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Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
Carotid Ultrasound: More Than Just a Chart on the Wall
Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
07/08/2018 | Time : 36 min
About This Lecture:

The speaker discusses how to accurately diagnose carotid artery stenosis. Upon completion of this educational activity the participant should be able to comprehend the pathophysiology of carotid disease, understand the importance of the carotid artery waveforms, identify characteristic of vulnerable plaque and finally recognize why carotid stenoses are graded.

Topics mentioned in this video : Vulnerable vs stable plaque, Plaque vascularity, Plaque inflammation, Why do we grade carotid stenoses?, Discordance between grayscale and Doppler findings, Clues to a tight stenosis, Tardus parvus waveform, Knocking waveform, High and low output states, CEA: Restenosis, Carotid stents, SRU consensus

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Keywords : carotid atherosclerosis, carotid bifurcation, carotid bulb, carotid endarterectomy, carotid plaque, carotid stenosis, carotid ultrasound, CCA, CEA, cerebrovascular ultrasound, CEUS, color Doppler, common carotid artery, contrast enhanced ultrasound, ECA, EDV, end diastolic velocity, external carotid artery, ICA, internal carotid artery, knocking waveform, Peak systolic velocity, power Doppler, PSV, Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound, SonoVue™, SRU, staccato waveform, tardus parvus waveform, vertebral artery

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