Vascular Doppler Ultrasound CourseSonography Skills Training Course

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This course will provide a foundation for the use of state-of-the-art techniques in vascular diagnosis. Emphasis is placed on a thorough understanding of the basic principles underlying the Doppler examination and clinical applications using color and spectral Doppler techniques. Main Highlights of Vascular Ultrasound Course are Doppler/Color Doppler Physics and Instrumentation, Interpretation of Spectral & Color Doppler, Carotid Doppler, Upper & Lower Extremity Venous Disease and Abdominal Doppler.

  1. Introduction to Vascular Ultrasound
    • Important basic vascular Doppler terminology
    • Analysis and critical assessment of the vascular Doppler image
    • Analysis of normal, abnormal and pathologic conditions in vascular Doppler ultrasound
    • Analysis and correct assessment of Doppler spectral findings
    • Analysis and assessment of venous Doppler image
    • Analysis and assessment of normal, abnormal and pathologic conditions in venous Doppler ultrasound
    • Analysis of color flow image
  2. Vascular Anatomy Review
    • Upper extremity vascular anatomy and normal variants
    • Lower extremity vascular anatomy and variants
    • Abdominal vascular anatomy and variants
    • Intracranial vascular anatomy and variants
    • Extracranial vascular anatomy and variants
  3. Color Doppler Instrumentation
    • Color Doppler controls and knobs with their task and function
    • Color Doppler optimization for each system

Most Common Doppler Applications & Study

  1. Carotid Doppler Ultrasound Study
    • Atherosclerosis and pathophysiology
    • Carotid hemodynamics
    • Carotid Doppler standard protocols and correct orientation
    • Scanning techniques with tips and tricks
    • Characterization of normal, abnormal findings
    • Characterization of plaque
    • IMT measurement
    • Carotid Stenosis grading by duplex scanning
    • Documentation and workup
  2. Upper Extremity Venous Doppler Study
    • Patient position for deep vein thrombosis
    • Scanning Techniques and normal anatomy
    • Tips and tricks
    • Characteristics of normal venous flow pattern
    • Essential parameters for the assessment of venous conditions
    • Acute VS chronic thrombosis
    • Documentation and workup
  3. Lower Extremity Venous Doppler Ultrasound
    • Patient position for deep vein thrombosis
    • Scanning Techniques and normal anatomy
    • Tips and tricks
    • Characteristics of normal venous flow pattern
    • Essential parameters for the assessment of venous conditions
    • How to deal difficult patient (large legs)
    • Acute VS chronic thrombosis
    • Documentation and workup
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Sirojna Lohana
Medical Diagnostic Imaging, Sonographer

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