11/01/2015 | Time : 34 min
The speaker discusses sonographic guidance for aspiration, drainage and biopsy in the pelvis.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the advantages in using ultrasound for pelvic interventional procedures, indications for biopsies and drainages and techniques utilized for both transvaginal and transrectal approaches. X

Jill E. Langer, MD
Jill E. Langer, MD
Sonographic Evaluation of Diffuse Thyroid Disease
#466 Released On : 10/25/2015 | Time : 35 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic appearance of diffuse thyroid disease.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the sonographic markers of autoimmune thyroid disease, such as enlarged size, heterogeneous echotexture and increased vascularity, as well as identify the role of sonography in the diagnosis of diffuse thyroid disease, such thyroiditis and Graves’ disease. X

 
 
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