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Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD
Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound: The Nuts and Bolts
#528 Released On : 12/04/2016 | Time : 30 min
The speaker discusses the use of contrast in liver and renal sonography.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the advantages and disadvantages of CEUS, explain the protocol for contrast agent use, recognize other uses of the agent, such as diagnosing endovascular leaks or organ laceration in trauma and identify contraindications and adverse events of the agent. X

Laurence Needleman, MD
Peripheral Vascular Disease
#527 Released On : 11/27/2016 | Time : 32 min
The speaker presents updated information on assessing the lower extremity for peripheral vascular disease.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will recognize the importance of an ABI, list the criteria in grading arterial stenosis, identify the three components of Duplex mapping, and discuss the spectral Doppler protocol, as well as post-operative evaluation of the lower extremity. X

Thomas C. Winter, MD
The Fetal Genitourinary System
#526 Released On : 11/20/2016 | Time : 46 min
The speaker discusses normal anatomy and anomalies of the fetal GU tract as well as in utero therapy.
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Objective :
The speaker discusses normal anatomy and anomalies of the fetal GU tract as well as in utero therapy. X

Michael Williamson, MD
Ultrasound of Hernias
#525 Released On : 11/13/2016 | Time : 19 min
The speaker discusses the various types of hernias and how to best diagnose them.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the different types of hernias, discuss how to differentiate direct form indirect hernias, and review scanning techniques as well as repair complications. X

Dolores Pretorius, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Abnormal Obstetrical Numbers: A Case Based Approach
#524 Released On : 11/06/2016 | Time : 27 min
Using case analysis, the speaker discusses how to interpret abnormal obstetrical measurements.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better comprehend how to evaluate fetal biometry for intrauterine growth restriction and macrosomia, differentiate symmetrical IUGR from asymmetrical IUGR, identify false positives such as incorrect measurement techniques and discuss how diagnoses such as Beckwith Wiedemann Sydrome and posterior urethral valves affect fetal biometry. X

Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
Ultrasound Examination of the Anal Sphincter
#521 Released On : 10/30/2016 | Time : 32 min
The speaker discusses the normal and abnormal anatomy of the anal sphincter, including staging rectal cancer.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will recognize normal anatomy of the anal sphincter, review the technique used in sonographically evaluating the anal sphincter, especially with abscess or fistula formation and finally discuss how to accurately stage rectal cancer. X

Nirvikar Dahiya, MD
Ultrasound Evaluation of Complications - Post Arterial Interventions
#520 Released On : 10/23/2016 | Time : 21 min
A presentation about the sonographic diagnosis of post catheterization complications.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will describe the sonographic appearance of common post catheterization complications, such as PSA, hematoma and AVF, as well as treatment options for these entities. X

Edward A. Lyons, OC, MD, FRCP (C), FACR
Postpartum Bleeding a Minefield! What You See & What To Do
#519 Released On : 10/16/2016 | Time : 46 min
The speaker discusses the various causes and treatments for post partum bleeding.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list various causes of post partum bleeding such as delayed endometrial regeneration, retained products of conception and endometritis, and discuss treatments options such as methotrexate and embolization. X

Carol Benson, MD
Anomalies of the Fetal Thorax
#518 Released On : 10/09/2016 | Time : 35 min
The speaker discusses the normal and abnormal fetal thorax.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able toevaluate the fetal thorax to determine if internal organs are positioned correctly and sonographically, normal, as well as determine if there are any masses, cysts or fluid. X

Hanh Vu Nghiem, MD
Ultrasound Guided Intervention in the Abdomen and Pelvis
#517 Released On : 10/02/2016 | Time : 38 min
The speaker discusses both the traditional and unique advantages of ultrasound as an image guidance tool in biopsies and aspirations.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the traditional and unique advantages of ultrasound as an image guidance tool and describe how to best utilize these advantages in percutaneous ultrasound guided biopsies and aspirations of intrabdominal and pelvic masses and fluid collections. X

Deborah J. Rubens, MD
Ultrasound of Diffuse Liver Disease
#516 Released On : 09/25/2016 | Time : 44 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic presentation of diffuse liver disease, such as cirrhosis, HCC and steatosis.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review general pathophysiology of cirrhosis, identify the sequelae of cirrhosis, such as portal hypertension, and discuss the specific features of steatosis and Budd-Chiari. X

Jon A. Jacobson, MD
Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound
#515 Released On : 09/18/2016 | Time : 15 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic appearance of normal nerves, as well as the appearance of entrapped nerves such as seen with carpal tunnel syndrome.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will recognize the sonographic appearance of a normal nerve, describe the sonographic appearance of nerve entrapment, and list the various nerve entrapment syndromes. X

Martin Krix, MD, MSc
Introduction to Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound - Technical and Clinical Basics
#522 Released On : 09/17/2016 | Time : 51 min
Technical and clinical basis of CEUS for application in daily practice
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Objective :
This lecture reviews the principles of ultrasound contrast and the techniques used in application of CEUS. X

Harriet J. Paltiel, MD
Ultrasound of the Vomiting Infant
#514 Released On : 09/11/2016 | Time : 38 min
The speaker discusses various causes of vomiting in infants
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the role of ultrasound and imaging findings in the evaluation of the vomiting infant, such as pyloric stenosis, volvulus and intussusception X

Margarita Revzin, MD, MS
Complications of Endovascular Stent Graft Repair
#513 Released On : 09/04/2016 | Time : 40 min
The speaker discusses AAA repair using EVAR prosthesis, evaluation of the prosthesis post op and potential complications that may be encountered
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review anatomy, physiology and management of AAA, describe types of EVAR prostheses, describe the US protocol for patients status post EVAR, and finally review management of EVAR complications X

Deborah Levine, MD
Sonography of Twins
#512 Released On : 08/28/2016 | Time : 44 min
The speaker discusses the risks associated with twinning.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the risks associated with twinning, including growth restriction, twin-twin transfusion, congenital abnormalities, conjoined twins and cord entanglement. X

Kathryn A Robinson, MD
Ultrasound Imaging of Complicated Inflammatory Gallbladder Disease
#511 Released On : 08/21/2016 | Time : 33 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic presentation of complicated inflammatory gallbladder disease, as well as gallbladder carcinoma and porcelain gallbladder.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the sonographic features of inflammatory gallbladder disease, as seen with gangrenous cholecystitis, perforated cholecystitis and hemorrhagic cholecystitis, as well as gallbladder cancer and porcelain gallbladder. X

Sheila Sheth, MD
Ultrasound of Adnexal Masses
#510 Released On : 08/14/2016 | Time : 36 min
The speaker discusses how to confidently differentiate malignant from benign ovarian masses.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review key sonographic characteristics of benign and malignant ovarian lesions, describe indeterminate ovarian masses and provide a clear conclusion in the US report and offer appropriate recommendations. X

Beth McCarville, MD
Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound in Pediatric Oncology: Focal Liver Lesions and Beyond
#509 Released On : 08/07/2016 | Time : 29 min
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 S. Pellerito, MD
Venous Duplex Examinations: What Else Do We See?
#508 Released On : 07/31/2016 | Time : 20 min
A presentation about sources, other than DVT, that can cause pain and swelling in the lower extremity.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list numerous incidental findings encountered during a duplex venous examination and recognize causes of pain and swelling apart from venous disease. X

Teresita L. Angtuaco, MD, FACR, FAIUM, FSRU
Imaging of Non-Fetal Complications of Pregnancy
#507 Released On : 07/24/2016 | Time : 51 min
The speaker discusses uterine, ovarian and finally miscellaneous abdominal conditions that may lead to complications in the obstetrical patient
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to list uterine, ovarian and finally miscellaneous abdominal conditions that may lead to complications in the obstetrical patient. X

Jon A. Jacobson, MD
Ultrasound of Arthritis: Gout, Psoriatic, Degenerative, Seronegative
#506 Released On : 07/17/2016 | Time : 29 min
During this lecture the speaker discusses the various types of arthritis and the typical sonographic appearance of each.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will differentiate between degenerative and inflammatory arthritis, review the characteristic ultrasound features of synovitis and gout and discuss why ultrasound is not the imaging modality of choice in diagnosing bony erosion. X

John P. McGahan, MD
Renal Mass Evaluation and Pitfalls
#505 Released On : 07/10/2016 | Time : 29 min
Using case analysis, the speaker demonstrates the sonography's role 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 the use of color and power Doppler in heping to make the diagnosis. X

Gary J. Whitman, M.D
Staging Breast Cancer with Ultrasound
#504 Released On : 07/03/2016 | Time : 20 min
The speaker discusses the role of ultrasound in staging breast cancer.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better appreciate the role that ultrasound plays in staging breast cancer, in both multifocal and multicentric disease, as well as interrogating regional lymph nodes for metastatic disease. X

Roya Sohaey, MD
GUMEE The Go-To Ultrasound Model for Endovaginal Education
#503 Released On : 06/26/2016 | Time : 12 min
The speaker discusses the GUMEE model, including reasons for its conception and how it has been used in educating OB/Gyn residents.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will comprehend the reasoning behind the conception of the GUMEE model and its role in educating OB/GYN residents in proper TVUS knobology and technique. X

Harriet J. Paltiel, MD
Congenital Lesions of the Pediatric Head and Neck
#502 Released On : 06/19/2016 | Time : 34 min
The speaker discusses the numerous congenital anomalies of the head and neck that may be seen in the pediatric population, including vascular anomalies, thyroid disorders and other lesions.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the various congenital lesions of the pediatric head and neck, including vascular anomalies, thyroid disorders and both benign and malignant tumors. The participant will also review the sonographic appearance of these congenital lesions X

Arthur C. Fleischer, MD
New and Potential Clinical Applications of Microbubble Sonography
#501 Released On : 06/12/2016 | Time : 36 min
A discussion about new diagnostic and therapeutic applications of microbubble sonography.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will comprehend new diagnostic applications of microbubble sonography in assessing tumor response and its use in labeling neoplastic and inflammatory processes, as well as potential therapeutic applications such as sonoporation in traversing the blood-brain barrier. X

Donald N. Di Salvo, MD
3 "D" Ultrasound in Oncology: Dilemmas, Drugs and Doppler
#500 Released On : 06/05/2016 | Time : 31 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic role in some chemotherapy-related complications.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the sonographic appearance of some common chemotherapy-related complications, including hepatitis, hepato- and spleno-megaly, cholecystitis and hepato-venous obstruction. X

Sandra J. Allison, MD
Sonography of Common Shoulder and Elbow Pathology
#499 Released On : 05/29/2016 | Time : 30 min
The speaker discusses normal anatomy as well as common pathologies of the shoulder and elbow.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review sonographic features of common pathology associated with shoulder and elbow pain and review the sonographic appearance of normal and abnormal nerves. X

Douglas Brown, MD
Ultrasound of Failed First Trimester Pregnancies and Ectopic Pregnancies
#498 Released On : 05/22/2016 | Time : 43 min
The speaker presents an update on diagnosing both normal 1st trimester pregnancy and ectopic pregnancy.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review normal 1st trimester milestones, discuss the sonographic approach to diagnose ectopic preganncy and list the ultrasound features of failed 1st trimester pregnancy. X

 
 
 
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