Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography, Expert Consult - Online and Print, 6th Edition

Introduction to Vascular Ultrasonography

6th Edition Expert Consult - Online and Print

By John Pellerito, MD, North Shore University Hospital/NYU Medical Center, Manhasset, NY and Joseph F Polak, MD, MPH, Professor of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Vice Chair of Business Development, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts; Chief of Radiology, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts


    SECTION 1: BASICS

    1. Hemodynamic considerations in peripheral vascular and cerebrovascular disease
    2. Physics and instrumentation in Doppler and B-mode ultrasonography
    3. Basic concepts of doppler frequency spectrum analysis and ultrasound blood flow imaging
    4. Vascular applications of ultrasound contrast agents
    5. SECTION 2: CEREBRAL VESSELS

    6. The role of ultrasound in the management of cerebrovascular disease
    7. Normal cerbrovascular anatomy and collateral pathways
    8. Normal findings and technical aspects of carotid sonography
    9. Ultrasound assessment of carotid plaque
    10. Ultrasound assessment of carotid stenosis
    11. Carotid occlusion, unusual carotid pathology and tricky carotid cases
    12. Ultrasound assessment of the vertebral arteries
    13. Ultrasound assessment of the intracranial arteries
    14. SECTION 3: EXTREMITY ARTERIES

    15. Arterial anatomy of the extremities
    16. Nonimaging physiologic tests for assessment of lower extremity arterial disease
    17. Assessment of upper extremity arterial occlusive arterial disease
    18. Ultrasound evaluation before and after hemodialysis access
    19. Ultrasound assessment of lower extremity arteries
    20. Ultrasound assessment during and after carotid peripheral intervention
    21. Ultrasound in the assessment and management of arterial emergencies
    22. SECTION 4: EXTREMITY VEINS

    23. Risk factors and the role of ultrasound in the management of extremity venous disease
    24. Extremity venous anatomy and technique for ultrasound examination
    25. Ultrasound diagnosis of lower extremity venous thrombosis
    26. Controversies in venous ultrasound
    27. Ultrasound diagnosis of venous insufficiency
    28. Nonvascular pathology encountered during venous sonography
    29. SECTION 5: ABDOMEN AND PELVIS

    30. Anatomy and normal doppler signatures of abdominal vessels
    31. Ultrasound assessment of the abdominal aorta
    32. Ultrasound imaging assessment following endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
    33. Ultrasound assessment of the splanchnic (mesenteric) arteries
    34. Ultrasound assessment of the hepatic vasculature
    35. Ultrasound assessment of native renal vessels
    36. Duplex ultrasound evaluation of the uterus and ovaries
    37. Duplex ultrasound evaluation of the male genitalia
    38. Evaluation of Organ Transplants
    39. Screening for Vascular Disease
    40. Correlative imaging
    41. Accreditation and the vascular lab