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2005-10-25 Online Continuing Medical Education: Trisomy 18 © Sierra www.thefetus.net/

Trisomy 18: Review, Ultrasound Diagnosis and Case Reports:

Online Continuing Medical Education

This course was jointly developed by The Institute for Advanced Medical Education (IAME) and TheFetus.net

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Institute for Advanced Medical Education and TheFetus.net. The Institute for Advanced Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Advanced Medical Education designates this continuing medical education activity for a maximum of 3 Category 1 credits toward the AMA Physician"s Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity

The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) accepts AMA Category 1 credits.

Course: Trisomy 18: Review, Ultrasound Diagnosis and Case Reports

Faculty: Werther Adrian Clavelli, MD; Silvia Susana Romaris de Clavelli, MD; Philippe Jeanty, MD, PhD; Luis A. Izquierdo, MD; Maggie Vill, MD; Debra Jones, MD; Teresa Castellano, MS; Marshall Levine, MD; Gloria E. Sarto, MD, PhD; Khalil Zouiten, MD; J.F. Colombani, MD; O. Bencheikh, MD; Alberto Sosa Olavarria, MD; Fernando Heredia, MD; Víctor Quiroz, MD; Carlos Henríquez, MD; Raul Martinez, MD; Wes Cormick,  MD; Natasha Larrazábal, MD; Yelice Castro, MD; Abossollo, MD; Fabrice Cuillier, MD; S. Manohar, MD, DMRD; J.P. Coignard, MD; Gloria Valero, MD; Sherif Derbala, MD; Ana Bircher, MD

Course objectives

After completing this course, the participant should be able:

  • Recognize the diagnostic criteria for Trisomy 18
  • Describe the differential diagnosis of Trisomy 18
  • Discuss the prognosis of the condition with the parents
  • Perform more accurate diagnosis of Trisomy 18

Target Audience: Physicians, sonographers and others who perform and/or interpret OB ultrasound.

Instructions: This Internet-based tutorial requires that you read through the text and related images in their entirety. You may read it from your browser or from hard copy after printing it out. In addition, it is suggested that you refer to references in the bibliography to reinforce the information presented by the author. Following completion of the tutorial, click on "Take the Quiz". After scoring a passing score of 70% or higher you will be taken to a secure payment page where you will have the opportunity to pay the CME fee and receive your certificate.

System requirements: In order to complete this program you must have a computer with a recent version of Internet Explorer or Netscape, and a printer, which is configured to print from the browser. You will need Acrobat Reader to view some of the articles.

If you do not have Acrobat on your machine, click the icon above to obtain it free.

Volume Pricing: This course is $50.00 for 3 credits. You will receive your certificate for this course. Four credits for $60.00. ($15.00 per credit). You will receive your certificate for this course plus 1 voucher which you can use immediately or at a future date. Eight credits are $80.00. ($10.00 per credit). You will receive your certificate for this course plus 5 vouchers which you can use immediately or at a future date.

To redeem your vouchers in the future, just enter your email address, EXACTLY AS YOU DID WHEN YOU PURCHASED THEM, in the VOUCHER text box, after you"ve successfully passed the quiz.

Customer Assistance: For any questions or problems concerning this program, or for problems related to the printing of the certificate, please contact IAME at 914-921-5700 or info@iame.com .

Estimated Time for Completion of tutorial: approximately 3 hours
Date of Release: July 15, 2002
Date of Last Review: October 1, 2005
Expiration Date: October 1, 2007

Disclosure: In compliance with the Essentials and Standards of the ACCME, the author of this CME tutorial is required to disclose any significant financial or other relationships they may have with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) or provider(s) of any commercial service(s) discussed in this program. 

Werther Adrian Clavelli, MD; Silvia Susana Romaris de Clavelli, MD; Philippe Jeanty, MD, PhD; Luis A. Izquierdo, MD; Maggie Vill, MD; Debra Jones, MD; Teresa Castellano, MS; Marshall Levine, MD; Gloria E. Sarto, MD, PhD; Khalil Zouiten, MD; J.F. Colombani, MD; O. Bencheikh, MD; Alberto Sosa Olavarria, MD; Fernando Heredia, MD; Víctor Quiroz, MD; Carlos Henríquez, MD; Raul Martinez, MD; Wes Cormick,  MD; Natasha Larrazábal, MD; Yelice Castro, MD; Abossollo, MD; Fabrice Cuillier, MD; S. Manohar, MD, DMRD; J.P. Coignard, MD; Gloria Valero, MD; Sherif Derbala, MD; Ana Bircher, MD have indicated that no such relationships exist.


The material covered in the topic is included in the following articles: (Use the navigation bar at the left to proceed through each article.)

Article Author(s) Posted on Type Contains

 Review of Trisomy 21, Trisomy 18 and Trisomy 13

(Clicking this link will download an article that will require Adobe Acrobat.)

Jeanty, Clavelli, Romaris 1999 C I, D
Trisomy 18 Izquierdo, Vill, Jones, Castellano, Levine, Sarto 1992 P I
Trisomy 18 Zouiten June 2001 G I, P
Trisomy 18 Sosa January 2001 G I
Trisomy 18 Heredia, Quiroz, Henriquez February 2001 G I
Trisomy 18 Martinez July 2002 G I
Trisomy 18 Cormick October 2002 G I
Trisomy 18 Larrazabal November 2003 G I,D
Trisomy 18 Abossollo, Cuillier March 2004 G I
Trisomy 18 Manohar September 2004 G I
Trisomy 18 Cuillier, Coignard August 2005 G I
Trisomy 18, 11 weeks with nuchal translucency Jeanty, Valero June 2000 V I
Trisomy 18, clenched fist, 3D Derbala September 1999 G I
Trisomy 18, diaphragmatic hernia Sosa July 2001 G I
Trisomy 18, 3D rendering Bircher, Heredia September 2002 G I
Trisomy 18, 3D rocker-bottom foot Izquierdo November 2001 G I
Trisomy 18 and anencephaly Izquierdo January 2003 G I
Trisomy 18 and bilateral aplasia Heredia September 2002 G I

Legend: P = peer-reviewed, C = chapter (non-peer-reviewed) or G = gallery (mostly images little text). The last column indicates whether the article contains Images (mostly ultrasound, but also occasionally CT and MRI), Drawings, Pathology pictures, Animations and Video

Our online courses are free of charge. If you wish to earn CME credit there you will be asked to make payment by major credit card after successful completion of the quiz.

Volume Pricing: This course is $50.00 for 3 credits. You will receive your certificate for this course. Four credits for $60.00. ($15.00 per credit). You will receive your certificate for this course plus 1 voucher which you can use immediately or at a future date. Eight credits are $80.00. ($10.00 per credit). You will receive your certificate for this course plus 5 vouchers which you can use immediately or at a future date.

To redeem your vouchers in the future, just enter your email address, EXACTLY AS YOU DID WHEN YOU PURCHASED THEM, in the VOUCHER text box, after you"ve successfully passed the quiz.

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