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Konrad Friedrich Stock, MD
Renal Disease: Technique and Quantification
#560 Released On : 03/26/2017 | Time : 22 min
A presentation about the use of contrast in performing renal ultrasound.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to describe patient positioning for optimal scanning, understand the nomenclature for CEUS of the kidneys, such as the different contrast phases, and consider the practical aspects of CEUS of the kidneys, like contrast preparation, machine optimization and management of the exam X

Beverly G. Coleman, MD, FACR
The Fetal MSK System: Watch the Hands and Feet
#561 Released On : 03/26/2017 | Time : 28 min
The speaker discusses the importance of imaging the fetal hands and feet to assist in diagnosing musculoskeletal disorders, syndromes and aneuploidy
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to understand the importance of evaluating the fetal hands and feet on detailed obstetrical ultrasound examinations, comprehend examples of the normal and abnormal anatomy visible with current ultrasound technology and consider how an organized approach to the hand/foot examination can assist in diagnosing musculoskeletal disorders, syndromes and aneuploidy X

Corinne Deurdulian, MD
Carotid and Vertebral Ultrasound: Beyond ICA Stenosis
#557 Released On : 03/19/2017 | Time : 27 min
The speaker discusses pathology of the carotid and vertebral arteries.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to review a spectrum of abnormalities in the carotid and vertebral arteries, list congenital and acquired diseases of these arteries, as well as iatrogenic changes, and correlate ultrasound findings with MRI, CT and angiography. X

Vito Cantisani, MD
CEUS Non-Liver Guidelines
#558 Released On : 03/19/2017 | Time : 22 min
The speaker discusses current guidelines for non-hepatic CEUS use, as well as emerging applications of CEUS
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to review current guidelines for CEUS in non-hepatic applications such as carotid stenosis/occlusion, aortic dissection, localization of GI fistulas, and suspected splenic infarction, as well as emerging applications in gynecology, perineal imaging and kidney transplant X

Marcela Bohm-Velez, MD, FACR
Ectopic Pregnancy
#555 Released On : 03/12/2017 | Time : 43 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list sonographic signs of ectopic pregnancy, review the various locations of ectopic pregnancies and discuss current practices used in ectopic management. X

Dirk-Andre Clevert, MD
Carotid Disease
#556 Released On : 03/12/2017 | Time : 19 min
The speaker discusses how contrast aids in the diagnosis of carotid disease, as well as the role it plays in post-procedure complications of the carotid.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the role that contrast plays in diagnosing carotid stenosis and occlusion as well as how contrast aids in imaging the patient with post procedure complications. X

Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Neonatal Neurosonography - The Premature Infant
#553 Released On : 03/05/2017 | Time : 47 min
The speaker discusses techniques for neonatal neurosonography, as well as normal and abnormal intracranial anatomy.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review techniques for neonatal head ultrasounds, discuss normal intracranial head anatomy and note current axioms of head evaluation and diagnosis in the premature infant such as intracranial hemorrhage, periventricular leukomalacia and hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. X

Dirk-Andre Clevert, MD
Aorta and EVAR
#554 Released On : 03/05/2017 | Time : 25 min
The speaker discusses how CEUS aids in the diagnosis of aortic pathology.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the CEUS appearance aortic pathologies such as AAA, aortic dissection, aortic rupture as well as the role that CEUS plays in accurately diagnosing the classifications of endoleaks. X

Douglas Brown, MD
Ultrasound of Adnexal Masses
#551 Released On : 02/26/2017 | Time : 57 min
The speaker presents a review on common benign ovarian masses, as well as indicators for ovarian malignancy.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review common benign masses of the ovary, list indicators of ovarian malignancy, and offer a differential diagnosis for extra-ovarian masses. X

Robert Eckersley, PhD
Quantitative Measurement: Techniques and Challenges
#552 Released On : 02/26/2017 | Time : 22 min
The speaker discusses quantitative measurements possible with CEUS
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will discuss the potential for quantitative measurement of physiologically relevant parameters such as blood volume, flow velocity, perfusion and vessel density. X

Dorothy Bulas, MD
Ultrasound of Neonatal Abdominal Emergencies
#549 Released On : 02/19/2017 | Time : 25 min
The speaker discusses the use of ultrasound in the neonatal abdomen.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review uses of ultrasound in the evaluation of acute neonatal bowel pathology and list the advantages and limitations of ultrasound in the assessment of acute neonatal abdominal pathology. X

HP Weskott, MD
Gallbladder and Biliary Disease
#550 Released On : 02/19/2017 | Time : 19 min
The speaker discusses the use of sonographic contrast in imaging biliary pathology.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will describe how CEUS can aid in the diagnosis of many biliary pathologies, such as cholecystitis X

Gibran Tim Yusuf
Liver Abscesses and Collections
#547 Released On : 02/12/2017 | Time : 16 min
The speaker discusses CEUS in imaging liver abscesses and other collections.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will identify the sonographic and CEUS appearance of liver abscess and list the many potential uses for endocavitary CEUS. X

Carol Benson, MD
The Fetal Skeletal System
#548 Released On : 02/12/2017 | Time : 39 min
The speaker discusses anomalies of the fetal skeletal system.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will identify deformities of the fetal extremities such as skeletal dysplasia, absent limb, club foot and rocker bottom foot, as well as anomalies of the hands and forearms, limb reduction defects and cranial anomalies. X

Rochelle F. Andreotti, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
3D Pelvic Sonography: Routine or Selective
#545 Released On : 02/05/2017 | Time : 18 min
The speaker discusses applications of 3D ultrasound in diagnosing uterine pathology.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to list reasons why 3D US of the uterus should be considered a routine part of a gynecologic US study and discuss the alternative of selective use when specific indications arise. X

Paul S. Sidhu, BSc, MBBS, MRCP, FRCR
Liver Transplantation
#546 Released On : 02/05/2017 | Time : 16 min
The speaker discusses the role that CEUS can play in evaluating liver transplants.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list both vascular and nonvascular complications of liver transplant and the role that CEUS can play in identifying these complications. X

Michael A. Di Pietro, MD, FAIUM
Pediatric Hip
#543 Released On : 01/29/2017 | Time : 50 min
The speaker discusses imaging the pediatric hip.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will recognize the sonographic appearance of hip joint effusion, assess septic vs. non-septic hip, recognize other causes of a painful hip such as psoas irritation, myositis, subtle fracture and subtle SCFE, recognize the views and orientation necessary to diagnose DDH and recognize pitfalls in diagnosing DDH. X

James Pilcher, MBBS
NICE Guidelines on CEUS Liver
#544 Released On : 01/29/2017 | Time : 34 min
The speaker discusses the current NICE guidelines that provide quality standards and performance metrics for those performing CEUS.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better comprehend the evaluation of SonoVue for accurary of the agent, including sensitivity comparison with CT and MR, reported adverse events, and cost effectiveness. X

Sandra J. Allison, MD
Ultrasound of the Ankle and Foot
#541 Released On : 01/22/2017 | Time : 17 min
The speaker discusses normal anatomy and pathology of the foot and ankle.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list ankle and foot structures that can be imaged with ultrasound, recognize sonographic appearance of the normal ankle tendons and ligaments and describe sonographic features of common ankle and foot pathology. X

Suzanne Ryan, MBBS
Imaging Management of Incidental Focal Liver Lesions
#542 Released On : 01/22/2017 | Time : 22 min
The speaker discusses the management of liver lesions found incidentally.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will discuss how to determine and manage incidental focal liver lesions, both cystic and solid. X

Carol E. Barnewolt, MD
Pediatric Renal Tumors: Usual and Unusual
#540 Released On : 01/15/2017 | Time : 31 min
The speaker discusses the spectrum of common and uncommon fetal, neonatal and pediatric renal masses.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will describe the spectrum of common and uncommon fetal, neonatal and pediatric renal masses and comprehend age-specific clues, tricks of the trade and pitfalls in the diagnosis of pediatric renal masses with sonography. X

Michael A. Di Pietro, MD, FAIUM
Ultrasound in the Evaluation of the Brachial Plexus
#538 Released On : 01/08/2017 | Time : 23 min
The speaker discusses imaging the neonatal brachial plexus with brachial plexopathy for potential nerve repair.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the scan planes used to image the brachial plexus, discuss anatomical landmarks that identify the nerves and review the differences between direct and indirection evaluation of the brachial plexus. X

Adrian Lim, MD
Potential Conundrums of Hypervascular Lesions
#539 Released On : 01/08/2017 | Time : 29 min
The speaker discusses how CEUS aids in the diagnosis of atypical liver lesions.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will Topics X

Oksana H. Baltarowich, MD
The Term "Cornual Pregnancy" Should be Abandoned
#535 Released On : 01/01/2017 | Time : 18 min
The speaker discusses five types of pregnancies that occur in the cornual region of the uterus and their sonographic appearance.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the five types of pregnancies that occur in the cornual region of the uterus and explain their sonographic differences. X

Fabio Piscaglia
Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Current Imaging Guidelines
#536 Released On : 01/01/2017 | Time : 36 min
The speaker discusses the guidelines from various societies for CEUS in the management of nodular liver lesions in cirrhotic patients.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will consider the reasons why CEUS has been added to the European and Asian guidelines for management of nodular liver lesions in patients with cirrhosis as well as list reasons why CEUS has not removed from the American guidelines. X

Arthur C. Fleischer, MD
Theranostic Applications of Microbubble Sonography: An Overview
#530 Released On : 12/25/2016 | Time : 16 min
A discussion about therapeutic applications of microbubble sonography.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will comprehend new potential therapeutic applications of targeted microbubbles that traverse the blood-brain barrier such as drug delivery in patients with metastatic cancer and Alzheimer’s. X

David Cosgrove, MD
EFSUMB Guidelines and Recommendations on CEUS
#533 Released On : 12/25/2016 | Time : 22 min
The speaker discusses the use of contrast agents in liver lesion detection and characterization.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will recognize the role that CEUS plays in the detection and characterization of liver lesions, as well as adverse events that may occur with contrast agent use. X

Katherine Fong, MBBS, FRCPC, ABR
First Trimester Anatomic Scan
#529 Released On : 12/18/2016 | Time : 31 min
The speaker discusses fetal anomalies and classifies them as detectable, potentially detectable and undetectable by ultrasound.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the early evaluation of fetal anomalies and potential diagnostic pitfalls, establish a protocol to improve detection of fetal anomalies in the first trimester, recognize methods of improving detection, such as proper operator education and list benefits of an early anatomic scan. X

HP Weskott, MD
Benign Focal Liver Lesions
#532 Released On : 12/18/2016 | Time : 29 min
The speaker discusses the use of sonographic contrast in imaging benign liver lesions.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list benign hepatic lesions and describe their appearance pre and post contrast. X

Peter Frinking, PhD
Ultrasound Contrast Agents: Basic Principles and Imaging
#534 Released On : 12/11/2016 | Time : 12 min
The speaker discusses the role of CEUS, including imaging features and imaging techniques.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list examples of anatomical and functional information that CEUS can provide, discuss important features of ultrasound contrast agents, such as bubble oscillation, resonance frequency and non-linear oscillation and examine contrast-specific imaging techniques used to manipulate non-linear oscillations. X

 
 
 
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