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Carotid Case Studies - Training Video

Carotid Case Studies

 

Carotid Case Studies

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Carotid Case Studies

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Overview

Carotid Case Studies Training Video will focus on a case-based approach using duplex ultrasound to evaluate the extracranial cerebrovascular system. The cases will emphasize differentiating and documenting near total versus total occlusions of both the ICA and the CCA. Additional cases will be presented on evaluating severe stenosis, some commonly made errors in evaluation (and how to correct them), abnormal vertebral artery hemodynamics, cardiac effects on cerebrovascular flow patterns, and special considerations for evaluating carotid stents.

Date of Original Release: 3/28/2019
This edition valid for credit through: 3/28/2022
Video Length: 0:52:00

Product Codes
Online Video: OV-CCS2
DVD: VL-CCS2
ISBN: 978-1-945749-83-4

Topics

  • Normal Examination overview
  • Web stenosis at bifurcation
  • CCA Occlusion
  • Innominate artery occlusion
  • Vertebral artery disease
  • Non-pathologic cardiac effects on duplex/color exam
  • Vessel tortuosity
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Pseudoaneurysm
  • Post-endarterectomy flap
  • Stent evaluation including stent re-stenosis

Objectives

  • Outline ultrasound machine settings used to appropriately document cerebrovascular disease.
  • State the hemodynamic etiology of abnormal carotid artery Doppler waveforms.
  • Identify duplex/color findings associated with cerebrovascular disease.
  • Apply published criteria to accurately diagnose cerebrovascular disease.
  • Recognize normal and abnormal findings associated with carotid interventional techniques.
  • List appropriate diagnostic criteria for carotid stent restenosis.
  • Identify ultrasound findings associated with vertebral artery and innominate artery disease.
  • Improve knowledge and competence to integrate the skills learned into clinical practice.

Audience

Physicians, sonographers and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting vascular ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but is not limited to): vascular surgery, radiology, cardiology, internal medicine, primary care, internal medicine, and general surgery.

Faculty

GulfCoast Ultrasound Institute

Phillip J Bendick  PhD, RVT, FSDMS, FSVU

Vascular Consultant.
Vass, NC.

No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Faculty & Content Disclosures...
Faculty Disclosure
Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc. adheres to ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies regarding industry support of CME. Speakers will disclose any relevant commercial relationships prior to the start of the educational activity.

Content Validation
All presentations for this CME activity were reviewed and approved by members of the GUI CME Review Committee to determine content validity and to ensure that no conflicts of interest exist prior to the activity commencement or material compilation.

Disclosure of Individuals in Control of Content
In addition to the faculty listed the following individuals are recognized by GUI as being in control of content of this program:

James Mateer, MD, RDMS (Medical Director-planner, QI Task Force)
Medical Director, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Milwaukee, WI
No relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Charlotte Derr, MD, RDMS, FACEP (Co-Medical Director-planner & QI Task Force)
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine &
Fellowship Director of Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound Fellowship Program
University of South Florida Medical School
Tampa, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Andreas Dewitz, MD, RDMS(Member of Advisory Board, QI Task Force Subcommittee)
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair of Ultrasound Education
Boston Medical Center
Boston, MA
No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT (Program Director/planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
President, Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FL
No relevant financial relationships to disclose


Disclosure of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support involved in the planning, development/implementation of this activity.


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Credits

The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course also meets CME/CEU requirements for ARDMS. Note: While offering the CME credit hours noted above, activities are not intended to provide extensive training or certification for exam performance or interpretation.

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