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Mesenteric and Porto-Hepatic Duplex Sonography

Mesenteric and Porto-Hepatic Duplex Sonography

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Product Details

1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Date of Original Release: 3/11/2014
Reviewed for content accuracy: 3/3/2017
Reviewed by: Gulfcoast Ultrasound CME Committee
This edition valid for credit through: 3/11/2020
Video Length: 1:18:00

Product Codes:
Online Video: OV-MPD
DVD: VL-MPD
ISBN: 978-1-940954-05-9


Mesenteric and Porto-Hepatic Duplex Sonography

Mesenteric and Porto-Hepatic Duplex Sonography Training Video's focus is on the duplex ultrasound evaluation of the principle mesenteric vessels. One focus is on the associated symptom complex and the role of the celiac and superior mesenteric arteries in chronic mesenteric ischemia. A second focus is on porto-hepatic venous system and the hemodynamic responses to portal hypertension.

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Topics

  • Acute Mesenteric Ischemia Mortality Data
  • Evaluation of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
  • Symptoms, Normal Anatomy, Scan Protocols, Normal & Abnormal Waveform Characteristics
  • Diagnostic Criteria
  • Evaluation of Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome
  • Evaluation of Splenic Artery Aneurysm, Mesenteric Fibromuscular Dysplasia, and Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis
  • Portal Venous Anatomy and Normal Flow Velocity/Waveform Characteristics
  • Evaluation of Portal Hypertension; Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • TIPS Procedure

Objectives

  • Evaluate the mesenteric arterial circulation for clinically significant chronic ischemia.
  • Perform a standard protocol to document hemodynamic changes associated with portal hypertension.
  • Evaluate the hepatic veins and inferior vena cava.

Audience

Sonographers, physicians and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting vascular ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include vascular/general surgery, radiologists, internal medicine, and GI specialists.

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.

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

Brian Schenker, MBA, RDMS, RVT (Program Coordinator/planner, Content Reviewer, QI Task Force)
Program Coordinator, 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 1.50 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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