Peripheral Vascular Ultrasound

Start Date:
Monday, 22 October, 2012
End Date:
Thursday, 25 October, 2012 12:30pm
Nephrology, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Family Practice, General Surgery, Geriatrics

This Peripheral Vascular course describes how ultrasound is applied to the detection and evaluation of disorders affecting extremity and abdominal blood vessels. Anatomy and physiology of the circulation is covered, along with the signs and symptoms of peripheral vascular disease. An overview of ultrasound and Doppler physics is included. Scanning labs address technical skills for both the novice and those with experience in ultrasound imaging and concentrate upon duplex and color flow Doppler modalities. With an emphasis on the interpretation of test results, this course has been designed as one for physicians, general/cardiac sonographers and vascular technologists.Carotid artery disease is addressed in a separate Neurovascular Course.


Medical Center Boulevard,
North Carolina,

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.

Medical Center Boulevard

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