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Peter M. Doubilet, MD
Obstetrical Measurements - Which Ones Are Important?
#567 Released On : 04/23/2017 | Time : 46 min
The speaker presents an updated overview of the measurements used in obstetrical ultrasound and offers his professional opinion on those considered most important.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to recognize the value of obstetrical measurements in assigning fetal age, diagnosing early pregnancy failure, intrauterine growth restriction, macrosomia and estimating fetal weight. X

Dean Huang, MD
Testis: Tumour and Inflammation
#568 Released On : 04/23/2017 | Time : 20 min
The speaker discusses the use of CEUS in testicular evaluation.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to identify the role of CEUS in confirming benignity and discuss its role in characterizing vascularity of any testicular lesions. X

Mirko D'Onofrio, MD
Pancreas: Tumour and Inflammation
#565 Released On : 04/16/2017 | Time : 31 min
The speaker discusses the use of CEUS in pancreatic evaluation.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to recognize the role that CEUS plays in diagnosing pancreatitis and pancreatic masses, such as pancreatic adenocarcinoma, neuroendocrine tumors and pseudocyst. X

Mary C. Frates, MD
The Aorta and its Branches
#566 Released On : 04/16/2017 | Time : 45 min
The speaker discusses normal anatomy and pathology of the aorta and its branches.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to able to recognize normal anatomy of the aorta and its branches, identify pathology of the aorta, such as aneurysm and dissection, and identify pathology of the aortic branches such as acute vs. chronic mesenteric ischemia, splenic artery aneurysm and renal artery stenosis. X

Manjiri Dighe, MD
Fetal and Postnatal Hydronephrosis: Etiology, Update on New Classification and Management
#563 Released On : 04/09/2017 | Time : 22 min
The speaker discusses the normal and abnormal sonographic appearance of both the fetal and postnatal urinary tract as well as the new urinary tract dilatation (UTD) classification used in the diagnosis and management of hydronephrosis
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to identify normal fetal and postnatal anatomy of the urinary system as well as the sonographic appearance, describe the new urinary tract dilatation (UTD) classification, and list management and follow up options in antenatal and postnatal UTD X

Konrad Friedrich Stock, MD
Renal Disease: Transplantation
#564 Released On : 04/09/2017 | Time : 25 min
A presentation about the use of contrast in performing ultrasound of renal transplants.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to identify the normal CEUS appearance of a renal transplant, discuss the EFSUMB guidelines for contrast use in renal transplantation and review case reports. X

Ricardo Faingold, MD
Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis: Technical Aspects of Ultrasound of the Abdomen
#559 Released On : 04/02/2017 | Time : 9 min
The speaker discusses the use of ultrasound in diagnosing hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will describe the clinical aspects of hypertrophic pyloric stenosis, list the criteria for HPS diagnosis and describe the technical aspects of US of the pylorus in infants with projectile vomiting. X

A discussion about the use of shear wave elastography in assessing lymphedema/fibrosis in patients s/p radiation therapy for orofacial cancer
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to discuss quantitate changes in skin, muscles, and soft tissue of the neck in patients undergoing XRT for orofacial cancer, correlate SWE with the clinical assessement of lymphedema, assess SWE measurement variability and determine how to improve the accuaracy and reliability of SWE X

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

A presentation about the use of TVUS in permanent birth control microinserts.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the protocol for transvaginal ultrasound (TVU) to allow reliance on hysterscopic sterilization with nitinol inserts, understand the benefits and disadvantages of TVU in the confirmation process for microinsert placement and enhance sonographer awareness of the availability of the training certification program for the confirmation of appropriate TVU insert placement, as requested by the FDA. X
CME : 0.75 Credits   /   Omnia-AMA PRA CAT 1   /   free   /   Sonobucks Eligible   /  Click Here to Start CME
CME : 0.75 Credits   /   SDMS-OB Obstetric/Gynecology Sonography   /   free   /   Sonobucks Eligible   /  Click Here to Start CME

A presentation about the use of TVUS in permanent birth control microinserts.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will identify patients who are for appropriate candidates for transvaginal ultrasound to confirm proper microinsert placement, understand the benefits and disadvantages of TVU in the confirmation process for microinsert placement and enhance sonographer awareness of the availability of the training certification program for the confirmation of appropriate TVU insert placement, as requested by the FDA. X
CME : 0.25 Credits   /   SDMS-OB Obstetric/Gynecology Sonography   /   free   /   Sonobucks Eligible   /  Click Here to Start CME
CME : 0.25 Credits   /   Omnia-AMA PRA CAT 1   /   free   /   Sonobucks Eligible   /  Click Here to Start CME

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

 
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