Neurovascular Ultrasound (Carotid & TCD)

Start Date:
Monday, 10 September, 2012
End Date:
Friday, 14 September, 2012 5:00pm
Speciality:
Neurology, Cardiology, Critical Care, Headache / Migraine
Website:
http://www.wakehealth.edu/ultrasound

The Neurovascular Ultrasound courses present the anatomy, pathophysiology and hemodynamics regarding the extra- and intracranial cerebral circulation. Carotid duplex sonography, color-flow imaging, carotid intima-media thickness measurement, transcranial Doppler (TCD), embolus detection and new developments in ultrasonographic methods are presented during both lectures and hands-on scanning lab sessions. The emphasis is on clinical applications, case examples and principles of interpretation. The courses are designed as a one week curriculum and participants are encouraged to attend for the entire week. However, the first three days focus on principles, physics and extracranial carotid sonography, while the last two days focus on TCD. Either may be attended separately.

Location

Medical Center Boulevard,
Winston-Salem,
North Carolina,
27157

Organizer Details

Conference organized by Program for Medical Ultrasound; Center for Applied Learning

The Program for Medical Ultrasound at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center has been a pioneer in providing ultrasound education since 1975. The individual courses ae enhanced by daily afternoon hands-on scanning sessions to reinforce morning lectures and develop scanning technique.

Address:
Medical Center Boulevard
Phone:
336-716-4505
Email:
cmu@wakehealth.edu

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