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Kathleen Carter, BSN, RN, RVT, FSVU
Renal Artery Disease: Ultrasound Protocols and Tips
Kathleen Carter, BSN, RN, RVT, FSVU
06/03/2013 | Time : 33 min
About This Lecture:

Topics mentioned in this video : Title, Color Duplex ultrasound (CDU), Indications, Renovascular hypertension, Contraindications/limitations, Renovascular duplex: limitations, Renal duplex ultrasonography, Patient preparation, Testing: exam components, Tip: use multiple views and transducers, Normal renal vasculature, Renal artery anatomic variants, Tip: finding accessories, Anatomic variants, Protocol: evaluation of abdominal aorta, Normal Doppler velocity waveforms: aorta, Protocol: renovascular Duplex, Tip: renal duplex ultrasonography, Renal duplex technical considerations: optimize settings, Tip: patient positioning, Tip: technical considerations, Technical considerations, Technical considerations Doppler angle, Normal Doppler velocity waveform: renal arteries, Renal artery stenosis, Rely on multiple parameters for the diagnosis of RAS, Parenchymal flow, Resistive indices medical renal disease, Resistive index measurement, Renovascular resistance: medical renal disease, Parenchymal resistive index, Echogenicity, Kidney echogenicity, Chronic renal failure, Indirect testing, Normal SRT/AT, Renal Doppler: hilar velocity waveform calculations, Compliance peak, Post intervention, Duplex post PTA/stent, Renal artery stents, Stents, Renal artery bypass graft or endarterectomy post procedure follow-up, Incidental findings, Kidney cysts, Hydronephrosis, Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), Renal artery aneurysms, Etiology of RAAs, Spontaneous dissections, Renal artery dissection, Renal arteriovenous malformation, Presentation of renal AVMs and AVFs, Developmental stenosis, Renal conclusions

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Keywords : acceleration time, accessory renal artery, angle correction, aorta, arcuate artery, at, celiac artery, chronic renal failure, color Doppler, compliance peak, diastolic to systolic ratio, direct analysis, duplicated renal artery, fibromuscular dysplasia, FMD, hydronephrosis, indirect analysis, inferior vena cava, interlobar artery, IVC, kidney cyst, left renal artery, left renal vein, LRA, LRV, Peak systolic velocity, PI, power Doppler, PRF, PSV, pulsatility index, pulse repetition frequency, renal arteriovenous fistula, renal arteriovenous malformation, renal artery aneurysm, renal artery dissection, Renal Artery Stenosis, renal artery stent, renal artery, renal AVF, renal AVM, renal Doppler, renal hilum, renovascular hypertension, resistive index, RI, right renal artery, right renal vein, RRA, RRV, SMA, spectral Doppler, SRT, superior mesenteric artery, sweep speed, systolic rise time, tardus parvus

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