Presented by Lori Green, BA, RT, RDMS, RDCS, RVT
Produced by Gulfcoast Ultrasound Institute
Normal Carotid Duplex/Color Examination Training Video is designed to provide an overview of carotid duplex/color flow imaging fundamentals to include examination indications, cerebrovascular anatomy, scan techniques, normal image, spectral & Color Doppler characteristics. Examination protocols are outlined in accordance with IAC , AIUM, SRU, and ACR guidelines.
Physicians, sonography students, sonographers, PAs and other medical professionals involved with performing and/or interpreting vascular ultrasound examinations. Physician participants may include (but are not limited to) : Radiologists, vascular and general surgeons, cardiologists, internal medicine physicians, primary care/family medicine physicians, and neurologists.
-State the indications for performing carotid duplex/color flow examinations.
-Identify normal anatomy and waveform characteristics of the CCA, Bifurcation, ICA, ECA, subclavian and vertebral arteries.
-Demonstrate use of waveform patterns to differentiate low resistance and high resistance flow patterns.
-List standard velocity and ratio measurements used to quantify disease.
-Outline a comprehensive protocol and appropriate documentation as outlined by published ultrasound and accreditation guidelines.
- Clinical Indications for Performing Carotid Duplex/Color Flow Imaging, Disease Progression, Cerebrovascular Anatomy and Ultrasound Imaging and Doppler/Color Characteristics, Normal Spectral Doppler Characteristics & Routine Measurements, Carotid Scan Protocols
Updated 11/14/2016. Reviewed for content accuracy 11/14/2019. Approved for credit through: 11/14/2022
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