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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

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

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

Deborah Levine, MD
Deborah Levine, MD
Screening of Ovarian Cancer
#464 Released On : 10/18/2015 | Time : 36 min
The speaker discusses the use of sonography in the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to list the early sonographic findings of ovarian cancer, describe the use of ultrasound in ovarian cancer screening and discuss how tumors progress from benign to malignant variants. X

Mark E. Lockhart, MD, MPH
Mark E. Lockhart, MD, MPH
Biliary and Pancreatic Abnormalities on Ultrasound
#463 Released On : 10/11/2015 | Time : 24 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic appearance of benign etiologies as well as pathologies of the biliary tree and pancreas.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to list a differential diagnosis that includes both benign etiologies, such as gallstones, cholecystitis and pancreatitis, as well as pathologies of the biliary tree and pancreas, such as gallbladder carcinoma and pancreatic adenocarcinoma. X

Martin Kowallik, MD
Martin Kowallik, MD
3D EUS Assessment of the Pelvic Floor
#465 Released On : 10/04/2015 | Time : 9 min
The speaker discusses the value of 3DUS in diagnosing pelvic floor abnormalities.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will have a better comprehension of the role of 3DUS in diagnosing pelvic floor abnormalities such as rectocele, ureterocele, and enterocele. X

Laurence Needleman, MD
Laurence Needleman, MD
Venous Ultrasound
#462 Released On : 10/04/2015 | Time : 33 min
The speaker presents an update on lower extremity venous sonography.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better comprehend the natural history of thrombus, list predisposing factors for DVT, differentiate Doppler findings in normal and abnormal LE veins and present a differential diagnosis for calf pain in the setting of negative DVT. X

John P. McGahan, MD
John P. McGahan, MD
Renal Mass Pitfalls Case Studies
#461 Released On : 09/27/2015 | Time : 28 min
The speaker discusses the use of ultrasound in diagnosing renal pathology.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will more accurately diagnose pathology of the kidneys, including differentiating between cystic and solid masses, overcoming sonographic “blind spots”, recognizing potential CT pitfalls, utilizing renal biopsy as a diagnostic tool, and appreciating color and power Doppler, as well as contrast enhanced ultrasound as an adjunct in making the diagnosis. X

Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Ultrasound in Evaluating Scrotal Pain
#460 Released On : 09/20/2015 | Time : 50 min
This is a case-based lecture in which the speaker presents pathologies of the scrotum and testicles.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to itemize a differential diagnosis for scrotal pain, including torsion, hernia, hydrocele, fractured testicle, tumor and epididymitis. X

Jill E. Langer, MD
Jill E. Langer, MD
The Role of Genetic Testing in the Evaluation of Thyroid Nodules
#459 Released On : 09/13/2015 | Time : 35 min
The speaker discusses how analysis of the molecular composition of thyroid nodules aids in the diagnosis of thyroid cancer.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to employ methods of molecular analysis to better classify malignant and benign thyroid nodules. X

Anne Kennedy, MD, BCh
Anne Kennedy, MD, BCh
Top 10 Anomalies - Don’t Miss This Show!
#458 Released On : 09/06/2015 | Time : 56 min
The speaker presents ten fetal anomalies that should never be missed on obstetrical ultrasound.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better comprehend several obstetrical pathologies including cloacal malformation, abdominal wall defects, such as body stalk anomaly and cloacal exstropy, as well as cerebral anomalies, anomalies specific to twins, cardiac anomalies, and placental anomalies. X

Dolores Pretorius, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Dolores Pretorius, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Ultrasound Diagnosis of Placenta Accreta: A Tutorial for Imagers
#457 Released On : 08/30/2015 | Time : 21 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic features of placenta accreta, as well as risk factors and pitfalls for this diagnosis.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to list the sonographic features of placenta accreta, review the risk factors for placenta accreta such as prior instrumentation and cesarean section, and enumerate some of the common pitfalls that may lead to misdiagnosis. X

Arthur C. Fleischer, MD
Arthur C. Fleischer, MD
Recent Improvements in the Sonographic Detection of Ovarian Cancer
#456 Released On : 08/23/2015 | Time : 55 min
A discussion about sonographic advancements in diagnosing ovarian cancer.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will have a better understanding of the principle concepts regarding improvements in the early detection of ovarian cancer with sonography, such as TV-CDS, 3D sonography and the “off label” use of ultrasound contrast agents. X

Mindy M. Horrow, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Mindy M. Horrow, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Pitfalls and Challenges in Doppler Ultrasound
#455 Released On : 08/16/2015 | Time : 47 min
The speaker offers pearls and pitfalls in Doppler ultrasound examinations.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will have a better understanding of how a Doppler waveform can lead to a diagnosis of a variety of pathologies, including renal artery stenosis, subclavian steal and veno-occlusive disease. X

Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Clinical Complaints: Pelvic Pain in the Child and Adolescent
#454 Released On : 08/09/2015 | Time : 35 min
The speaker discusses the differential diagnosis in the female pediatric patient with pelvic pain.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be better able to list a differential diagnosis for the female pediatric patient with pelvic pain, including both gynecologic and gastrointestinal origins such as hemorrhagic cyst, ovarian torsion, appendicitis and Crohn’s disease. X

Dennis Foley, MD
Dennis Foley, MD
Mesenteric Ischemia US, CT and CTA
#453 Released On : 08/02/2015 | Time : 25 min
A review of the clinical presentation and sonographic diagnosis of mesenteric artery ischemia.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to discuss the role of sonography, especially color Doppler, in the diagnosis of mesenteric artery disease. X

Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Image Gently/Image Wisely and Analysis of the Pediatric Lumenal GI Tract
#452 Released On : 07/26/2015 | Time : 37 min
The speaker discusses minimizing radiation exposure in the pediatric patient, as well as the role that sonography plays in diagnosing pathology of the pediatric luminal GI tract.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to better understand why ultrasound should be the imaging modality of first choice in diagnosing pathology of the pediatric GI tract, such as volvulus, pyloric stenosis and appendicitis. X

 
 
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