ULTRASONOGRAPHY

Renal Artery Disease

Jun 30, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on Renal Artery Disease

Key Point ▪ With careful technique and adherence to a comprehensive duplex protocol, ultrasound assessment of the renal arteries is feasible. ▪ Patient preparation is important. ▪ Knowledge of anatomic variants…

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Venous Disease of the Lower Extremity

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Key Points ▪ Knowledge of normal and variant anatomy of the lower extremity venous vasculature is critical. ▪ A standardized and comprehensive duplex examination protocol is critical. ▪ Knowledge of…

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Venous Disease of the Upper Extremity

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Key Points ▪ Knowledge of normal and variant anatomy of the upper extremity venous vasculature is critical. ▪ A standardized and comprehensive duplex examination protocol is critical. ▪ Knowledge of…

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Upper Extremity Arterial Disease

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Key Points ▪ Knowledge of normal and variant anatomy of the upper extremity arterial vasculature is critical. ▪ A standardized and comprehensive duplex examination protocol is critical. ▪ Knowledge of…

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The Abdominal Aorta

Jun 30, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on The Abdominal Aorta

Key Points ▪ The abdominal aorta is principally subject to aneurysmal disease in its infrarenal portion, to occlusive disease in its distal portion, and to dissection extending from thoracic aortic…

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Arteriovenous Fistulas

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Key Points ▪ An arteriovenous fistula typically lies closer to the skin surface than the native vessel and is therefore more likely to be easily compressed by the probe during…

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Technical Issues in Vascular Ultrasound

Jun 30, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on Technical Issues in Vascular Ultrasound

Key Points ▪ Maximizing and easing optimal image acquisition is achieved by: ▪ Integration of knowledge of anatomy, disease, machine factors, and scanning technique ▪ Effort and persistence Basic Guidelines…

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Sonographic techniques in the transplant patient

May 29, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on Sonographic techniques in the transplant patient

Outline Who Needs a Transplant? History and Criteria for Liver Transplantation History and Criteria for Renal Transplantation History and Criteria for Pancreatic Transplantation Liver Transplant Surgical Technique of the Liver…

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Fetal echocardiography: Congenital heart disease

May 29, 2019 by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY Comments Off on Fetal echocardiography: Congenital heart disease

Outline Relationship of Genetics to Congenital Heart Disease Chromosomal Abnormalities Familial Risks of Congenital Heart Disease Incidence of Congenital Heart Disease Prenatal Evaluation of Congenital Heart Disease The Four-Chamber View…

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