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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

Dennis Foley, MD
Imaging of Hepatic and Pancreatic Transplants
#497 Released On : 05/15/2016 | Time : 25 min
An overview about imaging hepatic and pancreatic transplantations.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list indications for hepatic and pancreatic transplantation, review pre-operative as well as post-operative imaging appearances and discuss possible complications. X

Jason Wagner, M.D.
The Use of Ultrasound in the Evaluation and Management of Head & Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
#496 Released On : 05/08/2016 | Time : 51 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic appearance of squamous cell cancer in the head and neck.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review the cervical nodal stations, describe the use of ultrasound in diagnosing head and neck squamous cell carcinoma and list other pathologies that can mimic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. X

Leslie M. Scoutt, MD
Ultrasound Evaluation of Patients s/p Carotid Endarterectomy and Stent Placement
#495 Released On : 05/01/2016 | Time : 50 min
The speaker presents an overview of the sonographic appearance of carotid endartectomy and carotid stents.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will review normal post-op findings of endartectomy and carotid stents, list imaging complications, discuss restenosis with both procedures, as well as progression of contralateral disease in a patient s/p CEA. X

Tom Stavros, MD, FACR
Ultrasound Evaluation of Regional Lymph Nodes as an Extension of the Breast Ultrasound Exam
#494 Released On : 04/24/2016 | Time : 80 min
The speaker discusses the use of ultrasound in evaluating axillary lymph nodes.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list reasons why ultrasound is the modality of choice in evaluating axillary lymph nodes, identify future directions that will enhance US in evaluating axillary nodes, describe normal lymph node anatomy as well as the sonographic appearance of lymph nodes with metastatic involvement. X

Edward A. Lyons, OC, MD, FRCP (C), FACR
Ultrasound for the Novice
#493 Released On : 04/17/2016 | Time : 52 min
The speaker presents an overview of ultrasound for health care professionals new to ultrasound.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will describe the basics of ultrasound equipment, including the proper handling of the transducer and the basic "knobology" of the equipment, distinguish between the appearance of solid tissue vs. fluid/vessels on ultrasound images, recognize basic anatomy such as the liver, spleen, kidney, aorta, thyroid, carotid artery and jugular vein. X

Nitin Chaubal, MD
Non Obstetric Ultrasound Guided Interventions
#492 Released On : 04/10/2016 | Time : 31 min
The speaker discusses the use of ultrasound in interventional procedures.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will discuss what factors determine the imaging modality of choice in interventional procedures, list factors that make ultrasound the modality of choice, identify methods to improve needle visualization, and enumerate complications of ultrasound-guided interventional procedures. X

Manjiri Dighe, MD
Thyroid Elastography
#491 Released On : 04/03/2016 | Time : 23 min
The speaker discusses elastography’s role in better diagnosis of thyroid nodules.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the pros and cons of both strain and shear wave elastography in better diagnosing thyroid nodules, as well as list common elastography artifacts such as lack of penetration, incorrect color scale setting, and compression artifact. X

Mary C. Frates, MD
The Fetal Thorax
#490 Released On : 03/27/2016 | Time : 44 min
The speaker discusses the pathology commonly seen in the fetal thorax.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will describe the sonographic appearance of various pulmonary malformations, for example pulmonary atresia and agenesis, tracheal and bronchial atresia, and offer a differential diagnosis for fetal chest masses to include pulmonary sequestration, congenital pulmonary airway malformation and congenital diaphragmatic hernias. X

Richard G. Barr, MD, PhD
New Elastography Technologies: The Clinical Need
#489 Released On : 03/20/2016 | Time : 29 min
The speaker discusses requirements to establish consistency in standardization of strain and shear wave elastography techniques.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list ways to standardize techniques used in obtaining both strain and shear wave elastography, including improved rejection algorithms, changes to quality maps alerting the user to inaccurate measurements, standardized anatomic reference points and standardized protocols specific for each organ, and modification of shear wave pulse sequences. X

Peter M. Doubilet, MD
Diagnosis of Early First Trimester Miscarriage
#488 Released On : 03/13/2016 | Time : 45 min
The speaker presents an overview on sonography of early pregnancy failure.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will list the consequences of both false positive and false negative diagnosis of miscarriage, describe current nomenclature, as well as outdated terms, for miscarriage, and list normal sonographic findings in the early 1st trimester, as well as markers suspicious for impending miscarriage. X

Ronald S. Adler, PhD, MD
Ultrasound Guided Injections in the Musculoskeletal System
#485 Released On : 03/06/2016 | Time : 47 min
The speaker shares his experience in sonographic guidance for musculoskeletal injections/aspirations.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better comprehend the role that sonography plays in interventional musculoskeletal guidance, such as Baker’s cyst aspiration, glenohumeral joint injection and biceps tendon sheath injection. X

Shuchi K. Rodgers, MD
Ultrasound of the Fallopian Tube
#484 Released On : 02/28/2016 | Time : 37 min
The speaker discusses the normal appearance of the fallopian tube, pathology of the fallopian tube, as well as tubal occlusion devices.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will be able to describe the imaging appearance of the normal and abnormal fallopian tube, review tubal occlusion devices and complications, describe various sonosalpingogram techniques and list mimickers and imaging pitfalls of the fallopian tube. X

Wui K. Chong, MD
Sonography of the Aorta
#483 Released On : 02/21/2016 | Time : 16 min
The speaker discusses the normal aortic anatomy and aortic pathology such as aneurysm, rupture and dissection.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will comprehend the anatomy of the abdominal aorta and its major branches, list risk factors for AAA, discuss the benefits of AAA screening, correct technique and potential pitfalls. X

Sara M. Durfee, MD
Fetal Genitourinary System
#482 Released On : 02/14/2016 | Time : 41 min
The speaker discusses the sonographic appearance of common fetal genitourinary abnormalities.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will better understand several fetal genitourinary anomalies such as renal ectopia, renal agenesis, inherited polycystic disease, and various syndromes, such as Beckwith-Wiedermann, Meckel-Gruber and Perlman syndromes. X

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

Patrick A. Washko, BSRT, RDMS, RVT, FSVU
What We Need in Vascular Ultrasound
#486 Released On : 02/05/2016 | Time : 13 min
Sponsored by Toshiba: The speaker presents an overview of Toshiba Ultrasound’s SMI – Superb Micro-Vascular Imaging mode.
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Objective :
Upon completion of this educational activity the participant will have a better understanding of SMI, Toshiba Ultrasound’s Superb Micro-Vascular Imaging mode and what it can add to your ultrasound exam. X

 
 
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