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Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD
Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD
Evaluation of Indeterminate Renal Masses With CEUS: Diagnostic Performance Study
#443 Released On : 5/24/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 22 min
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The speaker discusses the role of CEUS for better characterization of indeterminate renal masses.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to recognize the role of contrast enhanced ultrasound in characterizing indeterminate renal masses, such as Bosniak 2 lesions. X

Nitin Chaubal, MD
Nitin Chaubal, MD
Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound in Gynecology
#442 Released On : 5/17/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 24 min
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The speaker discusses applications for CEUS in gynecology, including tubal patency, endometrial hyperplasia and ovarian pathologies.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to cite gynecologic applications for CEUS, including hysterosalpingo-contrast-sonography, endometrial hyperplasia and various ovarian pathologies such as ovarian cancer, as well as benign entities. X

Oksana H. Baltarowich, MD
Oksana H. Baltarowich, MD
Ultrasound First: Pelvic Pain (Non-pregnant)
#441 Released On : 5/10/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 31 min
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The speaker discusses a spectrum of etiologies that can cause pelvic pain in the female patient.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will have a better understanding of the etiologies of pelvic pain, including gynecologic conditions, urinary tract sources and GI abnormalities and the role that sonography plays as the modality of choice. X

Andrej  Lyshchik, MD, PhD
Andrej Lyshchik, MD, PhD
Contrast Sonography: Technique and Instrumentation
#440 Released On : 5/3/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 16 min
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The speaker discusses the use of contrast enhanced ultrasound agents.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to discuss contrast preparation, dosage and imaging techniques for CEUS. X

Peter M. Doubilet, MD
Peter M. Doubilet, MD
Obstetrical Measurements – Which Ones Are Important?
#439 Released On : 4/26/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 35 min
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The speaker presents an 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

Brian S. Garra, MD
Brian S. Garra, MD
Principles of Elastography
#438 Released On : 4/19/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 31 min
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The speaker discusses principles surrounding strain and shear wave elastography.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to outline the strengths and weaknesses of both strain and shear wave elastography and discuss the principles and capabilities of both methods. X

Rochelle F. Andreotti, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Rochelle F. Andreotti, MD, FACR, FSRU, FAIUM
Problem Solving With 3D Sonography of the Uterus and Adnexa
#437 Released On : 4/12/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 30 min
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The speaker discusses applications of 3D ultrasound in diagnosing uterine and adnexal pathology.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to recognize the important role of 3DUS in diagnosing uterine anomalies, assessing the endometrium for IUD malposition and demonstrating adnexal pathology. X

Myron A. Pozniak, MD
Myron A. Pozniak, MD
Basics of Abdominal Doppler
#436 Released On : 4/5/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 60 min
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The speaker offers a refresher on the basic principles of abdominal Doppler.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will have a better comprehension of factors that affect vessel velocity, the basics of flow dynamics and why waveform morphology is more important than vessel velocity. X

Beth  McCarville, MD
Beth McCarville, MD
Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in Pediatrics
#435 Released On : 3/29/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 25 min
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The speaker discusses the use of contrast enhanced ultrasound as it applies to the pediatric patient.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will demonstrate a better understanding of the properties, benefits and limitations of contrast enhanced ultrasound, especially as they apply to the pediatric population. X

John P. McGahan, MD
John P. McGahan, MD
Ultrasound of the Fetal Heart What You Should Know
#434 Released On : 3/22/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 27 min
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The speaker discusses how to accurately diagnose pathology of the fetal heart.
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Objective :
List some cardiac abnormalities commonly associated with a normal four-chamber view of the heart. Discuss how the 3 vessel view is helpful in diagnosing fetal cardiac pathology. X

Vickie A. Feldstein, MD
Vickie A. Feldstein, MD
Ultrasound of the Uterus and Endometrium
#433 Released On : 3/15/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 39 min
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The speaker discusses the normal and abnormal appearance of the endometrium, as well as endometrial pathologies.
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Objective :
Discuss the normal sonographic appearance of the endometrium in pre- and post-menopausal women. Identify common endometrial lesions associated with abnormal uterine bleeding. Understand the role and recognize findings on sonohysterography. X

Thomas C. Winter, MD
Thomas C. Winter, MD
Ultrasound of the Endometrium
#431 Released On : 3/8/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 44 min
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The speaker discusses current methods in evaluating the endometrium.
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Objective :
Discuss proper technique that should be used in measuring the endometrium. Discuss the indications for saline infusion sonohysterogram X

Teresita L. Angtuaco, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Teresita L. Angtuaco, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Solving the Dilemmas of PUL (Pregnancy of Unknown Location)
#430 Released On : 3/1/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 54 min
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The speaker discusses the diagnosis and management of pregnancies of unknown location.
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Objective :
Define a pregnancy of unknown location. Discuss how to solve the dilemma of PUL in the first trimester. List the four possible outcomes of PUL. X

Robert D. Harris, MD, MPH
Robert D. Harris, MD, MPH
Borderlands in Obstetrical Ultrasound
#429 Released On : 2/22/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 34 min
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The speaker discusses some “hot” topics in obstetrical ultrasound.
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Objective :
List some additional findings in a fetus with true hyperechoic bowel. Discuss the significance of a fetal intracardiac echogenic focus. Discuss pitfalls in measuring the fetal lateral ventricle. List some typical sonographic findings with Trisomy 21. X

Theodore J. Dubinksy, MD, FSRU
Theodore J. Dubinksy, MD, FSRU
Fetal Echocardiography
#428 Released On : 2/15/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 49 min
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The speaker discusses fetal cardiac anaomalies and the role that sonography plays in diagnosing them.
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Objective :
Discuss the embryology of fetal cardiac development. List the common anomalies detected at US. Discuss the common anomalies missed by US. X

Peter M. Doubilet, MD
Peter M. Doubilet, MD
Sonography & Sonohysterography of the Non-Gravid Uterus
#427 Released On : 2/8/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 48 min
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This lecture addresses the sonographic diagnosis of uterine pathology.
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Objective :
List the various classes of uterine congenital malformations. Discuss some common myometrial lesions identified by ultrasound. List some causes of fluid in the endometrial cavity. Discuss the role of ultrasound in postmenopausal bleeding. Discuss the technique for sonohysterogram. X

Ronald S. Adler, PhD, MD
Ronald S. Adler, PhD, MD
How to Incorporate Musculoskeletal Sonography into Your Practice: A Personal Account
#426 Released On : 2/1/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 32 min
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The speaker shares his experience in establishing a musculoskeletal ultrasound practice.
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Objective :
List some reasons why it is important for radiologists to perform MSK US. Discuss why musculoskeletal ultrasound performed by non-radiologists is on the rise. Discuss some common misconceptions regarding MSK US. X

Nancy Budorick, MD
Nancy Budorick, MD
Pitfalls and Practical Challenges in Sonographic Imaging of the Uterus
#425 Released On : 1/25/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 34 min
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The speaker discusses common and uncommon pathologies of the gravid uterus.
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Objective :
Discuss the sonographic features of an interstitial pregnancy. Discuss Jurkovic’s criteria for a “scartopic”. List predisposing factors for uterine incarceration. X

Nitin Chaubal, MD
Nitin Chaubal, MD
Upper Limb Arterial Doppler
#424 Released On : 1/18/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 37 min
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The speaker discusses anatomy and pathology of the upper extremity arterial system.
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Objective :
Discuss why upper extremity ischemia is so unusual. Discuss the sonographic technique for imaging the digital artery. Discuss the differences between a complete and partial subclavian steal. List the etiologic factors in thoracic outlet syndrome. X

Michael Hill, MB
Michael Hill, MB
Ultrasound Guided Abdominal Biopsies: Lessons Learned
#423 Released On : 1/11/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 41 min
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The speaker discusses his methodology for ultrasound guided biopsies in the abdomen.
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Objective :
List the advantages of ultrasound guided biopsies in comparison to CT guided biopsies. Discuss the advantages of using a coaxial needle. Discuss patient preparation for ultrasound-guided abdominal biopsies. X

Mary C. Frates, MD
Mary C. Frates, MD
Fetal Gastrointestinal System
#422 Released On : 1/4/2015 12:00:00 AM | Time : 38 min
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The sonographic appearances of numerous fetal gastrointestinal pathologies are discussed.
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Objective :
Discuss the sonographic appearance of fetal esophageal atresia. Discuss the sonographic appearance of fetal small bowel obstruction. List causes for meconium peritonitis. List the differential diagnosis for a tumor found in the fetal liver. X

Mark A. Kliewer, MD
Mark A. Kliewer, MD
Sonography of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts
#421 Released On : 12/28/2014 12:00:00 AM | Time : 46 min
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A presentation about the sonographic appearance of gallbladder and bile duct pathology.
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Objective :
List some pitfalls you may encounter when imaging gallstones. Discuss the sonographic appearance of adenomyomatosis. Discuss the sonographic appearance of gallbladder carcinoma. List some pitfalls in the diagnosis of choledocholithiasis. X

Manjiri  Dighe, MD
Manjiri Dighe, MD
Pancreas Transplantation
#420 Released On : 12/21/2014 12:00:00 AM | Time : 17 min
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An overview of pancreatic transplantion, including normal and abnormal appearance and complications.
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Objective :
List the indications and contraindications for pancreas transplantation. Discuss complications of pancreas transplantation. X

Hanh Vu Nghiem, MD
Hanh Vu Nghiem, MD
Correlative Imaging of Gallbladder Cancer: How to Differentiate From Acute Cholecystitis
#419 Released On : 12/14/2014 12:00:00 AM | Time : 37 min
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The speaker discusses risk factors for and sonographic presentation of gallbladder cancer, as well as other pathologies that may mimic gallbladder cancer
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will demonstrate improved ability to identify, recognize and correctly interpret normal and abnormal findings in ultrasound images of the gallbladder. X

Maitray D. Patel, MD
Maitray D. Patel, MD
Re-Imaging the Female Pelvis with Ultrasound After CT: When and Why?
#417 Released On : 12/7/2014 12:00:00 AM | Time : 35 min
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The speaker discusses CT and US imaging of the female pelvis.
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Objective :
Discuss the CT appearances of various normal and abnormal pelvic entities. Discuss the sonographic appearance of pelvic congestion syndrome, ovarian torsion and pelvic inflammatory disease. Clarify terminology regarding re-imaging and follow-up imaging. X

John S. Pellerito, MD
John S. Pellerito, MD
Doppler Evaluation of Peripheral Arterial Disease
#416 Released On : 11/30/2014 12:00:00 AM | Time : 36 min
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A presentation about diagnosing peripheral arterial disease.
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Objective :
Review techniques and protocols for duplex examination. Discuss the diagnostic criteria for arterial stenosis. List color and pulsed Doppler signs of significant disease. X

Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Topics in Perinatal Genitourinary System Evaluation
#415 Released On : 11/23/2014 12:00:00 AM | Time : 38 min
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This lecture reviews the normal appearance and dimensions of the fetal kidney and adrenal gland, renal ectopia, anatomic variants, hydronephrosis and pyelectasis, ureters and bladder, cystic disease and other disease entities of the fetal GU system.
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Objective :
List some tips to suggest that the fetal kidney is present but ectopically located. Discuss the criteria for grading fetal pyelocalyceal dilation. Discuss the different types of cystic renal disease. X

Hisham Tchelepi, MD
Hisham Tchelepi, MD
Sonography of the Patient with Hepatitis and Cirrhosis
#414 Released On : 11/16/2014 12:00:00 AM | Time : 52 min
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The sonographic appearance of hepatitis and cirrhosis are presented in this lecture.
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Objective :
Describe the key sonographic features of hepatitis and cirrhosis. Discuss the sonographic appearance of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Discuss the rationale for sonographic evaluation of the liver in the setting of chronic liver disease. X

Dolores Pretorius, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Dolores Pretorius, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Genetic Screening: A Case Based Approach
#413 Released On : 11/9/2014 12:00:00 AM | Time : 41 min
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A presentation about the efficacy of sonograms in conjunction with genetic screening.
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Objective :
Discuss some of the most current tests available to aid in genetic screening. List the sonographic appearance of markers for Trisomy 21. Discuss sonographic clues for triploidy X

Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Harris L. Cohen, MD, FACR
Basics in Perinatal Neurosonography
#411 Released On : 11/2/2014 12:00:00 AM | Time : 38 min
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A refresher on fetal CNS anomalies.
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Review normal fetal CNS anatomy. List some technical concerns affecting image quality. List some current axioms of fetal CNS evaluation and diagnosis. X

 
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